Finding great employees is a fundamental challenge for you and your HR team. A new employee must combine traits like honesty, reliability, and integrity with the right skills and experience. And during COVID-19, many employees are hired and work remotely, so you do not have the chance for in-person interactions. Companies struggle to find the […]
When Millennials entered the workforce, employers had to break the mold to get this generation of workers into their organizations. Trendy perks like nap pods and happy hours were touted as a way to stand out among employers looking to compete for the same talent. Now that we’re living in the COVID era, the benefits […]
So far, “Faces of HR” has focused on HR generalists. Today, we have something a little different: a professional with 20 years of recruiting experience. She discusses the joys of recruiting, critical trends, and trusting her gut when sitting across from a candidate.
According to a report from the U.S. Department of Labor, hiring the wrong employee can cost a business as much as 30% of the individual’s annual earnings. Therefore, asking the wrong questions and making the wrong judgments in an interview could be expensive for your organization.
In part 1 of this article, we looked at the concept of passive candidates, as well as some broad approaches to finding great talent. Today we’ll look at how to find quality candidates and see if they will complement your organization.
In yesterday’s Daily Advisor we looked at Jeffrey Pfeffer’s take on how the modern workplace is killing us. Pfeffer, professor of organizational behavior at Stanford Graduate School of Business, just released a book called Dying for a Paycheck. Today we’ll look at some things that you can do to make your particular workplace a little […]
As 2017 comes to a close and the talent landscape continues to evolve, Randstad US released its expert analysis on hiring and workplace trends for the next year. With employment increasing by an average of 167,000 jobs per month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the labor market remains competitive, and employers will need […]
BLR’s popular podcast, HR Works, recently featured an interview with Dave Ulrich, the man some call the “father of modern HR.” He and his colleagues have a new book out that can help HR leaders in a practical and research-based way. The book is Victory through Organization, Why the War for Talent is failing Your […]
Books are supposed to be my bailiwick here at the blog and after several posts on anything but, I figure it’s time to return to that groove. This week I want to focus on new businesses, or “startups,” if you prefer. If you’re starting a business and have grand plans for future growth, you really […]
Life sciences industry executives are increasingly concerned they are not doing enough to attract and retain women in their organizations according to a new EY survey on industry-wide gender parity.