Human Resources

Written by: Miriam Dushane  As we head into 2016, I believe that most employers – whether hiring in local markets or nationally – will experience increased difficulty in recruiting. This challenge will be driven mainly by a growing demand for high-quality candidates across all levels and types of positions. Everyone involved in hiring will need to move faster, because unemployment

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By Stacy Wilson, ABC Eloquor Consulting, Inc. It was just four weeks before their scheduled launch and our client’s project lead hadn’t made any progress on wrangling thousands of pieces of content for a new HR site on their digital workplace. How would they be ready for launch? It’s a classic example of why you should never leave content until

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Video is undoubtedly a hot trend in almost every area of business, and that includes recruiting and talent acquisition. This versatile tool has the ability to portray an image or communicate an idea that might not be impactful if shared in written form. And, thanks to the increasing popularity of video, communicating visually through video can be an effective and

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It’s estimated that 90% of people trust the recommendations of people they know, according to Nielsen. Given our human nature to listen to our peers, leveraging an employee advocate program to recruit new employees seems like a no-brainer. Your employees should be your best brand ambassadors. It is their employee experience and willingness to share that with their peers that

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Employer brand, sometimes referred to as talent brand, can be a powerful asset to attract new talent. Creating and nurturing an employer brand is an investment in organizational development that many recruiters and talent acquisition professionals can leverage in their daily jobs. The idea is to build a brand that inspires and motivates current and potential employees. Don’t have an

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Recruiting passive candidates is not necessarily a new concept in the world of talent acquisition, but it’s becoming critical in the current “war for talent”. Gone are the days where recruiters can post a job listing and wait for the perfect candidate to find it and apply. Recruiters and talent acquisition professionals are getting more creative with how to successfully

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Maintaining a strong company culture and engagement among employees is critical during times of rapid growth. Not many companies know this better than Facebook. Advanced Learning Institute sat down with Andrew Blotky, Manager of Internal Communications at Facebook, to get a better understanding of the internal communications challenges Facebook faces and how they overcome them to drive employee engagement. Here’s

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By: Jim Shaffer, Jim Shaffer Group Many organizations could improve results if their external and internal communication worked together to improve the customer experience. For this to work, internal communication would need to broaden its role. Some are doing that. I recently addressed a conference of business communication professionals on the role of a trusted advisor, a term used by

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Don’t just engage employees. Involve them in your brand. By: Steve Batterson and Brea Malloy, Associate Directors of Brand Strategy at Simple Truth Every business has a reason for being. Every business also has its own way of being. Internal brand activation connects the first, your brand promise, with the second, your company culture. Which, ultimately, makes the way you

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Organizations are re-imagining the way they do business, internally and externally. As intranets continue to evolve and new digital technologies emerge, the digital workplace is taking center stage. So, how do we create a successful digital workplace?   Rethink the role of the intranet. As technology continues to change exponentially, managing and deciding which changes are adopted can be a

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