Two months ago, I wrote a blog about the passion us Brazilians have for football and what the World Cup means to us. I mentioned our internal logistics for hosting the tournament and how schools and businesses would close so that everyone ...Read more
This white paper describes the findings of empirical studies that examine how telecommuting relates to personal and workplace outcomes. Recommendations for appropriate implementation of telecommuting programs based on research findings are also ...Read more
Toxic employees (a.k.a., “actively disengaged” employees) remain a significant concern for organizations across the globe. According to Gallup’s 2013 State of the Workplace study, a mere 13 percent of the global workforce is ...Read more
The “Great Recession” of 2008 unveiled some stark facts for many staffing and consulting firms; the biggest story in the labor industry is the rise of the independent worker. The 2013 MBO Partners State of ...Read more
As a hiring manager, you have a vested interest in getting top performers onto your team quickly. Maybe your motivation is succession planning, backfilling a vacancy or supporting company growth. No matter the reason, ...Read more
If your organization is just beginning to address video interviewing technology, you may be feeling the pressure to catch up. You can benefit from separating the myths from the truths, and equipping yourself with the facts about the many benefits ...Read more
The excitement of connecting face-to-face from afar, and the ability to quickly pick up on behavioral or cultural fit like you would in person, is now reality. For talent acquisition leaders, it’s no longer ...Read more
At the heart of any good business is good customer service. It is the overall experience that your customer has before, during, and after a purchase. Your product or service might be spectacular, but if you do not have a strong customer service ...Read more
Hiring well is hard.
On the other side of this coin is some good news. When you get good at hiring, you keep employees much longer, customer satisfaction catapults, and profits boom.
The goal is clear. The path to achieving it ...Read more
If you’re like most organizations, your hiring process is constantly evolving. Although it may be far from perfect, you’ve most likely picked up some great employees along the way. And even if it feels like ...Read more
Here in Brazil, saying we are passionate about the World Cup is something of an understatement – we’re the ‘spiritual home of football’. In World Cup year, schools close and employees have afternoons off every ...Read more
Hiring is a two-way interaction. Now more than ever, skilled individuals hold much of the power. If you don’t believe this, consider the findings of ManpowerGroup’s eighth annual Talent Shortage Survey: 39 percent ...Read more
One of the most prominent trends in talent acquisition is the increasing use of video in everything from interviewing to onboarding. In a recent survey of 100 talent acquisition leaders, the majority (71%) agreed ...Read more
If you're involved in hiring, you know how tedious reference checking can be. We understand. Check out our rant about this outdated process and how you can make it better!Read more
Remember the first time you used a chat tool? Maybe you experimented with it until it you connected. Or maybe a more experienced user walked you through the process. So why do less than a quarter of active job seekers ...Read more
Business leaders often say that employees are their most valuable asset. But how much insight do companies truly have into their workforce? Too many organizations rely on assumptions vs. facts when it comes to talent. Others simply ...Read more
There does seems to be a subtle shift within organisations and the role of the individual is becoming much more important.
Recent Hay Group research in our newly released book, Leadership 2030, points to the fact that ...Read more
With all the recruiting technology, sourcing alliance partners, employment branding programs, and subscriptions or licenses available to recruiting teams nowadays, you’d think that budgets would be expanding to include many of ...Read more
Whether you’re ready for it or not, the future of work is now. The new way of work is multigenerational, multi-geographical, multi-cultural, and location-agnostic and device-independent. Workteam and organizational structures ...Read more
To attract and engage the right talent in today’s marketplace, delivering an appealing employer brand has become increasingly important. Recruiters must harness the power of their employer brand through tools designed for the future of ...Read more