No longer just a trend, today’s tight labor market is something that hiring managers in every industry grapple with each day. With demand in most fields outpacing supply, a dramatic skills shortage has driven the national unemployment rate down to 4.1%. Such a low level indicates the country is at a level of full employment that has talent happily employed while hiring managers struggle to keep their organizations fully staffed. This phenomenon stunts the growth of businesses in a number of ways and magnifies the importance of implementing a new hiring strategy.
At a time when hiring managers and business leaders continue to wrestle with a distinct tech skills shortage, finding and recruiting knowledgeable talent has never been more difficult. A low, 2.5% unemployment rate in the field has magnified this shortage, leaving hundreds of thousands of positions unfilled across America.
Some people seem like they were born with a high level of creativity. Perhaps it’s in the way they speak about their craft, their ability to quickly offer a solution to a problem, or the way they make their job look so easy. While creativity can’t necessarily be taught, employers can still nurture and help grow an employee’s ability to fulfill their role and tap into creativity they didn’t even know they had. Doing so is key to filling the creative skills gap
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