There used to be an unspoken social contract between employers and employees. If the latter worked hard and stayed committed, the workplace would provide pay, job security, and even pensions. But that model supported a different time—one when the job supported basic goals, such as getting married, starting a family, and owning a home.
In yesterday’s post, we noted the fact that trying to assess whether a candidate will be a good cultural fit for the organization is both difficult and important. Sometimes finding the right fit is even more important than finding the right skill set. We also noted that this assessment goes both ways—while the employer is assessing […]
Human resources (HR) leaders are shifting from a transactional to a strategic approach to support state and local governments in adapting to changing workforce demographics and the increased competition for talent finds a new report released by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE).
In the 12 months through July, the U.S. economy created 66.7 million hires only to be nearly matched by 64.2 million separations. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has noted the high quit rates indicate a near full employment of the U.S. workforce.
With the competition for talent being so fierce, employers need to show potential candidates that they value their employees’ hard work and talent retention is becoming a huge issue in the world of talent management. While this issue doesn’t directly impact recruiters, showcasing a company’s benefits package not only attracts potential candidates, it helps retain […]
Starbucks announced that pumpkin spice lattes will be back, starting on August 28, Walmart and other retail stores have started their Halloween displays, and kids are back at school, which means: the holiday hiring season is upon us! With U.S. businesses facing talent shortages, as the holiday peak season approaches, companies must turn to unique […]
I’ve had a number of male clients ask me how to bring more woman leaders into their organizations recently. I don’t care that this might be a knee-jerk response to current events; I’m just thrilled to have the conversation. “Want to bring more women into your organization?” I ask them. “Try recruiting at a PTO […]
The world of work has changed, are you prepared to meet talent demands? Sadly, what attracted talent in 2014, doesn’t work in 2018. If you think a ping pong table is going to get workers in the door, think again!
Today we are joined by iCIMS writer Kelly Martin to discuss five great ways to promote your employee referral program.
Are more workers feeling stressed, disengaged or disillusioned with their jobs? Or are they simply trying to juggle the various aspects of their busy lives?