HR Hardball

My Talent Acquisition team recently participated in a team-building event courtesy of our friends at Strayboots. We literally have a motto in our Recruiting organization that translates to “we keep moving or we die.”. which may explain this… With that as a backdrop, a spirited walk on the streets of downtown Dallas would be a great respite from the grind, and would give us a chance to strengthen the bonds of our team.

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


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? One that takes the personality tests so many enterprises love to use, and builds a stronger, more collaborative work environment. How did you decide to use this kind of personality-driven team building? And then we map out the 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.

7 Essential Steps to Starting a Successful Workplace Giving Program

Netchex HR Blog

While addressing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) creates branding and sales opportunities for the company down the line, the most successful programs reflect the passions and values of employees—offering an instant impact internally. When employees are asked to make financial contributions, they need to believe that they’re contributing to a group effort much larger than their individual donations. One popular option is for employers to match employee donations.

Employee Turnover Rate: How to Calculate it (& Tips for Improvement)

Semos Cloud

Employee Turnover Rate: How to Calculate it (& Tips for Improvement) . Employee turnover is costing companies money and resources. Find out why your employees quit and how to reduce your turnover rate. Many organizations today struggle with high employee turnover rates. On the one hand, employees are more responsive to the job market and they switch jobs more often. What Is Employee Turnover . Its direct opposite is employee retentio n. .

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. times more likely to engage with content. Trends & Research Staffing Agencies

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]


Employee Engagement. 7 Icebreaker Games for Work That Your Team Will Love. 35 More Team Building Activities To Create a Bulletproof Culture. Employee Experience. Exempt Vs Non-Exempt Employees? Top 7 Qualities of a Successful Team. Engagement.

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.

IT Hiring Trends: Predictions For The Year Ahead


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. In the recent past, IT companies did not have to worry about employee engagement, as they mainly worked with consultants and freelancers. With the improvement of the economy, there is an inflow of jobs, putting the spotlight on employee satisfaction.

100+ Top HR and Recruiting Podcasts

Select Software Reviews

21st Century HR Host: Lars Schmidt About: 21st Century HR is a podcast exploring how to build better businesses through modern people practices and approaches. The aim of the show is to illuminate what it takes to build people-centric companies. Everything from employment branding, to new technologies, to culture and unconscious bias in hiring, global team management, smart sourcing, the talent market, assessment tools, to RPO decisions, and more!

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. As a general category of operations at your business, human resources encompasses a very wide range of essential activities, touching on compliance, long-term strategic planning, and every part of the employee lifecycle. Employee development. Consultants can also provide and configure talent management software to help your in-house HR team streamline its work.

How Your Employees Really Feel About Your Merger or Acquisition


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 all comes back to the heart of every business: the employees. One of the biggest employee pain points during a merger or acquisition is a lack of transparency.

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. In the recent past, IT companies did not need to worry about employee engagement, as they mainly worked with consultants and freelancers. As the economy improves, however, the resulting inflow of jobs puts the spotlight on employee satisfaction.