Is there a talent storage? We want to know what you think. Take the survey and receive valuable talent acquisition resources from leading analyst firm Brandon Hall Group.



Talent shortage: Fact or fiction?
Talent shortage, skills gap, skills shortage – call it what you will, there are a lot of employers including small and medium-size organizations struggling to find qualified candidates for their open jobs. In their latest survey, Brandon Hall Group is attempting to get to the bottom of this trend.

The demand for talent is certainly high, and there is evidence supporting the existence of skills gaps in certain industries and area of the US. However, based on research by Brandon Hall Group, talent shortages may not be as pervasive as some employers believe.

According to Brandon Hall Group’s recent 2014 State of Talent Acquisition Report, 78% of organizations rated their talent acquisition efforts and capabilities as less than highly effective. Many employers reported a lack of maturity in their existing talent acquisition process, with 64% relying on reactionary recruiting process and operating without even a high-level strategy in place to support hiring initiatives in the near- or long-term. This does not bode well for organizations, especially those requiring workers with skills that are in demand.

What do you think?
What do you think? Is there a real worldwide talent shortage? If not, why are recruiters struggling to find qualified candidates in a global talent economy? How does a reactionary recruiting model impair an organization’s ability to find, engage, and hire quality candidates?

Take the survey: (survey has closed)

Take 15 minutes, and share your experience – what are your pain points and how your organization is tackling them? Please complete this survey by May 11th ,2015.

Receive valuable resources and content for your participation.
In return for your completed survey, Brandon Hall Group will make a summary of the results available to you, invite you to an exclusive webcast during which they will review the results summary, and offer you a complimentary copy of Brandon Hall Group’s High-Performance Talent Acquisition Framework Report.

If you have any questions about this survey, please email kyle.lagunas at If you have technical problems launching or completing the survey, please contact David Wentworth at david.wentworth at

About Newton
Newton Software is a privately held technology company that develops an applicant tracking system designed to optimize and improve internal hiring programs for small and medium-sized employers (30-3000 employees). The company was started in 2009 by corporate recruiters with the goal of developing hiring software that improves recruiting processes by offering powerful products that are easy-to-use, easy-to-purchase and easy-to-activate. Newton has experienced remarkable growth over the past few years and his done so without taking a dime of outside investment from venture capitalists or the private equity community. Today, Newton is used by over 1000 employers that enjoy great customer service, free support, an intuitive product and constant innovation.

Want to learn more? Get in touch with a Newton applicant tracking system expert today.


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