The best employers know the value of building a culture of accountability in the workplace. They see the vital role it plays in achieving optimal performance and business success. When people are accountable for their behavior and performance, they value their work more. They become more motivated in achieving their goals. This improves the overall […]
A great resume doesn’t always come with a great candidate. As employers and recruiters, it’s our responsibility to filter out the embellishments on candidates’ resumes and CVs by conducting background checks. What Is It? A background check is a series of processes in which an employer or recruiter verifies the information volunteered by a candidate […]
What are the things that make you “you?” How do you know you’re different from others? Each one of us is unique, and this shows in the way we process ideas, the words we use when talking to other people, and the things we create. Sometimes, our qualities are so different from others that we […]
Imagine you’re interviewing a few candidates with similar experience and work history for the same job. Before the first in-person interview starts, you notice that this candidate volunteers for a nonprofit organization you strongly support. Not really thinking about it, you start off the interview asking questions about that experience, and you build a friendly […]
Human resources officers are expected to practice fairness during the hiring process. One practice called blind objective exercise, now more popularly known as blind recruitment or blind hiring, seeks to help remove the biases we have in selecting qualified candidates. The practice involves hiding or removing personal information from the resume or CV — name, […]
Why is it important to know the stages of an employee journey? For one thing, it’ll help you understand the needs and priorities of your employees.
There are many types of organizational structures in the workplace. Depending on the industry, company size, and company culture, some organizations have a strict leadership structure, while others are more flexible.
No matter what industry you’re in, what your company does, or how many employees you have on staff, you need to offer opportunities for employee learning and development.
How much time do you spend at work? The Bureau of Labor Statistics found that Americans worked an average of 34.4 hours per week. And how many hours will you work in your lifetime? About 90,000 hours, or a third of your life.
Why do we do the things we do? What motivates us to get up in the morning, go on a run (or not), head to work, and crush it before going home?