Tag Archives: HR

Email Marketing Tips For Recruiters

HR managers are becoming increasingly aware of a growing body of potential employees known as passive job seekers. One recent study found that 74% of working Americans would leave their current job if a better opportunity arose. What constitutes a “better opportunity” varies from person to person, of course, but the three most commonly cited […]

Green Recruiting Practices – Does HR Need to Go Green? (Part 1)

We’ve all heard that green is the new black. Just like organizational culture was touted in the ‘90s as essential for business success, social responsibility seems to have taken its place during this decade. It’s good to be green — that’s what a lot of companies are finding, as they integrate environmentalism and sustainability into […]

How Values Drive Behavior at Dignity Health

by Lizz Pellet (@Lizzpellet) Dignity Health, the fifth largest non-profit hospital system in the country with over 60,000 employees in 17 states, has recently completed a transition two years in the making. The system has rebranded itself from Catholic Healthcare West to Dignity Health. Although Dignity Health is made up of Catholic and non-Catholic care centers, there […]

How Social Are You?

by Lizz Pellet (@Lizzpellet) Jobvite polled more than 1,000 human resources and recruiting professionals in a recent social recruitment survey on their social recruiting activities and intentions. Nearly three-quarters of respondents (73%) said that they had successfully hired through social media – up from 58% in 2010. Other interesting findings from the 2012 Social Recruiting Survey from […]

Bersin’s New Report — Almost Perfect

by George Blomgren Bersin by Deloitte recently released their newest report, HR Technology for 2015: Ten Big Disruptions Ahead. As always, this report showcases the cutting-edge, strategic perspective Bersin is known for, and the report is almost as comprehensive as it is insightful. Gamification and big data, mobile and the shift in HRMS to usability […]

HR Tech Virgin

Vegas, baby, Vegas! If you work in HR, love new ideas and technology, then you already know that HR Tech is this week. The SuperBowl of HR events.  I’ve heard the stories. I’ve seen the Instragrams. And this year, I’m joining the biggest HR Party of the Year. I’m psyched to meet the best and […]

Career Management for HR (and everyone else)

This is advice for HR professionals in Wisconsin. And every other worker, in any field, anywhere. Over the last several years, I’ve done quite a bit of HR recruiting in Wisconsin. And I’ve heard a number of complaints from employers about the HR talent pool in the dairy state. I’m convinced there is both a […]

Hiring Managers vs. Recruiters (The Hatfields & The McCoys)

by George Blomgren Tension, animosity, conflict … on a good day, these words describe the relationship between hiring managers and recruiters in many organizations. It’s not only toxic to the work environment, it tends to directly impact all the hiring metrics that matter: time to fill, cost to fill, quality of hire, etc. Most of […]

Blind Job Postings are Bad Mojo

by George Blomgren I’ve been asked to do blind recruitments many times over the years. When I push back, I’m always surprised to discover that many employers aren’t aware of the downsides. Frankly, the downsides are so bad, I suggest that you do anything you have to do to avoid blind recruitments. There are four […]

Hiring Manager’s Ideal Candidate! Are You KIDDING Me?! 3 Tips To Infuse Reality Into The Conversation

I just received a marketing email from an HR technology provider who asked — Do you want to hire an HR professional who will: ·         Work 24/7/365 ·         Never take a day off ·         Never complain about anything ·         […]