Trends

The Acara recruiting trends blog is your source for the latest breakthroughs in corporate hiring. Read our featured articles to hear from Acara’s recruiting experts on what’s trending in the job market today. Whether you’re looking to build your contingent workforce or need your next C-level executive, the Acara blog is your source for the latest industry insights, observations, and jobs that are on the rise.

Both the Coronavirus pandemic and the “Great Resignation” have entirely changed how and who company executives are hiring. A survey conducted by Statistics Canada in September of 2021 found that roughly 26.7 per cent of organizations expected to face obstacles regarding their ability to recruit and retain talent for the next three months. Additionally, the…

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It is no secret that video is revolutionizing the way companies hire and advertise open positions. There are numerous benefits that companies can and should be leveraging to stay ahead in the war for talent. However, when you think of promotional corporate videos, what often comes to mind is a professionally scripted and shot video…

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You just left an interview feeling confident about the impression you made on a potential employer. Here’s why sending a thank-you note to your interviewer should be your next step. Why should I send a thank-you note? It is extremely important to send a thank you letter as a follow-up to an interview. Sure, we’re…

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Many employers in today’s workforce are encouraging their employees to use all of their allotted vacation days each year. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 73 percent of American workers had access to paid time off (PTO) in 2017 but around 50 percent of employees did not use their vacation days. Americans…

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Once the interviews and salary negotiations are over and you’ve accepted the offer, it’s easy to believe that the most stressful steps of your job search are behind you. But you’re not out of the woods yet. During the first few weeks in your new position, you’re laying the groundwork—and establishing relationships—that will prove beneficial…

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In recent years, the demand for qualified tech talent has soared. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, IT has played a crucial role in maintaining stability as organizations embrace a hybrid work model, and security and risk management have become a high-level issue. It’s more important than ever to differentiate your organization to attract…

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Any hiring manager or HR professional will preach the importance of workplace diversity—but what are we actually doing to diversify the workplace? For me, there are four key benefits of creating an inclusive workplace. Here’s what they are and—more importantly—how you can bring them to life at your business. 1. Workplace diversity increases creativity. With a…

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The future of work lies in skills—not jobs. The demand for labor during the pandemic recovery is fierce and it’s becoming more difficult to attract workers. There’s an ongoing shift towards a skills-based approach to talent development and retention—through which organizations identify the talent they already have in place and fill in-demand roles internally with…

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