Social Recruiting by @Betterteamapp

How to Get More High Quality Candidates with Social Recruiting [Infographic]

Social Recruiting by @BetterteamappIf yours is like many businesses, you’re starting to notice a hiring crunch.

As you’ll see in the infographic below, the time to fill a position is at a record high of 27 days, and employers report being increasingly worried about the cost of positions that go unfilled.

The remedy to this situation appears to be social recruiting. Why?

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Employee Benefits (via Sanborn Career)

How does the U.S. Compare on Benefits and Compensation? The Good and Bad News

Employee Benefits (via Sanborn Career)This post has been guest authored by the folks at Betterteam, a web-based applicant tracking system where you can manage all your candidate applications and resumes in one easy-to-use online database.

Ever asked yourself how the United States compares to other countries when it comes to benefits and compensation?

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Performance Management

How Top Companies Are Redefining Performance Management

Performance ManagementToday’s blog post features guest writer Stuart Hearn.

Any ambitious entrepreneur, or forward-thinking manager, is well aware of the importance of remaining competitive. Staying ahead of the curve is of the utmost importance for any HR department, and when it becomes clear to a company that their performance review system is not delivering results, we can always look to top organisations for inspiration.

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maze and red figure_opt

Millennials aren’t the only Maze Runners

maze and red figure_optNot too long ago, I wrote a blog post on creating a value proposition specific for millennials. It’s a topic that dominates many HR conversations today. Many a HR gurus, scholars, grad student, think tanks have written about millennials and their impact on the workforce, and so it’s not too hard to find soundbites such as:

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Employer Branding Measurement Dashboard

How to Measure (So You Can Manage) Your Employer Brand

Employer branding is key to building your company’s reputation as an employer of choice and there are a growing number of companies who are seeing the value in putting resources and budget into this work. After initial activation, your employer brand should continue to evolve and be updated to accurately reflect changes within your organization. Therefore, the longer tail of any employer brand strategy is the sustainment and management of it. But you can’t manage what you don’t measure. And it is very hard to describe the impact you’re making to an organization without that measurement.

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LunchBreak

What’s so wrong with taking lunch?

LunchBreakMy typical work day: Arrive. Work or meetings for roughly 4 or 5 hours. Rush down to grab lunch before the cafeteria closes. Scarf down food at my desk within 10 minutes. Then back to work and meetings for another 4 or 5 hours.

Sound familiar? If so, you’re in good company.

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