Massive open online courses (MOOCs) that are administered on platforms like EdX and Udemy have grown in popularity and standing in the past few years, and many employers are starting to rely on them to teach their own employees in the workplace and are beginning to view them more favorably overall.
Turnover is always a hot topic. How can it be reduced? How can you keep top employees from leaving? What makes a good employee want to leave your organization? How can you know if someone is considering quitting?
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 […]
Competition for talent is fierce. Unemployment rates hover near historic lows around the world, new technologies are raising the demand for new skills, and older workers are retiring at a rapid pace. As a result, employers need every advantage they can gain in competing for workers, and that includes protecting the talent they already have.
Each year, companies add to their seasonal workforce to address anticipated customer demand—by how much depends in part on the state of the overall economy and forecasted holiday spending levels.
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.
Job fairs and expos are not dead, and many job candidates still attend job fairs more often than you might think.
Recruiting is more than filling vacancies or, pardon the expression, putting butts in seats. I have found it to be both an art and a science. Finding the right fit for each role and your organization’s culture is paramount to your success. The best recruiters know that when laying out a recruiting strategy, you should […]
2019 is quickly approaching, and with it comes the predictions of what organizations can expect for the following year. So what will 2019 have in store?
The process of assessing and diagnosing mental health issues in a potential employee is complicated. Certain questions can offer valuable information about an individual’s behavior and reactions to work situations.