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.

How Candidates Can Secure Data Scientist and Cybersecurity Positions Despite the unforeseen challenges that businesses have been forced to overcome over the past year, our world learned about the incredible importance of digital transformation. Organizations—both large and small—identified the pandemic and resulting market pressures as the drivers of their digital transformation efforts. As more companies…

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Ready for the latest social media craze that’s gaining traction across the country? As employers get creative in their search for talent, many have turned to TikTok to find qualified candidates. Yes, the video-sharing social networking site that we’ve all come to know and love is doing more than just entertaining millions of Americans—it’s now…

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What are some of the questions that interviewers can’t ask candidates during the interview process? First, let’s set the scene and discover the U.S. laws that prohibit these questions from being posed to candidates. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 – Title VII This law prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,…

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With the normalization of life across North America, workers en masse currently find themselves reconsidering their employment options. If there’s one thing the pandemic taught us, it’s that people view—and value—their time much differently now than in the past. As increased annual compensation, greater work-from-home flexibility, and a more reasonable work-life balance become readily available,…

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Learning and development (L&D) programs are crucial for employees’ short- and long-term success. Even as organizations look to cut costs and reduce general expenses and overall spending during COVID-19, the importance of maintaining a culture of learning cannot be understated. Companies cannot simply postpone critical learning and skill-building; rather, they should be doing their part…

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Putting together a prudent and practical return-to-office plan may be the most important decision that companies make this year. Whether companies decide to remain working remotely, implement a return-to-office structure, or incorporate a blend of the two in a hybrid model, executives must be mindful of their employees’ wants and needs before making a choice…

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Did you know that the American workforce is predominated by older workers? I like to refer to this group of employees as the “seasoned through performance” workforce, and evidence suggests that it’s only getting larger as we move into the future. What does this mean for employers? First, we must acknowledge the existence of ageism and…

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Managers are critical to fostering an effective workplace experience for their teams. Have a supportive and encouraging manager? You’re more likely to be satisfied with your role. But if your boss is constantly critical, condescending, or overbearing, the chances are higher that you’ll experience resentment about both your position and your company. Discover how managers…

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Like many other industries in the United States, the cleantech sector took a significant hit in 2020. Not only did the pandemic cause widespread disruption and disarray, but the lingering effects of the Trump administration’s encouragement of fossil fuels threw a wrench in the growth of the cleantech industry. The Future of Green Tech in…

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