While employers across the country are gearing up to attract talent in the coming year, one position that won’t require any recruiting is that of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). A new survey, released by Robert Half Management Resources, finds that almost half of all respondents say their company doesn’t have a succession plan in place […]
According to research parsed by Forbes®, Millennials planning to stay with their employer for more than 5 years are twice as likely to have a mentor (68%), compared to those who aren’t planning to stay (32%). And 81% of them are happy with their mentor. But among Millennials planning to leave their employer within 2 […]
Workplace diversity and pay disparity, between men and women, continues to remain a hot button issue for many employers. When it comes to leadership positions, sadly, men still take the cake with only 24% of women holding chief executive officers (CEO) positions. However, there is a silver lining for women looking to pursue CEO roles, […]
More companies are using unfiltered social media as an internal communications channel in a bid to increase transparency and employee engagement. Here, HR tech expert Nigel Davies explains why the benefits outweigh the potential risks.
Sometimes, a project or even a single decision requires the input and approval of a number of employees. Trying to manage that process through e-mail can take a long time and isn’t always the best format for discussion and collaboration.
Competition for talent is fierce, and the pool for top candidates is seemingly small. That means finding, recruiting, and retaining talented employees is more challenging than ever before.
As a hiring manager, you probably encounter hundreds of résumés at any given time. And let’s face it: Sometimes, it’s a mundane chore to sift through the candidates trying to find the perfect fit. You’ve probably encountered résumés filled with typos and some that seem to stretch the truth a little too far, but once you’ve gotten […]
Effective and efficient training is essential to employee development and the overall success of the organization. Companies are constantly trying to find ways to provide thorough and realistic training while minimizing the cost of that training and the time required to provide it to employees.
It’s not uncommon for companies to promise professional development to job applicants during the hiring process. Employee growth programs carry enormous value and are often a given in bigger, more developed companies. They stem from organizational culture and values, take years to build, and have dedicated HR teams that refine them on a daily basis.
New research from the Institute for the Future has uncovered a knowledge gap highlighting five “super skills” that will forever change the future of work. The issue is that most employers aren’t aware of this gap—let alone understand how to foster these skills across teams.