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Recruitment Advice: Three Potential Points Of Agony In Recruitment

Three Potential Points Of Agony In Recruitment

There can be three potential points of agony associated with hiring people. One is finding capable people in the first place. Two, when staff retention is crucial and you are worried that key people may jump ship. And three, when staff turnover is embarrassingly high and this speaks volumes about your business.

Employer Branding Advice: Five Ways to Manage & Protect Your Employer Brand

Five Ways to Manage and Protect Your Employer Brand

By Alyssa Krane It’s a battleground out there. The war for critical, game-changing talent continues. The best minds have options and do their research. Your employer brand is so much more than pretty pictures and marketing – it’s a peephole into the soul of your company. Why should great talent consider you?

Recruitment Advice: The Hidden Talent Pool That Companies Are Missing

Grads of LifeVoice: The Hidden Talent Pool That Companies Are Missing

I just celebrated my tenth year at Google, and for a decade, I have had my dream job. I’m on the team that launched Google Apps for Education into higher education and K12. I’m on the team that launched Chromebooks into education.

 

Culture Advice: The Talent Landscape Is Changing. Are You?

The Talent Landscape Is Changing. Are You?

The new generation of HR and learning leaders need to be versed in a broad range of talent-related topics. Two things are happening in parallel in today’s workplace that are challenging human resources and learning professionals to reevaluate their approach. First, there aren’t enough highly qualified people to go around these days.

Culture Advice: Win the war for talent by improving employee experience

Win the war for talent by improving employee experience

This is not the first time I’ve heard this story. An acquaintance of mine questions whether she is in the right job, in the right industry and working for the right employer. She recounts the story of her 20-year career in different roles and divisions with the same enterprise.

 

Culture Advice: “When Do We Stop Having The Conversation And Get Stuff Done”

Sometimes HR Just Has to Go Big and Fail Fast

What would happen if HR just went ahead and tried something new? No lengthy conversations; no insisting on a unanimous consensus; and certainly no pilot. “I Googled ‘entrepreneurship and HR’, and got very, very little results,’ said Tariq Elnaga, manager, talent development & diversity at Spectra Energy.

 

Career Advice: How To Ask For A Raise Or Promotion At Work

Career Advice: The Mid-Career Internship

The Mid-Career Internship

For women who have been away for the workforce for a spell, sometimes re-entry programs are the only way back in.

 

Career Advice: Use This Formula To Dial Up The Soft Skills On Your Resume

Use This Formula To Dial Up The Soft Skills On Your Resume

First things first: Soft skills play an important role in hiring. Employers aren’t looking for robots that can only execute on a job description. They need people who can positively impact the culture and see what’s around the corner-people with depth (this goes triple for executives, by the way).

Culture Advice: Loosen Up! Having Fun at Work is Good for Culture

Loosen Up! Having Fun at Work is Good for Culture

Letting your employees have more fun around the office could them make them better at their jobs, new research suggests. A study recently published in the Journal of Vocational Behavior discovered a link between informal learning, which is a common way employees pick up new skills that improve their job performance, and having fun at work.

 

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