All Blog Posts Tagged 'employees' (63)

Recruiting Employees You Can Trust

During the hiring process, there are a number of characteristics employers have to look for in new recruits and one of which is trustworthiness.

If you're in search of a new employee for your business, then there must be a certain level of trust in order to create a worry-free work environment.

When…

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Added by Dave on May 29, 2014 at 1:33pm — 1 Comment

Professional Recruitment Can Increase Your Company's Worth

Many businesses struggle for ways to improve their overall value, and spend a lot of time searching for new markets to expand their business into. This can be done through the implementation of new technologies to improve the efficiency of various processes, as well as hiring external consultants. While these methods of growth can be effective, hiring an executive recruitment firm will give you the best results…

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Added by Simon Hopes on April 28, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Expert Advice on Employee Retention

Retention is quickly becoming a major concern for organizations of every size and in every industry. According to PayScale’s 2014 Compensation Best Practices Report, in 2009, only 28% of companies considered employee retention a main…

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Added by Julie Salerno on April 20, 2014 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Tips for Better Performance Reviews

Performance reviews have a bad reputation: employees usually dread them, and managers often see them as an obligation. If done right, performance reviews can…

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Added by Cristopher Denton on February 24, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

What should be the Working Environment in an Organization?

The environment and air of an organization and workplace becomes the basis of the attitude of people, towards each other as colleagues and towards the work that they are assigned. Hence, it is vital to create a positive and healthy working environment.

Following factors should prevail in a positive…

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Added by kamran Ayyub on October 9, 2013 at 1:20am — No Comments

I Hate My Job

In a recent study done by Dale Carnegie Training we learned that 26% of the national workforce is “disengaged” and 29% are “fully engaged”. That then means that about ¾ of employees are not fully engaged. When the fact remains that…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 17, 2013 at 9:30am — 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

Resume Forensics - How To Find Resumes and Candidates on the Web

Jim Stroud is the author of Resume Forensics Way back in 2008, I created a training guide called Resume Forensics. In a nutshell, it was a how-to for finding resumes and passive candidates on Google, Yahoo, Bing and a few other resources. In all modesty, it was an underground hit. I…

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Added by Jim Stroud on April 28, 2013 at 8:47pm — 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

Four Solutions to Manage Employee Referrals

This post is a summary of GooodJob’s recent white paper, “Embrace a New Approach to Employee Referral Programs by Rewarding Efforts.”. 

It’s OK to say it – your employee referral program needs help. You know that referrals are a major source of best-in-class talent, yet you are having trouble scrounging up…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on December 5, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 5.5.12 to 5.11.12

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about future of work, happy employees, talent community, making things better and disruptive HR technology.

 

Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order),…

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Added by Chris Brablc on May 11, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Should You Be Hiring an HR Manager or Outsourcing Such Needs?

Many small businesses have an in-house human resources manager that will handle the nuts and bolts of interviewing prospective employees, overseeing payroll, dealing directly with any employee issues and/or questions, and making sure the office keeps rolling along smoothly.

Other companies, however, either outsource such…

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Added by Dave Thomas on May 8, 2012 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

Do You Know the Signs of Age Discrimination at Work?

While there are laws in place to protect individuals’ 40-and-over in the workplace, it doesn’t always mean they are upheld.

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), there was a steep increase just as recently as 2009 in the number of age-related discrimination claims. In that year, the EEOC noted 22,778 age discrimination claims, close to a 38 percent uptick from only 16,548 three years earlier.

For those that do not know, the Age Discrimination in…

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Added by Dave Thomas on April 23, 2012 at 6:19pm — 3 Comments

I don't buy all this "allowing Facebook access at work increases productivity" nonsense

Remember before all this online technology shenanigans when we just turned up to work - to work? Did we insist that we had access to Pac Man, Pong or Space Invaders, or any of the other trivial pursuits you care to name, during working hours? Of course not. Then, when the good old 'Messenger' came along - Yahoo, AOL etc. - and enabled us to chat with strangers at our will - did we insist that our new distraction of choice be installed on our PCs in the office? No. So why, pray tell, is there…

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Added by Alasdair Murray on April 12, 2012 at 7:34am — 12 Comments

Do We Really Know What Employers Want?

In a day and age when the national unemployment rate still remains more than 8 percent, it is safe to say that it remains an employer’s market.

That being said, we know or should know what most employers are looking for when it comes to hiring new workers.

Among the things traditionally sought are:

• Dependability;

• Trustworthiness;

• Attention to detail;

• Ability and desire to pitch in where needed.

While those may be common sense things on…

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Added by Dave Thomas on February 13, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Do You Know How to Look Talent in the Eye?

As the job market has shown signs in recent months of improving, the chore of finding the right talent for one’s company becomes even more of a task.

Ask any recruiter or employer and they will tell you that getting the right person in from the first interview, to the background check, to the decision to hire or not can be challenging.

As we all know, having the right employee in place not…

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Added by Dave Thomas on February 9, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Social Talent Best Practice Tips: Social Media Policies for Your Recruitment Business

Since we largely train recruiters and businesses how to leverage the power of social media as a sourcing tool, an employer branding tool and a business development tool, one common question we get asked all the time from nervous HR managers to company directors is advice on a social media policy that will enable…

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Added by Johnny Campbell on November 29, 2011 at 11:36am — 2 Comments

Keeping the Attrition Monster at Bay – Why OnBoarding is the First Step

Companies work so hard at recruiting the best talent, rolling out the red carpet, increasing original offers, offering bonuses and other perks to attract the right candidates but once you’ve signed on the dotted line kiss the best behaviors goodbye. The process is similar to dating where the early stages of the chase…

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Added by Francois Guay on October 18, 2011 at 9:34am — 2 Comments

Are Ponies Eating Rainbows and Pooping Butterflies at your Company?

Dr. Seuss‘s famous quote should be every employers and recruiters mantra. And with today’s economic uncertainty and general social malaise, we all sure can use a bit of fun and a jolt of performance. So throw out the “Right People, Right Place, Right Time mantra“ that was so 90’s.

Let’s face it as children we all…

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Added by Francois Guay on October 15, 2011 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

There is No Talent War - Just Poor Employers

Are you tired of hearing the constant whining and gyrations from so-called experts about the impending or never-ending talent wars? I am, because it’s not true, there are no talent wars just Poor employers.

 

These employers cannot for the life of them attract good talent because the candidates who are…

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Added by Francois Guay on October 14, 2011 at 2:46pm — 16 Comments

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