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    Human Resources: The Big Issues

    Human Resources: The Big Issues
    Around the world, companies are struggling with the aging workforce and less-loyal employees. A new survey reveals executives' worries. Companies are facing daunting challenges in hiring, training, and retaining people. Globalization has increased the demand for talent everywhere, while the upcoming retirement of the Baby Boom generation is projected to shrink worker supply in the West. More than ever, employees are ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Building a Compelling Employer Brand

    Building a Compelling Employer Brand
    Talented individuals, who have a choice of employers, behave like consumers selecting products, and employer branding is the method by which you attract and acquire them. People have affinities for brands. People who use Apple computers, iPods, and iPhones respond to the brand’s hip image. You feel different driving a BMW than a Hyundai in part because you associate yourself with ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    The Upside of a Downturn: It's an Employer's Market

    The Upside of a Downturn: It's an Employer's Market
    Smart “investors” in talent markets find bargains during a business slowdown. The "Engagement Cycle" helps employers take advantage of candidate psychology during a slowdown to attract top talent for the long term. A slowing economy has tangible burdens, as employers become cautious in hiring (or even lay off workers). More subtle and insidious is the way even a gentle slowdown in ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    The Talent Tsunami: 3 Waves that Transfer Power from the Employer to the Employee

    The Talent Tsunami: 3 Waves that Transfer Power from the Employer to the Employee
    Three waves of change are converging worldwide to create a talent tsunami in the workforce, shifting power from the employer to the talented individual. Those three waves are (1) demographic changes, (2) candidate empowerment, and (3) the increasing value of talented employees relative to other success factors. Recruiters and managers who ignore this tsunami will be swept away; those who take ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Fine Tuning Benefits: Developing New Offerings to Attract Workers

    Fine Tuning Benefits: Developing New Offerings to Attract Workers
    The tight labor market, particularly for skilled workers, has forced employers to fine tune their compensation packages to attract workers with different expectations of work and benefits. Presented by Monster Intelligence and Mercer Health & Benefits, the webinar provided key insights into: * Standard and non-standard benefit offerings. * Understanding the roll benefits play in today’s competitive labor market. * Strategies ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    5 Creative Staffing Options for Small Business Owners

    5 Creative Staffing Options for Small Business Owners
    You’ve probably heard the adage “You have to spend money to make money.” Staffing your company is one of the most valuable ways to spend money on growing your business. When you spend your valuable time on work that isn’t your core business (for example, doing the books for your computer repair business), it’s time spent away from growing your core ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    10 Overused Phrases Interviewers Hate

    Interviews are hard. You’re nervous. You’re usually in close quarters. You have to answer question after question with little recovery time. And your entire professional future seems to hang in the balance of this one encounter. It’s no wonder so many interviewees resort to clichés when answering interview questions. But panicked responses aren’t going to land you that job. So ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This