Month: July 2020

Global Study: How Media Companies Lead in Organizational Agility

The media industry is accustomed to change—something that there’s been no shortage of in 2020. The streaming wars rage on with renewed urgency as people seek solace, escape, or understanding from the comfort of their homes. In the middle of this, organizational agility is more important than ever. When it comes to business innovation and flexibility, media companies—especially cloud-first ones unencumbered by legacy technology,…

Pandemic Job Searching with @LRuettimann and @CamSackett

I’ve been exceptionally fortunate in my career to find friends and mentors willing to give me their time and resources to help me succeed. One of those people who help support me when I first started writing is Laurie Ruettimann. I tease her a lot and frequently call her HR’s Big Sister because she helps so many people! When you write, speak, have a…

Employers Quickly Adapt Performance Management to New Challenges – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, many employers are adapting their performance management (PM) priorities and processes. Although such changes are important, they also make it even more challenging to improve today’s under-performing PM systems. The free research report, The State of Performance Management 2020, is now available for download.  For the third consecutive year, HR.com’s Research Institute conducted the study of HR professionals…

10 Most Important SEO Strategies

When I started blogging i noticed that SEO may be a fundamental need for ranking your content in web searches (because it’s basically free advertising). this is often the trick that Google likes. If you’re running a blog for an extended time now and still haven’t seen an increase in blog traffic then maybe you ought to give SEO an opportunity . WHAT IS…

Snagajob Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

RICHMOND, Va., July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —Snagajob, the country’s largest marketplace for hourly jobs and shifts, today announced the appointment of Alec Wilkins as Chief Technology Officer. With deep e-commerce and marketplace experience, and a track record of building great products leveraging data and analytics, Wilkins joins Snagajob to lead technology and engineering and achieve the company’s vision of building the first truly on-demand marketplace for hourly work. “Both…

Is Terminating an Employee a Good Thing?

“Making an employment change is a big deal. It’s hard, even when it’s voluntary, because we have so much of our identities wrapped up in what we do.” – Heather Bussing Nobody likes getting fired. And nobody likes firing people. (Well, maybe weasels and sociopaths.) But ending an employment relationship that isn’t working is better for everyone. The trouble comes when people think they…

Remote Hiring Changes Everything

  Employers will need to adapt their recruitment strategy in order to attract remote and WFH talent, or they risk paying a heavy price down the road.   I work with some of the largest employers in the world, and got a front-row seat for the great transformation of the last few months. Just a few months ago, many of my customers considered Work…

Are You Getting the Most Value for Your CPA?

There are six levers that influence cost per applicant (CPA) and, in turn, impact recruiting effectiveness. No matter the economic environment or employment marketplace, you have more control over these levers than you may realize. Here are the six levers, why they matter, and where you should focus. 1. Apply Process. The first lever is apply process. Your goal is to get as many…