Category: Human Resources
Last week, I attended a webcast seminar, “A Winning Combination: Align employer, consumer, and corporate brands for success”, offered by LinkedIn.
The webcast presentation made 3 great points very well:
-The experience of candidates applying to work at a company can affect the brand
-The importance of the employee culture and the stories that represent that culture
-Testimonials or promotion of the … Read More »
Buying local appears to cut across many industries. It therefore stands to reason that the same buying habits apply to the HR industry, specifically when purchasing HR software and management tools. In a survey by GetApp, a cloud-based HR system start-up, the company found that smaller companies with fewer than 50 employees like newer more … Read More »
On April 19th, we attended a great presentation by Trevor Thomas of Kent Employment Law. Trevor is an employment lawyer who shared his legal expertise on the top five employment issues that cross his desk. The presentation focused on:
The difference between an employee versus an independent contractor,
The nuisances of employment contracts,
How the Employment Standards Act … Read More »
Henry Goldbeck talks to the importance of the first rule in recruiting
“Determine and clarify the essential, important, positive and negative skills, experience, characteristics etc. required of the successful candidate for the position.
Determine the time frame for hiring and what internal resources you can dedicate to the sourcing of candidates. If internal resources are insufficient based on the difficulty … Read More »
Henry Goldbeck of Goldbeck Recruiting comments on Amelia Peacock’s questions “Seeking HR expert to provide insights on new HR survey about employee satisfaction”.
Some key findings and story-lines:
42% of small businesses (1-50 employees) offer no employee feedback.
Formal or scheduled employee feedback is more popular (34%) than informal or ad-hoc employee feedback (25%).
Managers who provide consistent and accurate … Read More »