Smaller firms can have a hard time standing out in the battle for talent. But they have a secret weapon: their workplace culture.
Many small and medium-size firms boast high-trust work environments that are a strong lure to job seekers. When these Davids wield their culture weapon smartly, they can beat out the Goliaths for great candidates. The trick is to know and cultivate your strengths, be transparent about what you have to offer, and take every opportunity you can to…Continue
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The end of the fiscal year is a time of change at most companies. It's during the fourth quarter that many corporate leaders begin to take a hard look at whether they've met their expectations for the year and start to plan the next. For these reasons, it's a period popular for both layoffs and promotions. Some argue this is the best time of year to ask for a raise, as well.…Continue
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A few of us non-traditional, mold-breaker, non-conformist, square pegs in a land of round holes occasionally jokingly refer to ourselves as unemployable. And, in certain ways that isn’t far from accurate.
If we look throughout history we find plenty of well-known business and leadership success stories that…Continue
Who needs boring book-ish data when you can get cute, colorful, cartoon data? Behold, the rising popularity of image-infused content for the copy-averse crowd. Depicted in this infographic are results from LinkedIn’s December 2013 survey of 18,000 employed professionals in 26 countries.Continue
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No matter where in the world of work you happen to work, culture is a key competitive differentiator when it comes to success at recruiting and retaining the talent required to drive your business forward. For companies located in a single market, hiring for culture fit remains a significant challenge. For…Continue
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Obviously, every company culture is different and sometimes what hiring managers think and say they want is exactly the opposite of what they really mean by fit. Do you find this to be the case in your recruiting experience? If so, what's the main cause of this discrepancy?
In job opportunity listings, we often see terms such as:
HR practitioners and researchers alike agree that employee referral programs are an excellent source-of-hire. Cost-effective, yet sporting a significant ROI, referral programs enable corporate recruiters to leverage their employees’ networks to reach quality talent pools. With a faster time-to-hire than average, referred applicants are recognized as more productive additions to the workforce.
Employee Referrals Make for Better Employees
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Probably the only thing that happened to me in February that can not be unseen would be the Harlem Shake.
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Oh, c’mon! Go ahead! Take a crack at it! It’s really not that intimidating. A couple tweets here, a couple tweets there; aContinue
The time to start attracting top Millennials, a.ka. Gen-Y, to your organization starts with the candidate experience. Developing a standard process aimed towards keeping Gen-Y candidates informed and aware of your jobs and employer brand cements a positive reputation vis-à-vis the company. Understanding…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 29, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
A values-based corporate culture is fast becoming an integral factor in the workplace. It sets the tone for the daily employee experience – employees want to feel good about their work activities, and a positive culture fosters deep awareness and identification.
The effectiveness of employee referral programs is affected by the quality of the corporate culture. Since referral programs are optional to employees, and lie outside of their job descriptions, they are more likely to be…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 21, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about company culture, the perfect candidate, candidate attraction, employer branding and the Facebook Social Graph.
Here are the articles that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on January 18, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about employer branding, hiring for cultural fit, job referrals and recruitment predictions for 2013.
Before we get to the articles, I’d also like to provide a link to the “…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on December 14, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
Before an applicant even walks through the doors of your business, they should have a clear idea of your company culture. And, part of recruiting qualified employees should be your company culture. If you effectively market your company’s…Continue
Added by Erica Bell on December 4, 2012 at 12:33pm — No Comments
Providing your employees with social tools to make job referrals can give your company’s employer brand an incredible boost. Your employees are your company’s best ambassadors, and when they share your job vacancies with their social networks, they not only provide their connections with direct access to the corporate recruitment team, but also send all the right messages about the kind of workplace you run.
Four Unbeatable Employer…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 19, 2012 at 8:22am — No Comments
Having spoken to many candidates and clients over the last 12 months the one thing that really excites me is a start-up story. Both living in Cambridge and watching “Silicon roundabout” grow it is incredible just how many there are. It was suggested earlier this year by Charles Armstrong that there are,…Continue
Added by Amanda Ashworth on November 6, 2012 at 9:10am — No Comments
With the US elections fast approaching, let’s take a look at the parallels between the campaign season and the sourcing of top talent. Both election nominees and corporate recruiters actively engage in a series of tactics to prove that theirs is the winning side, whether it be political party or company. Their strategies serve to paint a positive picture of the results they pledge to carry out, including:
1) Benefits: First things first – what do you bring to the table that…Continue
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