Tag: recruiting

diversity

Only 35% of Hiring Managers Expect to Increase Investment in D&I Programs in 2018

Glassdoor has released new data revealing greater resources are expected to be devoted towards improving a lack of diversity over the coming year. One in three (35%) hiring decision makers expect to increase investment in diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts and only 3% expect it to decrease; the remainder are continuing to invest at the […]

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work

Why Intellectually-Stimulating Work Is More Powerful Than Wages and How to Provide It

In a survey of hundreds of professionals, the most important criteria respondents selected for being satisfied with their jobs was the chance to do intellectually-stimulating work—which is no surprise to me. In my experience, when people are very engaged with their work, they don’t tend to leave the organization even if the wages are not […]

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Millennials

4 Tips for Understanding and Attracting an Evolving Workforce

Companies have always been tasked with attracting and retaining talent, but recruiters today are facing an entirely new set of challenges. There’s a different workforce evolving – driven by a new set of values than the candidates who came before them – and their approach to job hunting is different from anything we’ve seen in […]

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Pros and Cons to Using Text Messages in Your Recruiting Process

The hiring and recruiting process can often seem to drag on for employers and potential employees. Businesses often look for ways to speed up the process, both to improve time-to-hire and also to create a favorable impression among candidates, which will increase the chances of the offer being accepted.

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inclusion

Seeking Diversity? Step 1 Means Attracting Diverse Candidates

As employers are increasingly striving to build diversity in their workplaces, recruiting for diversity is taking center stage. Having a diverse workforce as a goal requires making sure hiring managers and recruiters are committed to the organization’s objective.

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Special from RecruitCon Road Trip East: Is Your Recruiting Suffering Because of Your Company Website?

At BLR’s recent RecruitCon Road Trip conference in Boston, we heard from Chris Russell, known as the “mad scientist” of online recruiting. Russel started his first job board in 1999 and since has launched more job sites than anyone in history. Let’s look at what Russell says makes recruiting and career websites really effective.

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Developing a Strong Hiring Plan

What can you do to make sure your hiring plan is solid? How do you fill in the missing gaps? Today we’ll look at workforce analysis.

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Don’t Forget about Employer Branding

HR professionals consistently name recruiting top talent and retaining valued employees among their toughest challenges. Developing a strategy to meet those challenges may entail a number of elements, but establishing and communicating the employer’s “brand” should never be overlooked.

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How to Improve Internal Mobility

Internal mobility refers to employee movement through different roles within the same organization. It can be related to employee development—as an employee progresses along his or her development path, they move to new roles accordingly.

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skills

Talent Skills Gap Remains a Challenge for Middle Market Firms, Says Report

Nearly four out of 10 middle market executives say a lack of talent constrains their companies’ ability to grow, according to “Help Wanted,” a report released by the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM), in conjunction with the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program.

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