Tag: HR

hiring

Despite Increasing COVID-19 Cases, 2021 Hiring Forecasts Look Positive

“Can we just go back to normal?” is probably a question you’ve asked yourself repeatedly throughout the pandemic, and if so, you aren’t alone. This “new normal” we’ve been forced into is getting old, and while we’ve all made great strides in adapting, people all over the world are craving some semblance of “normal.”

Feedback

Gathering and Using New Hire Onboarding Feedback

Onboarding new employees is one of the most critical functions of HR and training departments. Whatever their impressions, insights, or knowledge of the hiring company before their start dates, new employees’ onboarding is their first in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at how the company operates—its culture, internal tools, processes, etc.

career

Is It a Job, a Career, or a Calling?

People expect more from work than ever before: paychecks, benefits, perks, support, growth, flexibility, community, purpose, and more. Fortunately for HR and people leaders, this signals a sensational opportunity for differentiated employee experiences that attract, support, challenge, and retain individuals. The question is: How?

engagement

Keeping Employees Engaged During Furlough

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on individual companies has been largely dependent on the industry in which a company does business. While white-collar industries have largely been able to maintain a semblance of business as usual through remote work and online retailers have been doing quite well in many cases, the hospitality industry has […]

collaboration

Remote Recruiting Is Here for Good

HR departments can optimize their remote recruiting and hiring efforts. As work from home has been implemented into many companies’ new remote work policies, it is still important for HR teams to keep their recruiting process running smoothly, even from a distance. Recruiters and hiring managers can utilize remote recruiting steps to ensure their operations are efficient and effective and provide an overall great candidate experience.

Trust and Transparency Are Key for Empowering Employees to Be Productive

Trust, empathy, and communication were discussed throughout our Corporate Culture Week, as these three elements are vital for creating a great culture within your organization. Today’s guest takes it one step further and explains why you need to throw transparency into the mix.

Leader

Learning from Industry Peers

The old saying “it’s lonely at the top” reminds those on their way up the corporate ladder that the person sitting at the top of the organizational pyramid doesn’t typically have others at the same level they can speak with on equal terms.

tech

6 HR Tech Platforms You Need for Managing the New Normal

2020 has been quite a year. Between COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, many companies realized they aren’t equipped to handle the challenges 2020 has brought. Siloed systems, the inability to provide real-time solutions or up-to-date information, and disconnected or overwhelmed employees are some of the issues HR pros are experiencing. For the remaining months of 2020 and well […]

How an Internal Auditor Transformed HR

Having conducted nearly 60 “Faces of HR” interviews, I have spoken with people who came from every imaginable discipline before moving into HR. That’s part of what makes HR so resilient and capable—its people’s diverse backgrounds. Today’s guest comes from internal auditing, and in many ways, that puts her in a unique position to transform […]

Team

Making Connections in a Virtual World: Creating a Remote Internship Program

For Webster Bank, the decision to retain our summer intern program was easy. The program is a pipeline to future bankers, and it is part of an overall corporate strategy to promote career growth and development among all of our bankers. We also decided that if we were going to move ahead with the program, […]