A good “fit” has long been an important consideration for employers when evaluating job applicants. Even an employee with stellar work and academic credentials may not be a great hire if he or she doesn’t seem to have the personality and values that mesh with the organization’s culture.
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In part one, we covered how improving your hiring process by focusing on the candidate experience is a sure-fire way to progress your overall employee experience, which in turn will keep top talent sticking around.
A workplace that supports employee engagement is a healthy, positive one. Unfortunately, it seems such working environments are uncommon. Surveys indicate that approximately 87% of workers throughout the globe are not engaged with their jobs.
As fitness gurus across the country shout “New Year, New You” across the country, maybe it’s time for businesses to adopt the same mantra. The old ways of talent attraction just aren’t cutting it, and what may have attracted one generation won’t necessarily attract the next. What’s more, as companies try to get ahead of […]
When we look back at 2018, what’s the most common trend that comes to mind? A tight labor market due to low unemployment. Sadly, it looks like 2019 is shaping up to be similar, however, recruiters and hiring managers can stay ahead of the curve by being prepared and knowing what’s being predicted for the […]
Yesterday, Rachel Hutchisson discussed the role that corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs play on attracting talent, and how Blackbaud, Inc.’s CSR strategy worked well for them. Today, Peggy Anderson—Blackbaud’s vice president of Talent Acquisition—explores a few of the findings of the new Workplace Giving Report, commissioned by the Giving USA Foundation and supported by Deloitte, in the […]
As you know, it’s really tough to find great talent right now. In a super tight labor market, the old ways of hiring no longer hack it. Danny Iny—author of Leveraged Learning: How the Disruption of Education Helps Lifelong Learners and Experts with Something to Teach—offers eight tips to improve your chances of finding a […]
News Flash: Innovation is no longer just a specialist’s job. What’s needed to keep up in today’s digital and global economy is a culture in which innovation is the mission of everyone, everywhere, every day.
How do you get employees to go the extra mile and perform at the peak of their capacity? Some say job satisfaction and happiness are key elements of exceptional employee commitment. I don’t disagree with that. But I would argue that employee satisfaction and happiness are not enough. After all, I could love my work, […]
As Generation Z (those generally born between 1995 and 2010) begin to enter the workplace, they’ll truly shine when they’re offered opportunities to give back to their communities and causes they care about. And Millennials also excel at work when they’re offered opportunities to give back and help others.