Tag: attracting talent

Paternity Leave Gaining Momentum in the Modern Workplace to Drive Business Performance

In the modern landscape of workplace policies and family-friendly benefits, paternity leave has emerged as a transformative, family-friendly tool for business performance. The inclusion of paternity leave in employee benefits packages is increasingly recognized as a strategic move that can drive business growth and success for companies, while recognizing the fundamental role that family plays […]

5 Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Top Creative Talent

For many companies, recruiting top talent looks a lot like a game of hide and seek. The company is “it” and seeking through a pile of resumes in search of someone with great skills, a positive attitude, and an outstanding track record of delivering great work. When the company finally sets its sights on that […]

How Organizations Must Build DEI Programs Fit for 2024

As organizations navigate the landscape of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) today, their focus has shifted from simply defining DEI and reiterating its importance to focusing on how to successfully measure and achieve its intended outcome: fostering an environment where all employees can thrive and feel a sense of belonging. But how do HR teams […]

Bespoke Job Roles: Tailoring Positions to Attract Exceptional Talent

Most readers are, of course, familiar with the typical cadence of employee recruitment: a company has an existing job position they need to fill due to departure of the previous job holder, and they solicit applications from a pool of potential applicants. Or the company may have created a new position for an emergent need, […]

5 Key Talent Management Strategies for Unlocking Success in 2024

“Talent is the number one priority of a CEO. You think it’s about vision and strategy, but you have to get the right people first” – Andrea Jung, Grameen America As businesses gear up for the challenges and opportunities that 2024 will bring, talent management remains at the forefront of strategic priorities. In a landscape […]

Using Gamification to Engage—and Educate—Employees

In today’s competitive business landscape, attracting and retaining top talent hinges on more than just traditional incentives. Employers are increasingly turning to innovative strategies to engage and develop their workforce, with gamification emerging as a key player in modern employee training programs. This approach, which integrates game design elements into non-game contexts, is revolutionizing how […]

Faces of HR: Sabra Sciolaro on Acts of Courage, Coaching, and Communication

Meet Sabra Sciolaro, Chief People Officer (CPO) at Firstup, a content and collaboration software company. Sciolaro brings not only more than 15 years of HR and organizational development experience to her role but also a history of leading transformational change and strengthening employee engagement in myriad industries, including software development, cybersecurity, retail, and health care.  […]

4 Ways to Create and Keep a People-Centered, Purpose-Driven Workplace Culture

Building and maintaining a people-centered, purpose-driven workplace culture is more important than ever in today’s uncertain economy and labor market—and more challenging. According to 2022 research from McKinsey & Company, 82% of employees feel an organization’s purpose is important, and 70% say their work defines their sense of purpose. Organizations can create and perpetuate a culture […]

Navigating the Aftermath of the Great Resignation: Challenges and Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Talent

The last few years have seen tremendous upheaval in the labor market, spurred in large part by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting workplace restrictions. Millions of Americans left their jobs or even the workforce entirely—a phenomenon commonly referred to as the Great Resignation. As a result, the power dynamic in the labor market shifted […]

How Marketing Automation Can Help Lean HR Teams Attract and Engage Talent

As if the one-two-punch of recent job cuts and persistent talent shortages wasn’t enough for HR professionals to navigate, now they must perform this balancing act as their own teams continue to shrink. Many of this year’s news-making layoffs have directly impacted HR teams as companies rebalance their workforce. Those who remain are under significant […]