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 Dewar 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 Dewar 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 Dewar on May 17, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments
There are various ways to deal with issues with job fulfillment. Some of them, like gamification, definitely take a contemporary strategy. But there is also a strategy that is centuries old which scientists are finding to have a positive effect in the workplace: mindfulness.
According to a latest content in Avoidance, mindfulness has its origins in historical Buddhist custom. Stating a research in the…Continue
Added by Joel Cheesman on May 2, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
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
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on April 17, 2013 at 8:18am — No Comments
Regardless of your position it is very important to fully understnad the difference between various employment statuses.
Employee status is defined by both IRS code and DOL laws.
Non-exempt simply means the employee is not exempt by DOL from the employer paying overtime. They may work for the client company or a third-party provider.
Exempt is a status given to certain employees who meet DOL requirements such as minimum salaries, job titles and certain work requirements…Continue
Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 9, 2013 at 7:07am — No Comments
Added by Joel Cheesman on April 8, 2013 at 1:35am — No Comments
Job fulfillment views have been confirmed essential in identifying work-related problems, especially in high-stress locations. When problems that prevent performance are determined, a company's energy can see more clearly the paths to solving those problems.
As an example of a company that has designed excellent use of views, details Job Satisfaction: Program, Evaluation, Causes, and…Continue
Added by Joel Cheesman on March 30, 2013 at 2:00am — No Comments
The bonus is a central component of the employee referral program. It comes in different variations – cash and prizes/non-cash awards. In the grand scheme of planning the technical details of the actual program, the deliberations over this aspect could fall by the wayside, with companies opting for cash as the easier, no-fuss alternative. However, while a cash bonus may require less time to organize, prizes are ultimately the better motivator. Here’s why:…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on March 12, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
The first impression a new hire has of a company is based on their experiences from the date they accept an offer to the first couple weeks of employment. New employment is a HUGE deal and often becomes the conversation starter for most individuals. How many times after you inform a close friend or family member about your new position did you hear, “How is your new job?” Most often, the answer to this question is formulated based a person’s experiences during the first few weeks of…Continue
Added by Elise Jennings on March 7, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
GooodJob is pleased to present an exclusive report by Mona Berberich on the findings of her recent in-depth research, “Employee Referral Programs – A Comprehensive Study”.
Employee Referral Programs are THE answer to talent shortage and…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on February 25, 2013 at 9:25am — No Comments
Work is a day-to-day activity that most people have to do to sustain income for everyday lives. And while most are passionate in performing our everyday duties, some just go with the flow of things just for the money. Since this is the case, is there any way to keep less enthusiastic employees motivated?
How will you be able to show them that work is more valuable that the pay they are going to receive? In this article, we are going to talk about the importance of money as a tool for…Continue
Added by Joel Cheesman on February 24, 2013 at 12:32am — No Comments
Some business owners and HR managers may think that getting the best employees means offering the best benefits, including 401(k) contribution plans and an easy-going working environment. However, those aren’t the only things applicants want to see. Those types of benefits make something a good job. More and more, people want to work for companies that are environmentally-conscience and contribute to product/service…Continue
Added by Erica Bell on January 29, 2013 at 6:10pm — 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