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Jeff Gelinas

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Posted by Jeff Gelinas on Thu, March 2, 2017

Your company’s ability to engage job seekers in the recruitment process will significantly influence its success in the war for talent. Failure to understand and address differences in perceptions and preferences among today’s job seekers will results in fewer qualified candidates in your pipeline, lower offer-to-acceptance rates and higher voluntary turnover within the first year of employment. 

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Posted by Jeff Gelinas on Tue, February 7, 2017

Over the past few weeks we have released infographics highlighting results of a survey conducted through our Trendicators research arm that depict why candidates accept job offers and why employees seek employment elsewhere. These insights have been among our most popular research findings to date.

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Posted by Jeff Gelinas on Wed, January 11, 2017

When the number of available jobs exceed job seekers, employees who aren’t happy look for employment elsewhere.

The U.S. labor market is now the strongest it has been in decades, with the ratio of unemployed Americans to open jobs now at 1.4 to 1. In July 2009, this ratio was a whopping 6.6 to 1.

A shrinking pool of qualified candidates in 2017 will drive greater reliance on recruiting from already employed candidates. As a result, HR leaders are reexamining their retention strategies.

Engage2Excel recently completed groundbreaking research on the impact of engagement on talent acquisition. Over the next few months, we’ll be releasing a series of reports and insights based on this study.

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Posted by Jeff Gelinas on Wed, August 31, 2016

HR leaders are rethinking the role of HR along with fundamental aspects of organizational design to create more engaged and agile cultures. According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Human Capital Trends Report, 92 percent of survey participants ranked organizational redesign as a critical priority.

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