When will managers stop abusing their most valued assets (employees) with the annual “stress-tests” known as performance evaluations? In today’s business environment, organizations are constantly seeking a competitive advantage in the marketplace in such areas as products/services, employee recruitment/retention, and customer loyalty. Can there be… Read More »Terminate Performance Evaluations & Implement Process Evaluations
Ghosting used to be a complaint of job searchers, but now it seems candidates are ghosting prospective employers, too. According to a survey by Indeed, 28% of job seekers have ghosted an employer — up from only 18% in 2019. Renae Murphy, SVP Employee Experience… Read More »Boo! The Scary, Frustrating Reality of Candidate Ghosting
In many sectors and industries recruiting good quality staff is a real challenge. For example, a recent survey of UK Finance Directors identified that 64% were finding it difficult to recruit good people. The way in which you tackle recruitment has a big impact on… Read More »How To Recruit The Best People
Human contact, whether through professional networking, social connections, or by earned reputation still matters significantly and should in no way be minimized when describing the recruitment and hiring process. If anything, it’s paramount. However, another very important track to cover when developing one’s career is… Read More »Applying Technology in Hiring
Here’s a Brief Overview Personal Development, means different things to different people. Ultimately personal development is about focusing your attention on developing or refining your skills, abilities, attitude, and awareness for personal goal. As a category Personal development covers various areas of human activity and… Read More »What Is Personal Development?
Career Book Review: Job Searching After 50 by Carol Silvis – A Mature Worker’s Competitive Advantage
Long-term unemployment is recognized as any individual who has been jobless for six months or longer. Currently, 5.8 million Americans define that category; and among them, are many people over the age of 50. Older adults face unique challenges when seeking employment. Course Technology publishes… Read More »Career Book Review: Job Searching After 50 by Carol Silvis – A Mature Worker’s Competitive Advantage
Chicago-based Workbox is expanding its services beyond managing and operating coworking spaces by investing into solutions that accommodate all flexible workers. The startup has launched a $15 million venture capital arm Workbox Ventures, which will focus on investing into HR, financial and property tech. By… Read More »Workbox Launches Venture Capital Arm To Drive Workplace Innovation
World Economic Forum data shows approximately 50% of the workforce is going to need to reskill over the next few years. Founder of Grow with Google Lisa Gevelber sees this need for upskilling as a huge opportunity for career and economic mobility. Companies like Google,… Read More »Google Executive Shares How To Work Your Way Up The Ladder Without A College Degree
Do a quick follow up with the employer by learning how to write an email interview thank you letter. Typically, only about 5% of those looking for a job send out thank you letters. Be one of the few and get a second interview or… Read More »How to Write an Email Interview Thank You Letter?