Employer Branding Candidates Will Love? Increase Transparency!

With Cupid taking center stage this week, we thought we would turn our attention showing some love to your candidates. While operating transparently certainly benefits internal company processes and productivity, it also goes a long way in creating an appealing employer brand that candidates will love. Your employer brand is your organization’s reputation as an employer, and ensuring you have a strong one can be the difference between a flock of talented candidates and an empty inbox. Keep Reading

Business Transparency, Company Culture, Goals, Corporate Communication, Employee Onboarding, Employer Branding, Brands

Improve Employee Engagement with Goal-Based Talent Alignment

Here’s a fact you probably wish wasn’t true: your employees aren’t as motivated as you think or even hope they are. It’s statistically likely a large proportion of your workforce is mentally checked out. A recent study by Gallup showed 70 percent of workers are disengaged in their current roles.

Don’t think your company is the exception. Right now, your best employees might be daydreaming about leaving your office for greener pastures. In fact, a study on candidate behavior from CareerBuilder found the very idea of a passive candidate just might be a myth on par with Bigfoot. The study found 77 percent of full-time employees are either open to new opportunities or actively looking for a new job.

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Employee Turnover, Talent Alignment, Employee Engagement, Company Culture, Goals, Office Politics, Employee Retention, Turnover

Optimize Employee Onboarding by using Goal Alignment and the 4C's: Compliance, Clarification, Culture, Connection

Once you’ve made a great new hire, it’s time to get your new employee up and running in the organization. No matter how skilled or tenured, every employee can benefit from the onboarding process in order to better understand their place in the company.

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Onboarding, Goal Alignment, Company Culture, Goals, New Hire, New Hire Checklist, Goal-Setting

How to Supercharge Employee Referrals with Goal-Based Jobs

Is your company’s next great hire hiding in plain sight? Within the network of one of your employees just might be the talent you need for your open positions. A 2013 study shows an employee referral program is actually the No. 1 source of outside hires, beating out job boards, social media, and even a company’s own career sites.

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Attracting Talent, Job Descriptions, Culture, Talent Management, Employee Turnover, Business Transparency, Recruitment Process, Employee Engagement, Company Culture, Referrals, Employee Referrals

Talent Alignment: Why Transparency Matters in Every Business

Why is goal alignment so hard to achieve? In a smaller company with few employees, it’s not hard to get everyone on the same page. Things get a little more complicated when you add more employees and more levels to the mix. Hiring, growing and aligning your talent can also get complicated and it becomes easy for great people to feel lost in the shuffle.

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Culture, Strategy, Talent Management, Business Strategy, Goal Alignment, Business Transparency, Talent Alignment, Company Culture, Goals

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