Category: Strategic HR

Employee feedback, compliance, government forms, leave policies, recruiting: the list of tasks that an HR professional have to perform is nearly endless. Just as important as any one task is how professionals put them all together into a united front. Welcome to the Strategic HR topic.

Millennials

New Survey Dispels Millennial Hiring Myths

Yello, a talent acquisition software company, has released its 2016 Yello Recruiting Study. For the study, Yello used its proprietary data and surveyed more than 7,000 students and recent graduates to gauge their perspectives on the hiring process.

Are You Churning Employees? Here’s How to Stop

By Rajeev Behera, CEO of Reflektive Gone are the days when “job hopping” placed a big red flag on a résumé. Today, young employees move up by moving on. Median employee tenure among 25- to 34-year-olds (Millennials) is just 3 years versus 10.4 years among 55- to 64-year-olds (Baby Boomers).

How Can HR Drive High Employee Engagement? Expert Q&A

HR experts emphasize the role of employee engagement in creating and maintaining productive workforce. But what does engagement really mean? And, more importantly, how can you drive it? Vip Sandhir, CEO and founder of HighGround, has answered a list of commonly asked questions on employee engagement.

Make Unboxing Day Count: A Guide to Optimizing the New Hire Experience

By Dane Hurtubise, vice president of New Initiatives, Greenhouse There are few things more exciting than opening something new for the first time. Companies selling consumer goods have become experts at this—making you fall in love with the product, building anticipation, and creating a memorable experience when you finally open the box. In fact, there […]

Millennials: Managing the ‘We’ Generation

By Bryan Miles, CEO, eaHELP Over the past decade, HR professionals and company leaders have had to adjust their strategies to accommodate two new realities with enormous implications for the workplace. The first is the growing role of technology in company operations, including technologies that make all-remote workforces possible. The second is the rise of […]

generation Z

New Report Names Best Jobs for Generation Z

The first waves of young people born from 1995 through 2010, aka “Generation Z”, are in the process of leaving school for the labor market. This demographic accounts for 25% of the total population, and with the upcoming influx of Generation Z employees, coupled with Baby Boomers’ retirements, the American workforce is growing demonstrably younger. […]

Your Company Culture Is Not a Ping-Pong Table

By Lisa Bodell, CEO of futurethink Over the past 2 decades, our perception of an organization’s culture has become conflated with foosball tables and craft beer on tap. I happen to be a fan of office-sanctioned happy hours, but more often than not, work perks are just the aesthetics of culture. Your company’s culture is […]

5 Notable Trends in Flexible Work Statistics

FlexJobs has compiled key statistics regarding the current state of flexible work in the United States. Based on data from Gallup, FlexJobs, GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, WorldatWork, and the Pew Research Center, these figures demonstrate positive growth in flexible working from previous years, while also highlighting key points that can lead to more widespread adoption by companies. Flexible […]