Career Development: 5 Activities You Can Do Today

HR Bartender

Right now, many of us are concerned about our career. Or maybe you’ve been thinking about making a career change for several months. Regardless of your situation, you should be thinking about your career and how to position yourself for opportunities.

The You, Me and We of Career Development

HR Bartender

During a recent flight, I was reading some old issues of Training Magazine on my way to Austin for the Great Place to Work’s Small and Medium Business Conference and it occurred to me that today’s career development efforts can be summarized into three areas of responsibility.

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Retaining Your Team with Career Development

DATIS

One way to combat this issue is through career development initiatives. The HR Blog has identified a variety of components that can help make a difference when it comes to having these career conversations: Employee Assessments. These tools can be used to benchmark employee performance and development in order to identify areas of strength and weakness. Building a Development Plan.

Never Neglect Career Development for Recruiters

HRExecutive

It’s ironic yet true: Recruiters will often pitch their organizations to candidates as places where career development is a priority—meanwhile, their own career needs are often going unaddressed. It’s also the recruiters’ responsibility to advocate for themselves.

Onboarding: The Power of Career-Development Programs

BambooHR

This time around, let’s focus on how asking the right career-development questions during onboarding helps you better understand your new hires’ career growth aspirations so you can […]. The post Onboarding: The Power of Career-Development Programs appeared first on BambooHR Blog.

Workers are looking – and leaving – for career development

HR Morning

Prospective employees see career development as among the most important reasons to sign with —and stay with — with your organization. And, while you may think you are offering top-notch learning and development programs, they don’t think you are doing such a great job. Surveys show that workers and employers don’t agree on how well organizations are meeting employees’ development expectations. Employee development. Leadership development.

6 Recruiting Activities That Will Help Companies Hire Top Talent

HR Bartender

Really low unemployment means that recruiting is tougher. There’s lots of talk about recruiters needing to get creative when it comes to developing staffing strategies and sourcing talent. Here are some of the most popular recruiting posts on HR Bartender.

Facebook Unveils New Career-Development Portal

HRExecutive

Learn with Facebook is a career-development portal that offers introductory, free-of-charge courses in both hard and soft skills. Facebook is working with the Goodwill Community Foundation to develop course material and adapt it to the needs of local communities, says Saliu.

Recruiters: 8 Things Job Seekers Want from You [poll results]

HR Bartender

Just in case you missed it, a few months ago, I wrote an article about the things that recruiters want from job seekers. I received a comment saying that it would be interesting to look at the flip side: What do job seekers want from recruiters?

Career Development Planning: 10 Tips for Employers

Paycor

The good news is, by clearly laying out what an employee can achieve and what it will take to make it happen, a well-thought-out career development plan doesn't just answer that all-important question, it gives employees a reason to stay as well as providing renewed focus and motivation.

What Do Job Seekers Want from Recruiters [Survey]

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I published an article about the things that recruiters want from job seekers. I received a comment saying that it would be interesting to look at the flip side: What do job seekers want from recruiters? Recruiting and Retention Career Development

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Job Seekers: 12 Things that Recruiters are Looking For Right Now

HR Bartender

Obviously, we spent time during the seminar talking about how recruiters and hiring managers need to prepare for interviews. So, here’s the list we developed. This is a list developed by full-time recruiters. If you loved the interview, let the recruiter know.

Empowering Female Talent by Promoting Career Development (i4cp login required)

i4cp

and “Developing a Plan.” Advancement opportunities at every level Naturally, such efforts aid in the recruiting of top female talent. And all of those who join Lincoln Financial have a wide range of opportunities to further their professional development within the organization. “We

Attract and Retain Talent Through Career Development

Hospital Recruiting

For many job seekers, a new position is only the beginning of their “wish list” for employment; career development and advancement are top of mind when looking for a new job. Offering them a chance to advance can be an excellent start to their career path with yours.

Will Technology Replace Recruiters – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

That was the question I received recently from a reader: What actions should recruiters take to make sure technology doesn’t make our roles obsolete? Professionals of all kinds will probably face an automation ‘challenge’ sometime in their careers.

Offered Same Job by Two Different Recruiters – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Today’s reader note deals with in-house and external recruiters sourcing the same people. Couple of days later, a third-party recruiter cold-called me for the same position. Alan Berger is an executive recruiter with 25+ years of employment lifecycle experience.

Career Development 101: Nurturing the Future Leaders of Tomorrow

Workday

The reality is many successful employees will become people managers at some point during their careers, despite the fact that they don’t have the right experience or skills when they step into the role. Weave training and career development opportunities into the fabric of your company culture. What can organizations do to help employees develop the critical skills needed to lead? Harness Employee Data for Career Development.

