Acara’s Top 5 Blogs of 2023

Acara’s Top 5 Blogs of 2023

With the new year right around the corner, we’re taking a look back at some of Acara’s most popular blogs over the last 12 months. Our team looks forward to serving up more great content in the new year.

  1. Recruiter and Hiring Manager Ghosting in the Hiring Process

In 2023, with so much of the talent acquisition and recruiting process happening online, there were many conversations around managers and recruiters ghosting candidates. This harmful practice has led to more job seekers doing the same thing to their prospective employers. In this blog, Acara’s Debra Pagtolingan highlights the negative impacts of ghosting and how employers can minimize the risk of it happening to them.

Related: Navigating Out-of-Office Hiring Season: Tips for Hiring Managers and Job Seekers

  1. 6 Challenges and Solutions in Talent Acquisition

The talent acquisition challenges outlined by Acara’s Derrick Ryskamp back in January 2023 still ring true today. HR departments are overworked and understaffed, recruiters are still working to navigate the new “cultural alignment” needed to attract millennial and Gen Z employees, and competitive compensation remains a pain point when it comes to hiring and retaining quality workers. Derrick offers solutions and key considerations for employers that continue to face these challenges as they head toward 2024.

Related: Hiring and Managing Gen Z in the Workplace

  1. Aerospace and Defense Industry’s Demand for Talent Outpaces Supply

Growth in the aerospace and defense industry was on the rise in 2023, exacerbating some of the longstanding talent acquisition challenges that A&D companies have faced in recent years. In this blog, we share how employers can stand out in a tough labor market where demand for qualified workers is outpacing supply.

Related: Case Study: Master Vendor Solution: Streamlining Recruitment Operations for a Global Transportation and Defense Company

  1. What Exactly Is Payrolling? Why Do I Need It?

In this oldie but goodie, the Acara team breaks down payrolling and how it can benefit your organization. Simply put, payrolling is when an organization uses a vendor to pay its contingent workers. Outsourcing this function, which can be a major burden to internal HR teams, can generate cost savings, increase day-to-day efficiencies, and protect you from confusing and potentially costly co-employment risks.

Related: What is Employer of Record—and Why Is It So Beneficial in Today’s Recruitment Landscape?

  1. The Booming Semiconductor Industry is Hungry for Talent

The semiconductor industry made the headlines quite a bit in 2023. Semiconductors have been deemed “the brains of modern electronics,” helping to power everything from cars and planes, to military technologies and medical devices. Acara’s Damian Scandiffio shared the state of the semiconductor workforce today and what the industry needs to do to ensure it has the workforce it needs for continued growth.

Related: Case Study: Sourcing and Recruiting Success Brings Value to Semiconductor Client