Category: Recruiting

Recruiting is changing at a rapid pace. Some organizations are abandoning traditional methods for social media; some think software can do a better job than people.

Holiday Gifts and Employee Retention

Gift-giving around the holiday season is a time-honored tradition, albeit one that typically centers on gifts exchanged between family and friends. But gifts are also exchanged as part of more professional relationships; many companies give holiday gifts to employees as a token of appreciation.

Navigating Employee Retention Amid the Great Resignation

It’s no secret that leaders are facing unprecedented challenges when it comes to retaining employees. New data from PWC’s August 2021 US Pulse Survey found 65% of employees are looking for a new job. Consequently, 88% of executives have reported seeing higher turnover. Amid what the industry is calling The Great Resignation, it’s vital that […]

Jeopardy!’s Search for Permanent Host Continues: How Do You Choose Among Qualified Job Candidates?

Jeopardy! is moving past the drama of losing its first choice for Alex Trebek’s replacement for permanent host of the popular game show. Since former producer Mike Richards resigned over the summer after his past offensive comments resurfaced, Mayim Bialik filled in as guest host of weekday Jeopardy! episodes through last week. Presently, superstar Jeopardy! […]

Why Employers Should Evolve Hiring Practices to Focus on Skills

Today’s workers aren’t just looking for a job; they desire the feeling of belonging and support in the workplace. Unfortunately, many employees aren’t getting what they need from their employers. Just 36% of employees feel empowered and supported at work, and the proportion of employees who do not feel included in their organizations is 10 […]

4 Mistakes Recruiters Are Still Making

Struggling to see the fruits of your recruitment efforts? As we plan out 2022 and turn the corner into the new year, there’s no better time to take stock of where your HR department is with finding the best and brightest. In today’s job market, recruiting is different from before. It’s more competitive, more intense, […]

How to Create a Veteran-Friendly Workplace Year-Round

In honor of Veterans Day, companies across the United States are finding special opportunities to celebrate their veteran employees and show appreciation for their service to the country. While recognizing veterans with a day of celebration and reflection is necessary, it is also important for organizations to remember to provide support not just on November […]

Hiring Veterans: The Hidden Value of Unconventional Workers

While America celebrates members of the U.S. armed forces, who have valiantly served their country, this Veterans Day, many military men and women are making the decision to enter civilian life. Those making the transition now are doing so at an ideal time, as employers are refreshing the hiring process, opting to redefine the idea […]

Navigating the New M&A Landscape: A People-First Approach

Developing the right merger and acquisition (M&A) strategy is never simple. Combining two complex organizations—each with distinct business processes, goals, company cultures, and team structures—can be an intricate process, one that brings both significant opportunity and potential risk for organizations of all sizes. Radical market changes over the past 2 years have only increased these […]

How to Keep Humor and Culture Alive During a Pandemic While Doubling in Size

“JOIN A CULTURE OF ROCKSTAR NINJAS WHO LIKE TO WORK HARD, PLAY HARD!“ We’ve all seen multiple versions of this and it makes you wonder whether it’s thrown in there just to check a box. Describing company culture as “rockstar ninjas” has become a cliché, like ripped acid-washed-jeans and golden locks on rockstars, cue any […]

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What Perks Are Most Important for Today’s Jobseekers?

In an era of increasing globalization and surging demand for highly skilled workers, recruiting and retaining talent can pose a formidable challenge for employers. This challenge is only amplified by the fact that the needs and expectations of today’s workforce are rapidly evolving. But what perks should you offer today’s jobseekers to ensure your company […]