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Post date: July 10, 2018
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is no longer defined as a “nice thing to do” but rather a key component of a company’s brand identity. Beyond contributing to charitable causes, corporations are looking for ways to make a difference, stand out, and become agents of change. If a corporation...
Post date: July 16, 2019
In the past couple of years, the demand for human resource executives has grown. In fact, the HR function has ascended the ranks in demand, from one of the least-requested roles to one of the most-requested roles. Why?  Increased organizational need for human resources and talent acquisition...
Post date: August 24, 2016
When recruiting board members, it’s natural to rely on tools that have been in your toolbox for many years. One of these techniques that has claimed center stage for decades is retained executive search. Chief human resources officers (CHROs), general counsels, and chairs of nominating committees...
Post date: April 3, 2017
By Steven Bearak Life insurance. Dental insurance. Vision insurance. 401(k) plans. As a chief human resource officer or C-suite leader, you’re well aware of these traditional employee benefits, and today’s workforce expects you to have them. However, with employee benefits playing such an essential...
Post date: September 22, 2015
Some numbers to consider as you read this article:   4 percent of employees quit after a bad first day (Bersin by Deloitte) 22 percent of turnover occurs in the first 45 days. (The Wynhurst Group) 90 percent of employees decide to stay at a company within the first six months. (Aberdeen Group) 31...
Post date: September 15, 2016
In today’s technology market, winning the war on talent may seem like an insurmountable task. From Silicon Valley start-ups to the 500 pound gorillas, we are all searching for similar talent with niche technical or stellar sales skills.  What is the company’s culture, and do the company’s actions...
Post date: September 1, 2016
The number of remote workers is on the rise in the United States with about 3.7 million employees currently working remotely at least half of the time, according to Global Workplace Analytics. In many industries, technology like mobile and video conferencing, instant messaging, and wireless...
Post date: September 20, 2018
If you asked most organizations, they’ll likely tell you one of two things when it comes to their hiring process. Either they think, “It’s just fine as is, and thank you very much for asking.” Or they’ll tell you, “We’re working on implementing industry best practices (whatever they happen to be)...
Post date: September 25, 2018
The back to school season is an apt time to reflect on the spring campus recruiting cycle, even as we prepare for fall recruiting ahead. While recruiter team bandwidth continues to shrink, the college applicant pool in the U.S. continues to grow, putting mounting pressure on recruiters to act...
Post date: November 15, 2016
  It’s hard to argue that the IT industry suffers from an extreme lack of gender balance. What is up for debate is the reason—or reasons—why. Depending on who you ask, you’ll hear a multitude of varying, often conflicting, reasons for why this disparity exists.    The explanation that girls simply...