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To Attract Mid-Career Candidates, Financial Services Companies Must Think Outside the Box

Eightfold

Hiring remains a challenge in the financial services industry. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , unemployment in financial services stands at 2.2 One way to implement these insights is to develop formalized assessments for both existing staff and incoming candidates.

Channeling Company Culture into Success

Traitify

These days, it's very hard to explore the job market without stumbling across the idea of "company culture." Every growing company wants to highlight theirs, and job seekers are increasingly attracted to positions based on the promised culture.

Building Your Company’s Culture

NextWave Hire

Culture comes from the top. In fact, when we heard the term “Chief Culture Officers” we immediately thought how apt this was to describe anyone in a leadership position within a company. In this interview, Jared Lafitte he tells us about his theory on culture, and why the leaders in organizations need to act like Chief Culture Officers. I also write regularly for a variety of publications on leadership and culture. What are the benefits?

The problem with hiring for ‘culture fit’

Workable

Culture fit is trending again—but not in a good way. In the 70s, organizational psychologist John Morse conducted an experiment on company culture fit and found that workers whose personalities matched their jobs felt more confident about their job performance. In the 90s, hiring for culture fit hit the mainstream. Today, the concept of corporate culture fit has been flipped on its head, as the public continues to scrutinize the lack of diversity in the tech industry.

The definitive guide to job interviews in the financial sector

Recruiting Blogs

Our definitive guide to interviews has been designed to assist you in your job search across the financial, accounting and legal sectors. Your personality is arguably your own individual culture. Employers use a wide range of techniques and strategies to assess potential employees.

Whether or Not a Downturn Is Coming, the Time to Prepare Is Now

Recruiting Daily Advisor

A significant element of effective business operations is having a culture that is open and transparent. You don’t want to be blindsided any more than your employees do, so build a culture of trust. Offer Financial Wellness Support Now.

Building Your Company's Culture

Recruiting Blogs

Culture comes from the top. In fact, when we heard the term "Chief Culture Officers" we immediately thought how apt this was to describe anyone in a leadership position within a company. In this interview, Jared Lafitte he tells us about his theory on culture, and why the leaders in organizations need to act like Chief Culture Officers. I also write regularly for a variety of publications on leadership and culture. What are the benefits?

Erasing the Workplace Stigma of Behavioral Health Conditions

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Although our culture has made great strides in recent years in understanding those who struggle with behavioral health conditions, these individuals often face huge challenges in the workplace. Employer-sponsored benefits, by law, cover behavioral health treatment.

The Mythical ‘Right Fit’ Isn’t Just Possible but Necessary

Recruiting Daily Advisor

While culture fit has become a strong focus in recent years, it entails a lot more than finding someone who simply blends into and feeds a company’s existing culture. The real benefitsfinancial and otherwise—only come with the right fit who’s in it for the long haul.

The Importance of Taking Time Off

Traitify

While this might slow down something you’re looking to accomplish at your desk, it’s important to consider the necessity of taking time off yourself, or—if you’re an employer—building a culture that encourages employees to take time for themselves.

Dispelling HR Police Mythology

Fistful of Talent

In practice, HR is not the police; and when done properly, HR is an organization’s most valuable tool in analyzing its culture and determining how to maintain high engagement, low turnover, and strong morale. HR is responsible for assessing an organization’s overall culture (i.e., Your HR team is responsible for assessing what’s working, what’s not working, and what needs to change in order to meet key business goals and objectives.

Using automation to help hiring diversity

JazzHR

The benefits of diversity are numerous. Not only is diversity hiring ethical, but it also brings many tangible benefits to an organization. The benefits of diversity are clear, but hiring teams often lack the time and resources to ensure their talent selections are diverse.

Areas to Improve Your Talent Management

ClearCompany Recruiting

Invest in company culture immediately. Revisit the benefits package. These are key areas of importance: Company culture. Benefits. Invest in Company Culture Immediately. 64% of employees do not feel they have a strong company culture.

The problem with employee wellness programs

Workable

The very idea of requiring employees to meet health benchmarks is a bit sick, and seems gimmicky at companies that need to address toxic workplace culture. Workplace health and wellness promotion incentives and programs include: Online health risk assessments.

Mergers & Acquisitions: Blending for Success

Hospital Recruiting

Culture and communication are two critical gauges of success in any merger or acquisition. This involves a deep dive into the acquiring company – review of financials, understanding of staffing, transparent conversation on pain points and successes. Culture Blending.

Hireology Named to Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces 2017

Hireology

The list is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of private American companies who have created exceptional workplaces through vibrant cultures, deep employee engagement, and stellar benefits. Hireology is excited to announced our recognition as an Inc.

Gender inequality in the workplace: A lack of women in leadership

Workable

Every year, on March 8, the rights of women in education, equal pay and fair treatment at work are assessed worldwide. Benefit from the ripple effect. She also understands how her team can benefit from gender balance and knows where to look for new female team members.

Workplace horror stories we wish were not real

Workable

When you want to assess employee performance, start with the goals that you’ve set. Takeaway: You don’t necessarily want or need to create a “buddy” culture in the workplace, but you certainly don’t want to have a hostile environment. Blog Culture

Workplace horror stories we wish were not real

Workable

When you want to assess employee performance, start with the goals that you’ve set. Takeaway: You don’t necessarily want or need to create a “buddy” culture in the workplace, but you certainly don’t want to have a hostile environment.

It’s All Good, Co.

SmartRecruiters

Hiring mistakes due to poor culture fit have huge financial and social implications. Our reports offer key candidate insights to sift, sort, and match candidates quickly for your roles, saving you time compared to other assessment providers. .

