If you didn’t get a chance to attend our program meeting in May, employee engagement is the emotional connection people have with their work and their company. It’s the energy, drive, pride, significance and connection they get from where they work, who they work with and what they do. …Continue
Added by Danielle Thompson on May 27, 2015 at 11:59am — No Comments
Knowledge Nugget 2 from the HR Symposium:
Integration and alignment are additional themes that kept coming up at the symposium. Employees should be looking for work-life integration these days instead of work-life balance. Work-life balance is very difficult, if not impossible, but work-life integration is doable!
All levels of the organization and all employees, vendors, and other stakeholders should have alignment and integration. Departments, processes, and systems should…Continue
Added by Sue Orr on May 20, 2015 at 11:03am — No Comments
Three phrase in every talent acquisition professionals’ vocabulary. It’s also the three areas where most HR leaders are trying to build business cases for new initiatives that will keep their company on the edge of hiring…Continue
Easy. They have each won recognition in 2014 for not only creating a great work environment but translating that commitment to the treatment of their candidates – even the ones they don’t hire.
They’ll also be…Continue
Attracting talent and developing a strong presence as a desirable company to work for is going to become even more essential in 2015. Up to 61% of employees are planning on looking for…Continue
Employees are a company’s biggest social media asset, says Duncan Gilman – Dean of Students at Splash Media U. With organic reach for…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on September 8, 2014 at 10:41am — No Comments
While recruiters continue to gain skills in search techniques, candidates are elusive and wary of getting unsolicited emails, InMails, and efforts to get them engaged with your firm on Facebook or LinkedIn.
Recruiters should also be much smarter about how they find and engage with candidates. A really good…Continue
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Who needs boring book-ish data when you can get cute, colorful, cartoon data? Behold, the rising popularity of image-infused content for the copy-averse crowd. Depicted in this infographic are results from LinkedIn’s December 2013 survey of 18,000 employed professionals in 26 countries.Continue
“Emotions are some of the main drivers of engagement” – Dale Cranagie
In any company the employees are basically the front line, the face of a company and the advocates of a brand. Their level of engagement is decisive for the success of a business. Engaged staff deliver better, remain committed to their employer and stay focus on achieving all the business goals whilst giving their best and being positive brand…Continue
Added by Irina Nagy on October 4, 2013 at 9:44am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 17, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
given the context how would you treat sexual harassment ?? ... motives ...behind ..motives?
Added by Ravi on September 9, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments
Mobile recruiting is a hot topic in HR circles. And while the primary focus has been geared towards job-seekers, it’s time to expand it to include another crucial aspect of the recruitment process – employee referral programs.
Referral programs are a strong sourcing method steeped in social activity…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 20, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS guest blogger Mike McKerns.
Mike McKerns, SPHR is the Founder and CEO of Mamu Media, LLC and the Editor-in-Chief of their branded and custom magazines. He partners with HR thought leaders to help them and Mamu Media’s clients share…
Added by Elise Jennings on August 6, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 9, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Sue Orr on June 21, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Elise Jennings on June 17, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
The Houston Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues was this Wednesday and Thursday. The sessions that I attended were excellent. Thank you to the exhibitors for their financial support! A couple of the presenters mentioned that in a recent survey, more CEOs interviewed sited Human Capital as their top challenge than any other concern. HR expertise is more important now than ever and it is finally being recognized. Recruiting, engagement, and retention are now key concerns on the minds in the…Continue
Added by Sue Orr on May 17, 2013 at 11:24am — No Comments
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:…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on March 12, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Elise Jennings on March 7, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
As an industry, we are making huge strides in the way we measure and evaluate our recruitment marketing strategies. While efficiency metrics like time to fill and cost per hire are still part of the evaluation process, quality metrics that are tracking where organizations are finding their most qualified candidates and hires are becoming integral to strategic decision making.
However, even with these metrics there is room for growth. Over the past few years, there’s a push to move…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on March 5, 2013 at 10:43am — No Comments