The idea of hiring new staff members can make many recruiters feel dread and discomfort. Choosing qualified team members isn’t exactly the simplest project in the world, after all. If you want to simplify the process, however, these four methods can make your screening duties go a lot more smoothly. It’s…Continue
Added by Rachelle Wilber on February 14, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments
In October 2017, the world was shocked when close to a dozen Hollywood actors came out to protest what they termed as sexual harassment by powerful Hollywood producer and director, Harvey Weinstein. Most shocking was how some of the accusations dated back decades and had never been reported. Johanna Silver, Career Advisor at career development center, commented: “Almost 70% of women and…Continue
Added by Alice Berg on January 25, 2018 at 10:54am — No Comments
Barely a day goes by without the word 'culture' featuring heavily in my conversations. It’s become a sort of catch-all phrase and having a ‘great’ one is something lots of agencies can be fiercely proud and protective of - and rightly so. It's also a great get-out-jail-free card when it comes to delivering negative interview feedback; "they're good but we don't feel like they fit our…Continue
Added by Darren Scotland on January 25, 2018 at 4:26am — No Comments
A high employee turnover rate means more costs incurred for rehiring and retraining new recruits, not to mention a more error-prone office due to constant changes in the people who handle the day-to-day tasks. To help you avoid a…Continue
Added by Devin Caldwell on December 7, 2017 at 1:21pm — No Comments
Encouraging diversity in the workplace is one of the most important things that any company can do. Many studies show that companies that emphasize diversity perform better than those that do not. There are various people who live all over the world who have great levels of talent. With…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on October 24, 2017 at 1:32pm — No Comments
The current generation of young adults born in the 1980s and 90s have rewritten the standards which had previously been commonplace in the workplace. For traders, this is a strategic purchasing power - for employers, it is an interesting…Continue
Knowledge is a weapon. How many times have you heard this before? As a matter of fact, one can hardly deny the relevance of this statement in a world of technological progress and digital transformation.
Generally described as the change associated with the application of digital technology in all aspects of human society, digital transformation has become a hot topic among executives in all industries. Companies in almost any sector are grappling with the strategic implications this…Continue
Added by Adriana Screpnic on June 21, 2017 at 2:56am — No Comments
Notwithstanding different regulations such as quotas, companies themselves have learned that gender diversity helps them achieve better results. Various scientific studies, at the university level and in various consulting and accounting firms, have begun examining this topic over the past 3 years. One of the most recognised is the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington,…Continue
Added by Daniela Berakova on May 29, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments
A survey I read not long ago said that 14 % of the UK’s workforce are bullied at work and 21% aware of bullying going on at their workplace. It reminded me of a few encounters I have had with office bullies, and how I dealt with them.
My first encounter with an office bully happened when I was working as part of a sales team and this new guy joined as Director. From day one we didn’t really hit it off. We were similar ages and had similar…
A busy workplace can be a stressful environment, especially when you've got a large number of staff crammed into a tight space - all working to deadlines. Not only is a workplace stressful - but it can also be unhealthy. Often, these two things go hand in hand and actually make the other worse. A happy and healthy workforce is also less stressed - and therefore more productive. We're going to look at how to make your office healthier, so your business flourishes.
Added by Peter Ellington on April 14, 2016 at 6:27am — No Comments
Now, this is the first time I’ve ever been called a faggot. Typing that f-word twice actually makes me feel really uncomfortable. I don’t think it’s an ok word to use. In fact, I can’t think of a single instance in which using it is ok. I googled just to…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on October 16, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Everyone has reason to become negative about his/her work from time to time. Workplaces are composed of people with various personalities and attitudes, which can become negative when there are deadlines to be met, and challenging tasks to be completed. There is no set solution to preventing negativity in the workplace, but guidelines should be put in place so the employees are held to a certain expectation of behavior when the environment…Continue
Added by Stacy Carpenter on August 18, 2015 at 12:51am — No Comments
When we think about our work life, we fundamentally want to be happy. Studies have shown that performance and job satisfaction (“happiness”) go hand in hand in making an organization successful. Associate Professor of Organizational Psychology at Yale University, Amy Wrzesniewski, discovered that people have one of three…Continue
Added by Stacy Carpenter on July 14, 2015 at 4:07pm — No Comments
If you’re a manger of an office team or you own your own company and you have many members of staff working for you, it can’t be under estimated just how important it is to keep up moral around the workplace. Obviously, one of the main reasons that everyone chooses to work is for monetary reasons so making sure that everyone is paid on-time and the correct amount is the first step towards good moral. However, after a while, workers can lose their good moral and this can affect the company’s…Continue
Added by James Richings on April 16, 2015 at 8:16am — No Comments
Way back when, my since dear departed brother and I worked together in the classified advertising department of one of the UK’s leading quality newspapers. No big deal – except that we were the only two men in a team of twenty. Were we tempted? Read on.
You would think perhaps that faced with such odds it would be hard to resist or avoid some kind of romantic liaison with one of our female colleagues. Indeed the guys from next door in production used to…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
At Great Rated, we recently analyzed 50,000 confidential employee surveys to create our list of People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Technology. For human resources professionals, the no.1 organization in the large-companies category offers a telling example of the practices that help create a true sense of connection between team members and their organization. …Continue
Added by Kim Peters on October 10, 2014 at 3:57pm — No Comments
I was talking with a friend the other day who, was lamenting that she had too much work and not enough time to get it all done. Her manager contended the reason was that she and her teammate did not understand how to manage their time. This is an age-old argument that I hear often in the workplace.
It is a…Continue
Oh, c’mon! Go ahead! Take a crack at it! It’s really not that intimidating. A couple tweets here, a couple tweets there; aContinue
Recruiting the best candidates isn’t always easy. HR outsourcing firms and hiring managers know this. With recent college graduates entering the workforce, different factors are at stake when it comes to making a decision about where to work. Whether you…Continue