Does your onboarding process mainly consist of new hire paperwork and introductions to staff and management? Mimi Jerkan and Marina Vasich of SilkRoad, a global leader in talent activation, say that onboarding should involve much more than the new hire experience, and should encompass the entire employee journey. They call it ‘strategic onboarding’ and they’re […]
We often look to sport teams for examples of engagement and passion and motivation, and we use sports metaphors for several workplace situations. In keeping with the start of the NFL season this week, a few of the many football metaphors used in business include “kicking off” a new project or product planning process, “Monday […]
According to U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) data, there were 91,503 discrimination charges filed with the EEOC in fiscal year 2016. The EEOC also says this is the second year in a row that the number of charges filed with the agency has increased.
Workplace teams can be the cornerstone to the success of an organization when they are functioning at a high level. But unfortunately, as nearly anyone who has been part of a workplace team can attest, that isn’t always the case. And the symptoms of a team that isn’t working well are probably also too familiar—unclear […]
HR professionals and in-house trainers know that in a world of non-stop communication and distractions, effective employee training can be challenging. But our guests –Sharon Lucas, President of CDT3 Training and Jessica Du Preez (www.jessicatures.com), a Graphic Recorder—have experience in making training more engaging, memorable and impactful by incorporating storytelling. In episode 39 of HR […]
Are you leveraging the power of your employees as brand ambassadors? Did you know that, on average, employees have 10 times more social media followers than corporate accounts?
Today’s candidates are unlike any employers have encountered in history. With unique needs, priorities and unprecedented access to information, organizations are continuously searching for ways they can attract and retain the world’s top talent.
Technology is advancing at such a rapid pace that in 2020, about 5 million jobs will be replaced by automated machines. Self-driving cars will gradually change the way we travel, and artificial intelligence (AI) will soon make decisions for us. We are on the verge of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, an age that will require […]
Increasingly, customers and employees expect companies—and their leaders—to stand for more than just the bottom line. More and more social advocacy, a commitment to equality, and giving back are defining successful brands. To learn more about these evolving expectations, Salesforce Research surveyed over 1,500 business professionals on workplace equality and values-driven leadership trends.
By ever-increasing numbers, employers are utilizing social media as part of their recruiting and hiring efforts. But any employer that’s serious about its expansion into the vast world of social media to find top talent soon learns how much of a time commitment is involved.