(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad, a leading global provider of cloud-based talent management solutions. SilkRoad’s new Life Suite platform gives users a tablet-friendly experience. Learn more here about the update. Enjoy the post!) It could be said that when it’s time to hire an employee, skills and …
While it's important to understand why employees leave, it's just as important to understand why employees stay. Stay interviews provide companies with a real chance to make necessary changes to help retain current employees – and perhaps even increa
The topic of work/life balance made headlines again this week after a wealthy businessman resigned as head of a trillion-dollar investment fund to spend more time with his family. Former PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian said he made the decision after his 10-year-old daughter gave him a 22-point list of all the milestones he had missed in her life, including her first day of school, a soccer match, a parent-teacher meeting and a Halloween parade. “My work-life balance had gotten way out of whack, and the imbalance was hurting my very special relationship with my daughter,” El-Erian wrote in a Worth.com […]
Maersk Drilling's head of communication, marketing and branding explains his fight to win over his chief executive with a global online recruitment strategy to help double the size of the company in five years.
There are numerous reasons to take advantage of social networks when searching for the perfect candidate. The size of the talent pool is reason enough. Facebook has over 750 million potential job candidates. Other services such as LinkedIn offer a more targeted audience. The figures could seem overwhelming, but the targeted search options make it easier and more manageable than most imagine.
With the prevalence of social media, employers are finding more and more uses for it in the workplace, for example, as a component of the talent management process. More and more organizations are taking advantage of the growing reach of social networking.
By Orlando Ashford and Barbara Marder The rapid evolution of digital-information technology has opened the door for HR innovation to reach beyond its traditional capabilities, providing employers with meaningful solutions in key areas that have always been especially challenging.
When it comes to hiring talent, there are two basic strategies that work. The first is to hire the very best talent on the market; the second is to hire decent talent and bring out the best in them. Since most companies can't afford the cost of recruiting and retaining [...]