Attention HR department – LinkedIn just released its comprehensive global recruiting report, giving you an inside look at how employers might enhance their strategies heading into 2016.

The main theme to 2016 HR strategies are relationships. It’s no surprise – relationships are key to successful recruiting, staffing and retaining talent. But one of the biggest obstacles most companies will face in 2016 is hiring the best candidates in a high-demand pools and meeting compensation expectations.

Check out these other key takeaways from the report…


  • With over 51% US average, referral programs are on the rise and expected to become one of the most valuable assets in hiring the right talent.


  • Employer brand is another huge element that is expected to increase in importance in 2016. People want to work for a company who has a well-established brand and has an innovative company culture full of benefits and perks.


What are your HR priorities for 2016? Complete our survey and let us know – you’ll get a free copy of the exclusive results to see how you stack up with the rest of the industry!