2018 Hiring Outlook — Professional Sector

By Robert Half on August 30, 2017 at 4:51pm

2018 Hiring Outlook – Professional Sector

Robert Half recruiters across the country reveal what people want in a new role, and how organizations hire and retain their best talent.

Job Seekers

The 5 “Cs” Driving Their Decisions

Compensation: Workers are asking more detailed questions about the entire package.
Culture: Does the firm have a positive work environment?
Career Path: Is there room to learn and advance?
Cost of Living: Can workers live comfortably on the starting salary?
Commute: Workers want flexibility and jobs close to home.

Employers

How They Hire and Keep the Best Workers

Competitive Pay and Perks
Efficient Hiring Methods
Frequent Reviews
Engaging Online Presence
Positive Corporate Culture

What’s Driving Hiring?

Cybersecurity
M&A Activity
Intellectual Property and Patents
Regulatory Issues
The Cloud
Healthcare
Financial Services

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