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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.

Ways to Improve Your Talent Acquisition Approach If you are seeking to hire qualified job candidates, then you already know the pain points associated with the recruitment task at hand. As unfilled job positions and lackluster hires can cost your organization tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars on just one hire, HR and TA…

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A new rule recently proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) could bring major changes for independent contractors and the employers that utilize them. Under the proposed rule, which was first published in October 2022, employers would likely need to reclassify at least some of their independent contractors as employees. Citing persisting concerns around…

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From early detection to lifesaving treatment, the medical device industry engineers and manufactures various devices and equipment used by healthcare professionals and is the cornerstone of the services doctors provide. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies medical devices as “any instrument, apparatus, implement, machine, appliance, implant, reagent for in vitro use, software, material or another…

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When choosing a new job, 40 percent of professionals consider company culture a top priority. Given this high number, today’s business leaders realize that a human-centric approach to organizational thinking is the best way to ensure they deliver a company culture that attracts and retains top talent. In fact, 66 percent of executives believe culture…

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For many HR, TA, and indirect procurement professionals, managing the day-to-day operations of a robust contingent labor program can be quite a chore. While many companies spend hundreds of hours sourcing and recruiting premier talent, temporary labor programs are also responsible for completing onboarding/offboarding tasks, maintaining compliance, and ensuring invoicing accuracy, among other assignments. Overseeing…

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The aerospace and defense (A&D) industry designs, manufactures, and services some of the world’s most complex machinery—airplanes, spacecrafts, satellites, ships, submarines, and a variety of other electronics and equipment used in military and commercial settings. A&D companies not only play a major role in our national defense and global security but also drive important economic…

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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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