For Employers

Ramping up a new hire

New Hire Ramp Up: The 5 Focus Approach

Zero in on these Critical Areas for Fast, Effective Onboarding You’ve probably seen the studies linking employee retention to new hire experience.  If you haven’t, you might start with this one by the SHRM Foundation.  In it, you’ll find a compelling argument for re-investing in your...

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MAKING TELECOMMUTING WORK

3 Ways to Make Telecommuting Work

Remember how we all gasped when Yahoo’s then-CEO, Marissa Mayer famously announced the end of telecommuting, company-wide? That was back in 2013, more than four years (several lifetimes in app years) ago. Then, just a few months ago, IBM made its own Mayer-esque declaration, calling...

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HIRING MANAGERS CAN WORK BETTER WITH HR

5 Ways Hiring Managers Can Work Better with HR

A few years ago, eremedia unveiled the results of their In-house Recruiting Survey.  In it, corporate recruiters and hiring managers were asked to grade themselves – and each other on their performance in talent acquisition.  Both groups awarded themselves a B.  Amusingly, but not surprisingly,...

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Good Manager, Bad Hire

Good Manager, Bad Hires

How to Avoid the Hiring Mistakes that Hurt Team PerformanceAnd Undermine Your BrandHere’s a story you’ve heard before.  Once upon a time, there was a midlevel manager, a superstar from Day One.  This up-and-comer didn’t just have the skills, values and attitudes of a high...

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COLLABORATIVE HIRING

Why Collaborative Hiring Makes Sense

And How to Make it Work for YouAs a department manager, you’re expected to rally your troops, foster collaboration and lead your team to consistently high performance.  So consider this question: why do most hiring managers work in virtual isolation when it comes to their...

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