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Post date: April 26, 2017
If you’ve read one article about hiring and engaging with Millennials, you’ve read them all. Most focus on Millennials who are hyper-focused on changing the world, who value work-life balance and feedback, above all else, and who, on the more negative side, are entitled, lazy, and uninspired. While...
Post date: November 17, 2020
With hiring decisions often made in five minutes after a single interview and based on nothing more than a gut “coin flip,” what has been the outcome? According to research from BambooHR, an HR software company in Salt Lake City, about one-third of new hires quit within the first six months, with...
Post date: September 28, 2017
Organizations benefit from employer branding in many ways — some of which may surprise you. Many CHROs already know that employer branding can differentiate their organization from other potential employers. But the practice can also address a number of other important organizational challenges. In...
Post date: June 4, 2019
The concept of a job for life is all but dead and unlikely to ever be revived. As the old expectations began to die out, workers who found themselves between jobs looked for ways to make ends meet. Stints at day labor and temporary gigs gave the otherwise unemployed a taste of a new career model....
Post date: October 30, 2018
A clear, distinct brand is vital in all areas of business from marketing and advertising to customer awareness and loyalty, but one aspect of branding doesn't involve consumers at all. It's your employer brand. Put another way, it's your company's reputation. Oftentimes, it doesn't get the same...
Post date: September 25, 2018
The back to school season is an apt time to reflect on the spring campus recruiting cycle, even as we prepare for fall recruiting ahead. While recruiter team bandwidth continues to shrink, the college applicant pool in the U.S. continues to grow, putting mounting pressure on recruiters to act...
Post date: July 14, 2020
If you are like most people in today’s labor market, it’s unlikely that you are currently working at your first company. Like a lot of my friends and colleagues, my curriculum vitae lists a number of former employers. If you represent an organization and don’t expect to have future interactions...
Post date: August 20, 2019
“Can you help us hire for culture fit?” is a question I receive on a weekly basis. The real question companies should be asking is “Should we hire for culture fit and if so, how?” Many organizations believe that the ability of new hires to “fit” within the company culture directly impacts their job...
Post date: May 14, 2020
Being a communications consultant working with C-level executives has given me a courtside seat to view talent development from a different perspective. Both in running a boutique firm and while working as a managing director at a publicly traded conglomerate, I’ve hired many hundreds of people and...
Post date: May 13, 2021
From an economic standpoint, the question is not “are these good people?” We will never know what is in an employee’s heart. We can only ask whether, as employees, they can behave in ways that employers associate with good character: do they work honestly and diligently? Can people with criminal...