There have been lots of predictions shared for 2018 and this is another set from a CareerBuilder survey in the USA. There are many similarities to the UK predictions that have already been posted.
With companies struggling to get new employees in the door, they are exploring various sources for job candidates and increasing compensation in 2018: Capturing New Talent Early – Employers will start courting college students early – 64 percent plan to hire recent college graduates this year. Importing Talent – Employers will be looking beyond borders to find talent Re-engaging Past Employees – Employers will increase outreach to workers who know their business and have a history with them – 39 percent plan to hire former employees in 2018. Hiring for Potential – 66 percent of employers said they will train and hire workers who may not have all the skills they need Boosting Compensation – While wage gains have not reached desired levels, employers will become more aggressive with compensation levels for in-demand workers