All Blog Posts Tagged 'Culture' (29)

Top Signs That a Negative Culture Is Lurking Into Your Business

Every company culture has a profound effect on your employee’s ethical behavior and the productivity of your company. A positive company culture enhances the team collaboration and productivity with it resulting in a happy workplace. On the other side, negative culture promotes…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on June 7, 2016 at 5:45am — No Comments

The Best Kept Secrets About Sourcing: “What the Pros Know”

Sourcing is a primary regulation of a talent acquisition. Sourcing…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on April 7, 2016 at 3:32am — No Comments

Hiring T-Shaped Professionals To Build Collaborative teams

Over the past few decades, research depicts the need for knowledge and experience of  young professionals in order to possess a deep knowledge about the industry and the ability to apply knowledge across multiple situations. The most recent emphasis on T-shaped…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on March 30, 2016 at 3:33am — No Comments

Recruiting Healthcare Workforce: The Challenges and It’s Cure

In recent times, technological demands continue to impact the healthcare industry with rapidly changing mobile technology, health applications and…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on March 23, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

Failing At Retaining Your "A+" Players?

Retaining top talent is a hefty task for every employer. Recruiting the best…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on March 2, 2016 at 4:00am — No Comments

Different HR Enterprises Have Different HR Priorities

Enterprises are simply a collection of individuals, which is why effective HR is essential for fostering a positive business culture. Additionally, there are economic benefits linked to a happy and engaged workforce, which in some cases is at least partially…

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Added by Rchilli Parser on January 14, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

Is Culture Fit Just A Buzzword?

Culture fit is becoming a top priority for big companies. It is simply based on the idea of hiring synchronized individuals who share the same thought process as the company’s culture to create successful and productive teams. A recent study done by …

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on January 14, 2016 at 3:00am — 4 Comments

3 Simple Steps to Better Job Descriptions

Today’s candidate finding your job description on your company careers page is not going to be their first interaction with your brand.  More than likely that candidate has done some research on you long before they ever make it to the apply stage.  Today’s candidate will dig into your social…

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Added by Daniel Fogel on August 4, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 12: VUCA and the TLS Continuum: Are they Incompatible?

I am currently reading a must read for all HR professionals, The Rise of HRWisdom from 73 Thought Leaders*, which was recently released by the Human Resource Certification Institute. It makes the case for the fact that the HR space has changed to one centered in VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous). The contributors…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on July 6, 2015 at 10:59am — No Comments

Trees, Culture, and Recruiting

Sounds as if another ubiquitous #CultureChat has taken place at SXSW replete with recycled lines about what culture is to the experts. Could they all be wrong?

While it's…

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Added by Steve Levy on March 16, 2015 at 11:20am — 3 Comments

Employee Engagement Is All About Recruiting

[thnks to Scott Adams for being so astute about HR issues & for the use of his intellectual property]

Dilbert on Engagement

My thesis is that most have no idea what is meant by employee engagement:

That employee engagement isn’t something that company leaders can inspire just by being leaders.

That engagement is not an HR initiative…

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Added by Steve Levy on November 2, 2014 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

4 Ways to Give Your Employees a Work-Life Balance This Summer

I know far too many company leaders that avoid time off or other perks that they believe will put a dent in production, with no real evidence that that will in fact happen. With attraction and retention on the top of most employer’s to-do lists, it’s the perfect time to create your…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on May 9, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Culture Interview 101

You’ve heard it enough times, “Hire for cultural fit, train for skills.” It makes sense, it creates cohesive workforces and reduces retention rates –but how exactly do companies assess a cultural fit? Companies like Zappos that are known for their focus on…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on April 19, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

On "Culture" - “You keep using that word, I do not think it means what you think it means”.

How many job adverts currently advertise a "great culture", "a start-up culture" or a "Google-like culture"?  

It seems as though the only company not shouting about how Google-like their culture is are Google themselves.  It's a particular bugbear of mine at the moment because it's not only a trite…

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Added by Matt Buckland on March 19, 2014 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Rand Fishkin Schools Us on Company Culture

Rand Fishkin, CEO of SEOmoz gives it to us straight in his post, “What Company Culture IS and IS NOT.” There are thousands of articles, posts, chats and updates having recruiters and hiring managers in a mental…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on October 11, 2013 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Zappos Raises Their Quitting Bonuses?

That’s right, you read that correctly, Zappos CEO Tony Hseich, offers new hires $2,000, plus payment for work done, in the first week of employment if the employee quits. Sounds crazy right?…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on August 19, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

When choosing a company to work for, does size really matter?

As a staffing company, IT Accel caters to different sized businesses, and our network of talent has different needs as well. Thinking about those two facts, we always focus on gathering pertinent information from both parties to try to create a perfect match that will ultimately lead to the most successful and mutually beneficial work relationship. …

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Added by Dan Roffino on April 29, 2013 at 3:42pm — No Comments

An Employer Of Choice - These Are The 10 Commandments That Set The Great Apart

Within our current economic outlook, there are those companies, including Staffing Companies, which have forgotten what it means to be an employer of choice.  These days, some managers act as though the employee is a widget, a piece of machinery, whose "intellectual property" is a company asset, and whose very existence is…

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Added by Mike Rasmussen on March 20, 2012 at 3:30am — No Comments

Creating Employment Buzz

After you’ve identified your company’s Customer Value Proposition (CVP), and understand the difference between how potential candidates perceive your company and what you want them to think, it’s important to take charge and implement your employer branding plan.  

 

Amongst all of your branding elements lies the idea of generating employment buzz.  This motivates your employees to share their enviable work experiences with their…

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Added by Dana Feigel on September 4, 2011 at 10:09am — No Comments

Recruiting for Work Culture Fit - Improve Performance and Reduce Risk

Our job as HR professionals is to maximize employee engagement, enhance leadership, minimize risk and improve workplace process – all of which start with corporate culture and are directly influenced by recruiting strategy.



Please join Heather Kinzie, SPHR, GPHR on Thursday August 4th for an informative discussion on how Recruiting for Culture improves organizational focus, reduces short-term turnover and protects from employee conduct risk.



Webinar: Recruiting for Culture… Continue

Added by Stephanie Weirich on July 29, 2011 at 6:58pm — 2 Comments

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