The Perks of Being an Intern

By on August 11, 2016

Paid holidays. 401(k) plans. Medical insurance. It sure is good to be an intern today, as evidenced by the 2016 Internship & Co-op Survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). When NACE began surveying employers in 2007 about the benefits they offered to their interns, fewer than half provided paid holidays versus roughly the 67% who do so today. In terms of 401(k)...

EVP Project Planning: Essential Elements

By on August 2, 2016

You’d think that with all the buzz surrounding the importance of developing an employer value proposition (EVP) and it’s role in attracting, engaging and retaining talent, getting the program approved internally at an organization would be easy, right? Not quite. Given the amount of time, effort and resources that go into a comprehensive and research-based EVP program, it’s not surprising that...

You’re Hired – the Transition from Consumer to Recruitment Advertising

By on July 21, 2016

I recently made the leap from consumer to recruitment advertising. After spending the last quarter in talent territory, I realized the fundamentals of recruitment and consumer advertising are the same — what differs is the way they are activated. Similarities: Be You, Be True, Share Value The below commonalities follow advertising trends across all categories: Access to Information –...

How to Keep Your Keepers

By on July 20, 2016

Back when I graduated college, it was basically a guarantee that if you had a nice resume, learned how to answer basic interview questions and had the slightest idea what you wanted to do with your life, you were on the right track to find a job. Then 2008 happened and the college graduate was faced with a scary concept — no matter how badly you want one, there just aren’t enough jobs for...

Don’t Give Up

By on July 13, 2016

Today is #DontGiveUp day. Famous words spoken in 1993 at the first ESPY (Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly) awards by the late Jimmy Valvano (basketball player, coach and broadcaster) as he accepted the inaugural Arthur Ashe Courage and Humanitarian Award. He said, “Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up,” a reference made to his battle with bone cancer. Valvano also announced The V Foundation...

Recruitment Communications Disconnect Contributing to Low Employee Engagement

By on June 24, 2016

According to Gallup, actively disengaged employees cost the U.S. $450 billion to $550 billion per year. Could this, in part, be due to the disconnect between your recruitment communications and your employment experience? According to Glassdoor CEO, Robert Hohman, 51% of job seekers have buyers remorse and 83% of those individuals leave their employer in the first year. Take online dating, for...

A Candidate Experience Above the Rest: Extending Yours to Prior Applicants

By on May 26, 2016

Delivering an extraordinary candidate experience can result in a BIG win-win for both your organization and your talent pool, especially if you pay close attention to previous applicants. Yes, those people you decided not to hire. While they may not be candidates now, your best bet to filling your future open reqs more quickly with qualified talent means extending the candidate experience to...

Why Your Recruitment Messaging May Only Be Scratching the Surface

By on May 17, 2016

Take any run-of-the-mill career website and you’ll likely see one theme replicated time and time again, boiled down to something like this: “Our success depends on yours.” “It’s our people who truly set us apart.” “I come to work every day because of the employees who work here.” People this, people that. We get it. Here’s the thing: the top talent you’re targeting are savvy job seekers; for...

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