For talented people, there’s always a better job out there. That’s not to say you don’t need to be competitive if you want to work with good people. But just striving to pay above-market salaries and provide great benefits doesn’t cut it. Actually it misses the point.
It’s a new year, and perhaps you’re looking to find a new job or career path. You’re doing your initial research because you’ve been out of the job market for quite some time — or you’re just beginning. And it’s a good time to do it, according to a CareerBuilder report cited by Fast Company which reports that 78 percent of hiring managers expect hiring to increase in the first half of 2016 from the second half of 2015. And you probably should be cognizant of trends in the hiring process in the coming year, whether that means hiring managers are completely nixing the resume or a putting a stronger focus on soft skills.
Here’s an effectively curated list of hiring trends you’re going to want to know in 2016.