In today’s candidate-driven market where there is stiff competition for top talent, many companies continue to deliver a candidate experience well below par. In a survey of 826 job seekers by CareerArc, 60% reported having a poor experience at some point along their search.
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that all great employees are innately driven by a desire for professional development. To provide them with an environment that cultivates continuous learning is by no means a simple task, but the benefits of increased engagement, retention, and innovation make it well worth the effort.
As an employee’s lifecycle at your company comes to an end, the last impression they leave with can be just as important as the first. However, unlike onboarding, companies often drop the ball when it comes to developing an offboarding process – failing to realize that departing employees leave just as much of an impact as those coming in.
Millennials have earned a reputation as the job-hopping generation, always in search for the next best career opportunity. In fact, six out of ten millennials are open to new job opportunities and only half expect to remain with their current company over the next year. As they continue to dominate the workforce, HR professionals are making it a top priority to find the most effective ways to retain their best performers.
It’s no secret that the integration of technology into human resources is changing how we manage our employees with HR. Yet misconceptions about a Human Resource Information System’s (HRIS) role for SMEs often cause many company leaders to overlook its value. If you are an HR professional looking to make the implementation of an HRIS a priority at your executive table, start by addressing the realities of these common misconceptions:
Hippo CMMS is a growing software development company located in Winnipeg, Canada. Since its launch in 2002, Hippo has become a leader in computerized maintenance management software servicing businesses across a broad spectrum of industries. Starting out with only four staffers, today, Hippo employs over 20 people in a variety of positions including software development, marketing, sales, customer support, customer onboarding, administration and management. They currently have over 750 organizations using its cloud-based CMMS system and expect to finish 2017 with more than 900. Hippo CMMS customers include: Prada, MTS, Cablevision, Mountain Equipment Coop, The Bay Centre and Sharp, to name a few.
As convocation comes to a close, it is on to the next chapter for the class of 2017. For all the HR graduates on the hunt for employment, we asked industry professionals Stephanie d’Obrenan and Michael Kim for job search advice based on their years of recruiting experience.
If you are considering a career in human resources, now is an exciting time in the industry. As the HR field continues to evolve today’s organizations, there are a lot of opportunities to develop a challenging and fulfilling career.
If your company is looking to add top talent, the investment in recruiting does not stop the day the employment contract is signed. Research shows that up to 20% of turnover occurs within the first 45 days of new employees being hired. Costing a company anywhere between $3,000 and $18,000 per new recruit that leaves.
If you’re in the midst of expanding your company then you know that building an all-star team is not easy. In today’s labour market, with the national unemployment rate at its lowest of 6.6% in over two years, companies are facing tough competition in the fight for top talent.