All Blog Posts Tagged 'engagement' (106)

Getting Your Employees Stoked About Brand Social Media

Employees are a company’s biggest social media asset, says Duncan Gilman – Dean of Students at Splash Media U. With organic reach for…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on September 8, 2014 at 10:41am — No Comments

How MOOCs can Add Depth to Your Sourcing Strategy

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…

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Added by kwheeler on May 27, 2014 at 1:00am — No Comments

Picture This: Top Career Motivators For the Best of Us and the Rest of Us

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.

Based on…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on February 15, 2014 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

Employee engagement – put an end to workplace frustration

“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…

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Added by Irina Nagy on October 4, 2013 at 9:44am — 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

Shouldn't Deprived candidates be allowed to legibily allowed to pay heed,attention to needs

given the context how would you treat sexual harassment ?? ... motives ...behind ..motives?

Added by Ravi on September 9, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments

Why Mobile Technology Will Revive Your Employee Referral Program

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 20, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Effective Communication in the New Workplace

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…

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Added by Elise Jennings on August 6, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Motivate Employees In the Age of Mobile Apps

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 9, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Got Flow?

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…

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Added by Sue Orr on June 21, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Get Connected!

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…

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Added by Elise Jennings on June 17, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

People are companies' best competitive advantage.

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…

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Added by Sue Orr on May 17, 2013 at 11:24am — 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

Why are Source(s) of Influence and Candidate Touchpoints important?

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…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 5, 2013 at 10:43am — No Comments

CANDIDATES! - Stop talking yourselves out of the job!

I don't know what it's like in the US, but here in Blighty (The UK), far too many candidates talk themselves out of the…
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Added by Martin Ellis on January 29, 2013 at 8:30am — 9 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

Part 5: Keeping Your Talent Network Fresh

This is the fifth post in a series on Talent Networks.  You can view the other posts here:

Part 1: What is a Talent Network?

Part 2: Developing a Talent Network…

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Added by Chris Brablc on January 17, 2013 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Part 4: Talent Network Campaigning and Engagement

This is the third post in a series on Talent Networks.  You can view the other posts here:

Part 1: What is a Talent Network?

Part 2: Developing a Talent Network Strategy

Part 3:…

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Added by Chris Brablc on January 15, 2013 at 3:07pm — No Comments

How Much Time Will Candidates Spend On Job Descriptions? (Our Top 10)

Some of you have asked Ongig:

“How engaged are job candidates with the next-gen job descriptions you’re building?”

One metric we look closely at is ”average time on page.”

This job description from H&L (aka Handle, Inc./Handl.it) received the highest average time spent on page:…

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Added by Jason Webster on January 7, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

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