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.

RPO Ecosystem Can Help Organizations Improve Recruitment Strategies

Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) has become much more than just a solution for high-volume, permanent placement, and as such, organizations need to be prepared to harness and leverage the additional assets RPO can provide. This is according to a new white paper released by ManpowerGroup Solutions, the world’s largest RPO provider, part of ManpowerGroup.

Encouraging Employees to Volunteer Has Many Benefits

Monday through Thursday, Michelle—the corporate vice president—shows up to the office in a stylish suit and is well prepped for her many meetings. But on alternate Fridays, she’s in jeans and tennis shoes, chopping onions as she prepares lunch for the local homeless center. These two different scenarios aren’t all that surprising, although what may […]

Give Your Employee Referral Program a Facelift

Yesterday’s Leadership Daily Advisor examined the growing reliance on talent scout programs among employers looking to modernize traditional employee referral strategies. Today, we offer four additional tips to help achieve the revamp.

Why ‘Talent Scouts’ Trump Traditional Employee-Referral Programs

As you know, employee-referral programs (ERPs) tend to be one of the most effective recruiting strategies available to organizations—chiefly because they expand the applicant pool, identify candidates with precisely the right skills and values, and potentially reduce recruiting costs.

Engagement Is for Leaders, Too!

In yesterday’s Advisor, Clint Swindall, president and CEO of Verbalocity, Inc., shared thoughts on employee engagement and how you can inspire employees to live for the weekday. Today Swindall looks at another perspective—the leader side of engagement.

HR Leadership in Times of Crisis

By Harry Hutson and Martha Johnson Organizations are headed for more crises. Tumult and disruption in the world are more than likely. Some would say they are unavoidable, inevitable, or even guaranteed. For most Human Resources professionals, this is a fact of life. In our experience, HR deserves credit for being watchful and wired, reassuringly […]

Infographic: Workers Want More Insight On How Their Efforts Affect Bottom Line

When it comes to their jobs, new research reveals many professionals would like more information about how their efforts contribute to the company’s bottom line. While nearly half of workers in the Robert Half Management Resources survey reported they are always able to see the connection between their duties and their firm’s performance, the majority, […]

High-Volume Recruiting: A Q&A with Rebecca Barnes-Hogg

When all it takes is a few keystrokes to apply for a job, recruiters often find themselves in a quandary: A “successful” posting has attracted a candidate pool that is vastly larger than what was expected. Dealing with hundreds or thousands of resumes—many of which are from woefully unqualified applicants—is overwhelming. Recruiters, and especially high-volume […]