Why the Best Leaders Act Swiftly and Decisively

Most leaders are girded with confidence, even when the odds are stacked against them. Part and parcel to elevating to the ranks of leadership, those who direct, steer or otherwise perform as bosses to individuals and teams, must prove their capacity to lead, with authority and clarity. Decision-Making Asserts Value When Battling the Competition One […]

3 Ways to Change Your Employer Branding to Secure Stronger Talent

Employee engagement is a subject that garners plenty of attention. Higher engagement rates lead to more satisfied and productive workers, but that presumes that engagement begins when the job does. In reality, the foundations of a strong employee-employer connection begin by creating a positive branding experience during recruitment, hiring and onboarding. This is especially true […]

One Message Does Not Fit All: How ThirdLove Built Its Growing Team

ThirdLove is a venture-backed bra and underwear brand headquartered in San Francisco and committed to getting women everywhere – of all shapes, sizes and shades – into better fitting bras. And, as a bra company that’s passionate about fit, we make no exception when it comes to finding the right talent for Team ThirdLove. If […]

How Sodexo Approaches Social & Mobile Recruiting

In February 2012, Sodexo launched a mobile app designed to tie all of the company’s social recruiting efforts together. The app, available to iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry users, sought to better help candidates to engage with Sodexo’s recruiters on all its social networks as well as search and apply for jobs straight from their […]

8 HR Metrics and Formulas

The human resources department is not income generating.  We measure our value and effectiveness not in sales numbers, but the people we hire, train, develop and lead.  How the value of the HR department is measured at your organization is dependent upon a number of different factors.  It depends on your senior leaders and what […]

How Zoom CEO Eric Yuan Outworked the Competition to Become #1 in 2018

We do not spend that much time on which company [you] worked with before or where you say you graduated from. We really focus on self-motivation and self-learning.In the age of AI, “working smarter, not harder,” and the 4-hour work week, Eric S. Yuan is an outlier. Instead of developing the latest productivity hack or […]

How to Recruit Competitive Candidates in a Job Seeker's Market

With a 4.1% overall unemployment rate – 2.1% among workers with bachelor’s degrees – employers are looking at the lowest unemployment rates since the economic boom in the 1990s. This is great news for the economy and job seekers… but for most recruiters, it’s just one more reason to lose sleep at night. We know […]

7 Ways to Deliver a Stellar Employee Experience

At the highest level, employee experience or EX illustrates everything that people encounter, observe or feel over the course of their time with a company. EX is defined by the sum of its parts – from the daily vibe in the workplace to the employee’s purpose and place on their team and how they deliver […]

A Guide to the Ultimate Candidate Experience

Tired of seeing the same unqualified talent applying to your open positions? 76% of hiring decision-makers say attracting quality candidates is their number one challenge, according to Aptitude Research Partners. Today’s candidates require a more proactive, engaging, multi-touch approach in order to truly convert them into applicants and great hires. The good news is you […]

Why Recruiters Urgently Need to Prioritize Mobile Experiences

You’ve probably heard it at talent acquisition conferences, in industry articles and maybe even from your boss: mobile recruiting is on the rise, and it’s time to adapt. But new Glassdoor research has shown that mobile use in the job search isn’t just around the corner — it is decidedly here now, and companies that […]

What Happens When Your Employer Brand Doesn't Match the Employee Experience?

Job seekers have access to more information about companies and open roles than ever before, increasing the pressure on organizations to ramp up their employer branding efforts to attract high-quality candidates. But a company can be better at building an employer brand than it is at describing the real-life employee experience. Building a strong employer […]