Do you remember the day you first started your job? It was probably a whirlwind of activity: signing forms, meeting colleagues, taking a tour of the building, completing orientation – and, of course, figuring out the coffee maker. You probably also remember clearly how you felt that first day – how your boss treated you, whether your team members were friendly and whether you could find all the information you needed.Read More
Flexible working hours. Supportive managers. Permission to head home when your work is finished, even if it’s before 5:00. Cultural elements like these strongly influence employee engagement on the job, and hopefully, the people you hire will be a good fit for the culture you’ve designed. But sometimes, the work isn’t what the employee expected it to be, personalities clash or they receive a more lucrative offer from another company, and you find yourself parting ways.Read More
Did you know that HR technology has the power to predict the future? No, it’s not a crystal ball that can tell you where to find your next VP of Finance or how long that new IT tech will stay at your company. But it can give you the data and analytics competence you need to make reasonable predictions and more profitable decisions in situations like these. The trouble is that HR leaders have been slow to jump on the bandwagon. If you’re among them, here’s why you should take the leap.Read More
Is your recruiting strategy delivering the results you want? Or are you juggling high turnover, disengaged employees and skyrocketing costs? The truth is that most companies face recruiting challenges to some degree, especially in today’s candidate-centric job climate. But sometimes the problem extends further than a tight job market and low unemployment rate. Here are five warning signs that it’s time to rethink your strategy.