All Blog Posts Tagged 'Planning' (19)

The #1 Combatant of Turnover

Internal mobility is the process for transferring talent from one role to another. The succession planning that goes into effective internal mobility has inherent properties that are known to increase retention. According to Bersin by Deloitte, there are three main factors that need to be in play in order to …


Added by Sean Pomeroy on April 11, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

The Pursuit of Continuous Improvement in 2014

Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS blogger Eileen Kern.

Every December, I like to set aside some time to think about my personal and professional goals for the coming year.…


Added by Elise Jennings on December 12, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

You Have an Exit Plan, But What About a Growth Plan?

There are several metrics that small business owners can use to gauge their success, but growth has always been a strong indicator of how a small business is doing. Hiring has and always will be the strongest indicator of growth, which is in turn an indicator of success.

Regardless of…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on November 8, 2013 at 11:31am — No Comments

Successful Succession Planning

Succession planning is often found on the back burner, and with it, a focus on retention. This makes zero sense. Succession planning is a vital part of keeping a business running with as few hiccups as possible,…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on July 11, 2013 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Are you a Lion or a Gazelle?

Lion vs. Gazelle …

Every morning in Africa, A gazelle wakes up.

It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed.

Every morning a lion wakes up.

It knows it must out run the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death.

It does not matter whether you are a lion or gazelle, when the sun comes up you had better start running.  – Jim Rea

Food For…


Added by Michael North on April 29, 2013 at 10:53am — No Comments

The REKRUTR Vault: How to Eat an Elephant

This week’s post is for those of us who need a little motivation for that bigger than life project we’re working on. Whether it was assigned, or you volunteered for it, you know the one I mean. It is the one you’ll be working on this weekend.  It’s the one that seems to never be finished; the one that keeps you awake at night. It is the most challenging project on your plate. Sometimes, it…


Added by Amy McDonald on April 26, 2013 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Big-Scope Sourcing Part 1 : Planning for Mass Candidate Flow

As promised, this week I am going to begin a three part series on how anyone can increase their candidate flow and find success with big-scope sourcing. As with anything you do in your business, the very best place to start is with planning.

You will find that big-scope sourcing effects only how you find the best candidate. I am not suggesting that you change your…


Added by Amy McDonald on February 22, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

HCAHPS Scores is a Game Changer

The intent of the HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) initiative is to provide a standardized survey instrument and data collection methodology for measuring patients' perspectives on hospital care. This initiative in healthcare recruiting has become an essential part of our hiring practice. If ever there was a time to hardwire a culture of…


Added by Keri Brzozowski on October 25, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

How to Design a Life of Your Choice????

Generally people believe in the axiom that says, “You should take life as it happens”. Some use it to justify their inaction or lethargy. Some people even lie dormant expecting the life to work miracles for them. How many people are there who say, Come on, let us try and work to make…


Added by Shyamsunder Panchavati on February 18, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments

2012 starts with a plan…..

First off, let me start by saying Happy New Year.

So the festive season is at an end and hopefully you have had your fill of fine food and wine, Christmas and the New Year has enabled you to spend quality time with your friends and family. Now we have the joy of looking ahead and getting back to reality, with this in mind we start to think of what we want from this year, our hopes and dreams i.e. winning the lottery and winning the euro millions back to back!!

And then reality…


Added by Lipton Fleming on January 3, 2012 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Zen & The Art of Dog Walking

Like so many people I have a busy life. A more that full-time job as a Recruiter, 2 kids, 1 wife, a large extended family, a dwindling social life and now a dog.

Added by Robert Wright on November 7, 2011 at 5:41am — 2 Comments

Planning a career change?

A career change is a life altering decision and should be properly thought through and planned. It can mean a complete transition to a new job, a new employer or a new industry. If a person chooses to change career direction, for example they have been in …


Added by Lipton Fleming on October 10, 2011 at 10:18am — No Comments

Is Temporary Staffing Permanent Now?

An article in the New York Times suggests that employers and employees alike might be moving toward a temporary-centric staffing model.

In November 2010, 80% of the 50,000 jobs created in the private sector were temporary positions. For all of 2010, a bit more than 26% of 1.17 million jobs were temporary positions. That’s a lot.

What are we to make of such high numbers of temporary…


Added by Tim Giehll on March 14, 2011 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Better Economic Times plan for it, ...Employment Planning 2011 , a How to.

Vacation Plan for it, Better Economic Times Plan for it, Promotion Plan for it, Increased labor demand; plan for it. Here are some tips on how you can make a difference and get the things you want by Planning. Turn your Economic Worries into Action.

How would you like to lighten your…


Added by Susan Hand on November 8, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Plan your day or plan to waste it...

It's a few minutes to midnight and I find myself suddenly stricken with a sense of dread. I haven't done my daily plan for tomorrow! We've all heard the old industry axiom of planning your next day before you leave your desk each evening. The fact is, it's so important (for me at least). It never fails. If I don't plan my day, I still manage to get a few things done, but it's never even close to what I achieve when I take the time to create a plan. With all of the opportunities to get side… Continue

Added by Kevin Vaughn on September 7, 2010 at 3:20am — 1 Comment

Wait, what did he just say??

by Karen Bucks, iCIMS Blogger

If I claimed that my middle school basketball skills would qualify me enough to speak freely on the sport itself, then I would be sadly mistaken. So, as I cannot claim to be an expert or an avid sports fan, I must admit that I did not know about this “Letter to Cleveland Fans” prior to my coworker Mike sending it over to…

Added by Karen Bucks on July 15, 2010 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Are Mo, Larry and Curly Doing The Hiring At Your Company?

Originally posted on

I'm serious.

Let's get real, have you ever hired someone you knew little about for a job you knew less about? It happens to all of us.

I started my own company, for the 1st time when I was 29 years old. I had a pre teenager, a young son at home and a…

Added by Margaret Graziano on May 13, 2010 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Make sure you have a product before jumping on the ‘Personal Brand’ band wagon

“You now have to decide what ‘image’ you want for your brand. Image means personality. Products, like people, have personalities, and they can make or break them in the market place.” – David Ogilvy

A lot has been said in the past few years about personal branding. A term introduced in the early 80´s by Al Ries and Jack Trout in their book: "Positioning: The Battle for your Mind". In chapter 23 Ries and Trout point that you can benefit by using positioning strategy to advance… Continue

Added by Jose J. Ruiz on February 2, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Owens Corning - An Innovation nGen for HR

Workforce Management recently highlighted the HR function at Owens Corning.

Here are my thoughts:

Added by Katie Tierney on September 23, 2008 at 1:28pm — No Comments

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