Does your organization use the terms “recruiting” and “talent acquisition” interchangeably? Some do. But these terms actually refer to different components of the process of bringing new people into an organization. Let’s take a close look at each.
All businesses would do well to remember that it doesn’t take a lawsuit to cause a problem. In fact, an unflattering headline can be just as bad.
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?
Remote work, telecommuting, the gig economy, mobile workforces—today’s workplace is almost unrecognizable from what it was even a decade ago. To serve as an effective business partner in this era, HR professionals must not only understand how the workplace is evolving but also anticipate changing business objectives and keep up with geopolitical events, societal changes, […]
Full-cycle recruiting, also known as end-to-end recruiting, is the entire talent acquisition process from start to finish. It begins when the need to fill a new role is identified and ends with onboarding the new employee.
Is your organization at risk of being accused of age discrimination in the workplace or in the organization’s hiring practices?
Any successful business must engage its employees to retain them. The more you show your appreciation for a job well done, the more happy workers you will have on your hands. And a positive workforce leads to better productivity and profits. Taking the time to listen to your employees and thank them is essential. But […]
Discipline and respect for hierarchy are often what sets top organizations apart from the rest of the pack. Military historians often point to strict discipline as being key to the effectiveness of famous militaries throughout history, including the Greek phalanx, Roman legions, and Genghis Khan’s Mongols. Respect for the chain of command ensured unit cohesion […]
Developing a training program and the associated materials can be a tedious task. And it’s tempting for efficiency-minded training staff to avoid doing unnecessary work by recycling those materials year after year.
Anyone reading this post already agrees with the notion that training and development for employees is extremely important. But the devil is really in the details, and no detail is more important than understanding exactly what your training requires.