Big data, which is commonly measured in terms of volume, velocity and variety, is enticing to many but useful to smaller numbers. The reason is that the sheer volume of data needs to be tamed and organized in order to deliver tangible and usable information. Is your organization focused on big data’s bottom line deliverables?
One of the hottest catch phrases in HR right now is the notion of “candidate experience” — which is part of an organization’s overall employer branding proposition. While most people would probably think treating candidates respectfully would be a no-brainer, some organizations are only now waking up to the idea that candidates’ experiences of the
Want to hire top talent? If you really want to attract and retain the best candidates you must inspire your team; by doing so you will be on your way to being a great brand. Great brands know this and will do anything to keep creating an inspiring environment for employees. This is how great
A new survey by Glassdoor, a jobs and careers community, reveals that 39 percent of UK employeeswill look for a new job if they don’t get a pay rise in the next 12 months. This means that potentially 12 million people could be changing jobs this year, which could have a huge impact on retention
As a business owner, the first employees you hire could mean the success or failure of your company. You must know what type of employees to hire first, what qualities to look for and what weaknesses you have. Hiring managers across the United States still find it difficult to hire a quality work force, but
According to figures from REC, billings and placements for temporary workers saw a huge increase in the quarter leading to December, whilst permanent placements rose at the slowest pace since July 2013. This is the fastest growth rate in over 15 years with respondents to the REC survey attributing the growth to greater demand from
Employer branding may not be a new phenomenon, but many business owners are not giving it the attention that it rightly deserves. Spending time honing your employer brand not only helps to create the right image and impression for potential employees and existing staff, but it can help to attract and retain the best candidates.
Recruiters! Ever wondered what your candidates really want? Leading job board CV-Library polled 2,400 active job hunters from a variety of demographic groups across the UK, in a bid to answer top recruiting questions such as; ‘why am I having a problem getting through to candidates?’ and ‘how can I improve my job adverts?’ Questions
Recruiting talented employees isn’t going to be plain sailing in 2015. The widening gaps between the demand and supply of skilled workers is creating a cut-throat environment in which 69% of recruiters are expecting to see competition for candidates increase. To successfully ride out the storm, recruiters are going to need to keep up to
Companies that don’t have websites that work natively with smartphones may be missing out on key talent, warns recruitment firm Hays. Its survey of 550 Kiwi job hunters shows that 36 per cent of people use a mixture of mobile and desktop devices to search for a new role, with 2 per cent searching for