How Tech is Changing the Way We Manage Performance

ClearCompany Recruiting

I think stripping away the financial components [the compensation-related aspects of performance reviews] makes the 360 a much more useful tool. Hiring teams use Quality of Hire to evaluate the effectiveness of their recruiting and assessments of talent.

What’s Missing in Your Talent Lifecycle?

ClearCompany Recruiting

If they aren’t defined and shared, a disjointed and contentious culture will quickly form. Without values, your company culture will be fuzzy and undefined, which means your hiring efforts and employee management strategy will lack foundation.

4 Trends That Hold The Key to Successful Recruitment in 2018 (LinkedIn Report)

Social Talent

Companies are prioritizing diversity for many reasons – the top two are to improve culture (78%) and to boost financial performance (62%). Key benefits of using AI for recruiters include saving time (67%), removing human bias (43%) and delivering the best candidate matches (31%).

Recruiting Trends to Watch

NPA Worldwide

The report offers a comprehensive look into some of the changes recruiters can expect to see throughout the year, including cross-industry hires, diversity, college graduates, benefits, talent pipeline, and big data. Candidate Assessments. Customized Benefits.

“Turnover” a new leaf with your Employee Retention Rate

Bayard

The cost of losing an employee can go far beyond the direct financial expense of paid advertising. There is also the financial cost of the time it takes for members of your staff to screen, hire, onboard, train, and manage a new hire. Examine your company culture.

Top priorities for HR due diligence in a corporate transaction

Bersin

For organizations involved in a corporate transaction, understanding the HR-related impacts and potential risks from a financial, people/culture, and operational/structural perspective is vitally important to maximizing transaction value. Financial priorities.

Contract or Perm—Be Mindful of Your Hiring Practices in a Candidate-Driven Market

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Contracting is a trend that can benefit both contract workers and employers, especially given industries’ and businesses’ fast evolution. Employers also want to ensure their financials are in place before hiring full-time employees. The rise of contract workers has hardly been a secret.

4 best tech recruitment and employee retention strategies

Devskiller

In general, the most important thing a developer considers when assessing a job is compensation, according to Stack Overflow’s research. Build a great company culture. If you build a great company culture, you’ll be able to retain your current software developers and attract new ones.

5 Recruiting Trends You Can’t Ignore

NPA Worldwide

Cultural diversity takes a broader and more holistic approach that can also include skills, professional experience, language, and more. It also doesn’t help assess soft skills, which are increasingly important.

Laid Off Workers: How to Recruit This Overlooked Talent Pool

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Company culture is cited as the number one reason respondents said they wouldn’t accept a job offer. Completing a personality or skills assessment would help almost 25% of respondents feel more confident about succeeding if he or she was offered the job.

How CEOs Can Create Age-Diverse Companies

Glassdoor for Employers

While many workplace cultures would frown on stereotyping based on race or gender, negative perceptions about older workers persist, and many companies blatantly express a preference for young people. FBL Financial Services , made it much harder to prove age discrimination.

Hiring is the Gateway to an Innovative Workplace

KeenAlignment - Hiring

This will keep your business competitive, creating an organizational culture in the marketplace and allow your employees to innovate the workplace. Hiring is the first step to creating this constructive culture in your workplace. How will a hire benefit and elevate your employees?

A Complete Guide to Employee Engagement for 2020

CuteHR

Managers who fail to create a positive culture of openness and fairness risks building a strong and highly engaged team. Benefits of Employee Engagement. Do this company’s value and work culture resonates with my professional skills and development?

Skilled Talent and Leadership Development—How Learning Must Evolve

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Companies need to change how they hire, develop, and retain employees with these differences in mind, assessing the talent they have, doing some level setting, and then developing people at the pace they need. The debate over the cost/value proposition of a higher education isn’t new.

The problem with employee wellness programs

Workable

The very idea of requiring employees to meet health benchmarks is a bit sick, and seems gimmicky at companies that need to address toxic workplace culture. Workplace health and wellness promotion incentives and programs include: Online health risk assessments.

Glassdoor Myth Busters: Setting the Record Straight

Glassdoor for Employers

When your digital or offline conversations revert to Glassdoor, are they buoyed by the platform’s benefits, or does skepticism prevail? If you are an employer assessing Glassdoor’s value, the following myth-busting points, compiled by the Glassdoor team, will help: 1.

Best Technology for Employee Engagement and Evaluation

CakeHR

Because of the vast benefits of employee engagement, more and more companies heavily invest in it as part of their strategy. Some companies provide rewards and recognition to drive engagement while others have a comprehensive compensation and benefits plan. In line with this, modern organizations use different performance management techniques and processes to better assess and evaluate employee performance. Happy employees are productive employees.

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What Do Workers Really Want? New Survey Explains

Recruiting Daily Advisor

A company known for having a great culture has a hiring advantage. Investing in amenities that benefit employees, such as a gym, a day care, or even work-from-home opportunities, can show that the company cares about the health and well-being of its employees.

How to Turn HRBPs into People Analytics Evangelists

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Organizations typically start to enable people analytics usage primarily among the HR community, but the above shows a correlation between managers as people analytics users and improved financial performance. Assess HRBP skills. We need to honestly assess the skills of what we do have.

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8 Reasons Onboarding is Essential

Hireology

Or your benefits package. Over the past few weeks, we’ve explored the myriad reasons why, from financial savings to improved oversight and compliance outcomes. Onboarding Helps Maintain—and Enrich—Organizational Culture.