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Recruiting in a Winter Wonderland

Posted by Sara Pollock

Dec 19, 2014 9:00:00 AM



Not everyone sees winter as the beautiful transformation of nature that it can be. For recruiters, the winter season can throw up some roadblocks, but you have a choice. Are you going to let the storm outside hold you down, or are you going to recruit in a winter wonderland? You decide.

Topics: Recruiting, Paperless Onboarding

Onboarding Pain Points for New Employees

Posted by Sylvie Woolf

Dec 16, 2014 7:00:00 AM


In our work with many client companies, we have found that onboarding is often put on the back burner. Too many leaders believe onboarding is such a low impact function that it gets neglected. No one is really in charge of the process and employers have no clue how harmful this can be to their employer brand.

Topics: Onboarding, New Hire, Paperless Onboarding, Employee Onboarding

6 Reasons You Need to Step Away from the Email

Posted by Sara Pollock

Dec 12, 2014 9:00:00 AM


While email has become a staple of workplace communications, I think we can all agree there are some flaws in this system. Some of the top leaders in business are actually discouraging inter-office email to spark collaboration and take a step back from the complete snafu email communication can turn into quite quickly.

Topics: Workplace Communication

Is Your Talent Management Ready for the Contingent Workforce?

Posted by Afton Funk

Dec 11, 2014 9:00:00 AM


It better be, because the contingent workforce is the fastest growing workforce segment, and that growth is showing no signs of slowing down. The Rise of the Extended Workforce Report by Accenture revealed that 20-33% of U.S. workers are freelancers, temporary workers and independent contractors. When you consider that number was at 6% in 1989, the contingent workforce is changing drastically.

Topics: Talent Management, Talent Management System, Contingent Workforce

The Most Common “I Quit” Motivators & What You Can Do About Them

Posted by Andre Lavoie

Dec 9, 2014 8:00:00 AM


There are many different types of turnover; some are welcome, and some aren’t. When a consistently poor performer with a bad attitude is replaced with an employee who excels, that’s the kind of turnover you want to see. However, that’s not always what happens. Very often, turnover can have some seriously negative effects on the organization.

Financially: Every time a business replaces a salaried employee, it costs an average of 6-9 months’ salary. For a manager making $40K, that’s $20-$30,000.

Topics: Performance Management, Performance Management System