Category: Talent

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.

Do You Show Empathy to Employees?

When reading the headline, many of us may have instinctively thought, “Of course I show empathy!” But the reality is that employees often don’t feel they’re treated in ways that show empathy. The employer-employee relationship is often seen by employees as more adversarial than supportive.

The Importance of Employee Resource Groups for Women

Employee resource groups (ERGs), which provide a safe space for people facing similar challenges to support one another within a company, are very valuable for any diversity and inclusion effort. Today’s article will focus on ERGs for women, with a look at a specific group.

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Sourcing Scorecard: What Metrics and Skills Should You Be Looking For?

Hiring talent for specific roles within the company may be an easy task for some; you simply work with the manager to find the skills and traits that would best fill the job. But what about hiring sourcers and recruiters? What skills and traits should you be looking for in candidates who will be responsible […]

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How to Measure Employee Engagement

There’s a lot of buzz about how to measure employee engagement these days—and for good reason. Engagement drives satisfaction, which leads to loyalty and productivity. But, how is engagement really determined or measured? Is it about employee satisfaction scores?

The Hottest Jobs of 2019

As an HR manager likely struggling with recruiting talent, it helps to know the market. Recent research into the hottest jobs in 2019 can help you fine tune your strategy for finding and retaining talent this year.

Why Senior Employees Aren’t Retiring

More of the workforce remaining for the long haul can be great for the employer. After all, this means more industry and organizational knowledge is kept in-house, customer relationships are continued, and loyal employees stay on, resulting in better retention rates and fewer vacancies.

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What You Need to Know About Expanding Your HR Team

A growing organization indicates not only bigger profits but also rapidly increasing job responsibilities for people working behind it. It’s not enough to recruit more people to do various tasks; it’s important to employ more HR staff to support your new hires. 

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Ways the Gig Economy Is Risky for Independent Contractors

As most of us know by now, the percentage of individuals who are working as independent contractors either part time or full time continues to grow. Many employers have embraced this trend and continued to hire more and more contractors who work alongside the regular labor force and meet specific needs. Other employers opt for […]