Finding workers from Generation Z

When you talk to older HR people and executives about the workers in the upcoming generation of workers, those known as Generation Z, the assumption is that you will need some high tech, whizbang, method to reach these workers who have been connected online all their lives. That assumption may stop many companies from pursuing …

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The Abuse of Cultural Fit in HR Can Hurt Your Business

Today’s post is a guest post written by Nate Vickery, a business technology expert and a futurist mostly engaged in finding and implementation of the latest technology trends into SMB and startups management and marketing processes. Nate is also the editor-in-chief at business oriented blog- Bizzmarkblog.com. He has written this very interesting post about cultural fit. …

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From the Archive: Future Friday: Boomerang employees becoming a strong trend

Originally published in December 2015 this post is as relevant today, if not more so than it was then. Rehiring former employees is turning is turning out to be a strategy to make up for talent shortages. One of the big trends in employment for 2016 and beyond is the boomerang employee. As tenures of …

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A recruiting lesson learned from marketing

I have said several times that HR can learn a lot from marketing, especially when it comes to clarity of message and branding, but I never thought about applying the concept of the sales funnel to the recruiting process at least not as I learned it yesterday while attending a session hosted by InsideView in …

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Withholding information in a new hire can get you a company in trouble

I came across an article by attorney Shep Davidson of Burns & Levinson, LLP that reminded me of a personal situation I was involved in while I was working for a software company. He article makes companies aware of the potential downfall of not being open and honest about potential opportunities. Recruiting someone using incomplete …

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Work perks that help attract and retain employees: An Infographic

I was offered the opportunity to publish this infographic on research conducted by Quill.com. I thought it was interesting. I hope you do to. You’ve placed the digital and print ads, sorted through resumes, done the interviews, and made the offer to what you believe is the best employee for the job. All that’s great, …

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Creating a Company Culture to Attract & Retain Top Talent

This post is brought to you by my friends at SocialMonsters.org. Cultivating the right company culture may sound like an abstract goal, but it’s also the key to attracting and recruiting the right talent for your unique workplace. Follow these tips to create and maintain a passionate, robust company culture. Employee Benefits & Perks When …

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From the Archive: Does Interviewing Measure Sight Reading?

With today’s emphasis on the importance of proper selection of “talent” it is important to train managers on interviewing skills. This post shows that often interviewees will be more capable in the interview.  If you don’t play music you may not know what sight reading is, as I didn’t. Seth Godin wrote a short blog …

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All-Star Startup Team: 4 Must-Fill Positions

Today’s post is from my friends at SocialMonsters.org Maintaining a successful startup is a tricky venture. More than nine out of every 10 startups will eventually fail — 93 percent of them to be exact, according to Business insider. There are dozens of factors as to why some startups succeed and most don’t, and there …

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7 Recruiting Practices to Avoid

A guest post by Eric Friedman How poor recruitment processes can be costing your company  The recruiting process is not always easy—it can be a stressful time for both the candidate looking for the right job and the employer looking for the right candidate. With the lingering effects of the economic downturn continuing to take …

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