Published By: SmartBrief
Published Date: Apr 26, 2011
Find out the role that employment brands play in SmartBrief on Workforce readers' recruiting efforts, how top companies use their employment brand to attract top talent, and how recruiting strategies are changing.
Published By: TalentWise
Published Date: Jan 20, 2014
Your hiring process directly impacts your retention rate. Did you know 22% of employees leave an organization within the first 45 days?
Your hiring process is an employee's first exposure to your corporate culture. Get it right. There is no second chance to make a first impression.
Download our whitepaper to learn more about improving retention right from the start, including:
• the costs of employee turnover
• generational changes in the workforce
• dichotomy of recruiting vs hiring
• the importance of the first day
Read this paper to learn the steps to successfully roll out an enterprise collaboration solution and help your organization embrace a more collaborative, transparent and effective way of working. Introducing a social software solution carries with it a unique set of challenges and opportunities, and requires a new roll-out approach. The approach outlined in this paper has been honed over thousands of customer implementations to generate the fastest adoption across your enterprise.
You marry someone for who they are, not who you think they might become. So why do so many HR professionals
not take the same approach with their recruiting initiatives? Why do they hire based on a candidate’s potential, rather
than what they can offer right now? More importantly, who should they be engaging? Check out some findings from
the 2015 Workforce Purpose Index and learn about “purpose-oriented workers,” and how recruiting them can lead to
a stronger workforce.
Finding and retaining great talent today is challenging. Not only do Millennials expect more from employers, they expect more from their careers. The growing talent shortage is nothing to sneeze at either: in 2016, 68% of surveyed HR professionals found it difficult to fill full-time positions. Finally, there’s the shocking skills shortage: 84% of HR professionals reported seeing applied skill deficits (such as problem-solving skills) in candidates in the past 12 months.
Changing demographics, labor shortages, and skill deficits are making it tough for recruiters in 2017. But all is not lost. Here are three big challenges—and three big solutions—to conquer talent acquisition in 2017.
The modern recruiter has it far from easy. While the soft skills of recruiting are still relevant — good communication skills, outgoing personality, and keen intuition — the tech-driven world of work requires talent acquisition specialists to navigate a variety of tools, data analytics, and social media platforms. Recruiters can no longer just be great “people people”—they need to be great tech people, too.
It's no coincidence that many of today's most successful and admired businesses - Google, Whole Foods, IBM, USAA and UPS, to name just a few - are as widely recognized for their forward-thinking business practices as they are for their reputations as employers of choice. These companies all share one characteristic: A strong employment brand.