Shake Up Your Recruiting Strategy in 2010: Get Social and Get Results


Clearly, people are very engaged in the topic Laurie addressed – Shake Up Your Recruiting Strategy in 2010: Get Social and Get Results! Make a thoughtful strategic business case about why access to social networks will benefit your company. We had a great turnout yesterday for Laurie Ruettimann’s social recruiting webcast.

Launching a Collaboration or Content Management System: 8 Tricks for Adoption

Forum One

The benefits of the Pilot launch are many. So, you have decided you need a tool for collaboration or content management. Great. And you are ready to invest the money in selecting and developing the greatest system ever. Even better. But what good is your investment if noone takes advantage of it? User adoption is a tricky beast. Naturally, clients tend to focus on the technical aspects that surround adoption: picking a solution that meets the list of user needs they have identified.


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Strategy 101: Two Key Words for Your Next Requirements Effort

Forum One

If they don’t get it now, what benefit will getting it provide versus the cost of creating the functionality? I had the displeasure of spending much of the evening reading one of the worst requirements documents I have had to wade through in some time. It wasn’t that it was poorly written (it was) or poorly organized (check).

Best Practices for Listening and Engaging in Social Media

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Some nonprofits have the benefit of sophisticated social media monitoring tools such as Radian6 , Visible , or Nielsen. Part 1: Discover. Synopsis: The conversations on social media can really tell a rich story about your brand, topic, cause, target audiences, or other area of interest. It is important to develop effective listening techniques in order to make decisions and justify activities based on these stories.

Entrepreneurship and Internet Diplomacy in the Muslim and Arab World

Forum One

One year later, April 26-27, 2010, more than 260 people from over 60 countries gathered in Washington, DC for an unprecedented two-day Entrepreneurship Summit hosted by President Obama and the U.S. While Arab and Muslim companies and organizations are not yet realizing and reaping the benefits of Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube on their sites, people are eager to learn more and jump on the bandwagon.

Community Matters, Even at SxSW

Forum One

This week has reminded me that the power and benefits of getting communities together in person shouldn't be overlooked. Reflections on community at SxSW. Andrew , Bill , and I just got back from the South by Southwest Interactive Festival , where we spent nearly a week drinking from the proverbial technology innovation firehose. We attended numerous panels, connected with colleagues and friends on nonprofit technology and social good, and had skillets of queso in between.

Collaboration for Funders: Use the Right Tools

Forum One

When you've thought through the benefits, obstacles, audiences, and timing for an online collaboration community project, you will need to determine how to deploy it. This is the final post in our series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we look at determining the value of creating a collaboration community. The second part explores challenges in facilitating collaboration.

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Five Steps to Collaboration for Funders

Forum One

Online collaboration has unique and powerful benefits, but you must first ask yourself the hard question: "why is it best to do it this way?" Foundations take on the biggest and gnarliest social problems (if the problems could be easily solved, the private sector or governments would have already figured them out).

GSA Shows Some Creativity with

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Then in March 2010, OMB issued guidance on the “Use of Challenges and Prizes to Promote Open Government” (PDF). Potential benefits: The lessons from Innocentive are that open online challenges can lead to innovative, unexpected, and cost-effective solutions to problems. There’s been an exciting development in online collaboration this month with GSA’s launch of – a platform for Federal agencies to conduct challenges and contests.

The Sales Aphorisms of Bill Boorman

Staffing Talk

Really, you need to listen to his entire message to get the full benefit as this is just a sampling: Working social media has everything to do with targeting. It’s been a full day since Bill’s appearance on Staffing Talk yesterday but I still haven’t fully digested his rapid-fire delivery of sales aphorisms. If you’re a recruiter, the targets are clients and candidates. But you can’t approach them directly. So you work it like a saloon. You listen, you engage on all manner of topics.

Poker Tournament at the #socialrecruiting Summit Goes All in for Charity


All proceeds benefit the ERE Foundation, which supports education and literacy programs for underprivileged children. The most recent two tournaments raised a combined total of $15,000, which benefitted Hope for Haiti’s education program. Think your poker face beats Lady Gaga’s? Then place your bets and lend a helping hand at the Tweetup & Charity Poker Tournament before the #socialrecruiting summit this weekend in Seattle.

Social Recruiting Is Bigger Than Recruiting Now


Right now, the 2010 survey is open for responses. The benefit? It was great to have a total social recruiting immersion day at ERE’s social recruiting summit in Minneapolis this week, touch base in person with online friends and get a whole lot of insights all at once on where social recruiting is now. Clearly, the state of social recruiting has evolved significantly since I attended the same conference held at Google a year ago.

