The Top 5 HR Infographics of 2015

 As defined by the Corporate Executive Board.. The top five Infographics from 2015 that every HR professional should read.

  1. Create Compelling Career Paths for Employees and Organizations — Understand the key strategies your organization can apply to create a dynamic approach to careers that motivates employees. Shift from the traditional promotion-based to a growth-based career culture that benefits both your organization and your employees.
  2. Engagement Is Not Enough — In today’s world of work, organizations are more challenged than ever to drive business performance, so creating a workforce that is engaged, flexible to change, and aligned to your organization’s priorities is critical to success.

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Results of BLR’s Employer Branding Survey

In June, BLR conducted an employer brand survey to solicit input from companies on what they are doing for internal and external employer branding stack up against each other. The purpose of the survey was to provide insight into the following questions and more:

  • How many companies are devoting programs to both internal and external branding?
  • Who at the organization is typically responsible for such programs?
  • What role do prospective, high potential (HIPO), and alumni employees play in branding?
  • How are businesses monitoring their brand and reputation?
  • Which branding strategies are perceived as being most successful?

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The Journey from Candidate to Hire Touches Every Aspect of the Employer Brand

It’s no secret that talent acquisition is evolving faster than it ever has and much of it has been due to candidate expectations of employers what we like to call the “consumerization of the candidate experience.”

Candidates expect an experience on par with the consumer experience and when they make purchase decisions (and what is a career choice other than “our most important purchase decision”), they want an experience that is transparent, relationship-based, personalized and flexible.

So what does that mean for talent acquisition organizations?

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Ten Company Culture Killers [#infographic]

Great infographic by OfficeVibe, an employee engagement company. It’s a list of the ten things that will destroy a company’s culture and cause low employee engagement. Here are the company culture killers:

The 10 Company Culture Killers

This infographic was crafted with love by Officevibe. Learn employee engagement facts that will stop company culture killers from growing in your company.

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What contributes to decreased employee morale?

Employee Morale​Employee morale is perhaps one of the most important but most difficult things to manage. It’s critical to maintain high morale in order to increase retention, but it’s often difficult to get an accurate read on how employees feel and what is causing them to be dissatisfied.​ [HR Daily Advisor]

Most managers believe the leading reason employees leave is for more money. While compensation is a contributor, my company conducted an employee exit survey audit that found it is not the leading reason. Rather, a large number of employees left due to: decreased employee morale, lack of employee development, and feeling disconnected from overall company priorities and objectives.

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Is Your Social Brand the Authentic You?

Branding is no longer just for companies. People are increasingly ‘packaging and marketing’ themselves to find employment, whether that’s as a freelancer or for a company contract. The social branding trend is booming; there are how-to guides, blogs, articles and advice columns popping up everywhere with tips on how to perfect that brand and how to use it to connect with others.

Social branding: Building a brand on social media. Social media offers an affordable way to build your brand online, engage more people and easily interact with potential and existing customers and/or employers.

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