The challenge for the security guard industry has always been: How do we hire the best and the brightest, even though we can’t pay them as much as we need to? How do we attract qualified people? Security officer firms that need to hire a lot of guards to staff a new or expanding contract […]
In two previous posts, we’ve been discussing the importance of measuring onboarding efforts, as well as some basic steps toward developing a measurement program. Here, we’re going to look at some specific types of both qualitative and quantitative measurements.
In a previous post, we discussed the importance of onboarding efforts for setting the stage for an employee’s successful career with an organization, as well as aiding in employee retention. To that end, we made the case for finding ways to measure the effectiveness of your employee onboarding programs.
2018 brought about a number of hiring issues that seem to have carried over into the new year. One main issue that still remains is the low unemployment rate, making it more difficult for employers to find and retain top talent. While employers continue to find new ways to attract talent, there are two other […]
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.
Research indicates that 85% of job applicants lie on their résumés and job applications because employer application tracking systems expect exact matches from their applicant pools. So, applicants are getting smarter and tweaking their résumés to make it through these technological hurdles and to the first round of interviews.
Enticing jobseekers with competitive salaries and perks is a struggle many small businesses (SMB) owners are facing in the year ahead, finds a new study by Oasis Outsourcing, a professional employer organization.
The average time to recruit a new employee typically ranges between a few days to 4 months. If this wait is not frustrating enough, there are also many instances when people you have hired reject your offer at the last moment, leaving you with no choice but to go back to the job boards.
At the end of the day, you can only tell so much from someone’s credentials. You need to understand how the person thinks—and how you think. Surprisingly enough, neuroscience can be a great help in that regard. After all, the more we know about and understand the human brain, the better equipped we will be to optimize our talent acquisition process.
It’s an employee’s market. With U.S. unemployment at record lows, employees have more choices than ever before when searching for a new job. Hiring organizations are sourcing talent in labor markets with intense competition with more than six million job openings currently listed in the United States. This makes attracting talent difficult for recruiters: there […]