People Are the Social Media


During the Q&A, Shannon also made the point that these recruiting efforts also have a big benefit for retention: when a company so values the employee point of view, people feel pride and commitment to what they are doing. Watch the webcast and hear more about strategies, tactics and benefits of social recruiting from Shannon. We had a big turnout (over 1200 people registered) for the webcast earlier this month by Shannon Seery Gude.

Gen Y and the Recession – What Does Job Security Mean Now?


In October, Jobvite surveyed 174 recruiters to find out the recession has impacted Gen Y attitudes about salary, benefits and job responsibilities. (See We’re reading a lot about how the recession has reset attitudes about money, investment, work and more. In “Gen Y-ers got the message from recession” , Kara McGuire explores how young adults are becoming more risk averse.

Student Loan Assistance Benefits Employers and Employees

Recruiting Daily Advisor

While this benefit eases stress for employees who have student debt, it also provides important benefits for employers. Student loan assistance is an important benefit for both employers and employees.

Learning Corner with Jeff Pfeffer: How to Get More Benefit from Health Benefits

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

Some years ago, after a particularly bad experience, I asked our associate vice president of benefits how much we were paying the person who helps us decide which health benefits to offer to employees. Second, most large health benefits administrators have low net promoter scores because they aren’t doing a great job interacting with a company’s employees—wasting employees’ time and increasing costs. Health Benefits: The Hard Truth Let’s examine these ideas one at a time.

Washington policy update: August 2019 Benefits and Compensation Bulletin


Following enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010, the IRS issued a series of rulings generally preventing employers from offering stand-alone HRAs (Health Reimbursement Arrangements) that active employees could use to purchase health insurance in the individual market, or pay other out-of-pocket medical expenses. For some employers, especially smaller ones, it may even be a way to offer tax-favored health benefits to all employees without sponsoring a group health plan.

Latest Supreme Court ACA Ruling Preserves Status Quo for Employers

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The latest case marks the third time the Supreme Court has upheld the law, which was enacted in 2010. Benefits and Compensation ACA Affordable Care Act Affordable Care Act (ACA) Employment lawIn what is being called a signal to foes of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the U.S.

How to Stay Ahead of Salary Trends in Your Industry


In this guide, you will find: Salary trends for some foundational industries between 2010 and 2015. The fastest- and slowest-growing sectors between 2010 and 2015. The five top and bottom salary growth industries between 2010 and 2015. Download CareerBuilder’s 2016 Salary Trends Guide here: Benefits Insights & Trends compensation trends EMSI salary trends You can’t step into a fancy steakhouse and expect to spend less than $10.

Are Low-Benefit Health Plans A Way For Some Employers To Opt Out?

Staffing Talk

When federal officials and lawmakers drafted the Affordable Care Act legislation, the hope was that the law would enrich health care benefits. Limited health care plans that may be sufficient to satisfy the law, but don’t offer key benefits to workers such as hospital coverage. A recent piece in the Wall Street Journal says more than a dozen brokers and benefits-administrators are discussing this strategy with clients all across the country.

Temping in the New Economy


Temporary employment is expected to grow 13 percent (354,877 jobs) from 2014 to 2019, and was among the first industries to add jobs when the recession officially ended, growing 15 percent from 2009 to 2010 and 57 percent from 2009 to 2014. Economy Insights & Trends Staffing & Recruiting benefits of hiring temporary workers rise of temporary hiring

4 Tips for Hiring Gen Z: From Job Posting to Onboarding


While exact dates are debated, people born roughly between 1996 and 2010 fall into Gen Z. In addition, be sure to use your job postings to clarify your benefits offerings in order to attract Gen Z candidates. According to Future Workplace / Randstad , the three top employee benefits they desire include work flexibility, healthcare, and training. Emphasize what you offer as they relate to these benefits in order to draw a larger applicant pool.

Washington policy update: April 2019 Benefits and Compensation Bulletin


Here’s a quick roundup of recent legislative and regulatory developments relating to employee benefits and compensation: Related links. PBGC Mediation Program: In October 2017, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (“PBGC”) launched a pilot program offering mediation in certain termination liability collection and early warning program cases. The post Washington policy update: April 2019 Benefits and Compensation Bulletin appeared first on Capital H Blog.

Washington policy update: January 2020 Benefits and Compensation Bulletin


Here’s a quick roundup of recent legislative and regulatory developments relating to employee benefits and compensation: Related links. Even though the Cadillac Tax never took effect, it has loomed over health plan design decisions ever since it was enacted in 2010.

