In the modern economy, it’s rare to find a position in which the employee simply focuses on only one activity throughout the day. Instead, most of us are expected to handle a variety of job functions, as well as other, undefined activities that may crop up from time to time and that are necessary to […]
The saying “time is money” may be cliché, but that doesn’t make it any less true. In our modern information economy, companies’ greatest assets are their employees.
It was a winning season for businesses, with employers garnering some big victories at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to round out 2019. In October, the Board released a decision enhancing employee privacy during union drives, which would have been a strange way to end the year for what is considered a pretty employer-friendly […]
Constant communication is a great way to create a memorable candidate experience—and what better way than through e-mail? But are you going about your e-mail communications successfully? There’s a ton of real estate in the e-mail space, and if you aren’t using that space effectively, you could be losing candidates’ interest before they’ve even read […]
Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used to find candidates on the Internet, to conduct screenings and assessments, to engage with them via social media and e-mail, to provide scheduling for interviews, to conduct background screening, to help generate offers, and much more.
No matter what business you’re in, the way you and your colleagues work has likely changed significantly in recent years and will continue to change in the years ahead.
One skill any great HR and people ops leader should have is being able to roll out information in a way that people notice it, remember it, and apply it. In the world of cognitive psychology, we call these attention, retention, and transfer skills.
A candidate-driven market means jobseekers are in the driver’s seat when choosing where and when they work. To appeal to all jobseekers, have a speedy hiring process to attract top talent.
We’ve previously written on the subject of superfluous internal reports and the excessive amount of time companies put into them. Meetings are also frequently accused of being wastes of time and inefficient. Indeed, many people may not realize how much time they spend in meetings.
How does work get done in organizations? By people; and, frequently, by people working with other people to achieve some mutual goal. In the process, these people need to communicate with each other. This can be done in a variety of ways, but one quintessential and seemingly green team communication tool is meetings.