Building your company's dream team is a tug of war.
Talented people and employers have been in a perpetual conversation to find a workable middle ground – one that meets candidates' expectations about the role and the company's needs to reach its goals.
Bridging the gap between what job seekers want and what managers are able to offer is one item on a laundry list of recruiters' biggest challenges. Shifts in employees' behaviors and preferences can be seen in how frequently people are moving from job to job. There were 5.1 million job openings in February in the U.S. alone – that's the highest its been since January 2001. Frequent employee turnover becomes an inbred, expected element of the hiring process.
The good news? More employers are learning how to keep up with evolving working and hiring trends. We refuse to spoil what's to come in How Recruiters Can Use Turnover to Their Hiring Advantage, our joint webinar with the folks at The Resumator. But we did get a chance to speak with co-host and marketing director, Justin Keller, to understand why employees are quitting and to hash out potential solutions to the underlying, "Well, so what?"
Here's what he had to say.