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Paul Wolfe is SVP of Human Resources at Indeed. He oversees all global human resource functions, including talent acquisition, employee retention, compensation, benefits, and employee development.

Mr. Wolfe has over 15 years of experience as a human resources executive having served as a VP and SVP at number of well-known companies, including Match.com, Orbitz, Conde Nast and Ticketmaster. His specialties include talent acquisition and management, succession planning, performance management, and leadership development.

 

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Articles by Paul Wolfe

 

Nearly a quarter of US workers did some or all of their work from home in 2016 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics [1], but corporate attitudes about remote work may be cooling. Citing a need to increase control over the workday and promote team collaboration, big companies such as IBM, Yahoo and the Wall Street Journal have recently reined in remote work programs.

August 24, 2017
 
 

Research shows that 90 percent of what we perceive about our world is absorbed visually. And, visual perceptions greatly influence our overall impression of our surroundings. That’s why a company’s physical environment is so important to get right.

July 31, 2017

 

 

What motivates workers to seek a new job and what makes them want to stay? The answer is deceptively simple. Workers want companies to provide them with fair compensation and benefits, workplace perks and development opportunities that help advance their careers.  In other words, invest in your employees and they will be invested in your firm.

June 27, 2017

 

 

When was the last time you took a vacation from work? If you did, chances are it wasn’t very long and you didn’t completely unplug from work. You are not alone.

May 15, 2017

When was the last time you took a vacation from work? If you did, chances are it wasn’t very long and you didn’t completely unplug from work. You are not alone.

May 10, 2017

 

Indeed recently compiled a list of the best jobs of 2017, based on number of job postings, salary and growth opportunity.  What we found is that technical roles continue to be in high demand -  seven of the top ten jobs are software engineers and developers, with positions in management, healthcare and engineering rounding out the top 25 list.

March 29, 2017

 

Research shows that when a company embraces diversity, it can become more innovative and competitive. These traits are especially important for companies who continue to experience exponential growth, expand their applicant pool and hire more talent.

February 20, 2017
 
 
The days of 9 to 5 cubicle jobs are over. 
 
The new generation of workers places a high value on flexibility in a job. But, that doesn’t mean they don’t work hard, or expect not to have to show up at the office. 
 
It means most younger workers expect to have meaningful lives both in and outside of work, and want to harness the flexibility that technology provides.
 
January 18, 2017

               

Parental leave, always a concern among workers planning to have kids, has made headlines this year as companies and policymakers have weighed in on this important employee benefit.

October 25, 2016

   

 

Many of us Americans don’t know how to take true summer breaks.

When you work at a global company, you likely know this anecdotally. You notice that colleagues based in cities ranging from Toronto to Berlin take at least two weeks, and sometimes a month. They also holiday at other times of they year, such as significant holidays.

September 19, 2016

 

On-the-job training was popular a generation ago but has been steadily declining in the U.S. for decades. Companies expect candidates who are armed with a degree or certification and relevant work experience, which is discounting a large pool of the American workforce.

July 27, 2016

 

The class of 2016 is feeling pretty positive about their job prospects - 86% percent of college graduates are at least somewhat optimistic they will find full-time work after graduating, and 92% are hopeful they will land their desired job, according to a new survey by Indeed.

May 23, 2016

Parental Leave and Other Benefits Should be Seen as a Recruiting Tool, Especially for Hard to Fill Jobs

April 19, 2016

 

We know the talent war is real, but now it has shifted internally.  In the increasingly competitive employment landscape, it has become more challenging not only to attract but also to retain employees. That means for all your effort spent attracting outside talent, you should spend twice as much time engaging your current workforce.

March 24, 2016

Recruiting, especially if you are growing at a fast pace, is a huge focus of your HR organization. We have the traditional tools of inbound, outbound and university recruiting, but let’s not forget about the fundamental basis of all recruiting - relationship building.

Recruiting tends to be very task-oriented- you have a job and you need to fill it with the best person you can find. But remember those people that you have met in the past, and you think, wow, that person I met last year would be perfect for this role. I wonder where they are or what they are up to?

February 25, 2016

                 
                   

January 21, 2016

        

You’ve probably just wrapped up your plans for 2016 and would like to focus on executing for a successful year. Instead of waiting until late next year to begin the planning process once again, I want to challenge HR leaders to plan now for the next several years.

December 14, 2015