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.

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Since its inception, higher education has been crucial in shaping individuals, fostering critical thinking, and contributing to societal progress. The history of higher education in the United States dates back to 1636 and is marked by a continuous evolution and adaptation to societal needs, changing knowledge landscapes, and advancements in teaching and learning methods. There…

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Pay Transparency on Job Postings

By Earl K. Cantwell, III, Esq., CIPP/US

In the past, discussing salary at the office and in social settings was considered taboo. However, organizations now realize that today’s workers expect salary information to be easily accessible. Pay transparency is growing in popularity and is now a legal requirement in several states. What is pay transparency? Pay transparency is the degree to which…

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Semiconductor blog

The U.S. is the semiconductor industry leader holding about half of the global market share with sales of $275 billion in 2022, with experts projecting it will be a trillion-dollar industry by 2030. Worldwide, in 2022 alone, the semiconductor market totaled $599.6 billion and is expected to reach $630.0 billion in 2024. Semiconductors in short…

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The Tech Talent War of 2023

By Damian Scandiffio

With all the tech layoffs at the end of 2022 and the beginning of 2023, you may think the talent shortage has subsided. However, that’s not the case. As technology advances and plays an increasingly important role in various sectors, the demand for tech talent has surged, leaving 86 percent of Chief Information Officers to…

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Four Advantages and Disadvantages of AI in the Hiring Process

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the hiring process has sparked important conversations among job seekers and recruiters alike. While some embrace the potential advantages of AI in streamlining the recruitment process, others express concerns about its impact on candidate selection and fairness. Recruiters appreciate AI’s efficiency, objectivity, and scalability, enabling them to sift…

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Expectations Gen Z Has for Their Employers in 2023

If you’re ready to attract and retain the newest subset of the workforce—Generation Z—prepare to understand a new set of expectations they bring along with them to their job seeking. Many of the “green flags” they look for in potential employers align with their millennial predecessors—think flexible hours, mission-centered work, and the resources to learn…

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The terms “connection” and “engagement” appear frequently in business journals and blogs. What do these concepts refer to, and how do they influence a company’s success? 58 percent of American adults feel “lonely,” the effects of which can reduce lifespan, creativity, and work productivity, creating health issues that mimic the result of smoking 15 cigarettes…

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HIgh Demand for Cybersecurity

In May of 2021, a single password was compromised and The Colonial Pipeline was the victim of a ransomware attack that impacted the digital equipment that managed the pipeline. Over the last two years, there has been an increase in phishing and ransomware attacks—61 percent of organizations had an increase of 25 percent or more…

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Re energizing cleantech (1)

More than two years after the COVID-19 pandemic eliminated over 600,000 clean energy jobs, almost 75 percent of those jobs have been regained, and the industry is returning to rapid growth. In fact, in the cleantech sector, jobs grew by more than 5 percent in 2021. Electric vehicle manufacturing was America’s cleantech sector’s most significant…

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