If hiring were a mythical place (a meritocracy!) the best candidates would get the best jobs, free of the foibles frequently found in the first-date fussiness of the job interview. But it’s not. New research suggests that you need to be first in line.
In my last post, I provided a process-based approach one can take to set the conditions required to ensure your business environment includes processes which facilitate desired employee behaviors. So, how can you recruit and select employees who will fit your organizational needs? I’m going to go back to processes. First, if you didn’t recognize […]
In a small sampling of Las Vegas companies, some extraordinary employee benefits quickly become apparent. Those range from pet insurance, the ability to purchase major household appliances interest-free through payroll deduction, Weight Watchers and smoking cessation programs, and even an on-site lactation room for new mothers who are breastfeeding.
About one-third of all U.S. part-timers, or almost 8 million workers, say they’re involuntarily in such jobs, reports the U.S. Department of Labor. Avoidance of health care provisions under the Affordable Care Act and weak business conditions are among the reasons cited for the increasing use of part-time workers.
According to a recent Beyond.com survey, over 84% of Millennial job seekers (age 19-26) are optimistic about finding employment, but there are substantial differences in how they view themselves and how HR Professionals perceive them.
In career coaching, I share inconvenient truths with my clients on a regular basis. I know it’s hard to hear these things but they make you stronger.
As the world continues to capitalize on the explosive use of mobile devices by building apps that make you look pretty or help you make your friends look fat, innovation in HR space is no different. Two recent tools to hit the scene are hoping to help HR professionals better gauge the mood of their […]
Job boards when used in the right way can be a great source of quality candidates. However it’s widely recognised that job boards tend to attract active candidates, who only make up around 20% of …
Alex Merrylees, Head of HR for Virgin Atlantic Airways took to the stage in the morning to share his insights into EVP vs Employer Brand, and how Virgin Atlantic connects its “Brand, People & Social Media”.
A jobs-oriented social network for military service members is opening to a new kind of recruit: Veterans.
Big Data is THE biggest buzzwords around at the moment and I believe big data will change the world. Some say it will be even bigger than the Internet. What’s certain, big data will impact
Motivating employees is an important component to a successful company. The right combination of incentives and a positive work environment can keep employees happy and more productive.
LinkedIn continues to redesign various functions of its site on both desktop and mobile devices. Today, the company introduced a new navigation bar, which a …