Tag: internal recruiting

14 Reasons You Should Have a Succession Plan

Having a contingency plan for when one or more of your employees leave the company can be the difference between a smooth transition and a lengthy, costly process. Today we’ll discuss the most compelling reasons you should have succession planning at your company. Does your business have a formal succession plan in place for any […]

Are You Prepared for Internal Hiring?

In yesterday’s Advisor, we discussed the considerable upside of internal hiring. Today, how to avoid common internal hiring pitfalls. Doesn’t an Internal Hire Mean Just Another Job to Fill? Well, yes. When a chair breaks on your lawn set, it doesn’t matter how much you rearrange the remaining furniture, you will still be down a […]

Save Time and Money by Hiring Within

According to a recent survey, only 30% of companies actively practice internal hiring. When you look at the pros and cons of this practice, it’s clear that the other 70% is missing out. The relationship between a recently open position and hiring can seem simple and obvious. When one employee leaves, hire another. An American […]

Talent Management Dashboard and Scorecards: Templates to Get You Started

There’s great interest in scorecards and dashboards, but how do you get started? Jayson Saba, Vice President of Market Strategy, Ceridian HCM, offered his tips at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Talent Management Conference, held recently in San Diego. What’s the Difference Between a Scorecard and a Dashboard? A scorecard, says Saba, is […]

Kill the Company and Kill Some Stupid Rules

In yesterday’s Advisor, futurethink founder and CEO Lisa Bodell offered her take on an organization’s willingness to change. Today, her exercises for killing rules and killing companies.

Kill the Company, End the Status Quo

Sometimes you have to kill the company to make space for change and innovation, says Lisa Bodell, CEO of futurethink. Bodell keynoted the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Talent Management Conference and Exhibition, held recently in San Diego.

Employee Handbooks: The Importance of Signed Acknowledgements

By Guest Columnist: Bridget Miller Requiring employees to sign an acknowledgement stating that they’ve received, read, and understood the employee handbook may seem arduous, especially if it’s done every time there is an update to the handbook. But this task is more than a mere formality—it serves an important purpose for employers: it is documentation […]

Recruiting and Planning for High Potential (HIPO) Employees

Having a succession plan with a pipeline full of capable, talented employees is critical for the long-term success of most organizations. One way many organizations opt to achieve this goal is through recruiting and grooming high potential (HIPO) employees. These employees are generally deemed to have the necessary skills not only to do the job […]