Topics: Interview Tips and Techniques, Employee Assessment, employee promotion, Phương Pháp Học Tập, Training and Development in Business, Effective Hiring, Employee Retention, 360 Degree Feedback, job fit
Consider this: It can cost $4,000 to $40,000 to recruit and onboard one new employee. Therefore, companies that have implemented efficient hiring practices get the best return on this investment, especially when they focus on acquiring top performers.
The time for organizations to focus on strategic talent acquisition is now. When talent is available and affordable, progressive organizations will seize the opportunity to upgrade talent, shore-up their talent pipeline, and be more competitive.
In a recent article by Profiles International UK’s Martin Goodwill, he argues that “lazy talent management has to stop” and that “recruitment is no substitute for a proper talent strategy.” What’s your company’s approach to managing talent?
What talented people want has changed. They used to want high salaries to verify their value and stable career paths to allow them to sleep well at night. Now they want purposeful work and jobs that fit clearly into the larger context of their career. And that means they want jobs that are sensible parts of an ongoing journey through a series of professional endeavors — not some supposedly linear path toward "success".
Small businesses must continually search for ways to make the whole more valuable than the sum of its parts. Though one might expect them to be most applicable to large companies with substantial headcounts (and budgets), small business leaders can also take advantage of people management solutions to align and improve their organizations.
A popular doodle illustrating “What People Think Success Looks Like Vs. What It Really Looks Like” has created a buzz online. In the image, ideal success is portrayed as a straight 45 degree arrow, constantly and steadily increasing. The image of what success really looks like is still an arrow moving up, but it resembles a bird’s nest with twists, turns and knots along the way. This twitter-popular image is simple, yet so true. The road to success is certainly not a straight upward arrow! There will always be knots to untie and challenges to overcome, that’s why conflict management skills are essential for success.
Legendary basketball player and coach John Wooden once said, “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” This quote perfectly illustrates how dealing with conflicts can effectively lead to success.
Is there a skills gap in your organization? Do you have vacant positions, which require high-level skills that are hard to find? According to a recent study from CareerBuilder, 38 percent of employers cannot find qualified candidates to fill a position. The study found that the top five areas most difficult to recruit for are:
How much do you spend on recruiting and replacing an employee? It is estimated that most organizations spend between $4,000 and $40,000. Understandably, with such a large range, most managers have come to accept employee turnover as a normal business practice.
Effective customer service starts from within an organization. Successful companies see their employees as more than just workers but also brand ambassadors. A company's efforts to boost employee engagement should translate into effective and strong customer service.