Leveraging Paid Volunteer Opportunities to Attract Gen Z and Millennials

Recruiting Daily Advisor

As Generation Z (those generally born between 1995 and 2010) begin to enter the workplace, they’ll truly shine when they’re offered opportunities to give back to their communities and causes they care about. Corporate Culture Engagement Salary & Benefits Company Culture Gen Z Millennials

A Comprehensive Look at Current Trends in Turnover


In 2010, voluntary separations hovered around 9%, but they have climbed steadily in recent years and are now at 13.5% Employee Benefit News reported last summer that employee retention is becoming organizations’ biggest concern, and statistics from Future Workplace and Kronos show 80% (of employers) consider improving retention a critical priority. Blog Compensation Planning compensation planning hr Compensation Planning Software employee benefits employee turnover

Hireserve acquired by XCD


Founded in 2010, XCD has grown to have over 30,000 users across 35 countries benefitting from its range of Salesforce powered services. Exciting news this week as we’re delighted to share that we are joining the XCD HR & Payroll family.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

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Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

The Rise of Nearshore Outsourcing

The Staffing Stream

As I speak with potential clients about how nearshore outsourcing can benefit their small business, I often am met with confusion, because many companies don’t understand the difference between outsourcing and offshoring — and they often have negative perceptions of these terms as well.

TimeSaved selected as one of 20 Canadian companies for NEXT Founders


Since 2010, nearly 500 founders have graduated from NEXT programs, designed to help some of Canada’s most passionate and promising business leaders scale their companies quickly and effectively for the benefit of the global economy. In an exciting development for the team at TimeSaved, our founder Rohan Jacob was recently accepted into the newest cohort of NEXT Founders.

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8 ATS Software Upgrades That Revolutionized ApplicantStack

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

One of the benefits of software as a system (SaaS) is that updates occur automatically. Questionnaires are a quick and easy way to screen out unqualified candidates, and we were leveraging this tool way back in 2010. ApplicantStack was founded nine years ago, and since that time we’ve made dozens of upgrades to our ATS software. That means our end users might not immediately notice that something has improved.

Why Now Is the Time to Invest in People

Recruiting Daily Advisor

And by 2010, few employers had a retention plan. Looking back again at 2010, Deloitte reported that when nearly 15 million people were without jobs, employers still could not fill about 2.5

Appeals Court Finds ACA Individual Mandate Unconstitutional

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The lower court emphasized the intent of the Congress that enacted the original ACA in 2010, but “the 2017 Congress had the benefit of hindsight over the 2010 Congress: it was able to observe the ACA’s actual implementation.”.

Using the Expectancy Theory and Total Rewards to Drive Productivity


Tailoring your total rewards program to offer associates the benefits they truly want most is the ticket to successfully applying the expectancy theory. While extrinsic rewards (pay raises, bonuses, benefits, etc.)

Networking Is a Critical Skill—Learn to Do It Even During a Pandemic

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

Strategize over who could profitably benefit from being connected and then connect them. When Tristan Walker graduated from Stanford Business School in 2010, he had more than 300,000 followers on Twitter.

Do You Really Need College-Educated Workers?

Fistful of Talent

hours per week students in college spend studying: 1960 – 25 hrs, 2010 – 12 hrs. Rr your IT Analyst, Benefits Administrator, Accounts Payable Manager, etc.?) FOT Note: This post comes straight out of the FOT vault.

Infographic: The Evolution of Retail Automotive Hiring


NADA launched its first Dealership Workforce Study, a comprehensive overview of dealership benefits, compensation, turnover, and other key workforce data. The retail automotive industry – and the U.S. economy as a whole – have seen significant changes throughout the past decade. While the U.S.

Denver is a Modern-day Technology Hub


The Denver area experienced one of the largest influxes of American migrants in the country between 2010 and 2014. Between 2010 and 2015, the tech talent pool in the Denver metro area rose by 29%, adding to the city’s thriving technology community. This highlights how the current Denver technology market is providing benefits for both IT professionals and employers. Americans are flocking to this mountainous city in droves.

By the Numbers: March 6, 2020


The Numbers: More than two-thirds of organizations find it challenging to find skilled workers, up from 14% in 2010. Generations Differ on Contingent Work Benefits. 61% of millennials feel that learning new skills is a top benefit. BountyJobs Bites.

Break Out the Hoops! How to Hire Creative Employees

Brazen Recruiting

According to a survey conducted by The Creative Group, executives find learning how to hire creative employees more challenging today than they have at any time since the survey began in 2010. If you like a candidate and there is something about him that makes you want to give him the benefit of the doubt, that’s a good sign. And if he offers something more expansive than a particular set of skills, the benefits he delivers could be endless.

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