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 — No Comments
“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 — No Comments
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
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 — No Comments
given the context how would you treat sexual harassment ?? ... motives ...behind ..motives?
Added by Ravi on September 9, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments
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 — No Comments
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 — No Comments
Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS guest blogger Mike McKerns.
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 — No Comments
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 — No Comments
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 — No Comments
What do you get when you pair your trusted network with your hiring process? Employee referrals! Typically, referrals are linked to better workers who stay in an organization longer. But, why are so many organizations wary about implementing an employee referral program into their practices?
This infographic, compiled by social employee referral management platform Zao, counters any doubts an organization may have by unveiling the five most common…Continue
Added by Heather R. Huhman on July 11, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
It’s a fact – an engaged workforce consists of more productive, happier and altogether motivated employees. Workers who are given feedback and encouragement from their managers gain a better understanding of the tasks at hand, and higher sense of purpose.
Nowadays, though, it’s not as easy to provide employees with the same kind of face-to-face engagement of the traditional workplace. The…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 9, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS guest blogger Erin Osternhaus.
The number of channels available to recruiters to source candidates has grown rapidly in recent years--namely those offered by social-media based recruiting. Software…Continue
Added by Elise Jennings on July 3, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Are you creating Flow-inducing work environments for your employees? "Flow refers to the experience of being completely immersed in a project or activity while experiencing joy or happiness (Bakker, 2007)" - from an article called "The Personal Side of Flow" in the Summer 2013 addition of Certified from the HR Certification Institute. The article is written by…Continue
Added by Sue Orr on June 21, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Employee retention is on the minds of many businesses and HR managers. Employee turnover can cost a business a lot. Time spent recruiting, hiring and training pales in comparison to the actual cost of replacing a new hire. In one post about staffing,…Continue
Added by Erica Bell on June 18, 2013 at 2:44pm — No Comments
Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS blogger Christina Helm.
I clearly remember where I was, what I was doing, and who I was with when I got the call from iCIMS about the role that I now hold at iCIMS. I had invested months of precious time and energy researching the company and talking with…Continue
Added by Elise Jennings on June 17, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
Sticky HQ did a survey to find out what motivates employees to participate in your Employee Referral Program, and found that the highest ranked incentive was a…Continue
Added by Jen Picard on June 15, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
We’ve been considering the assessment year at a organization, when managers must fix employees’ “interpersonal” and “teamwork” abilities, and employees often fear the causing conventions because no one prefers the process, but everyone recognizes that it will be linked into improves, benefits and possibilities for development within the organization. In this process, we usually forget to pay attention to employee storage space…Continue
Added by Joel Cheesman on June 13, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Facebook can be a great way to ask employees for referrals, as well as for your employees to find referrals. As a best practice, you should also allow those candidates to apply directly on Facebook. If you take any part of the process off of Facebook, you may find that they loose interest. If you’re going to ask…Continue
Added by Jen Picard on June 9, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
Employee Referrals are regarded as one of the best ways to get quality applicants. Whether you chose to build a program through email, social media, or by simply posting flyers in your office to solicit them, there are some general guidelines you should follow to ensure that you continue to get them.
Added by Jen Picard on May 17, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments