It’s a Monday morning. You enter the office hastily, grab a quick cup of coffee and then rush to your seat, contemplating on the huge stack of work that…Continue
Disengaged workers can drag your company down if you don't take the time to identify them and apply the necessary solutions.
Employees who are not fulfilled in their jobs can cost a corporation a lot of money, resulting from low productivity. Employee disengagement is a familiar problem for many organizations as a 2014 Gallup…Continue
Social is used incorrectly by many businesses and recruiters.
Social is exactly that – a social platform where potential customers are interacting with friends, family and articles that are of interest to them. When you are posting social messages you are interrupting them so you need to be mindful of the context of your content and when it is being consumed…Continue
While few people think of any career as being dangerous, the truth is, some careers carry a level of danger. In this article, we will discuss five of the most dangerous careers that someone could choose.
It is true that we have great respect and gratitude for our police officers! The reality is, that…Continue
As of 2016, tech industry turnover rate was 560,250 professionals per month, reaching a ten year high in the United States. With no sign attrition will naturally decrease, organizations are compelled to consider hiring and retention strategies that…Continue
Do you use LinkedIn Recruiter? Read on.
Given the UI design for advanced people search dialog in LinkedIn Recruiter (that I would call user-unfriendly), there couldn't possibly be a clean resolution for the vague "companies or boolean" field:
Indeed, if there is one word entered, which is a company name (like Apple), will it be looking for employees of that particular company (Apple) or for people from all the companies with this…Continue
Added by Irina Shamaeva on September 25, 2017 at 11:53am — No Comments
As I listen to the Internet scuttlebutt I have cause to stop and consider whether the HR profession, as we know it , is thriving or either dying or has already died. I have a fellow consultant who told me that the reason why I am not getting the interest in some of my programs is because the majority of HR people are ignorant. Others tell me that we, as a profession, have no fathom how to respond to the demands and needs of the C-Suite. So, what is the dilemma here?
To answer that…Continue
Time - it’s the ultimate driver in all of our working lives. Whether you have to be somewhere on time or do something that takes time, there never seems to be enough of it to get everything done. And while we have given some tips on timeliness in the past,…Continue
With the advancement in technology, the major role of recruitment is shifting from an administrative one to that of a more strategic one. Through recent studies reveal that more and more job-seekers are now using social media channels and devices for job searches, hence it is now important for companies to digitise every aspect of their recruitment strategy in order to keep up with the new trends and to attract top talent. For a digitising recruitment and empowering company there are…
It’s not like nobody saw this coming. Bankruptcy this year for Toys R Us, Gander Mountain, Radio Shack, The Limited, HH Gregg and many others. For years we’ve all known that retail was changing in a big way and that the change was going to be permanent. If retail is or was your specialty then you should have made an adjustment a long time ago. New specialty or a change in strategy within that specialty.
If retail is your career, same thing. The time to adjust was a while back. …Continue
It is important to learn about employment opportunities, and career predictions in the field one is interested to pursue in a higher education at an institution of one choice. One should understand the areas that have many job openings across the world. Also, one should choose a career that handsomely pays for skills,…Continue
Everybody wants to know what the metrics say. I’m a big fan of big data. Metrics can play a big part in strategic decisions, but when the rubber meets the road you’re going to use that strategic decision to go accomplish something.
Recruiting strategy involves metrics. Recruiting is about the part where the rubber meets the road. What you’re building.Continue
Recruiting is fun and exciting but every new position that we recruit for, comes with some new challenges, some new terminologies and some unknown or partially known job description phrases. Recruiting looks interesting if we are able to understand a requirement well but it becomes more exciting if we are able to understand it better than others do. On the other hand, it looks very complicated and problematic in case we are unable to understand…Continue
One step at a time doesn’t necessarily mean one candidate at a time. A step can be building a team or a part of a team.
The key is to focus on the business, not a particular hire. What are you trying to accomplish? What you are you trying to build? Work from that perspective and the steps will become clear. They’ll involve hires. Maybe one. Maybe many.Continue
Added by Tonisha Parra on September 22, 2017 at 6:36am — No Comments
Building a strong team is high-on-the-priority list for almost all the companies, whether it is a small, medium or a…Continue
….is a myth. It’s not the one that got away. It’s the one that wasn’t a fit, even if you thought it was a fit. Recruiting is about the one that you are searching for and trying to attract. When the one in your sites gets away, it’s not the one you are searching for any more.
Don’t waste time on the one that got away. You need to be focused on the one you are searching for.Continue
Added by Todd Kmiec on September 21, 2017 at 10:37am — No Comments
It can be costly to hire a billing and coding specialist, train that person for your business and lose them. You should be hiring the right employee before training them and avoid losing them completely. It's worth spending the time and money to hire a…Continue
Added by Devin Caldwell on September 20, 2017 at 8:19pm — No Comments
Netflix built a culture over the years based on the idea that they are not a family, but more of a team. Like a professional sports team. The basics are, we are focused solely on results.
You can take time off when you want or work when you want, but you have to produce. If you produce, great. If you don’t, we don’t need you. You could be great at what you do, but if it doesn’t produce what the team needs then we have to move on. So you’re not really fired. It’s more like…Continue
When many of us think up images of engineers it is men in hard hats that will pop into our heads, images on search engines flood our screens with these exact images, there is a gender stereotype attached to what it is to be an engineer and this is a stereotype that has been built throughout the history of engineering. There are no requirements that state you…Continue