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…Continue
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Amidst all the hubbub over targeting the best talent for your organization through social media recruiting, developing your …Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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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…Continue
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What better way to brand your company’s workplace and recruit candidates on your …Continue
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has initiated a new campaign to thwart the increased use of industrial espionage. According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal , the new campaign will focus on the prevention of corporate espionage. The FBI will feature…Continue
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.
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Added by Lizzie Bluestein on June 8, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
You know how essential your employee referral program is to sourcing candidates – but do your employees?
Referral programs are an integral internal sourcing tool for any company: the existing relationship between employees and potential candidates adds to candidates' positive perspective of the work environment, which…Continue
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Employee coaching is on the rise, according to a recent study by Bersin & Associates. Business results (defined as a combination of market share, costs and financial performance) were 21 percent higher for companies whose executive leadership embraced coaching and actively coached others. When businesses reported “excellent cultural support for coaching”, employee results (a combination of employee productivity, engagement and customer satisfaction) were 39 percent stronger.
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This blog had to be posted today. See, today is the first Monday of the month – also known as “New Hire Orientation” day at my company. I had 4 new hires in today’s class, including an amazing employee referral. This candidate had applied to a handful of jobs, but I had not given much consideration to him until one of our employees brought up his name. This employee is one of our rock stars (forgive the overused term) so I thought I should take a 2nd look. I’m glad I did. After a…Continue
Your career website presents a gateway to a world of potential candidates. By providing visitors with a complete representation of your company in an interesting and user-friendly format, your site acts as a branding magnet. A successfully implemented career site appeals to more visitors, broadening the possibility for a greater number of applicants from a wider pool of browsers. Your site should maximize a potential candidate’s browsing time, provide them with a way to directly engage and…Continue
“I like to say that Twitter is like a bar, Facebook is your living room and LinkedIn is the local chamber of commerce.” - BSStoltz
As of this moment, these three in my mind make up “The Trinity of Social Media” and you should be engaged and engaging on all three in some fashion. Keep in mind, that there are various other websites and…Continue
Added by Daniel J Smith on March 13, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Who knows your company culture better than your own employees? They live it everyday, and therefore can most likely evaluate who else would be a good fit in the environment. Employee referral programs are a great way to recruit quality talent to your company. According to an article written on The Hiring Site, referrals make up 26.7%…Continue
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CareerXroad's 2012 Sources of Hire has hit the virtual shelves of our in-boxes and Twitter feeds, bringing fascinating findings about the current status of recruiting, and promising developments for the future.
In January 2012, authors Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler interviewed staffing heads from small to mid-sized companies. The results correspond with the…Continue