In a previous post, we discussed the importance of leveraging noncore staff more efficiently. Most companies use administrative assistance or specialized teams, such as communications or marketing, to focus on activities that are noncore, depending on the industry (i.e., for a PR or marketing company, communications and marketing may very well be core functions).
Starbucks, Uber, Facebook, and Google are big brands everyone knows and loves, well … for the most part. These companies also share something else in common: scandals that rocked the nation and the world.
Fluid talent is an approach to career planning that allows—and even encourages—employees to take control of their careers and move between different positions and departments. Companies can increase employee retention and appeal to prospective employees by employing fluid talent in their career pathways. Here’s how HR can facilitate fluid talent in their organizations.
In several previous posts, we’ve looked at instances of low-level employees’ actions that have cost their companies enormous amounts of money, bad PR, and regulatory scrutiny and penalties.
In a couple of recent posts, we’ve been looking at instances of entry-level or frontline employees creating major PR, financial, or legal troubles for major organizations.
Major corporations manage budgets, revenues, assets, and liabilities that can reach into the millions and billions of dollars. Typically, there are a handful of people at the top of the organization who are making decisions day to day or on a long-term basis.
Jobs are changing, and so are the ways recruiters are finding candidates to fill vacant positions. Job ads in your local newspaper are out, and LinkedIn job postings are in. The same can be said with the application process; by using mobile technology, candidates can complete an online application in minutes while they’re on the […]
In an article for ProPublica by Peter Gosselin and Ariana Tobin, the authors use IBM as a case study for the dangers of organizations leaving themselves open to claims of age discrimination. IBM was one of the original “tech” companies—so original that it seems old school compared with names like Facebook, Amazon, and even Microsoft.
Travel can be stressful, especially when that travel involves taking flights from one location to another. After the time and hassle of getting to the airport, navigating security and dealing with often-delayed or even canceled flights, passengers are crammed into small seats with dozens of other passengers who just experienced the same stress. That can […]
In part one of this article, we looked at some ways that you can become a data driven recruiter. Let’s look at topics like KPI and budget planning.