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Employer Reviews in the Age of Web 2.0

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

For most people, it has become a standard behaviour on online shops and hotel booking websites: Before you make a decision, you read what other people have to say about the product or service in question. If the reviews of an offer are predominantly negative, its survival, at least online, is seriously in danger.

E-Recruitment Basics in a Nutshell

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

Candidate sourcing is a long and expensive process. Online services and software providers promise to make this process more efficient. But how? We to...

3 Benefits Why You Should Use E-Recruitment Solutions

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

Recruitment processes can be run more efficiently with dedicated online services and software solutions, saving you both time and money. Here's what the most common applications have to offer.

Training and Development: 5 Popular Misconceptions about Employee Trainings

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

Most companies have realised that they need to invest in their employees if they want them to keep excelling at their responsibilities. But there are ...

4 Ways Employers Can Help Working Caregivers

Dayna Steele | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Dayna Steele

Statistics show that most employers aren't so accommodating when it comes to the millions of working Americans who are providing care for an aging friend or relative.

Vocation Orientation: 3 Work Viewpoints that Most Mentorship Overlooks

Garrett Mintz | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Garrett Mintz

Having a successful mentor/mentee relationship is not easy. There are many factors that play into the relationship between somebody willing to learn and somebody willing to teach.

Training and Development: 4 Ways to Boost Employee Performance

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

Many factors influence the success of any company: its competitive environment, the quality of its products or services, its name recognition. One factor, however, stands above all of them: the people who work there -- the employee performance.

Why Bad Employees Never Leave

Michele Cuthbert | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Michele Cuthbert

I am often perplexed when a company that is clearly struggling recognizes there is a problem employee and some are not performing to the level they are looking for, but still retain them. There are often a variety of reasons for this

Want Millennials to Stay? Invest in Corporate Learning.

Jason Wingard | Posted 05.16.2016 | Business
Jason Wingard

With this year's college graduation ceremonies on the near horizon, employers are once again tuning in to how best to attract and retain the new workf...

Employer Branding: 4 Essential Steps to a Successful Recruiting Strategy

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

Are you an HR manager? Do you feel that you need to step up your game because your recruiting efforts are not as successful as they should be?

How Facebook Is Recruiting Exceptional Talent Today

Meghan M. Biro | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business
Meghan M. Biro

Facebook, the largest social network with 1.55 billion monthly active users, is consistently one of the top employers in America. Don't you wonder how a company with nearly 13,000 employees and 49 offices around the world manage to lure top talent year after year? Let's examine Facebook's magnetic appeal and see how we can all learn from it to recruit exceptional talent.

The Problem with Traditional Performance Reviews: An Interview with Tamra Chandler

Phil Simon | Posted 03.30.2016 | Books
Phil Simon

It's no overstatement to call employee performance-management reviews torturous. For decades now, they have been the bane of many organizations and th...

Job Passion or Money? 3 Keys College Students Need to Know About Money

Garrett Mintz | Posted 03.02.2016 | College
Garrett Mintz

For college students, possessing a realistic expectation of their career at a company is extremely difficult because they have never worked in the corporate world before. Sure, many college students have had internships and part time jobs before, but it is not the same as being in a full-time career.

The Impact of Technology on HR and What's Ahead

Meghan M. Biro | Posted 02.25.2016 | Business
Meghan M. Biro

Rapid changes in technology have affected businesses in more ways than we can count, from globalization and organizational adjustments to a workforce clamoring for remote and mobile job opportunities -- and human resources has had to adapt swiftly.

Tuck School Professor Writes Playbook on Developing Talent

Lisa Chau | Posted 02.22.2016 | Business
Lisa Chau

I've known and admired Professor Sydney Finkelstein since I met him in 2009, read his #1 bestselling book, Why Smart Executives Fail, and sat in one of his executive education classes.

Good Leadership: The Changing Role of Management

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 02.17.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

One thing we will need much more of in the future, that we need much more of now, is good leadership. Leaders who understand what people now want from work, how to get the best from their employees, how to engage, motivate and retain them.

Give Your 'Prisoners' The Keys to the Front Door

Peter Aceto | Posted 01.28.2016 | Business
Peter Aceto

You know what they say about people: Give them the key to the door and they'll stay. Lock them up and the first thing they'll do is escape.

Internship. Check. Job Offer. Check. Career That Is Fulfilling...?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.26.2016 | College
Garrett Mintz

In high school, it was very clear of what to do to get to college. You get good grades. In college, it was very clear of what to do to get a job offer. You get good grades, internships and leadership positions in extracurricular activities. But what about pursuing a career that is fulfilling?

WTF Is Organizational Culture?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Garrett Mintz

Organizational cultures are not universally good or universally bad for every person. Just because two organizations have the exact same activities (i.e. casual Fridays and philanthropic events) doesn't mean that those activities are received the same way at each company by the employees.

Strive For Work-Life Blend, Not Balance

Michael Coates | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Michael Coates

While making sure to give time for yourself and family is the right motivation behind the division, this strict differentiation between "work" and "life" wrongly treats them as separate entities.

Which Tech Companies Have the Worst Interview Process?

Reuben Yonatan | Posted 01.17.2016 | Business
Reuben Yonatan

We identified trends in the interview processes and calculated the average length of time interviews took at each company. In addition to analyzing the hiring process, we also looked at the interviewees experience. Was it positive or negative? Hard or easy?

6 Ways Who I Am As A Person Has Molded My Leadership Style

Laura Mather | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Laura Mather

To those of you who are burgeoning leaders, I urge you to take some time to think about your strengths and weaknesses, and how the way your life has shaped you as a person impacts the way you lead your teams. It's important to understand all dimensions of ourselves and how they can help us be successful in leadership roles.

11 Steps to Launching Your Corporate Mentoring Initiative in 2016

Julie Kantor | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Julie Kantor

Want to drive retention at your company? It's time to start mentoring. Over the past few months, I have been writing extensively about the business c...

Three Things Forward-Thinking Companies Need to Know to Attract Millennial Independent Workers in 2016

Gene Zaino | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Gene Zaino

Millennials currently make up 30% of America's independent workforce. Within the next two years, they will become the largest generation of self-emplo...

Want to Keep Your Millennials -- Mentor Them

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business
Julie Kantor

Millennials tend to frustrate corporate America with a sense of 'entitlement.' It is widely viewed that they are 'coddled' by their Baby Boomer parents, told they could be anything, not willing to pay their dues.