Attracting Passive Candidates During A Talent Shortage

Attracting Passive Candidates During A Talent Shortage - MRA Global

It’s no secret that the U.S. is facing a significant talent shortage in tech, financial services, manufacturing, and several other sectors as we recover from the economic ravages of COVID-19. According to Forbes, 54% of companies globally are reporting talent shortages, while Korn Ferry estimates the shortfall could climb to an alarming 85.2 million people…

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Recruitment AI and Hiring Bias

Recruitment AI and Hiring Bias - MRA Global

One of the biggest opportunities offered by recruitment AI is the potential to reduce or even eliminate human bias. It’s an exciting and worthy goal, and one that has been eagerly seized upon by HR managers who are otherwise daunted by the prospect of attempting to reduce hiring bias through anti-bias training programs.  But experience…

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How Organizations Can Get The Most Out Of Working With Recruiters

You’ve been tasked with hiring a new Supply Chain Manager who will lead the function in your organization’s North American division. It’s a highly specialized and senior role and, as such, you’ll need to find someone with several years of relevant leadership experience and a range of technical skills. You call up your executive recruiter…

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How to Prepare for a Post-COVID-19 Resignation Surge

What will be the driving factors behind a post-pandemic resignation surge and how can your organization best prepare for it? Labor market experts are predicting a workplace resignation boom in the wake of COVID-19, which is likely to be driven by a surging labor market, employee burnout, shifting priorities, and an unwillingness to return to…

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The Value of Succession Planning

Harvard Business Review just came out with a new piece on The High Cost of Poor Succession Planning. The research to support their findings reveals that the market value wiped out by mismanaged CEO and C-suite transitions in the S&P 1500 alone is close a $1 trillion a year. Yes, you read that correctly. That’s…

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3 Simple Habits to Become a Successful Procurement Professional

MRA’s Naseem Malik, CPSM shared 3 simple habits every procurement professional should develop in a recent Procurious interview. His tips are noted below, but if you really want to improve your ROI by automating these game-changing behaviors, check out the full Procurious blog post. Naseem’s Top 3 Tips: Staying proactive and preparing for continual changes…

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The Future of the Hybrid Workplace and Company Culture

It likely will come as no surprise to anyone that one of the current hottest workplace topics is…the workplace itself.  The pandemic forced many organizations to abruptly transition to a 100% remote work environment. This had more than a few employees sighing in thanks as there has been clamoring for years regarding the need for…

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Trends That Will Transform Work in 2021

As I write this post in mid-January 2021, we’re looking at an entirely different workplace (and global) landscape than this time a short year ago. OK, I’ll take that back, 2020 was anything but short…and it drove significant changes to what “work” looks like today and how business is conducted. Harvard Business Review covered nine…

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5 Surprising Things I (Re)Learned This Year

It’s that time; the end of the calendar year. Time to reflect upon and honor the (soon-to-be) 2020 past (yes, you read that correctly, I said honor). That magical far away time is almost upon us – 2021! Recently, Thrive Global posted a short piece on the surprising things we learned this year. It gave…

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Leading through Exhaustion

Harvard Business Review recently put out an article that really got us thinking and did so by starting with the painfully obvious…we’re all exhausted. As 2020 nears a merciful end, it’s hard not to reflect on the stress caused by the vast range of emotions we’ve experienced. From fear (Coronavirus exposure, losing loved ones, economic…

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