In response to today’s tight labor market, we’re hearing more about retirees being lured back into the workforce. How can employers take advantage of this experienced workforce to help fulfill their staffing needs?
Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) occurs when an organization outsources some or all aspects of the recruiting process to fill its vacancies. These activities are taken over by an individual or an organization that specializes in recruiting.
A diverse and inclusive workforce is almost universally touted, but it is still an elusive goal for many employers. A foolproof formula for achieving diversity and inclusion may not exist, but understanding the benefits, getting buy-in from the top, and fostering the right attitude are important steps toward achieving the goal.
Training employees in soft skills—including communications-based skills—boosts productivity and retention levels by 12% and delivers a 250% return on investment based on higher productivity and retention. And studies have also concluded that language-based skills are particularly better for employees inside the workplace. Keep reading to learn more about why.
Diversity is now a business imperative, so much so that almost half of all companies on the S&P 500 index have a chief diversity officer (CDO) or an equivalent, according to a recent Russell Reynolds report. And this is for good reason—the benefits of diversity and inclusion (D&I) extend far beyond improving public perception and […]
Whether a company is focused on its local, regional, or national market or has an international focus, it’s undeniable that change is a part of reality.
Training and development are key to success in a postindustrial economy, i.e., one that is more focused on providing services than producing goods and services. In an industrial economy, of course, it’s important for employees to be trained.
Employees often have horror stories about a time they were basically left to “sink or swim” with a new employer, such as when they hadn’t been given appropriate training and onboarding after starting a new role. This can happen for a lot of reasons, especially if the employer needs someone to quickly get to full […]
Human Resources (HR) departments don’t always have a positive reputation. In fact, many employees hate them or avoid them at all costs and only view them as an occasional intermediary.
There are numerous factors hiring managers and other executives must take into account when making decisions for a new position. These include everything from defining a job description to creating a salary range and, of course, whether to bring in an external hire or promote an internal employee. This is typically one of the most […]