Companies are getting creative in the war for talent
HRD talks to Natalie Thomson, HR director – ANZ at Merlin Entertainment, to discuss how technology and automation are impacting HR
$75billion is lost in productivity and poor performance because of grief
What’s the sexiest tech acquisition of the past five or six years? You probably just had “Instagram” somewhere near your lips, but what if it were a time and attendance suite?
How many motivational quotes can you tick off? How many sales techniques have you trained in? How many work? Check out “10 Quotes Sales People Should Memorize” from Geoffrey James, an editor of Inc. Magazine. Yup, every single one of his quotes is pretty much translatable into the business we have chosen. I’d argue that
Mergers are a fact of working life. They can be very good news for organizations as they offer opportunities for increased efficiency and scale. When managed well, they can bring about efficiency in the workplace and economy.
Digital disruption is becoming a standard feature of the modern workplace. Cornerstone OnDemand tells HRD what the future may hold for on-the-job learning as the way we work changes
As organisations seek innovative means of providing workplace education, HRD talks to eCoach about the latest trends in e-learning
Chloe Fast, senior people and culture business partner, carsalese.com.au, discusses the company’s L&D opportunities and how hackathons work
The resignation does not change his commitment to Sears, he said
New research has found 45% of Australian workers felt insecure in their current workplace arrangements
HR has to start getting savvy with their workers physical wellbeing
The first-ever research into the value of employee experience in Australian workplaces has uncovered some surprising insights
Globally, one in four employees have health issues, are worried about their finances, plan to work into their 70s and are disengaged
Employees are taking a stand against the use of AI in warfare
Trade unions are calling for a revamp of rules governing executive pay
HR trends and fads are not necessarily going to deliver business outcomes, says the HRD at Pernod Ricard Winemakers
The pharma group plans to reduce head count by early 2019
One quote from the code goes, “compromising on culture fit is mortgaging the future”
It is alleged the company director asked a supervisor to send the waitress home because she ‘looks disgusting’
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“Change is taking place, but organizational culture must continue to evolve.” That’s one takeaway from the study that SHRM released earlier this month as part of its “Harassment-Free Workplace Series.”
HireVisor, the company that let employers share the candidates that weren’t good enough to be hired with others, is calling it quits. Here’s an explainer video if you have 45 seconds to spare.
AI will not result in wholesale job losses but will require new skill sets. In an effort to learn more about AI (artificial intelligence) I listen to a variety of webinars on advances in AI. I listened to one today presented as part of the MIT Sloan series. The speaker was Phillip Gerbert of the
Every HR manager counts down until the first day of open enrollment. This year, that date is November 1. As the busy season fast approaches, it’s important to be adequately prepared. Review the following three open enrollment best practices and ready your organization for a successful open enrollment season. 1. Gather Your Materials If you wait
Understanding the milestones in employees’ professional and personal lives that impact their work is crucial to building a tailored employee experience framework.
In today’s job market, providing employees with a paycheck and benefits is not enough to retain talent. Even for perk-loving millennials, catered lunch and unlimited PTO won’t necessarily do the trick. According to a Gallup survey, 87% of millennials say that professional development and career growth are significant to them. Additionally, another survey found 46% of
At Indeed, our mission drives everything we do: we help people get jobs. Providing job seekers with the best possible experience is what keeps them coming back to Indeed. It’s also what makes us the best place for employers to find the right fit every day. As we have shared in the past, we are
Analyst days are pretty common in almost any industry, and employment is no different. Basically, a company brings in influencers for a glimpse into the company and its place in the market. It’s sort of a State of the Union for companies.
Ever read that quote that floats around about Thomas Edison’s process of inventing the lightbulb? The one that goes something like “I didn’t fail 1,000 times, the light bulb was an invention with 1,000 steps.” What an impactful statement about what it took to come up with one of the greatest inventions of all time.
