The modern workplace is a very different environment than it was even ten years ago, let alone in the 70s or 80s. Back then, job perks like retirement benefits, healthcare, and the near-guarantee of a long-term career were all it took to attract top candidates. These days, you need to offer more tangible job perks…Read More
Employee engagement has become a competitive advantage and a requirement for becoming an employer of choice. It’s what any employer needs to create in their company to attract top candidates. Employee engagement ideas abound and can be found at top employers. Take a look at how these three companies are using employee engagement ideas. Learn from Zappos Zappos…Read More
Are you Asking Candidates Illegal Interview Questions? If you want to get caught in the hot seat and have a laser spotlight on your company (not in a good way), ask questions during recruiting like the NFL asked of University of Colorado football player Nick Kasa: “Do you like girls?” Otherwise, you need to conduct…Read More
Who is responsible for corporate culture and employee engagement in your organization, and why is it important? As the economy improves, the dynamics in the job market have shifted. Employers no longer have the upper hand with applicants and have to compete for top talent. That makes culture, employee engagement, and the candidate experience top…Read More
No one wants to stay in a dead-end job. When employees see outside talent getting hired for higher-level positions instead of employees being offered opportunities to advance, don’t get changes in pay, title, or responsibility, and don’t get any face-time with the boss, they will leave. Maybe not this week, or even this year, but…Read More
Companies with high turnover know how important it is to get the right candidates into the right positions. But it’s also important to know that those candidates will be happier, more productive, and more engaged if they also fit with the company culture.
A conservative mid-career accounting professional with a work history in the banking industry may not feel comfortable running the accounting department in a creative startup with a focus on innovation and change. A corporate group that values and expects teamwork and collaboration isn’t the best work environment for someone who likes and has a work history of working independently.Read More
Learn more about Candidate Care by downloading my free white paper resource by clicking here. The job search can be an extremely stressful time for job seekers as they navigate the often mysterious and complex process of applying, interviewing and negotiating for a job. Candidates can spend hours navigating through the job search process only…Read More