All Blog Posts Tagged 'culture' (76)

The Fourth Quarter: A Telling Time For Workplace Transparency

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.…

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Added by Kim Peters on November 17, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Chuck Blakeman - Recruiting For Culture

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Added by Recruiting Animal on November 12, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

What does it mean to be employable?

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…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on March 11, 2014 at 9:00pm — 12 Comments

Picture This: Top Career Motivators For the Best of Us and the Rest of Us

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.

Based on…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on February 15, 2014 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

How to Align Your Cultural Identity with Your Recruitment Strategy

Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS guest blogger Sharlyn Lauby.

S harlyn Lauby, SPHR, CPLP is the HR Bartender, whose blog is a…

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Added by Elise Jennings on January 31, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Global Leadership: Leading A Corporate Culture Across Cultures

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…

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Added by Matt Charney on November 13, 2013 at 7:38am — 1 Comment

Shouldn't Deprived candidates be allowed to legibily allowed to pay heed,attention to needs

given the context how would you treat sexual harassment ?? ... motives ...behind ..motives?

Added by Ravi on September 9, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments

Hypocrisy in hiring?

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:

  • Self-starter
  • Innovative
  • High tolerance for ambiguity
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Takes…
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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on June 28, 2013 at 9:17pm — 6 Comments

3 Reasons Why You Should Hire Employee Referrals

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

1. For…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on April 17, 2013 at 8:18am — No Comments

Harlem Shake is not an employer branding strategy

Probably the only thing that happened to me in February that can not be unseen would be the Harlem Shake. 

But there was a valuable out-take for recruiting too, from this joyful mass-adopted boogie. …


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Added by Michael Wright on March 16, 2013 at 2:36pm — No Comments

How Twitter Built My Brand

Oh, c’mon! Go ahead! Take a crack at it! It’s really not that intimidating. A couple tweets here, a couple tweets there; a 



few RT’s sprinkled in, several hundred #’s here, and……BAM!!! You’re a Tweetin’ machine! The first time I set up my first Twitter account, @MikeChuidian, I really didn’t know what to…

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Added by Mike Chuidian on March 13, 2013 at 9:30am — 51 Comments

4 Tips to Perfect the Millennial Candidate Experience

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 29, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Why Corporate Cultures are Key to Employee Referral Programs

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 21, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 1.12.13 to 1.18.13

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!:…

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Added by Chris Brablc on January 18, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 12.8.12 to 12.14.12

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  “…

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Added by Chris Brablc on December 14, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Use Culture to Weed Out Recruits

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…

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Added by Erica Bell on December 4, 2012 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Boost Your Employer Brand with Your Referral Program

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 19, 2012 at 8:22am — No Comments

The start up, why it's an exciting place to be.

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,…

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Added by Amanda Ashworth on November 6, 2012 at 9:10am — No Comments

Ballot Lessons for Corporate Recruiters

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 4, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Culture Wars

How important is company culture to recruiters? I’m not talking about so called “discrimination masquerading as cultural fit”. If you’re looking to read up on that check out this post from back in April.

My question is simply this – should recruiters screen candidates for culture fit with our clients?

Like so many things in recruiting –…

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Added by Amy Ala on October 10, 2012 at 7:30pm — 22 Comments

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