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Employee Experience – The Guide to Exceptional Employee Retention
Many companies focus all their strategies on talent acquisition, while little attention is paid to retaining those employees. Hiring top talent isn’t what makes companies succeed. Keeping that talent does.…
Recruiting For Small Businesses – Using LinkedIn For Talent Acquisition
Small businesses are the backbone of a country’s economy. Being such a huge contributor, small businesses still struggle to get suitable candidates. However, LinkedIn can help you with that, and…
How To Hire Like An Executive - 5 Tops Tips For Interviewing
Sometimes you need to assimilate strategy and astute thinking to come up with a seamless hiring procedure. Hiring managers rely on trial and error to develop a robust interview process,…
3 Forward-Thinking Recruiting Practices from Industry Leader Lars Schmidt’s New Book — ‘Redefining HR’
89% of job seekers agree that an employer’s career website is important for finding key information.
Careers pages have been known to have a positive impact on cost per hire and time to hire. More applicants will find a well-structured careers page organically, reducing the need for paid…
24% of unemployed job seekers consider company culture an important factor when deciding to apply for a job.
Company culture refers to employees’ shared norms and expectations. It’s the “how we do things” of your workplace. Your dress code, office noise level and desk layout all reflect your…
75% of the global workforce will consist of millennials in 2025.
Millennials represent an increasing share of the workforce, and a growing number now occupy senior positions. They are no longer leaders of tomorrow, but increasingly, leaders of today—as such, their…
7 out of 10 people surveyed indicated they had changed their opinion about a brand after seeing the company reply to a review.
Replying online reviews and maintaining your brand reputation is good for both your business and employer brand.
86% of HR professionals surveyed indicated recruitment is becoming more like marketing.
Today’s candidates discover and consider employers the same way consumers find products, hotels and restaurants. Through searching online, following social media and reading reviews, candidates can become aware of an…
41% of workers feel burnt out from work, and 45% feel emotionally drained.
Job burnout is a special type of work-related stress — a state of physical or emotional exhaustion that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity.
37% of job seekers would not apply to a job at a company where there are disparities in employee satisfaction ratings among different ethnic/racial groups.
Today’s talent cares more about diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
45% of employers say they can’t find the workers with the skills they need.
More employers than ever are struggling to fill open jobs – 45% globally say they can’t find the skills they need, up from 40% in 2017 and the highest in…
68% of recruiting professionals say that the best way to improve recruiting performance over the next 5 years is by investing in new recruiting technology.
Technology developers are leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to flip the job interview process on its head, and companies are already adopting robotics to help take bias out of recruiting.
Over 98% of fortune 500 companies use recruitment software.
Recruiting software is a category of human resources management (HRM) that handles the process of posting jobs and attracting top talent for vacant positions within a company.
Nearly three in four employers (74%) say they've hired the wrong person for a position.
The average cost of a bad hire is up to 30% of the employee’s first-year earnings according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
The average cost of one bad hire is nearly $15,000.
When it comes to costly workplace mistakes, few carry as hefty of a price tag as making a wrong hire. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, companies lost an average…
70% of professionals in the U.S. today would not work at a leading company if it meant they had to tolerate a bad workplace culture.
Toxic company culture has significant negative impacts on a business, ranging from high employee turnover rates to workers with an unhealthy work life balance.
25% of candidates said that a better company culture is among their top reasons for changing jobs.
An organization’s culture defines the proper way to behave within the organization. This culture consists of shared beliefs and values established by leaders and then communicated and reinforced through various…
The most frequently used interview techniques are structured interviews. Structured interviews are being used by 74% of HR professionals around the world.
A structured interview is a systematic approach to interviewing where you ask the same predetermined questions to all candidates in the same order and you rate them with a standardized…
59% of candidates visit the company website after discovering a job.
Your company website is usually the first touch point that prospective employees will have with your employer brand, so it needs to make a good impression. (LaunchPad)
Job seekers rank social and professional networks as the most useful job search resource compared to job boards, job ads, employee referrals, recruiting agencies, and recruiting events.
