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.
Category: Corporate Culture
Recruiters and hiring managers, take note. It is increasingly likely that a job candidate will have a tattoo, or even more than one.
Talent acquisition professionals know that racism, sexism, and ageism must be avoided when recruiting and hiring. But what about other isms that have negative connotations in the workplace?
A recent survey from job site Glassdoor finds that today’s workers expect companies to take a stance on political and social issues. But in a country divided, is this likely to have a positive impact on the entire employee population?
While it’s helpful to ask a job candidate to elaborate on his or her skills and attributes, and to share past challenges as well as successes, there is one question that will provide special insight—and you want to make sure you ask it.
Using the hashtag “MeToo,” women have spoken out on social media about their experiences with sexual harassment and assault. The issue is far more pervasive than many people (men) realized—and the workplace is often the scene of such behavior.
A new survey report details what independent restaurants owners and operators are doing to find and attract top candidates in today’s tight labor market. Although focused on restaurants, the report also offers valuable insight for other businesses.
A movie mogul acknowledges sexual harassment, attempts to shrug it off, and is ousted from the company that bears his name. The behavior is not new – indeed, it is as old as Hollywood itself – but the swift reaction to it is.
Companies that have been reluctant to speak up about political and social issues may want to rethink their silence, in light of a new survey from job site Glassdoor.
Not that long ago, corporate alumni figured prominently in a company’s recruitment strategy. In recent years, however, this talent pool has fallen off the radar somewhat, and employers may be losing out on what these candidates have to offer.