Recruitment & Retention Articles

After you've spent resources onboarding your new employees, the true task becomes retaining them. Finding top talent and keeping them around is what makes most growing businesses competitive. New technology and the changing workforce is shifting the age-old processes HR managers have relied on.


Career Advice from Miya Maysent

Miya Maysent, vice president of talent development and diversity at J.C. Penney, shares her career journey and how she came into L&D.

Giving Tuesday has gone corporate. The event that was introduced in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation encourages consumers to donate to fundraisers and charities the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.

Retailers this year anticipate paying seasonal workers an average of $13.70 an hour, a 54 percent jump from expected pay of $8.90 last year.

While veterans often face barriers entering the civilian job market after leaving the military, most find ways to leverage the skills they learned while serving to secure gainful employment, according to Monster’s 2018 Veteran Hiring survey.

Why is branding and content important? If you think of your ‘brand’ as your reputation, your ‘brand’ as an employer should be positive. A positive brand means a positive reputation, and your employee communications tactics will work better, and you’ll get better job candidates.

The “Real Hire” Shows Up in November

Welcome to November. New month. Same game. October is gone and Halloween is over – take your mask off, no more trick or treating here.

There will be fewer workers in the social care sector five years after leaving the EU, costing women over £315m a year in lost earnings as they are forced to give up work to fill this gap

Training and compliance programs are vital to the success of your business and employees. There are many employee training programs that companies incorporate into their culture to boost employee communications, productivity, and engagement.

New research shows that the majority of organizations are happy to hire employees without college degrees and then develop them.

CARMEL – Declines in emergency services volunteer staffing is plaguing not only Putnam County but communities across New York State as well as towns and villages throughout the United States.

Had a really talented lady reach out to me the other day.; 49 years old, college grad, great portfolio of work. She has been interviewing and is being told she is “overqualified.”

Recruitment and retention is all about finding the best candidates for your company and keeping that talent in-house. As always, employee communications is key, but identifying the best personnel before they’re hired is the best way to keep the talent pipeline open.

Consumer confidence is at its highest in 17 years. Companies are investing, rapidly expanding, and of course, hiring. Unfortunately, they are quickly running out of qualified candidates. In addition to expected factors—demographic shifts, workers’ preferences, skills gap, location mismatch—there is another one at play: unwillingness to rethink work. This new imperative requires multiple shifts in how organizations look for, attract, develop, and retain talent.

Recruitment and retention is all about keeping the life blood of your company healthy. Negative candidate experience can undermine your recruitment efforts before you can even focus on retention.

Incivility is a virus that can disrupt even the most efficient work spaces. How can change management efforts and corporate culture training defeat incivility before it spreads?

Job applicants spend so much time customizing their CVs and cover letters when applying for jobs so for their application to be acknowledged or even rejected can be significant to them. Having neither of these emails sent can be very discouraging to applicants and in the event of both cases, they may not wait around to hear back from you which could mean your company could miss out on a potential candidate that would be suitable for your advertised role.

One of the most effective means of improving engagement and safety at any organization lies in ensuring every employee knows that they’re a valuable member of the team. And while many businesses offer employees Years of Service awards when they reach significant milestones, most companies fail to provide their employees adequate recognition throughout the year.

Attracting and recruiting talent is a top priority for all companies. As the competition for the best talent gets more competitive companies must be strategic when it comes to hiring and it’s going to take more than just offering free gym membership!

How do you know when to take the plunge with an applicant who doesn’t quite check all the boxes?

The EducationUSA Forum convened more than more than 500 university representatives and Education USA regional educational experts, along with US government officials and international education experts, who shared strategies for increasing international recruitment and retention in DC this month.

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