Career progression is a top priority for your employees. That feeling of going nowhere, of being bored and unchallenged is one of the biggest triggers to quit an existing job (far above salary). And as Facebook found, the people who are with you for the long haul are very likely to feel they are picking up the skills and experiences they need to develop their careers.
Apr 24, 2018 8:51:00 AM by Phil Owers |
In previous posts, we’ve taken a look at the power of localised marketing - targeting your advertising and your products to suit different customers in different areas of the world.
And while localised marketing has many great advantages, such as helping you to connect with varied groups of people and sell products suitable to consumers around the world, it does come with its own set of challenges.
Apr 13, 2018 10:08:00 AM by Frode Nortvedt |
When potential new recruits check out your credentials as a possible career destination, two questions are likely to be on their mind.
First off, “What’s it like to work there?”. Alongside this, “What kind of growth opportunities are on offer?”. Here’s how to focus on the second one: growth - and how to showcase it in the most effective ways possible...
Apr 13, 2018 8:53:00 AM by Phil Owers |
Today, more businesses than ever are trading globally. From multi-national service providers to small family stores, the internet, mass communication and affordable global shipping have opened new markets around the globe for practically every business.
Apr 3, 2018 9:13:00 AM by Frode Nortvedt |
What kind of employee experience are you able to offer candidates in 2018? At Papirfly, we’ve been putting the reported recruitment trends for this year under the spotlight. And while they tend to cover varied aspects of recruitment strategy, they all come back to this fundamental question.
Mar 29, 2018 9:33:00 AM by Phil Owers |
Some of the most successful marketing campaigns in recent years are those which have connected with their target audience on an emotional and personal level.
Localisation is one of the key approaches that many businesses use to appeal to their customers on a personal level. Put simply, it is marketing which takes into account region-specific language and customs, or marketing which references specific locations or events.
Mar 23, 2018 8:54:00 AM by Frode Nortvedt |
When you find out that as many as 20% of staff who leave their company do so in the first 45 days, you’d be forgiven for thinking that high early employee churn is somehow a fact of life.
Mar 22, 2018 8:56:00 AM by Phil Owers |
Far from being dead in the water, clued-up employers realise that for maximising both staff retention and productivity, the staff induction process is crucial. It’s far more accurate to say that staff inductions are evolving rather than dying - with technology and employer branding both playing a big part in driving that change.
Mar 15, 2018 10:02:00 AM by Phil Owers |
Building brand equity for your business increases brand awareness, boosts public perception and, typically, leads to an increase in sales. As long as you don't let the drive to boost brand equity hinder your company's drive to deliver a quality product and excellent customer service, your business stands to gain market share and an improved bottom line.
Keep your core values in mind while creating a brand equity model and you'll experience a number of benefits. Here are just a few:
Mar 6, 2018 9:22:00 AM by Frode Nortvedt |
The message is pretty clear: for new starters to stick around, it’s worth putting in the groundwork to make it happen. So is there something missing from your current onboarding efforts? Follow this checklist to get it right…
Mar 1, 2018 10:43:00 AM by Phil Owers |