10 Hot Tips To Impact Diversity and Innovation in Your Hiring!

I have worked on talent teams in many companies over the years and noticed that on the whole, most employees are successful and driven. Yet, the differentiator driving one company to succeed over the other is innovation.

Innovation comes from diversity. Diversity is including employees with new ideas and different ways of thinking. A recent EY report confirms that diverse companies are 35% more likely to have financial returns above the national medians for their industry. Read more

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CEOs, Are You Checking Your Glassdoor Reviews Every Day? Please Do!

When you think of companies with a reputation for treating their employees well; Google, Netflix, Salesforce, PwC, L’Oreal and GE immediately come to mind. You think of them despite never having worked for them nor knowing anyone who does. Importantly because they have succeeded in employer branding. Employer branding is the method which companies utilize to define and establish their stature as an employer. Read more

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Are Same Day Offers the Way of The Future? Achieving Agile Recruitment in 2018.

I don’t mean to scare you but… please note: there is officially a talent war on the go in the United States.

 

Statistics

Technology Market:

  • 86% of managers are finding it challenging to find and hire technical talent. (Indeed.com).
  • 83% believe that shortage of tech talent has hurt their business through lost revenue, slower product development, market expansion or increased employee tension or burnout. (Fortune).

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“Goosebumps From The Employee Experience: From Onboarding to Exit, How the Journey Impacts the Perception” 

Hiring ‘rock-star’ employees in today’s feisty, talent laden labor market has become like a song and dance routine similar to a first date. As the company, hungry to land a top hire, you must one, make a great first impression. Two, “hook them” with your thrilling qualities, and three, get them to sign on the dotted line…or at least agree to a first interview! Read more

Counter Offers – Are they ever a Good Idea?

Every manager dreads the day a great employee drops the bomb that they’re leaving the Company for another job. In our current economic environment, many workplaces have hiring freezes or hiring delays making it painfully difficult to replace departing employees.

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You’ve Hired the Best. Now What? Part Two

Welcome back to part two of the top 10 strategies to help you get HR right and free yourself up to innovate.

Good HR means three things: a clear management structure, a way for people to talk about workplace issues and concerns, and pathways for people to evolve in their careers, here are our final strategies for success. Read more

You’ve Hired the Best. Now What? Part one

To many entrepreneurs and small business owners, nothing can be more cringe worthy than Human Resources and the issues involved in managing the “people part” of the workplace. Read more

“Landing Great Talent Early On – Are Internships Worth It?”

When I graduated from college back in the early years of the 21st century, internships were not a “must-have” for most employers. College graduates wanted to get in to a job and start making money, and employers wanted qualified employees walking in their doors. So what does that mean for the less experienced college graduates who are anxious to get started in their chosen career path but also need to pay their growing pile of bills (including that ominous student loan debt growing interest with each passing moment)? Read more

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Onboarding or Integrating Executives? How to do it Right

Does your organization have an onboarding process for new hires? Do you remember to afford  your new executives the same privilege.

While the job you foresee for an executive is different from that of most new hires, these new folks  are just as unfamiliar with your organization as the trainees.  In 2015 Snapchat lost eight  senior executives with only one lasting past the eight-month mark.  While turnover among leadership is not unusual for a startup, it does raise a red flag that something isn’t working. Read more

Top Trends in Recruiting: How to Find Your Superstars!

“Hiring the right people takes time, the right questions, and a healthy dose of curiosity.” 

 Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group

As soon as skilled talent becomes scarce, recruiting takes on more of a marketing component than ever before.  The way to find your talent is to be where they are and your seasoned recruiter will know where to find it.  IT managers for a disruptive start-up firm? HR veteran in the healthcare industry? It’s unlikely they are hanging out in the same forums so you have to go to them if they aren’t coming to you. Check out our top five trends to make sure your recruiting efforts make an impact: Read more