Recruiting

Welcome to the Acara recruiting blog! If you’re looking to amplify your corporate talent acquisition strategy, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve spoken to industry experts and studied the latest technology to develop a definitive resource for helpful recruiting tips, staffing best practices, and talent acquisition trends.

by Acara Solutions Senior VP Chris Beckage   With unemployment maintaining its record lows, recruiting top talent has become a major topic of conversation—and the tactics for attracting top-performing employees have risen to the peak of the discussion. Approaches such as pursuing diversity in your workforce, instituting flexible work policies and schedules, and enhancing your…

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Is it just us or has Christmas come early this year? What’s that? It’s just us? Well, mix yourself your favorite holiday cocktail and climb aboard the Flavor Train because we’ve got a big ol’ bag of goodies just for you, the recruiting professional. Here’s what you’re getting from our brand-new, never-before-seen Recruiters’ Tool Chest….

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Last month, we posted weekly LinkedIn articles from a few of our most influential recruitment professionals. Their contributions have helped us compile original content for our upcoming Recruiters’ Tool Chest while celebrating their own employee brands at the same time. Here’s a recap of what we shared in May.   Is your hiring process ready…

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Last month, we teamed up with our partners at Broadleaf, a total talent solutions company, to attend ProcureCon Indirect East, an interactive, peer-led event for senior procurement practitioners. We attended the event to find out what sort of challenges procurement people are dealing with as they relate to managing their labor force. We learned that…

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By now, most of us know that the gig economy is in full force, and that means employers must accommodate new behaviors and attitudes in the workplace. The all-too-common “side hustle” is shuffling its way to the center of the mainstream American workforce—but are employers prepared to support these gig workers? In our latest white…

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Shannon Callahan is one of Acara’s top performers. As an account executive in the workforce solutions industry, she is responsible for managing existing relationships with employer-clients, generating new relationships with local businesses, and connecting right-fit candidates with employers in ways that change lives. In our inaugural Seeing Fit interview, she lets us in on her…

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In the recruitment world, accessing talent and building a better workforce is the name of the game. As it happens, it’s also the name of Acara’s latest white paper. How can you attract top talent? How can you build a better workforce? The answers start with your Human Resources Department, but they don’t stop there….

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An old colleague of mine—an HR specialist and recruitment expert—once told me that finding the right job candidate is a lot like dating. You catch a glimpse; you meet; you talk; you prove yourself (or you don’t); you commit to a relationship (or you don’t). It makes sense, right? But I’m a gamblin’ man, so…

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