What can you, as mangers and employers, do differently to attract and retain your organization’s greatest asset in the midst of this ever-growing talent crisis?
Pick up the Pace
The single biggest contributing factor to loosing our ideal candidate is time! Waiting too long. All steps of the hiring process should be conducted in the shortest time possible. The longer we wait, the more likely other factors will influence our chances (another company comes into the…Continue
Added by Jamie Amaral on June 12, 2012 at 6:08pm — No Comments
Getting the Job
The job seeking process can be both challenging and fulfilling. If you approach the job search as a “full-time job” you will find a sense of purpose and improved focus on the goals that will lead to your next official title.
As with any project, the best way to begin the process is to break the quest down into reasonably-sized tasks and milestones. Apply your project management skills to set best practices in motion and keep yourself on task. Get up at…Continue
It’s a tough job market out there today as you are frequently up against a small army of competing job seekers. Acing the interview is crucial for winning the right position.
Watch out for these 12 top interview mistakes:
1. Walking in with the Wrong Attitude
According to a recent survey of more than 3,000 HR managers and employers 77% listed answering phone calls or texting as their top pet peeve during interviews. Make sure your mobile is off before you walk in the…Continue
Added by Jamie Amaral on June 11, 2012 at 10:11pm — No Comments
Employment and unemployment issues have been widely discussed over the last few years, however an even more detrimental issue is the impending talent crisis.
“According to a yearlong study conducted by McKinsey Co., the most important corporate resource over the next 20 years will be talent.”
The Talent War Defined
Are you already sensing shortages in the talent pool? Most likely, yes.
We have completed extensive market research and found that…Continue
Added by Jamie Amaral on June 11, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Technology has become a blessing in disguise helping organizations save tremendous costs recruitment related activities. Employers generate the interest of potential pool of talent by using numerous online resources like Monster.com, Careerbuilder.com, Dice.com, etc… Why have professionals suddenly turned their back on conventional sources of recruitment? Well the answer lies in a simple fact: Social media websites have a user base of over 500 million users worldwide and is steadily…Continue
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