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Posted by Tom Brennan on Thu, July 25, 2019

The data makes it clear that organizations that cultivate high levels of engagement also deliver exceptional performance regarding productivity, revenue, profitability, retention, customer service and other key metrics. Knowing this, you want new employees to reach high levels of engagement as quickly as possible. In fact, engagement starts before the hire, whether you're being intentional about it or not.


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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, October 31, 2018

Have you ever set up an interview with a promising candidate who never showed up? Has a potential new hire quit responding to your emails and phone calls? This behavior is known as ghosting and it’s happening more frequently as the job market strengthens.

In August, 3.6 million people voluntarily quit their jobs in search of better pay, better hours or a better cultural fit.  In a market flush with opportunities, candidates have no trouble securing multiple job offers and an increasing number of them don’t bother to communicate when they choose not to accept a job. It’s a disturbing trend, but what can employers do about it?

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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 Darren Findley on Thu, February 23, 2017

With the employment market continuing to tighten, many companies are re-examining the differences between active and passive job seekers.

An active job seeker is motivated to find a new job and actively searches for job opportunities. Passive job seekers are individuals who are currently employed and willing to learn about new career opportunities.

Our December 2016 survey of 940 active and 507 passive job seekers revealed some key differences in the perceptions, preferences and behaviors of active versus passive job seekers. These findings are revealed in our most recent infographic, The Key Differences Between Active and Passive Job Seekers.

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