Hire with care as economy recovers

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now hiring signChances are, your organization is hiring more employees than it has in years. The improving economy has prompted businesses of all sizes to stop  layoffs and cancel hiring freezes.

At the same time, many of your employees may be ready to move on. Some feel more confident about their ability to find better jobs elsewhere. Retirement-age staffers may have restarted plans to wrap up their careers.

That new optimism means your organization has an opportunity to bolster your workforce.

But going on a relative hiring binge is not without challenges. Research shows that even with a willing pool of job applicants, many companies are having a hard time filling vacancies with employees who have the specific skills they need.

As you transition into hiring mode, consider these trends and insights from hiring managers who have weighed in with pollsters and researchers:

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