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.
Generally speaking, engagement is how much your employees are active within their jobs. An engaged employee enjoys their job, fits well within its culture, and actively tries to improve his or her organization.
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.
Numerous surveys find that job candidates want career development, but few delve into the advantages of companies providing it—and there are many.
Does “right person, wrong role” sound familiar? It turns out the situation is fairly common.
You might guess technology. But that would be wrong.
Forget recruiting a purple squirrel. What happens when you find, hire, and train a lovely Labrador, only to discover she isn’t cut out for the job?
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.
Being a user of your company’s products or services isn’t a prerequisite for employee engagement, but it doesn’t hurt.
If you’ve ever donned a headset and been transported to a virtual world, you’ll likely agree that virtual reality (VR) has tremendous potential for various business functions, including recruiting, onboarding, and training.
New survey data from Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job sites, provides insight into today’s top hiring challenges, the top traits hiring decision makers want from candidates, and the long-term impacts of hiring the right candidates.