Tag: Recruiting and Retention

3 Reasons to Earn the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential

Just in case you missed it, during the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Conference, they announced a new specialty credential in talent acquisition that will launch in June 2018. If you’re wondering what a specialty credential is, think of it as sort of a micro credential. It demonstrates […]

Job Seekers – – Keep Your Contact Info Current and Answer Your Phone

I recently wrote a post about what recruiters would like job seekers to do when they apply for a position. The list includes submitting a cover letter, researching the company, and coming to interviews prepared. But applying for a job is only one way of getting a new position. Another […]

3 Ways to Improve the Candidate Experience

(Editor’s Note: This article is an excerpt from my new book, “The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent“ (SHRM, 2018) SHRM members can order a discounted copy at the SHRMStore. Enjoy!) Organizations with a candidate experience strategy in place realize the work isn’t over. You’ll want to […]

New Hire Onboarding: Take a Pulse to Increase Employee Retention

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Readex Research, which provides expert survey services to help businesses understand their internal and external customers. Their services include employee experience surveys. Enjoy the post!) With unemployment levels at historic lows, it’s no wonder that employee retention is a […]

Your Hiring Process Impacts Your Culture

I like to think that we all know diversity in the workplace produces positive results to the bottom-line. But did you know that people are looking at a company’s diversity as part of their investment strategy? Morgan Stanley has produced a research piece titled “An Investor’s Guide to Gender Diversity”. […]