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.

Information curated from legal and government sources by Director of Business Development Nigel Hapuarachchi. Acara is proud to serve employers, employees, and job seekers in international markets. With a strong presence in Canada, our teams are working diligently to support clients and help candidates navigate these uncertain times. Here are some of the most common…

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By Nigel Hapurarachchi Earlier this month, I was pleased to join a panel of talent and recruitment professionals to speak at an event called “Building Skilled Talent” in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Alive with workshops, a trade show, and a panel discussion among industry leaders, the event spoke to the emerging talent needs of manufacturers in…

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By Acara Account Executive Jason Zambito   In an ultra-competitive talent landscape, we know that many high-quality job candidates are currently employed. While this means it’s harder than ever to recruit new talent, it also means that we must be protective of our existing talent. If we fail to provide the most rewarding experiences for…

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By Acara Regional Sales Manager Carrie Calamel When it comes to employer branding, the concept is simple: Drive your brand. Deliver your messaging. Sell your company culture. Easier said than done, though, establishing a winning employer brand requires a good deal of personability with a small dash of help—if you can swing it—from a friend…

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By Acara HR Administrator Angelina DiCaro Is onboarding really that important? Your employees seem to think so—and you should, too. According to these onboarding stats compiled by Sapling, “Only 12% of employees strongly agree their organization does a great job of onboarding new employees.” Those are some rough numbers. Even worse, though, is the negative…

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Ready for a new year? Us, too. But before you celebrate an entirely new decade, let’s take a moment to reflect on the news, tips, trends, and resources we shared in 2019.   January: 5 Recruiting Trends You Need to Know in 2019 Read ‘em and weep! In this blog, we compare the staffing and…

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By Acara Account Executive Spencer Greenwood   In 2020, a millennial will be anyone between the age of 24 and 39, which means that millennials will make up a large and crucial percentage of a company’s workforce. As we approach a new decade, companies will need to rely on millennials for their fresh ideas more…

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By Acara Solutions Business Development Specialist Melvin Lovelace   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…

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 By Acara Solutions Account Executive Gina Milonas   Your hiring manager told you about those two or three priority staffing orders they “need to fill right away” … but they’re not quite sure who they’re looking for … that job title is not quite finalized … and communications are starting to slip. In my 10+…

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By Acara Account Executive Christine Baghjian    As we get ready to enter 2020, there are five—count them, five—generations at work. How can we prepare to manage this multigenerational workforce? First, here’s a quick look at who they are and when they were born:   Traditionalists Born before 1946 Baby Boomers Born 1946 – 1964…

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