The Future of Hiring
The future of work and the future of hiring for the next five years are changing right now. The average tenure of jobs in a company has gone down drastically. Now on average an employee spends only three years at one organization. Now is the time to start adapting your recruiting strategy for the future. Defining the balance between the best candidate and the best use of resources will be one of the keys to recruiting success in the future of work.
Recruiting Versus Data Scraping
Recruiting good candidates is more than just scraping data off of the web…but you wouldn’t know it by looking at the current state of hiring practices by most HR professionals and recruiters today. Technology is moving at an incredible pace and so is business, but for many, their hiring practices are not matching suit. Instead of adopting new software, new techniques the glut of educational material for recruiters are focused on installing outdated chrome extensions to scrape contact data and profile information in mass quantities.
Remote Workforce: Avoid Burnout While Working From Home
As the world has embraced remote work, what was once a new and novel idea has become normal. For some of us experiencing remote work-life for the first time, we are approaching a month into our new routines. As humans we find comfort in our routines, we find security in our routines. Right now we are all looking for comfort and security, but is too much of a good routine damaging?
Hiring For Essential Services
During these times most of us are staying indoors and readying ourselves for our remote-work future. For many, this is a time of introspection and preparation with the knowledge that your organization will be enduring some difficult economic times. But for some, this is a time of growth. According to Linkedin, this is a boom time for those providing essential services. If that is you, you are probably running into all kinds of stumbling blocks as you scale your company like you never have before.
Remote Workforce: Handling Interpersonal Problems
While the world currently is in a state of turmoil causing many to stay home and out of sight, these serious times have caused serious problems. Some of us, on the other hand, may have been able to see an immediate silver lining. Working from home meant that we no longer had to deal with our arch-nemesis at work in person. The person we dread interacting with, the individual that we feel makes our job more difficult.
I'm New To Remote Work, Help!
As countries all over the world are starting to shut down for everyone's safety. Many workplaces are following suit. If you are fortunate enough to still have a job and are now looking at working from home you may feel some sense of relief. However, if you have never worked from home before you may also feel some anxiety. How will I stay free from distractions? How can I focus on my work?
Remote Workforce: Evaluating Your Team
Are you responsible for a fully remote team? What if your team is remote but you are based in the office, how can you properly evaluate your team members and be able to answer to those above you in the management chain? For years these have been concerns that have kept employers from offering remote positions, however while the work environment may have changed some of those concerns remain the same.
Personal Development: Why HRM's Need It Too
Naturally, over time as humans we grow accustomed to our environment. Maybe you have gone back to the town you grew up in and noticed how much it has changed. But when you talk to someone who never left the area, they say things are just the same as they have always been. This happens in our work environment too. More often than not we do not even realize it is happening.
How To Make Your Employee Value Proposition Standout
Nowadays the words “culture” and “identity” are thrown about by HR professionals all over the world, but how does this really impact your employment offering. Do you assume your offer is better than your competitors? Or do you have a compelling case that outlines a clear Employee Value Proposition (EVP) that your prospective candidate has no choice but to say yes to your offer? With the new remote workforce things like “culture” and company “identity” will be a secondary consideration to a transparent Employee Value Proposition.
Communication: The Key To a Successful Fully Remote Team
The workforce of the future will be fully remote. Everyone working together but separate, successfully working on project after project while never actually being in the same office or even the same country. This may sound counter-intuitive to team success however many studies have found that this way of working actually helps teams become more productive. Without the endless meetings and the demands of inter-office social politics the remote team of today find that their relationships with their co-workers are based on more than just proximity, they are based on trust.