Against the Grain: Why Sharing Your Talent Pool Works

In a recent article we explored a white paper by ManpowerGroup Solutions, Amy Doyle, the vice president of strategic client solutions of ManpowerGroup suggests that sharing talent pools among competitors benefits everyone. Here, we present more from Doyle on how this would work and what the potential benefits are.

7 Must-Have Features for Your Millennial Recruiting Video

In yesterday’s Advisor we explored what Ryan Jenkins, known speaker and author, had to say about making a recruiting video really pop for Millennials. Today we’ll hear more from Jenkins. by Ryan Jenkins Check out yesterday’s Advisor to read the first 10 tips he has to offer when it comes to making a recruiting video […]

Big Surprise: College Graduates Value Student Loan Assistance from Employers

As more college students graduate with massive student loan debt, it comes as no surprise that they highly value student loan assistance as a benefit. If you want to take advantage of the talent coming out of colleges these days, making student loan assistance a part of your package really helps. A new survey has […]

Making Up for a Bad Reputation

As we discussed in yesterday’s Advisor, most American workers wouldn’t work at a company with a bad reputation. Today, we’ll discuss some more strategies for improving your bad reputation or for keeping your good one constant. Making Room for Employment Branding Does your company have an employment branding program? How about even one employee dedicated […]

The Results of our 2015 HiPo Survey Are In!

Yesterday’s Advisor began to take a look at the results of BLR’s 2015 High Potential Employee (HiPo) survey. Today we’ll examine the rest of those results. Talent Management 55.3% of respondents make use of succession planning, and 51.1% use talent pipelines as talent management strategies. 39% of survey takers said that they make use of […]

Recruiters Say What Sways Them in the Interview

Yesterday’s Advisor offered interesting results of a recently released survey from recruiting technology provider Jobvite®. Today, we present the rest of Jobvite’s results. Referrals The survey reports that 78% of recruiters find their best-quality candidates through referrals. This is up from 60% in 2014. Following along, 41% of recruiters plan to invest more in referrals […]

Different Expectations Across Generations

Yesterday we discussed some of the ways that different generations view ideas like success and the ideal workplace environment. Today we’ll look at six more hotly debated areas of workforce culture. On mobile usage. High school students (66%) are more likely than current workers (52%) to say it is okay to check one’s mobile device […]

More of The 7 Deadly Sins of Recruiting

Yesterday’s Advisor began to cover Glassdoor’s recent webinar on The 7 Deadly Sins of Recruiting. Today, the two final sins from Glassdoor. 6. This is basic marketing stuff, so I don’t need executive buy-in. When it comes to making sure you have the best tools, data, and practices, it helps if you can get the […]

The Breakdown of At-Will Employment

Yesterday’s Advisor covered when at-will employment doesn’t hold up. Each state has many exceptions, and today we’ll cover a few more, as well as discuss how employers can make sure their at-will policies stick. Situations Where At-Will Employment Will Not Apply, cont.: In addition to when an at-will employment is superseded by an actual contract, […]

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 […]