The Return to a Traditional Workplace May Be Inevitable This Year According to Recent Survey

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The Return to a Traditional Workplace May Be Inevitable This Year According Recent Survey
A recent ResumeBuilder.com survey may indicated a shift in the hiring strategy for most employers this year to replenish the traditional workplace.
Chris Frew, CEO at Workforce Genetics
As the world continues to navigate the aftermath of the pandemic, many companies are re-evaluating their approach to work in 2023, and the role of the office has returned as an important part of their operational strategy. A recent ResumeBuilder.com survey found that 90% of Companies Will Require Employees to Return to a Traditional Workplace this year.
This shift back towards in-person collaboration and connection is an indication of the growing realization of the benefits that come with traditional working environments – for both employers and employees.
The survey, which received feedback from 1,000 employers of companies that have been in business for at least three years and had a majority of workers in traditional office spaces prior to the pandemic, revealed some interesting findings. Currently, 66% of employers require employees to work from the office with some frequency. In the next six months, 73% of fully remote companies will return to in-person work, indicating that by 2023,…

Why Your Company Should Be Conducting a Stay Interview

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A stay interview is an interview conducted with current employees to assess their job satisfaction as well as why employees are “staying” with your company. During a stay interview, you may ask your employees several questions with the goal of learning both what makes your company a good place to work as well as what may need improvement to increase employee retention.

Inside Recruiting: Navigating Relocation Benefits in a Remote-Work World

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The pandemic changed—and continues to change—how people work, how they think about work and how employers and job seekers negotiate employment offers and compensation packages. Employers were forced to accept remote work during the pandemic; now and perhaps moving forward remote work has silently become an embedded and expected part of most employer operations and many people’s work lives. 

Hiring Smarter in Greater Philadelphia

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Just across the Schuylkill River from downtown Philadelphia, an eight-story, all-glass tower rises above the gothic architecture and spacious quads of University City. Inside, faculty-mentors work together with life sciences experts to deploy training programs that teach skillsets for the ever-evolving needs of industry.

Best Practices for BioHealth Capital Region Talent Acquisition and Retention: Now and Tomorrow

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This talent shortage, particularly in biomanufacturing roles, has accelerated over the past two years and will remain the top priority for companies in the future. One thing is sure: with industry demand for talent outpacing talent availability, collaboration and innovation will become critical in order to sustain the BHCR ecosystem. It also means that the major ecosystem-supporting organizations like academia, incubators, and economic development organizations all need to work more closely together. 

4 Strategies For Overcoming Talent Scarcity In Life Sciences

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In an industry centered on developing products to improve the way people live, hiring the right talent is essential for driving those innovations. Yet, as life sciences companies see an influx of funding, rapid growth across pharma, medtech, and diagnostics, and the benefits of a recession-proof industry, there is another major trend employers should be mindful of: talent scarcity.
The significant progress and potential for life sciences companies could be jeopardized, given how challenging it is to find qualified talent to drive their key initiatives. After all, research from Randstad reveals that it takes an average of 105 days to fill a non-executive position in the life sciences sector, accounting for a loss of $500 per day. But it’s not just about filling the traditional roles; employers must also account for new and specialized high-demand skills, like AI, machine learning, and data science, alongside the soft skills required for sales, marketing, and customer experience professionals.

Life Sciences Talent Markets Remain Strong Despite Economic Headwinds

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The top concern of most business leaders is the state of the global economy, which is in the middle of a period of high volatility in the supply chain, gas prices and inflation. All of these factors have sparked fears and monopolized boardroom discussions around appropriate business strategies ahead of an impending recession at some point in 2023.

An Efficient Interview Process Can Make or Break Your Company’s Hiring Success

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In the life sciences industry, the top candidates that you interview typically receive multiple offers. That’s just a reality for hiring managers. Another hard reality is that time is of the essence when it comes to scheduling, conducting and completing the interview process. 

Understanding Life Sciences Leasing

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Life sciences leases are at the vanguard of the new real estate economy. The highly specific and costly requirements of life sciences leases set them apart from other commercial leases. Therefore, an enhanced understanding of the tenant’s needs and the landlord’s capabilities is critical to a successful life sciences lease.