Tag: Daily Advisor

Employment Branding: Software, Training, Success

Yesterday’s Advisor featured tips from Heather Polivka for building your brand with employee ambassadors. Today we will discuss more of her tips, including software to help training and levels of employee involvement. Polivka, senior director of Global Employer Branding & Marketing at United Health Group, offered her branding tips at the HR Technology Conference held […]

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 […]

Why You Shouldn’t Rely on Your Job Website

We had a chance to ask Dr. John Sullivan—author, corporate speaker, professor, and advisor—about employment branding during a recent webinar. Today we’ll hear how he addressed the topics of alumni programs and external versus internal brand development. Q: Could you share some best practices for maintaining a pipeline or candidate pool of potential recruits? A: […]

Fix Your Company’s Glassdoor Profile Now!

Yesterday’s Advisor discussed how Glassdoor® continues to expand beyond just a place for people to blow off steam, and how this website’s growth can negatively influence your brand. Today, we’ll learn what you can do about it. I Want To Change… My Glassdoor Profile Regardless of how you are being represented on Glassdoor, there is […]

DOL Cracks Down on Independent Contractor Classification

A recent effort by the Department of Labor (DOL) to revisit how employees versus independent contractors are classified makes it clear that they mean business. Perhaps the most startling feature of their new effort involves how the DOL will likely consider all workers to be employees rather than independent contractors. Only those who fit strict […]

SHRM Exposition Special: Does Eliminating Employee Lawsuits Exist in Fantasy or Reality?

The Glasshouse Report claims it has a product that can “eliminate employee lawsuits.” The question, besides whether it’s even possible: can The Glasshouse Report deliver on that claim? Many new and interesting HR tools and techniques were showcased at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Annual Conference and Exposition, held recently in Las Vegas. […]

Practical Tips for Hard-to-Fill Requirements

In yesterday’s Advisor, BLR® Contributing Editor Jennifer Carsen, JD, helped us understand the hiring shortages in the new economy. Today, we present her techniques for filling those hard-to-fill positions. Practical Solutions for Hard-to-Fills Regardless of the impact of the skills gap, the bottom line is that there is a lot employers can do proactively to […]

What’s Your Most Useful Metric? More Results of Our HR Metrics Survey

Yesterday’s Advisor presented some of the findings of our reader survey on HR metrics best practices. Today, we present more results of the study, including measures of turnover, benefits, performance, and training. 604 individuals participated in the HR Daily Advisor’s HR Metrics Survey, conducted in April 2015. Measures of Turnover Turnover is clearly a very […]