Tag: recruiting

It’s Time for HR Pros to Throw Out Résumés and Unstructured Interviews

Workforces and talent pools have changed dramatically in recent years; labor is more mobile than ever, diversity and inclusion have become increasingly vital for all companies, and the recruitment and retention of skilled workers is crucial to remain competitive in the global economy. Meanwhile, employees are demanding greater flexibility, professional development opportunities, and higher wages—all […]

Why Are They Leaving?

You’re probably asking yourself why there are millions of jobs available when over 8 million people remain out of work. People are disgruntled. They want more from their employers, and they’re tired of being underpaid for the work they do. With 86% of people feeling that their workplace does not hear people fairly or equally, […]

How to Compete in the Talent War Without the Budget or Perks of Tech Giants

When Apple® decided in 2015 to add a music service to its list of products and services, it used its tech platform, offering iPhone® owners a free 3-month subscription to Apple Music. Four years later, the tech giant again leveraged its built-in iPhone, Mac, and iPad® users to enter the TV scene, spending $6 billion […]

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The Great Boomerang

By now, you must have heard of the Great Resignation, during which employees are resigning in astounding numbers as they land new jobs. This mass exodus, in turn, has produced a new evolution: the Great Boomerang. According to a Monster poll, 4 in 10 workers indicated they left a job in the past year, and […]

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Why Remote Work May Still Be a Perk

One of the silver linings of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the widespread shift to working remotely. Companies around the world were initially forced to shift millions of workers to remote work, and many have since decided to make that setup permanent or at least provide that option. This recent trend is so prevalent that […]

Keeping Up with Shifting Employee Needs in Today’s Workplace

Looking back over the last 2-plus years, much has changed in the vast majority of workplaces across the globe. This doesn’t just stop at in-person versus virtual meetings but extends to a total shift in what employees are expecting from their employers, both current and prospective. The reality is that more of us are prioritizing […]

The Five Ways—Beyond Pay—Companies Can Win the War for Talent

According to a new survey of more than a thousand knowledge workers commissioned by Kizen, respondents most frequently cite financial security and compensation as the most important aspects of their jobs. That’s not surprising.  Thankfully, businesses don’t need to offer the highest pay in order to offer the most attractive jobs. Our tech company pays […]

Getting Ghosted by Candidates? Here’s What to Do

There was a recent Instagram reels trend in which salespeople showed text that said “When you say you’re all in but won’t put down your credit card to buy” while a song played that said If you’re wondering if I hate you, I do. HR representatives likely feel the same way about candidates who “ghost” […]

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The Great Resignation as an Opportunity for Staff to Shine

The Great Resignation has created historic labor market headaches for companies across a broad spectrum of industries and organizations. Although a historic worker shortage is a challenge for employers, it’s always possible to find silver linings in even the most daunting of circumstances. For labor-strapped employers, one of those silver linings is the ability to […]

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Critical Information Gaps in Your HR Apps

Research shows that organizations are now managing an average of 10 major HR systems and 29 HR system integrations and resourcing over 10 ½ weeks of system updates each year.[i] That’s a proliferation of information coming from numerous systems, forcing companies to become document-centric in their processes and workflows. These documents are mission critical and […]