All Blog Posts Tagged 'employee' (161)

Unveiling the Top 5 Myths About Employee Referral Programs [INFOGRAPHIC]

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…

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Added by Heather R. Huhman on July 11, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Motivate Employees In the Age of Mobile Apps

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 9, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

2013 Recruiting Channels Survey Results: Social Media is Here to Stay

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…

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Added by Elise Jennings on July 3, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Got Flow?

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…

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Added by Sue Orr on June 21, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Onboarding: How to Enable Your New Recruits

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,…

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Added by Erica Bell on June 18, 2013 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Get Connected!

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…

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Added by Elise Jennings on June 17, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

What motivates employees to participate in ERP?

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…

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Added by Jen Dewar on June 15, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Retain Your Employees: A Few Ideas

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…

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Added by Joel Cheesman on June 13, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Use Facebook Recruitment to Attract Employee Referrals

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…

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Added by Jen Dewar on June 9, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

How to Handle Employee Referrals

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.

  1. You must respond to all of your referrals. These are your employees’ friends and connections – don’t abuse them, and don’t waste them. Otherwise, your employees won’t refer any more…
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Added by Jen Dewar on May 17, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Employee Opinion Survey Best Practices Go Old School

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…

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Added by Joel Cheesman on May 2, 2013 at 3:00pm — No 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

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

Exempt, non-Exempt, contrac employee, independent contractor & lease staffing employee

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…

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Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 9, 2013 at 7:07am — No Comments

Employee Satisfaction Survey [Video]

Added by Joel Cheesman on April 8, 2013 at 1:35am — No Comments

Worker Satisfaction Survey Questions

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…

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Added by Joel Cheesman on March 30, 2013 at 2:00am — No Comments

Why Prizes are the Most Rewarding Employee Referral Bonus

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:…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on March 12, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

How's the New Gig?

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…

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Added by Elise Jennings on March 7, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

European Study: Employee Referral Programs Are More Effective than Other Recruiting Sources

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on February 25, 2013 at 9:25am — No Comments

High Job Satisfaction Comes Not From Cash

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…

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Added by Joel Cheesman on February 24, 2013 at 12:32am — No Comments

The Impact of Your Footprint on Your Workforce

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…

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Added by Erica Bell on January 29, 2013 at 6:10pm — No Comments

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