I first seriously looked at automated transcription 10 or 15 years ago, when Dragon Naturally Speaking was the leading product. For my purposes, the tech wasn’t quite ready then, but now, thanks to advances in AI, transcription is a genuinely useful tool. It’s even built into Google Docs, Windows, and iOS as a standard feature.
In the war for talent, the companies with the hottest buzz, the coolest brand, and the most meaningful and innovative work tend to win out.
With the unemployment rate hitting record lows, the battle for talent is on. Big or small, every company has to fight to win the attention of today’s savvy job seeker. Of course, everybody is different and has a unique set of priorities, so there is no single way to attract talent. That said, there are
Two agencies provide protection to breastfeeding mothers. For some reason, there has been a spate of articles posted in various outlets about lactating mothers. I am not sure what the cause for this is, perhaps some employer is engaging in wrongdoing or some untrained manager has denied someone the opportunity to express breast milk. Who
Japan tops the vacation-deprived list with its employed adults making use of only half of their total vacation days.
As adoption of analytics is increasing and interest is soaring, more and more companies are looking for ways to get started with HR analytics. In this article, I will give you a practical guide on how to get started with HR analytics in 5 steps.
When Cognizant, the global IT services company, realized it couldn’t hire data scientists fast enough to keep up with its needs, it started training its own. Now its program turns out data scientists in 90 days.
Now that I am over a week back from my first SourceCon conference, I have taken some time to process the entire experience. As a newcomer to the industry overall it was an honor to represent Search Wizards at this conference, not only because I did so with our CEO Leslie O’Connor, the original SourceCon
Buzzwords. For better or worse, these are part of HR life. Just when you feel like you have the jargon and acronyms down, you take a short vacation and return to discover the rest of the team is speaking another language.
Most talent acquisition leaders I meet are conscientious, wanting to do right by their team. In an attempt to do so, they sometimes end up getting the wrong results. Their behavior as leaders contributes to common staff problems including lack of autonomy, change that doesn’t stick, and a failure to get buy-in.
The era of employers avoiding public consequences for disparate treatment of women and minorities in the workplace is over. Employers that neglect internal issues on gender face severe legal and reputational risk in the age of #MeToo and Time’s Up.
Retiring boomers, nomadic millennials and the rise of the gig worker mean there’s about to be a lot of new faces at work. Companies need to find new ways to get them up to speed — quickly.
What a way to kick off the first day of SourceCon Atlanta. Holly Mallowes enters the stage and is ready to share how everyone can become their own sourcing machine. Eager to listen and prepared to take copious notes; I sat right up front because I didn’t want to miss a single thing.
As the competition for talent intensifies, companies are desperate to discover what they can do to attract the best employees. As a result, many employers are revamping their benefits offerings to better support current employees to improve retention, as well as to attract new recruits.
Happy birthday to Indeed Academy! Our online training program has been helping recruiters learn how to use Indeed for a whole year. If you haven’t used it, then here’s a quick recap of what it does: It’s a free program made up of 11 courses for talent attraction professionals who want to hone their recruiting
Today on the Weekly Dose I review the sourcing technology Hiretual (Hire-Tool). So, I’ve been hearing from my sourcing friends for about two years that Hiretual is awesome and I need to check them out. Hiretual is a modern sourcing technology platform that allows a Sourcer or Recruiter to quickly search for possible talent online from dozens of
When your company is doing well, employment branding is a breeze. But what happens when your organization is at the center of a negative press storm? Below, you’ll hear from the embodiment of grace under pressure: Carly Sanchez, of Wells Fargo, a company that generates 2.5 million job candidates annually.
You have climbed your way up the career ladder, shattered glass ceilings and have a long history of success on your resume. But you didn’t work this hard to stay perched at the top with no respite from your daily duties. You need to take advantage of your time off. Here’s how to do just
What role can recognition play in changing culture? Jeremy Salter, account director, Blackhawk Network – home to Achievers, has the answers
‘This penalty sends a clear message that repeat breaches of workplace laws will be met with a serious response’