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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
If employer branding is about presenting a compelling promise to your new recruits, then onboarding should be about delivering on that promise.
Your goal? A seamless transition from recruit, to happy new employee - and (in an ideal world!) right through to star performer.
So how do you achieve it? Our earlier article explained how top recruiters get it right. Here, we’ll explain how the right tech can make the onboarding process as straightforward as possible.
Feb 16, 2018 9:09:00 AM by Phil Owers |
When a new employee jumps ship in the first few months, it’s so easy to chalk it down as “one of those things”.
But if you take onboarding seriously, you’re 69% more likely to still have that employee on board three years from when they were hired. The moral? Early employee churn doesn’t have to be a fact of life.
Feb 8, 2018 9:22:00 AM by Phil Owers |
A diversity problem is very much a business problem.
But what happens if many of the brightest and best just aren’t that into you? They take one look at your company and conclude “this isn’t the place for the likes of me”.
Or they make initial enquiries - but thanks to unconscious bias and some clumsy talent management, they don’t progress past the initial paper sift.
Feb 1, 2018 9:02:00 AM by Phil Owers |
Are your efforts to bring on board the brightest and best talent falling short? Chances are, your strategy is missing something. To help you fill in the gaps, here are three essential elements to give your talent acquisition strategy the boost it needs…
Jan 26, 2018 8:57:00 AM by Phil Owers |
Application tracking software (ATS) started life as a way to help recruiters sift through huge piles of CVs. These days, it’s much more than that. At its best, ATS can support your candidate sourcing efforts, streamline your wider recruitment process - and even make recruitment more applicant-friendly.
So is ATS for you? We take a look at its capabilities...
Jan 18, 2018 11:15:16 AM by Phil Owers |