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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

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

78% of Contingent Workers Agree That Their Experience As A Freelancer Has Been Positive

Contingent work is on the rise and increasing numbers of professionals are deciding to break away from full time “permanent” work to go it alone as freelance contingent workers. Research suggests that freelancing is more of a lifestyle choice as opposed to something that is enforced upon individuals due to…

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Added by Jill on February 27, 2013 at 12:31pm — 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

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

Leading the Way to a Winning Employee Referral Program

Leads present an excellent opportunity for corporate recruiters to garner more qualified candidates via their employee referral programs. Permitting employees to do their own initial qualifications and refer names and contact details without resumes opens the door to a wider group of top talent who don’t necessarily have updated CV’s ready and available to submit.

However, many corporate recruiters are hesitant to dive in and forego resumes at the referral stage. Reasons range from…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 3, 2013 at 9:17am — 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

Why High Tech Companies are Behind in Mobile Recruiting!

A few months back we published the Corporate Mobile Readiness Report, an assessment of the Fortune 500′s presence on the mobile web. We evaluated the companies on six criteria ranging from native apps, to mobile optimization of the corporate site, the career site, as well as the continuity between them.  It was not surprising to find out that most companies are not ready.  Less than 30% have mobile corporate websites, and only 13% have a…

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Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on October 25, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Astrologer makes a $35,000 placement...

Or did he...

I'll start by saying that I am not an astrologer nor do I understand the first thing outside of the fact that I am a Virgo and that Virgo begins with a V.

I attended a wedding this past weekend and was introduced to a family members "friend". He was a bit older most likely in his 80's.  To start a conversation he asked what I do for a living. I kept it simple and told him that I am a recruiter.

The rest of the night was history as…

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Added by Ryan Leary on October 1, 2012 at 9:30am — 16 Comments

What Kind of Employee Am I? Personal Marketing Strategy 101

What is a personal marketing strategy plan?

It is a blueprint for success. This document, will help you look at yourself a little closer and determine your professional vision. Through a series of evaluation tools, this document will identify the type of work, culture, values and ideology of…

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Added by Mark A. Leon on September 18, 2012 at 2:42pm — No Comments

How to Recruit Successfully for Your Restaurant (And Why It’s Different)

The restaurant industry provides jobs for approximately 9% of workers in the United States (that’s over 28,000 people!), so why not find the best of the best for your restaurant establishment?  Seeking quality professionals is an important part of having a successful operation.

Unfortunately, finding a great staff…

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Added by Amanda DiSilvestro on September 15, 2012 at 8:12pm — No Comments

5 Steps to Create a Talent Community

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/08/five-steps-to-creating-a-talent-community/

With the development of social recruiting come increased points of engagement with your company’s talent community. This collective of potential candidates needs to be cultivated and maintained, and social media tools and activities make it easy to do so.

Members of your talent community…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on September 13, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

3 Best Practices to Humanize Social Recruiting

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/08/three-best-practices-to-social-recruitthe-human-way/

As social media continues to gain an influential hold within our everyday lives, more and more corporate recruiters are jumping on the social recruiting bandwagon. They are signing up for Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter accounts, posting jobs on their social media pages, and…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on September 5, 2012 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Sigal’s Six Tips to Implement Enterprise Gamification in Referral Programs – Part 2

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/07/sigals-six-tips-to-implement-enterprise-gamification-in-referral-programs-part-2/

In Part 1 of our series on implementing enterprise gamification in referral programs, we discussed the low employee…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 27, 2012 at 9:11am — No Comments

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