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.

Wellness is the Best Gift You Can Give Workers This Season

The period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s is full of joy and celebration. But from stress and germs to distraction and overindulgence, it’s also fraught with hazards that can leave your employees ill, injured, or dispirited. Although the “official” holiday season lasts just weeks, the dark, chilly months present significant safety, health, and wellness challenges. […]

Company Brand, Reputation Keys to Attracting Top Talent

One in four jobseekers consider company reputation a driving factor when making career decisions, says a ManpowerGroup Solutions insights paper, “If You Build It, They Will Come: The New Role of Employer Brand.” The findings also suggest that employers should implement new strategies to better engage talent with the company’s mission. The paper is based […]

Millennials

Best Practices: Burns & McDonnell Earns High Rankings from Millennial Employees for Rewards, Culture, Challenges

Burns & McDonnell earned the number 14 spot on Fortune’s inaugural ‘100 Best Workplaces for Millennials’ list, earning a 96% ranking or above for great challenges, atmosphere, rewards, pride, communication, and bosses. The rankings were the result of a survey of nearly 90,000 Millennials by Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine. The survey shows […]

Infographic—How important are Perks in the Workplace?

Employee perks are nothing new. Great company perks can even be the deciding factor for a lot of candidates when choosing a place to work. Some workplace perks are fairly common, like a casual dress code, but there are other perks that really go above and beyond standard offerings. However, are those outrageous perks really […]

Strategies for Healing Destructive Management

Yesterday’s Advisor presented the six symptoms of destructive management from Switch & Shift CEO and founder Shawn Murphy. Today, we present some of Murphy’s strategies for working towards a cure for these management woes. Murphy has 20 years’ experience working to cultivate optimism in workplace climates as both a Fortune 100 company insider and an […]

How to Best Leverage the Millennials in your Business

Millennials often get a bad rap; however if business managers and leaders apply and deploy a wealth of knowledge and special tactics, they will get the most out of the Millennials they employ.