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.

Employee recruiting has been likened to hunting, and there is a saying that you go hunting where the ducks are. Translated into recruitment, you go looking for candidates where you are most likely to find them. These days, that means the internet and social media.

How to market your office culture as an attraction for new employees

Traditionally, the Human Resources department was in charge of recruiting and onboarding for most organizations. These days, automation and technology are taking over those tasks. What will HR’s role be in the changing recruiting landscape?

“Ninety-one percent of Millennials (born between 1977-1997) expect to stay in a job for less than three years, according to the Future Workplace ‘Multiple Generations @ Work’ survey of 1,189 employees and 150 managers.” - Forbes

Hiring in 2018: Why Neurodiversity Matters

At its core, diversity acknowledges that every person comes from a different background and that this background and the unique experiences that make up the fabric of someone’s life combine to produce a one-of-a-kind worldview.

Diversity is a catalyst for new and better ideas and it helps companies surpass competitors, regardless of the market they serve. To meet this dream, talent acquisition teams are tasked with stepping out of their comfort zone and finding new methods and locations for recruiting potential hires.

A new survey found that employees are more interested in “career pathing and professional growth”—and making more money—than workplace culture, chemistry, and perks.

It’s time for HR to catch up with the new realities of employment.

How can you save time for yourself and everyone on your hiring team—while also earning their respect and admiration?

Did you know that the employee benefits you offer employees can help you find the best new hires?

Yes, you heard it right: millennials value a diverse, collaborative work environment and don’t jump at the first job that offers the most money. When we take a seat at our computers or open our phone browser to start our job search, we have an idea in mind and we will spend hours trying to find the ideal position.

Preparing for and anticipating interview questions is great. But what if employers are asking the wrong things?

Recruitment and selection is never easy because it invariably involves trusting a new person to join your team and do the job before you know them. Psychometric testing can lessen the guesswork of hiring and onboarding new staff.

New Hire Onboarding: Sorting Out Role Clarity

One of the most important parts of new hire onboarding is role clarity. What exactly will the new-hire be doing in your organization and how can you help them do it?

Valuing strong ELM at your organization is key to attracting and retaining top talent and supporting the company’s bottom line.

Moving to a new company and corporate culture is difficult. Can you imagine moving to a new country and a new company?

In the business world, a resourceful job seeker can find jobs in his or her field year-round. Similarly, a smart Human Resources manager can find excellent candidates for company positions year-round. Successful employee recruiting takes strategic thinking, inventive approaches, and an understanding of what will drive the company forward.

Salaries are important, but sometimes benefits can be the most attractive piece of any compensation package. Get the word out with effective employee benefits communications.

We all know that an employee’s first day at a new job can be a little scary—and not just for them, but for employers as well. Not only do you need to teach them a new job with new duties, but you’re trying to help them adjust to an entirely different company culture.

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