Tag: Best Practices

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Should You Hire Homeless Workers? (Part 1)

A few years ago, Amazon hired homeless workers through a local YMCA in Washington state, and the program did not go over very well. However, other organizations like P.S. Kitchen in New York City and the Parks and Recreation Department in Boise are excelling after hiring homeless workers—which goes to show that hiring homeless workers can be a great idea if […]

Mixing Diversity, Inclusion, and Business Objectives for a Better Bottom Line

New research shows that 70 percent of organizations surveyed are missing out on benefits associated with leading talent activities. It turns out that if you combine diversity and inclusion practices with your company goals, you stand to make a lot more money. Organizations that align diversity and inclusion practices to business objectives are more likely […]

Video Interviews Continue to Capture the Attention of Recruiters

Video interviewing has rapidly become a mainstay of the recruiting and talent acquisition process. In fact, according to a recent Aberdeen Report, surveyed companies said they were 61 percent more likely to use video at some point in their talent acquisition process. By Dave Imbrogno, president, ADP® National Account Services HCM Organizations are implementing video […]

Adding a Personal Touch for Improved Hiring

ManpowerGroup Solutions has released a report, “Making the Connection: Best Practices in Candidate Experience,” based on research into candidate preferences, behaviors, and motivators. The report finds one in three prospective employees wants to receive more detailed information—not only about the specific job opportunity, but about the company itself—as well as more frequent, human connection. The […]

Bad Company: They All Know Your Name

A recent survey states that the majority of Americans would not want to work at a company if that company has a bad reputation. Interestingly, nearly 20% more women would refuse to work at such a job than men! According to a recent survey by CR Magazine and Cielo Talent, 86% of America’s females do […]

Making the Most of Recruiting Metrics

Yesterday’s Advisor began to explore some advice from Cathy Gray, JD, Senior Managing Editor of HR and Compensation here at BLR®, on recruiting metrics. Today, we’ll continue to explore how to make the most of your recruiting metrics. Quality of Hire When we look at quality of hire, we’re getting into metrics that look at […]