Today’s typical workplace is a far cry from the workplace of a few generations ago. Instead of being made up predominantly of farmworkers and factory workers engaged in manual labor, we’re increasingly an office-worker society.
In today’s highly competitive work environment, the recruitment industry has decided to shift to a more candidate-driven approach. Nowadays, companies no longer unilaterally select qualified candidates. Instead, jobseekers use their impression of a company and its recruitment experience to find which one best fits them.
Employee training should not be a static approach to development. The skills and knowledge that might have helped a company thrive 20 years ago may be completely obsolete today or in a few years. For this reason, training has to be malleable and driven by the dynamic nature of the company, the industry, the market, […]
Effective employee training can make the difference between a mediocre or failed company and a stellar organization.
Wouldn’t it be nice to have some way to assess the likelihood that a given candidate will stay with the organization long term—or to have at least a way to predict which candidate is more likely to succeed in your organization if more than one seems qualified for a given role?
Innovative technology adoption, talent shortages, and trade protectionism are predicted to be the top trends in service delivery for 2018 and the next several years, according to research by KPMG.
Have you ever heard of a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis? If you have, the idea of environmental scanning will already be familiar to you. If not, it essentially is referring to the process of reviewing and analyzing the internal and external factors and trends that may affect your current and future actions.
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 […]
Does your organization use evidence-based HR decision-making practices?
It’s no secret that for years, “open” office spaces dominated current workspace trends. Companies of all sizes had shunned the so-called “cube farm” cubicle culture and flocked instead to the space-saving, minimalist floor plans to boost employee collaboration, engagement, and productivity.