Just two years ago, people from all over Canada were moving to Calgary for work. But an oil price crash combined with the Fort McMurray wildfire has pushed its unemployment rate far higher than any other city -- 9.5 per cent.
It’s time to say good-bye to the Department of Human Resources. Well, not the useful tasks it performs. But the department per se must go. I talk with CEOs across the globe who are disappointed in their HR people. They would like to be able to use their chief human resource officers (CHROs) the way […]
How much does your company spend on agency hires? What are your most valuable recruiting channels? How much budget have you slated for emergency situations? If you can’t answer questions like these with confidence, then you’re not alone. About 75 percent of recruiters aren’t using data to inform their decisions. There are a
One industry that will continue to rise in this environment will be the staffing industry. Today this is a $9 billion industry that provides Canadian organisations with access to talent, both employees and flexible help.
Clarifying Health (blog) 4 Small Business HR and Hiring Trends Owners Need to Know for 2014 Clarifying Health (blog) 2014 is shaping up to be an exiting and pivotal year for small business owners. What HR and hiring trends are on the horizon?
he New Year is the perfect time to reexamine and refocus your talent efforts. The coming year will see a surge in economic growth, but it will occur in a business environment with continued volatility.
Barry Johnston's insight:
I would add better resource planning. Managers & Recruiters need to work closer together for building a resrouce pipeline.
We are all less rational at work than we would like to believe. Here's what science shows about hiring and performance management.
One study showed that, "... interviewers rate candidates more negatively when they have been given negative information about them beforehand"
Another study showed that, "... managers are less likely to notice mistakes in their employees when they were responsible for hiring them, because the alternative would be to admit that they were wrong, which would make them feel stupid."
"When someone makes us feel good – intentionally or not – we will be more likely to agree with their views and be persuaded by them."
Whether you have a LinkedIn Recruiter account or an individual account, InMail messages are an important part of your sourcing and communication strategy with potential candidates. They’re a quick and easy way to immediately contact potential candidates. Sometimes a little too quick and easy.
Staffing News of the Day, February 14, 2014. Written by Staffing News of the Day February 14, 2014. Yahoo acquires tech recruiting startup Distill – but not for its recruiting prowess. Huh? [San Francisco Chronicle].
Ask The Headhunter: Big data in HR means big problems for job seekers PBS NewsHour Last week, I appeared on Brian Lehrer's CUNY-TV news show to discuss how human resources departments are misusing “big data” (aka, “people analytics”) to recruit,...
With 2014 just beginning, not only does it bring snow to the Northeast but it also gives us the opportunity to look to what the future holds for the next year. And if you've been reading blogs on recruiting lately, you've probably ...
Herald Scotland Recruiting the IT crowd is increasingly big business Herald Scotland IN this week's SME Focus a recruitment entrepreneur reports encouraging signs of increased activity in the financial services and IT sectors in Scotland.
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