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In the global war for top talent, it is more important than ever to possess and showcase a powerful employer brand to attract high-quality talent and then to design a meaningful employee experience to get top talent to stay. But which should you do first and does the order matter? Yes, says Jim D’Amico, global […]

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Inbound recruiting is the practice of using digital marketing approaches and employer branding practices to target top talent and funnel them into your organisation through a three-part process:  Attract: This is the top of the funnel – an opportunity to build an online presence though search engines, employer branding tools, social media channels, and job […]

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Agile performance management systems are replacing traditional performance management systems in companies around the world. Agile performance management is a highly collaborative approach to performance management and is based on continuous feedback, improvement, and development. Agile performance management is continual, entails flexible goal setting and assessment, focuses on employee growth, and requires a supportive leadership […]

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Companies hoping to boost customer satisfaction levels should look into their employees’ creativity levels, suggests new research from the University of East Anglia. Creativity among frontline employees working in customer service and sales, in particular, has a significant impact on customer satisfaction. What’s more, in organisations which focused mindfully on creativity, employees reported higher levels of […]

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In a survey conducted by Ivey Business Journal, 43% of surveyed respondents reported that on average about 10% of their analytics positions remain vacant due to a shortage of high quality talent. The most acute need is for candidates who are equally adept at data analytics, technology integration, and ‘big picture’ business strategy. Organisations that […]

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According to a Glassdoor study, 57% of people reported that benefits are among the primary factors they consider before saying yes to a job offer and 80% of people would prefer attractive benefits to a raise. The top five ranked benefits include: paid healthcare (40%), paid vacation time (37%), performance bonuses (35%), paid sick days […]

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LinkedIn’s recently concluded Talent Connect conference served up some crucial pointers on how companies can be more authentic and thereby attract the right talent. Presenters at the conference shared three broad themes of authenticity, as follows: Share compelling, genuine content on social media: Showcase real employees, have them talk freely about what they love about […]

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When Jenny Dearborn took over as SAP’s chief learning officer, the company had a learning problem. Its 7500 managers had to travel to Germany often and pay thousands of dollars out of the company’s budget to receive basic skills training. It is cruel to hire managers and then make it difficult for them to learn […]

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When employees are able to recognise and reward their peers’ hard work, it can serve as a powerful engagement tool, argues Colin Watt, group director of employee relations and engagement at online retailer Shop Direct. Shop Direct was consistently getting employee feedback stating that everyday successes weren’t being celebrated. In response, Watt established a peer-to-peer […]

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A central guiding philosophy at Nike is that employees need to grow as fast (if not faster) than the company itself. To fuel its ambitious expansion plans, Nike believes in developing its current employees to their full potential, as per Monique Matheson, VP and chief talent officer at Nike. To be able to do this […]

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