All Blog Posts Tagged 'employee' (161)

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

Let’s Gamify Referral Programs! – Part 1

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/06/lets-gamify-referral-programs-part-1/

Employee referral programs suffer from perpetually low participation rates, an average of up to only 20%. The majority of employees are not actively involved due to unawareness or indifference. Introducing gamification into the program can change this: you’ll drive more excitement and engagement, resulting…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 21, 2012 at 8:24am — No Comments

The Art of the Job Description

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/05/the-art-of-the-job-description/

Amidst all the hubbub over targeting the best talent for your organization through social media recruiting, developing your …

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 23, 2012 at 8:39am — 4 Comments

Test Driving the Job: 3 Reasons Why Trial Employment Makes Sense (And 1 Reason It Doesn't)

A few months ago, a job seeker told me that she wished she could show a potential employer what she was capable of during the interview process. The job seeker stated that employers should allow candidates (who are qualified, pre-screened, and in the final running for the position) to perform the actual job for a week…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on July 20, 2012 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

When Employees Pad Their Expenses

Most people at least know someone who has padded his business expenses and filed for "creative" reimbursements on their expense accounts.  In some cases, employers do not have much oversight.  And in cases with which I have been familiar, often the employers don't care or turn a blind eye, thinking it's a better way to offer raises without having to pay the additional taxes and benefits.  In fact, if anything, it's a tax write-off.

Padding your business expenses can be regarded as a…

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Added by Gordon Basichis on July 19, 2012 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments

Facebook Privacy Issue and Your Referral Program

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/05/facebook-privacy-issue-and-your-referral-program/

A recent stir concerning the rights of American-based companies to request and receive passwords to the personal Facebook accounts of their employees or potential employees has caused waves across the online – and offline – community.

A spate of articles has examined the legal…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 18, 2012 at 10:33am — 2 Comments

Employer Branding and Why It Matters in Recruiting – Part 1 in Employer Branding Series

 Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/04/employer-branding-and-why-it-matters-in-recruiting-part-1-in-employer-branding-series/

Employer branding is quickly transforming into a key element of the recruitment industry. Today it’s not enough to simply advertise open positions and wait for…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 4, 2012 at 3:30am — No Comments

Employees as Brand Ambassadors on Your Career Website

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/04/employees-as-brand-ambassadors-on-your-career-website/#more-342

 

What better way to brand your company’s workplace and recruit candidates on your …

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 1, 2012 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

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