Over lunch years ago, Stephen (not his real name), a senior executive at an insurance company, told me about a conversation he just had that perplexed and worried him. He had just announced to his team about a bonus restructuring that would more fully reward performance.
This is part four of a six part look at how employers can master the talent lifecycle in a way that will help build a high performing workforce. Today’s post examines employee development. Previous posts are listed at the end of this article.
Many of the companies I’ve looked at to demo their recruiting technology during a “startups of the future” session at the ERE conference this April fall into several categories.
A new online service is being launched today to help people over the age of 55 find work opportunities and employers to benefit from this growing pool of talent.
Scammers are targeting college students with fake job opportunities.
I don’t know much about the massage industry, but it occurs to me it must be riding high these days. Everywhere I look, companies are providing employees with on-site massages, or covering massage therapy in their insurance, or both. Those goofy-looking massage chairs lurk in the corners of nearly every conference I attend.
I recently read an article in which AT&T Chief Diversity Officer Cynthia Marshall said, “It makes good business sense to have an employee base that looks like our customer base.”
Through our executive search and consulting engagements we are seeing an increasingly clear profile emerge of those who win and keep the top talent role. Some factors feel familiar (see the 4+2 Model) while others seem to be developing as the talent management field matures.
Jolt is a fast-growing San Francisco-based startup that connects Silicon Valley pros with companies around the world for videoconferenced lectures. So if you’re a Polish startup and could use an hour of expertise from a Google engineer or a Stanford professor, Jolt has the hookup.
Job announcements and layoffs in HR tech
While traditional recruiting strategies continue to evolve over time and new sources of hire are developed each year, some roles take an unconventional approach in order attract top talent. The demand for certain candidates, like developers who code a specific language, continues to increase as supply goes down. Post and pray is no longer a […]
When I conduct anti-harassment training for supervisors, one of the points I stress is that all complaints of harassment and discrimination — no matter how minor — must be taken seriously.
Now you really need to remove those embarrassing photos from your page.
Facebook counts more than 65 million businesses using its Pages product and boasts that it’s cheaper and more sociable than maintaining a website. For the most part, the arrangement offers companies all they need, including ways to market and interact with their customers. But what about when it comes time to grow and bring on more […]