Hueman RPO Blog

How an RPO Partner Can Help Tackle the Shortage of Nurses

Posted by Sarah Palmer

The nurse shortage has been magnified since the COVID-19 pandemic due to high turnover rates, healthcare demands, and strained working environments. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be close to 200,000 registered nurse openings annually until 2029. A shortage this severe can quickly lead to a national crisis.

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Topics: Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Healthcare, State of the Workforce

Current Labor Market Challenges in the Manufacturing Sector

Posted by Derek Carpenter

With the advent of automation, 3-D printing, robotics, and data science, the candidates of today’s manufacturing industry are changing. The competition for qualified, specialized manufacturing talent has become the most prominent challenge facing companies today. The NAM Manufacturer’s Outlook Survey for the fourth quarter of 2021 found that 82% of manufacturing companies struggled to find qualified candidates for open positions.

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Topics: Recruitment Process Outsourcing, RPO, talent acquisition, workforce, State of the Workforce, Manufacturing

Attracting and retaining recruiters in today’s job market

Posted by Derek Carpenter

Here’s a tongue twister: if recruiters can’t find recruiters, how will recruiters get recruited to recruit? Lately, “now hiring” signs have become an all too familiar sight on any excursion to brick and mortar businesses. A scroll through your LinkedIn feed will present the same information: everyone is hiring. 

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Topics: Recruitment Process Outsourcing, recruitment strategy, talent acquisition, workforce, State of the Workforce

How Employee ‘Float Pools’ Can Assist Healthcare Systems in Crisis

Posted by Derek Carpenter

For many hospitals in early 2021, the roll-out and staffing of the COVID-19 vaccination program fell to the talent acquisition (TA) team. Battling an already struggling workforce and nursing shortage, hospital TA professionals were scrambling to garner the essential business as usual.

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Topics: Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Healthcare, RPO, recruitment, Hiring Tips, workforce, State of the Workforce

How Recruitment Has Changed Post-COVID-19

Posted by Joe Marino

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic was a complete shock for everyone. What started as small talk amongst friends and family spiraled into a nationwide pandemic. Offices and schools were closed, remote work and school became the new normal, and staying safe from the virus became the main priority. For recruiters and talent acquisition professionals, their already busy jobs were thrown into unprecedented chaos when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S. in early March of 2020.

While some recruiters had to step into overdrive to hire for already hard-to-fill positions, others were suddenly forced to stop hiring processes altogether. Other recruiters were let go or had their jobs put on pause for weeks or months on end. The majority transitioned from in-office positions to working from home with little-to-no training and learning new technologies while also helping hiring managers understand how to juggle remote interviewing, recruitment, and onboarding. 

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Topics: Recruitment Process Outsourcing, RPO, about Hueman, eBook, workforce, State of the Workforce