If baseball is a metaphor for life, then the success of the World Series champions Houston Astros is a metaphor for talent acquisition and talent management.
Early data for the Class of 2017 from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) show that salaries for several majors have gained ground in comparison to this time last year, and salaries for other majors have dipped. NACE indicates that at this early juncture data are preliminary and limited.*
In part 1 of this article, we outlined why new employee salaries should take competitive pay information into account and about how setting a competitive salary level is a tool to reflect and help meet organizational goals. Now, let’s take a look at where to get data on what your competitors are paying.
You won’t find it on a best-seller list, and it may not offer a respite from a busy world. Nevertheless, if you’re a recruiter or hiring manager, you’ll want to read your company’s employee handbook.
Note from Dan Oswald: This week’s Oswald Letter was written by Scott Peek, the customer service supervisor at Simplify Compliance. I think he makes a great point and that his thoughts are worth sharing.
If you answered “no,” you’re in the minority.
In today’s competitive job market, high potential (HiPo) employees are even more of a Holy Grail than they normally are. That’s because research consistently shows that a small percentage of the workforce drives a large portion of organizational outcomes. And those star employees are multipliers, too, boosting the performance of their colleagues—especially their direct reports—by […]
It takes a team to grow a business, and yet team building is not typically considered when recruiting and hiring—except in a cursory way.
There’s good news and bad news … which do you want first?
In part one of this article we looked at the very real merits of including salary information in your job descriptions. But there are some other considerations to take into account.