8 Communication Tips for HR Leaders

Posted

  Effective communication is critical to any organization—and of paramount importance for HR leaders. When assignments aren’t communicated efficiently and clearly, productivity suffers. Although developing good business communication skills takes some effort, being adept at getting a point across well can pay huge dividends. Here are eight steps HR leaders can take to improve their…

Staffing and Recruitment: 3 Things You Didn’t Know

Posted

The staffing and recruitment industry has grown considerably since its inception during the last century. With innovations such as cell phones, email, and the Internet, it’s possible to reach many more people now than ever before. Because of this, recruitment has benefited greatly. According to the American Staffing Association, on average, 3.1 million Americans are employed…

Flexibility At Work: Is It Overrated? This Study Suggests So

Posted

In response to trends that favor less “traditional” work arrangements, more and more companies are giving employees the flexibility they prefer. But do employees really want that increased flexibility—especially if it comes at the expense of their wages? Two National Bureau of Economic Research scholars, Alexandre Mas (professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton…

How to Increase Your Job Offer Acceptance Rate

Posted

By implementing a total reward program, a company can build a reputation as a great place to work and therefore attract the best talent. Non-monetary benefits and perks can, when combined with competitive salaries, form a well-rounded compensation strategy that helps an organization attract candidates, increase offer acceptance rates, and improve retention. Over the last…

Managing the Generations: Valuing the Wisdom of Age and the Contributions of Youth

Posted

  During a recent training class I conducted, a Millennial employee vented to me that what she heard most often from older workers was “No, we can’t do it.” She was frustrated by their apparent lack of openness to new ideas, particularly in one situation in which her proposed solution to an existing problem was…