The fact that HR needs social media is nothing new. Although the big hype about it is over, as every HR professional knows, there's no avoiding social media. It's just a question of doing it! But this is easier said than done, since initial results have produced some disillusionment. The main areas of criticism: no strategy, not serious enough, too little interaction or missing the target group....Read More
Over a decade ago some experts considered the expression "human capital" taboo because it reduced humans to being of mere economic interest. Since then, employees have advanced from being of pure "economic interest" to being the most important prerequisite for business success in the eyes of employers. So it has not been possible to banish the term 'human capital' from business jargon. Instead, the expression has become accepted, and...Read More
Companies are being confronted with a new generation of candidates. Young people in particular are well connected and active in social media - they are also looking for interesting work. Demographic changes and an increasingly competitive job market continue to make recruiting top talent a real challenge. So how can companies go about convincing today’s demanding applicants and succeed in long-term retention?...Read More
Demographic changes and skill shortages continue to make recruiting top talent a real challenge. In today’s war for talents, it is important for companies to use all resources available and make hold of valuable talent while effectively improving the time to hire at the same moment....Read More
Time and money – scarce but necessary resources for successful recruiting. This is even more true for small businesses. The solution? Increase efficiency! Here is why an employee referral program can help you do the job: Because you are leveraging an asset you already have – your employees.
Asking team members to think about which people in their networks might make a good addition to the company generates a candidate pool....Read More
Employee referrals are a secret weapon for fast recruitment and a good quality of hire. But financial incentives alone are not sufficient to make your employees recruiters. We show you why employee engagement is the basis for referrals - and how you can maximise the recruitment potential of your workforce....Read More
Social recruiting refers to recruitment via social networks (social media). HR professionals can use social media channels such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook for networking with potential employees. A distinction can be made between two approaches: actively talking to candidates via a social network (social distribution); and the passive placing of marketing campaigns (social profiling). Social distribution is used not only...Read More