Quick Shots for #Recruiting Pros and #JobSeekers – Job References Edition

HR Bartender

Whether you’re a recruiter or a job seeker, it’s important to have at least a little understanding of the law. Recruiting experts Lars Schmidt and Chris Fields answer the question: does providing references mean you’ve got the job?

3 Tips to Kick-Start Career Development in Your Company

Compensation Cafe

In every recent year, career or growth opportunities have been ranked in the top three of employee priorities. Even so, I don't know a company that's satisfied that they've done enough in the career development area. Where do I start in my career path in the company?

Recruiting Success: Try a Student Loan Benefit Program

HR Bartender

One big difference is student loan benefits can apply to degrees acquired prior to entering the workforce, as well as those earned during your career (depending on how the policy is designed). The top concerns in every organization are recruiting, engaging, and retaining talent.

Career Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Talent.

Strategic HCM

Ingham is still early in his career. developing social capital). Career Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Talent Managers / 3. Likewise, formal career development programs were only used by a little more than one-fourth of respondents.

Workforce Development Should Be Part of Your Recruiting Strategy

HR Bartender

But, I want to talk about something different that can impact your recruiting strategy. Both are activities that happen at your local workforce development board (also known as a workforce investment board.). Two key alliances are with economic development and education.

Can you reinvent career development by using analytics?

Littal Shemer

Can you reinvent career development by using analytics? Among many business questions that People Analytics leaders face today, the issue of career growth stands out. LSH: Do you think that all bosses are created equal, in terms of career opportunities for employees?

LinkedIn Reactions Expand Professional Communication

HR Bartender

Career Development Recruiting and Retention Technology and Social Media social media technologyAs a human resources professional, one of the things I’m constantly reminding managers about is the need to personalize communication.

3 Reasons to Earn the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential

HR Bartender

For individuals who are solely dedicated to recruiting and talent acquisition, this gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and abilities. Pursuing a credential can make you stand out when it comes to new career opportunities both inside and outside your organization.

HR Technology: 13 Concepts HR Pros Needs to Know

HR Bartender

They’re being used in recruiting, onboarding, and employee engagement. Career Development Technology and Social Media HR Technology technologyIt’s no secret. I love technology.

Job Seekers – – Keep Your Contact Info Current and Answer Your Phone

HR Bartender

I recently wrote a post about what recruiters would like job seekers to do when they apply for a position. Another way is when a recruiter seeks you out. I’ve gotten more than one job in my lifetime by a recruiter contacting me first.

Should You Use Your Real Job Title on LinkedIn – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

There are over 100,000 recruiters on LinkedIn. But that raises the question, is it okay to make your job title on LinkedIn recruiter-friendly? The article you posted on the dilemma of creating a resume and a LinkedIn profile for one with a dual career was most helpful.

6 Reasons to Attend the 2018 SHRM Talent Conference – #SHRMTalent

HR Bartender

As the name implies, SHRM Talent is focused on talent acquisition, development, and management. L&D: Developing Organizational Talent. And I’m going to be talking about “ Four Ways to Measure Your Social Recruiting Strategy ”. Career Development Recruiting and Retention SHR

The 10 Basic Skills that Every Manager Should Have

HR Bartender

The more open and transparent organizations are about skills, the more opportunities they can create for employees to develop them. Career Development Leadership and Management Recruiting and Retention Training and Development

Bookmark This! 10 Articles that Managers Need to Read

HR Bartender

So, sometimes we’re not met with enthusiasm when we ask a manager to take it upon themselves to read blogs and books as a form of professional development. For example, here’s a list of the ten most popular posts on HR Bartender related to management development.

#BersinIMPACT: Mentoring for Career Development ~ HR to HR 2.0.

Strategic HCM

Ingham is still early in his career. developing social capital). BersinIMPACT: Mentoring for Career Development. These connections and stories provide a great basis for talent mobility and career development. BersinIMPACT: Mentoring for Career Development.

Which Is Better: Employees Who Have Purpose or Are Engaged

HR Bartender

Career Development Employee Engagement Leadership and Management engagement Recruiting and RetentionA few years ago, I wrote a post titled “ Happy Employees are not Engaged Employees.” It remains a very popular post. I received a note about it the other day.

The Restaurant Industry Trains America’s Workforce – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry. Professional associations are dedicating resources to talk about the value of having a career in their specific industry.

Employees Need to Learn Freelancing Skills

HR Bartender

And probably one of the biggest things to know is that a growing number of individuals are choosing freelancing as a career (63 percent). This is the “borrow” component of a buy, build, and borrow recruiting strategy.