If you have a chance to talk to employees or their managers, you will often hear that the wages are the most important factor of motivation. Very often people say that they will take job positions for which they are not qualified if the salary is adequate and on time. Unfortunately, this attitude is the result of the current time and environment in which we live in – people want to fulfill their basic needs as well as their need for security and then focus on the needs of a higher order.… Continue
Added by Albert Denim on June 10, 2015 at 3:00pm —
Referrals are the holy grail of recruiting. If you ask 10 recruiting leaders, “What is your best source of hire?” 11 will say “employee referrals.” OK, I know the math is off there, but employee referrals are an important foundation of a successful recruiting…
Added by Chris Brablc on May 21, 2015 at 2:12pm —
Ask a recruiter where she gets the highest quality candidates, and she likely will say from employee referrals.
If employee referrals are so valuable, why aren’t they getting more focus in talent acquisition strategy?
SmashFly set out to understand the state of employee… Continue
Added by Lori Sylvia on May 14, 2015 at 8:48pm —
Could a 4 day work week work for your company?
Here’s the math: 4 days x 8 hours a day = 32 hour workweek.
No catch, no secret “well we work 10 hour days 4 days a week,” but a real live shortened work week. I can almost hear the nervous thoughts and I can confess,… Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on May 5, 2015 at 5:05pm —
Employer branding, employee engagement and social recruiting.
Three phrase in every talent acquisition professionals’ vocabulary. It’s also the three areas where most HR leaders are trying to build business cases for new initiatives that will keep their company on the edge of hiring… Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on March 3, 2015 at 3:56pm —
What do Deloitte, Genentech, Intel and Stryker all have in common?
Easy. They have each won recognition in 2014 for not only creating a great work environment but translating that commitment to the treatment of their candidates – even the ones they don’t hire.
They’ll also be… Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on January 12, 2015 at 6:00pm —
Attracting talent and developing a strong presence as a desirable company to work for is going to become even more essential in 2015. Up to 61% of employees are planning on looking for… Continue
Added by Sarah Willis on January 12, 2015 at 12:30pm —
It’s no secret; in fact, it is one of the most well-known maxims in the world of business. A happy employee is a productive employee.
Creating a good work environment where your staff feels welcomed, appreciated and valued is one of… Continue
Added by Manuel Angel on December 17, 2014 at 2:43pm —
Should employers hire a HR-specialist without any special experience is an issue that every head should decide for himself. And this decision can be influenced by numerous factors for and against. Here are some of them.
- Not in every company a HR-manager does a lot of work. There are companies where this…
Added by Jana Rookard on December 11, 2014 at 5:00am —
Employees are a company’s biggest social media asset, says Duncan Gilman – Dean of Students at Splash Media U. With organic reach for… Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on September 8, 2014 at 10:41am —
The introduction of a national minimum wage in the UK in 1999 is widely thought to have brought about massive improvements in the fortunes of many people at the lower end of the pay scale.
According to a wide-ranging report compiled by the British government's official statistical compiler, the Office for National Statistics, it has contributed to workers who started their careers during that decade being paid an average of 40 per cent more than someone who took their first job in the… Continue
Added by Jade Hadden on July 17, 2014 at 3:31am —
“Emotions are some of the main drivers of engagement” – Dale Cranagie
In any company the employees are basically the front line, the face of a company and the advocates of a brand. Their level of engagement is decisive for the success of a business. Engaged staff deliver better, remain committed to their employer and stay focus on achieving all the business goals whilst giving their best and being positive brand… Continue
Added by Irina Nagy on October 4, 2013 at 9:44am —
Employee referral is a recruitment method used to identify and obtain potential candidates using existing employees’ social networks.
The method is acknowledged as being cost effective for businesses (even though an employer will typically reward the referring employee with a bonus) and quite efficient. And as such, we’re seeing more and more of it… Continue
Added by Amanda Ashworth on September 23, 2013 at 6:30am —
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 automating sourcing, employee referral programs, HR Tech, storytelling and showing value.… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on September 20, 2013 at 11:00am —
given the context how would you treat sexual harassment ?? ... motives ...behind ..motives?
Added by Ravi on September 9, 2013 at 1:30am —
Mobile recruiting is a hot topic in HR circles. And while the primary focus has been geared towards job-seekers, it’s time to expand it to include another crucial aspect of the recruitment process – employee referral programs.
Referral programs are a strong sourcing method steeped in social activity… Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 20, 2013 at 10:00am —
As a recruiter, you obviously understand the power of a great hire. While the best often come from referrals, it can be hard to get those referrals engaged in your recruitment program, especially for those who don’t work in-office. To combat these problems, many organizations are turning to mobile to make the referral process easier for everyone, including the new remote workforce.
This infographic, compiled by social employee referral management… Continue
Added by Heather R. Huhman on August 7, 2013 at 9:29am —
Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS guest blogger Mike McKerns. Continue
Mike McKerns, SPHR is the Founder and CEO of Mamu Media, LLC and the Editor-in-Chief of their branded and custom magazines. He partners with HR thought leaders to help them and Mamu Media’s clients share…
Added by Elise Jennings on August 6, 2013 at 3:00pm —
I had a roommate in college who, like many students, put a lot of importance on his social life. He went to parties on the weekends — even the occasional weeknight — joined a number of organizations and went out of his way to meet as many people as possible during his four years of undergrad.
One day he was leaving for another meeting when I made a comment about how busy his… Continue
Added by Rina Sagayamary on July 17, 2013 at 7:30am —
Face it. Sooner or later – if your business is having success and growing – you’re going to have to hire employees so you can move on to the next level.
Here’s the problem. Every other company is competing for the brightest minds and most talented employees too. So how do you set yourself apart and get ahead of the competition? How can… Continue
Added by Rina Sagayamary on July 15, 2013 at 3:30am —