Onboarding is both a necessary and an important part of the employee recruitment and development process. New hires need to not only fill in any potential gaps in their industry experience but also learn the specific expectations, policies, and practices of their new company.
Onboarding can either shepherd a new employee into a company, or the lack of onboarding can throw them into a pit. Training your hiring managers on quality onboarding techniques makes all the difference for engagement, retention, and your bottom line.
The U.S. unemployment rate continues to edge down after months of impressive job growth, and nearly 90% of companies are either actively hiring or in retention mode. However, job cuts remain a reality for many American businesses. Industries currently leading the United States in the greatest number of job cuts for 2018 include retail (76K), […]
Your company just spent the entire summer preparing interns for the real world of work by teaching them institutional knowledge and showing them how your company goes about doing business. Instead of wasting your time with job ads and social media searches, employers and L&D professionals would be wise to tap into this newly minted […]
In a previous post, we discussed the high cost of turnover and recruitment and the need for businesses to make sound and lasting hiring decisions when possible to keep these costs to a minimum.
Finding the right employee can be extremely difficult, particularly in an economy with a historically low unemployment rate, when potential employees can often pick and choose between a number of labor-starved employers. Not only is it difficult—it’s expensive.
In our digital economy, opportunity should only be a few clicks away regardless of where candidates live. What’s more, that kind of flexibility is exactly what today’s tech-savvy workforce seeks, with reports showing that the most desired nonmonetary benefit for workers is a flexible schedule (51%). While this is something that businesses are beginning to […]
Yesterday’s post covered the benefits of hiring veterans, as well as information about how to better recruit veterans. Below is more information about how to hire and retain veterans.
We’re currently experiencing one of the lowest unemployment rates for veterans in the United States since the Great Recession of the early 2000s, at 3.7%. However, veterans are still extremely underemployed, meaning that they’re not applying for or acquiring jobs that truly meet their experiences, strengths, skill sets, and capabilities.
Continuing from yesterday’s post, here’s more information about how to hire and train minors for seasonal work.
Did you know that over 1.5 million teens are currently working in the United States? And a lot of them are minors (aged 13 to 18 years old) who prefer seasonal work because it’s more compatible with their school schedules and other commitments.