I am excited to announce my latest adventure. Luke Gass and I have started a podcast called Recruitment Now. We plan to interview interesting recruiters and recruitment researchers to share their ideas about recruiting. We are live with our first two interviews! Check it out http://www.recruitment-now.com
The oldest of the Millennials is 30 now, and are beginning to enter middle management and/or professional positions. As the Millennials grow in prominence and influence in the workforce, leading them will require new and adapted strategies to harness their influence and talents. Millennials want to join a crusade, not a company. They view organizational … Continue reading Leading Millennials: Meaningful Experiences
Social networking’s vast usage has encouraged organizations to explore strategies to harness or use its power. 75% of major U.S. companies have a policy in place requiring their recruiters to check online reputational data. The most common online research involved search engines (78% of recruiters), social networking sites (63%) and photo and video sharing sites … Continue reading Recruiters use Social Networking sites, but Should They?
Is employee retention overrated? It almost sounds heretical for an HR guy to write that, but do we sometimes worry too much about retaining our employees in organizations? Hall et al (2001) describe the paradox of commitment where "people are most able to develop internal commitments and attachments when they have the free choice to … Continue reading The Paradox of Commitment