Properly applied, a quality sales assessment test can be a powerful workforce decision support tool. Used haphazardly, it may result in more harm than good. Here’s our thinking based on many years in the sales psychometrics field.
A review of 2017 HCM trends identified improving corporate culture as a primary focus for HR leaders. Research from CEB also identified culture as the most common talent topic discussed during corporate earnings calls. Clearly culture matters. But what determines company culture?
Glassdoor is pretty pleased about the latest Comscore rankings which showed Glassdoor increasing an average of 28 percent per month since January, compared to the same period last year.
The impact of automation on jobs is one of the most widely debated topics in the global technology sphere, and the question of how automation will impact the staffing sector is uncertain. One thing is for sure: there will be an impact, but will it be something that staffing professionals dread or embrace?
So finally you have decided that you want to make a career in sourcing. Congratulations, you have selected one of the most exciting and rewarding careers. Not surprisingly, numerous challenges need to be overcome to be successful in this fast-paced field. So here’s a lay of what to expect and how to succeed.
I’ve said this a number of times, but it’s the question that never goes away. It’s the single most asked question I get in person, online, through email and messaging. There hasn’t been a week go by in the past two years where I’m not asked in some form this question:
Opening.io, an AI-based recruitment start-up, received a €30,000 funding at the NDRC Investor Day, a Dublin fair matching start-ups with potential investors.
Germany’s Azubiyo, a job site for apprenticeships, launched a similar jobs site called Lehrstellenportal.at in Austria. It’s another Tinder-style jobs site.
Most industries have heard the term “Uberization” — the idea that if you apply the Uber model to an industry, it will bring disruption, change, and innovation to the market.
How many job descriptions have you read in your life? Go ahead, make an estimate. Many people have read hundreds. How many of these job descriptions did you feel were inspiring? How many helped you understand what is special about the company or the job itself?
I’ve been blindfolded a few times. And I’ve walked a tightrope or two. It’s the standard fare at a certain type of annual company meeting I became accustomed to in my career in corporate environments like IAC, BCG, and GE Capital.
In Poland, job site Pracuj.pl launched a few enhancements for candidates, including the new job-search option called “radius search”, and a revamped look of the page “Who have you been recommended to?”.
It’s now widely agreed that the more autonomy and ownership employees have the more motivated they’ll be. At the same time, there has been little talk about how exactly managers can implement this in practice.
One airline has soft-launched a new career site, after a year and a half spent working on its brand strategy and developing new content.