As the end of the year approaches, there are two things on everyone’s mind: making it to the holidays and new year planning. Regardless of what department you’re in, a large part of that planning involves bringing in new talent to get the job done.
You’re moving at a million miles per hour and you need the right people to help. How do you keep up with your growing company’s talent needs, while still keeping up with your other responsibilities? One of the most common challenges among growth-stage startups is recruitment. Often, organizations at this stage do not have an internal recruiter or team dedicated to hiring. Without a team that knows your business inside and out, the standard recruitment-to-onboarding process can take months. As much as we all wish we could decrease that timeline, speeding up the process and hiring the wrong person can cost you. When it comes to hiring, it’s better to be safe than swift.
Whether it’s your first or final round, job interviews can be very stressful. Candidates who feel comfortable walking into interviews are usually more confident in advocating for themselves. So what is the key to easing candidates’ nerves throughout the interview process? We’ve got you covered with three ways to make the candidate experience as comfortable as possible.
Employers used to have the upper hand when it came to hiring. But, with unemployment at a record low, there are now more job openings than candidates to fill them. And with employees job-hopping every few years (or not showing up at all), it’s now more important than ever for HR teams to have a strategy for every stage of the employee lifecycle.
Every year, we dedicate Veterans Day to honor the men and women who risk their lives to serve our country. Whether you have many employees who served or just a few, Veterans Day is a holiday that everyone should take a moment to recognize. But how can you honor veterans and show gratitude in the office?
Halloween can be a tricky holiday to navigate in the workplace. Not everyone may feel comfortable participating in the festivities so here’s the key—keep it fun and voluntary to ensure that you’re creating a safe space for both those who love the holiday as well as those who may be a bit frightful.
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No matter what business sector you work in, you’ve likely heard a lot about employee engagement. It has become the holy grail of the modern business world, guaranteeing benefits for both companies and employees alike. Increased employee engagement promises improvements in recruitment, productivity, innovation, retention, and reputation for companies of any size. Because you can gain so much from having positive employee engagement within your organization, taking steps to improve it is critical for success.
October 16, 2019 might seem like just a normal Wednesday, but this year it commemorates National Boss’s Day. This fun holiday, founded in 1958, is a reminder to appreciate everything your boss has done for you personally and professionally throughout the year. A great boss can look out for you in the workplace, invest in your professional growth, and motivate you to do your best work.
Peer to peer employee recognition has many benefits for both organizations and their people, but building a case for a recognition program in your company can prove difficult for HR pros!
As an HR professional, a large part of your job is to ensure your employees have the resources they need to have a successful career at your company. Today, over 47 percent of employees in the workforce are between the ages of 16 and 34. With such a large portion of the workforce made up of young professionals, HR professionals need to stay up to date on how best to engage and retain their developing talent.