One of the most highly rated factors for attracting applicants to your organization is flextime. But offering it isn’t always easy. Megan Lee, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, tells how she did it in a company where every employee has to be on-site in person every day.
Category: Employer Branding
Increasingly, potential applicants are scrutinizing employers in ways they never could before. And the company’s reputation as an employer (that is, the employment brand), is an important factor in determining whether top candidates will consider your organization.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we presented the first three facts about the candidate experience that employers should heed; today, the rest of the facts from CareerBuilder’s study—including how good branding to candidates can pay off in the end.
The candidate experience (even for those applicants you don’t hire) can say a lot about your company. Employers that keep candidates in the dark as to where they are in the application process (or simply neglect to acknowledge their application) are unwittingly leaving a bad impression—and it can take a toll on the business and […]
Yesterday’s Advisor covered employment branding from the standpoint of the employer. Today, we present what outsiders contribute to your employment brand.
As the economy improves and unemployment decreases, some companies are finding themselves in a perplexing and frustrating position—they are unable to fill certain roles with qualified individuals despite large numbers of available applicants. What is causing this disconnect?
Many EVPs (employee value propositions) have nice-sounding platitudes that don’t represent how the organization behaves, says consultant Stephanie Tarant, PhD. Take Enron, for example, she says.
The Employee Value Proposition (EVP) is the value that applicants and employees perceive the employment deal to offer, says consultant Stephanie Tarant, PhD. She calls it “the foundation of an organization’s reputation as a place to work.”
It is quite simple. In order to attract the best employees, you must look as if you are the best company to work for. Appearance is everything. A very basic first step in managing your image is to review how you present your company, says Jasmine Rojas, BLR® legal editor.