11 Top Resources for Recruiting Trends 2016

What will be the most important recruiting trends 2016? The Germany-USA Career Center has collected the most important resources, so you don’t have to.


“Prediction,” warns a Danish proverb sometimes (wrongly) ascribed to physicist Niels Bohr, “is hazardous, especially about the future.”

With that in mind, we’ll leave the forecasting of 2016 recruiting trends in the U.S. and in Germany to others.

But reading up on the 2016 industry forecasts this past week, it occurred to us to put together a shortlist of important overviews and trend reports we’ve come across and found interesting, to save you some digging:

Industry Forecasts: Recruiting Trends 2016

  1. Forbes: 10 Trends Companies Will Follow In 2016
  2. Cornerstone: 8 Trends That Will Transform Recruiting in 2016
  3. CareerBuilder: 2016 U.S. Job Forecast (covers recruiting / hiring trends)
  4. LaSalle Network: 2016 Hiring Trends
  5. Top Echelon: Recruitment Forecast: 5 Trends for 2016
  6. Robert Half Management Resources: Demand by U.S. States and Fastest Growing Industries
  7. BDU: Jobchancen – Mitarbeiter 50+ werden künftig mehr gefragt sein (in German)
  8. LinkedIn Report: Germany Recruiting Trends 2016

    Infographic: Global Recruiting Trends 2016Infographic Source: 2016 Recruiting Trends Infographic – Source: Lucas Blake Blog

  9. Korn Ferry Futurestep: Top Talent Trends in 2016
  10. CFO: Eight Talent Arena Trends for 2016
  11. ERE Recruiting Intelligence: Recruiting Trends For 2016 And Their Supporting Best Practices

Are you looking for information or assistance with your 2016 talent acquisition / recruiting campaigns in Germany for your American company, or in North America for a company with headquarters in Germany, Austria or Switzerland?

Ask away, and/or request a preview of the Germany-USA Career Center’s leading candidate pool for this niche.

Have a successful 2016!

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US Top Manufacturing Nation By 2020, Says New Deloitte Report

Illustration: US Top Manufacturing Nation (Deloitte Report)
The U.S. is expected to become the most competitive manufacturing nation over the next five years, with the current leader China sliding into second position, according to Deloitte Global’s 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index report.

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Three Tools to Kickstart Your Expat Job Search in Germany

When taking your career global, the right web tools and apps will get you on the fast track. Here’s how to keep your expat job search in Germany, Austria or Switzerland focused and within budget.


Time and money are critical factors during any job hunt. They become even more pressing when looking for international career opportunities.

Working abroad as an expat, for example as an American in Germany, is not for the faint of heart. Tracking down the right expat job can put a serious strain on your schedule and funds.

Illustration for Expat Job Search Tools: Smartphone user sitting in chair, texting on armrest

You will juggle account logins for various career websites, like the Germany-USA Career Center, and event registration mobile apps. You will spend hours digging through foreign-language sites and social media profiles. You will conduct employment market research online and create dossiers on target companies. You will respond to job postings and follow up on promising leads.

And that’s just the beginning – if you are doing it right. So let’s get organized. Why not speed up the online part of your job search in Germany with web tools and apps?  See more ›

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