In yesterday’s Advisor we explored how damaging high employee turnover can be, and some ways to combat it. Today we’ll talk about more strategies for ensuring that you don’t have to hire replacements for your current employees any time soon. As we discussed yesterday, a recent survey states that one in three employees is likely […]
Category: Internal Recruiting & Workforce Planning
Sourcing candidates from within the company has great advantages—you know what sort of worker you are dealing with, and morale is boosted for everyone who sees internal opportunity.
The numbers are in, and one in three of your employees is likely to leave in the next 6 months. That means finding employees for new and old positions—potentially doubling your work. Never mind the steep costs of having to fill a suddenly vacant position—it also means starting the process all over again for something […]
In yesterday’s Advisor we looked at reasons 1 through 8 for having a succession plan at your organization. Today we’ll look at the rest of them! Planning ahead can be a hassle, but it behooves a company to spend some time looking at their internal talent and thinking about who could replace who in a pinch. […]
Having a contingency plan for when one or more of your employees leave the company can be the difference between a smooth transition and a lengthy, costly process. Today we’ll discuss the most compelling reasons you should have succession planning at your company. Does your business have a formal succession plan in place for any […]
In yesterday’s Advisor, we discussed the considerable upside of internal hiring. Today, how to avoid common internal hiring pitfalls. Doesn’t an Internal Hire Mean Just Another Job to Fill? Well, yes. When a chair breaks on your lawn set, it doesn’t matter how much you rearrange the remaining furniture, you will still be down a […]
According to a recent survey, only 30% of companies actively practice internal hiring. When you look at the pros and cons of this practice, it’s clear that the other 70% is missing out. The relationship between a recently open position and hiring can seem simple and obvious. When one employee leaves, hire another. An American […]
There’s great interest in scorecards and dashboards, but how do you get started? Jayson Saba, Vice President of Market Strategy, Ceridian HCM, offered his tips at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Talent Management Conference, held recently in San Diego. What’s the Difference Between a Scorecard and a Dashboard? A scorecard, says Saba, is […]
In yesterday’s Advisor, futurethink founder and CEO Lisa Bodell offered her take on an organization’s willingness to change. Today, her exercises for killing rules and killing companies.
Sometimes you have to kill the company to make space for change and innovation, says Lisa Bodell, CEO of futurethink. Bodell keynoted the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Talent Management Conference and Exhibition, held recently in San Diego.
By Guest Columnist: Bridget Miller Requiring employees to sign an acknowledgement stating that they’ve received, read, and understood the employee handbook may seem arduous, especially if it’s done every time there is an update to the handbook. But this task is more than a mere formality—it serves an important purpose for employers: it is documentation […]