TeamWORK or Team-BUILDING?

HR Hardball

My Talent Acquisition team recently participated in a team-building event courtesy of our friends at Strayboots. We were divided into three teams of 7 for the “hunt.” It was every team for itself, so to speak. And that , my friends, is team- building.

Why Recruiting From The Inside Is The Best Thing You’ll Do For Your Business

Take It Personel-ly

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Build a Team of Personalities: One Consultant’s Approach to Improving Employee Engagement

Everwise

For most employees, these personality tests can seem like a waste of time, or, worse, an invasion of privacy. What’s the value of these tests and how can we make better use of this kind of information while team building? So a five person team down to a two-person team.

The Art of Matchmaking Blog Series: Step 5 – Career Mapping and Succession planning

HR Management

Successful organizations have focused their talent management activities such as attraction, recruiting, hiring, onboarding, performance management, employee development, team building, and succession planning into a strategic workforce plan. This adds the benefit of giving employees visibility into the future of their careers, thus providing security, loyalty, and engagement.

Is Employee Autonomy The Key To Successful Workplace Collaboration?

SuccessFactors

How free do your employees feel in the workplace? It is this same guiding framework that can suffocate the life and creativity out of a collaborative team if left unchecked. The reality is that employees are forced to diverge at their own risk and so often don’t.

11 Stats You Should Know If You are Recruiting Contractors in the U.S.

Linkedin Talent Blog

Many of their most common skills fall in the area of promotion (social media, marketing), business building (strategic planning, team building), and project management and training. Contractors are more engaged on LinkedIn than the average worker.

IT Hiring Trends: Predictions For The Year Ahead

TalentCulture

Employees: Here To Stay. Considering that more full-time employees will be coming into the IT industry, making employees content with their jobs would be very important. Companies hope that this will increase the employees’ trust, and they will be willing to go the extra mile.

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15 HR Analytics Case Studies with Business Impact

Analytics in HR

It was one of the first examples of the now very popular employee churn analytics. In addition, special managers were trained to retain the high performing employees who had a high flight risk. Relating engagement with store income. Employee attrition at Experian was a problem.

HR Consulting Firms for Small Businesses: 15 Leading Experts

Astron Solutions

Especially true for small businesses, employee retention and buy-in are crucial elements needed to grow sustainably. Employee development. Especially for growing businesses and start-ups, it can be very easy to lose sight of the bigger picture and risk derailing your team.

How Your Employees Really Feel About Your Merger or Acquisition

Pingboard

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) can be an exciting time for growing organizations—but they’re not always an exciting time for employees. With more and more companies merging and being acquired all the time, business leaders need to be cognizant of the impact these changes have on employees.

IT Hiring Trends: 6 Predictions For The Year Ahead

SAP Innovation

Focus on employee satisfaction. Considering that more full-time employees will be coming into the IT industry, ensuring that employees are content in their jobs is very important. 10% said that they would most likely lay off a few employees in the first six months of 2015.