You knew social media was important for the job search, but just how important is it? Turns out, very. In fact, 92% of companies are using social media for hiring—and we’re not…
62% of job seekers use social media channels to evaluate employer brand of a company.
Whether you want to highlight your learning and development initiatives or demonstrate what a fun and relaxed environment your office has, social media is where you should be calling extra…
Nearly half of all professionals (49%) are following companies on social media with the intent to stay aware of their jobs.
Employers often post relevant articles and other information related to changes happening within the company. This intelligence can strengthen your job search by helping you understand the culture and how…
73% of millennials found their last position through a social media site.
Studies have also shown that 92% of companies are using social media for hiring and that three out of four hiring managers will search for a candidate’s social profiles. Whether…
51% of respondents would be more attracted to a company that had job postings with visual elements (images or videos) than to a company that didn’t.
Every job ad, regardless of the role it’s advertising should incorporate a strong visual element that attracts the eye of the right candidate.
Companies with strong employer brand see 50% more qualified applicants and take 1-2x faster to hire.
Businesses are investing more to build their brand’s reputation and the reputation of their workplace environment. A positive reputation will help to attract the best candidates for your job opening.
92% of people would consider changing jobs if offered a role with a company with an excellent corporate reputation.
People want to work for a company with good reputation. The strongest job candidates are looking for more than just salary, benefits, and whether your office provides catered lunches. They’re looking…
75% of Americans would not take a job with a company that had a bad reputation, even if they were unemployed.
A bad online reputation will ripple through a company, affecting far more than just sales. Negative press impacts hiring costs and may even cause an employee retention crisis.
89% of employers think employees leave for more money but in reality, only 12% do.
There are other stronger reasons such as lack of appreciation, too much work and no opportunities.
Top candidates stay available for just 10 days before getting hired.
If you don’t hire quality candidates quickly, another company will happily snatch them away from you. So don’t push off hiring or overanalyze recruitment decisions. Top talent is usually pretty…
Organizations with a standard onboarding process experience 50% greater new-hire productivity.
“If we don’t worry about onboarding before the employee starts, then we’re way behind,” said Ben Peterson, CEO of BambooHR, an HR technology company. (SHRM)
69% of employees are more likely to stay with a company for three years if they experienced great onboarding.
Finding the best candidates for positions in your organization is only part of building an effective team. The process of onboarding new employees can be one of the most critical…
Only 12% of employees would strongly agree their organization does a great job of onboarding new employees.
New employee onboarding is the process of integrating a new employee with a company and its culture, as well as getting a new hire the tools and information needed to…
73% of job seekers say the process of looking for a job is one of the most stressful events in life.
While research shows that people experience an increased sense of well-being just after losing their jobs, that trend reverses if they’re still hunting after 10 to 12 weeks. On top…
78% of talent professionals and hiring managers say that diversity is the top trend impacting how they hire.
Johnny Campbell, owner and CEO of Social Talent, says “Diversity hiring isn’t about fixing one stage, and it isn’t just about the hiring. When you talk about diversity and inclusion,…
60% of job seekers quit in the middle of filling out online job applications because of their length or complexity.
The fallout for organizations from this persistent issue is the loss of top talent, poor word-of-mouth from candidates frustrated with the process and the higher costs associated with abandonment in…
63% of job seekers will likely reject a job offer because of a bad candidate experience.
Bad candidate experiences can limit a company’s future talent pool and end up costing more time and money down the line.
Job applicants who do not receive a job offer are 80% more likely to apply again if they already had a positive candidate experience.
A positive candidate experience offers clear, honest and consistent communication. When you effectively communicate with candidates throughout each step of your recruiting process, they are considerably more likely to have…
On average, each corporate job offer attracts 250 resumes.
Of those candidates, 4 to 6 will get called for an interview, and only one will get the job.
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