This Job Crunch is our Least Favorite Form of Exercise

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The post This Job Crunch is our Least Favorite Form of Exercise appeared first on Fistful of Talent. Have you heard? For four straight months this year, the number of open jobs outnumbered the people out of work in the U.S.

New Survey: Company Mission & Culture Matter More Than Compensation

Glassdoor for Employers

While high salaries and unique perks may have once been the keys to attracting top talent, a new survey from Glassdoor shows that a company’s mission and culture matter most to job seekers. Interestingly enough, culture matters even more to millennials and younger adults.

9 Assessment centre exercises & practical steps to select the right combination

AssessHub - Hiring

As an HR practitioner, making an assessment centre successfully work for you is all about the process: proper selection of the right combination of tools, techniques & exercises to test skills which may otherwise not be assessable through traditional methods. Group-based exercises.

How to Scan for a Cultural Fit

Glassdoor for Employers

Scanning for a culture fit. At Glassdoor, scanning for a culture fit is a huge part of our interview process. What do we mean by “culture fit”? Here are a few suggestions to scan for a culture fit in your interview process: Incorporate a group interview loop.

How Procore Scaled Their Company Culture Along With the Business

Glassdoor for Employers

Building a great company culture is hard — but maintaining that culture over the years, all the while undergoing hypergrowth, is even harder. In Glassdoor reviews, employees rave about the culture.

Employee Culture And Corporate Job Fit – Buzzwords Or Reality?

ExactHire Recruiting

One way to ensure a consistent customer service experience is to have a recruitment process that takes into consideration how well candidates may be able to successfully assimilate into your company culture as a part of the selection cycle. Or are employee culture and job fit just buzzwords?

5 Things Job Seekers Really Want in a Company Culture

Spark Hire

To attract the best talent, your company culture needs to stand out. They’re scrambling to provide what they think professionals want, but what do they actually need from a company culture? Close the gap between employee goals and company goals, and build a culture that centers on them.

How to Screen Candidates for Culture Fit


Hiring for cultural fit has become a praised and controversial topic throughout the years. And still others question whether “culture” even exists. Do keep in mind, though, that hiring for cultural fit needn’t – and shouldn’t – mean building a workforce of indistinguishable robots.

Fit Happens: How To Hack Hiring For Culture.

Recruiting Daily

Company culture, supposedly the end-all be-all of recruitment marketing and employer branding, the single most critical competitive differentiator when it comes to attracting and hiring top talent, is one concept we all agree is important. There’s No Accounting for Culture.

Exactly How Your Company Culture Should Impact Your Employer Brand

CKR Interactive

Short answer: Company culture should (and will) significantly impact your employer brand. Long answer: Company culture is a phrase we hear a lot, but it rarely is used in a neutral context. But playground slides don’t dictate your culture or tell your story.

Culture Capture Can Kill Your Company

Right Recruiting

We’ve visited most of those clients and have grown to understand their business models and cultures. Company culture is a common topic. Candidates ask, “does your client have a good culture?” Clients also always want a good cultural fit. These questions are important, and we try to both understand our clients’ cultures and accurately express that culture to potential candidates. Since culture is subjective, it’s a difficult concept to precisely describe.

5 Things Any Company Can Do Right Now to Promote an Inclusive Culture


One of the best ways to begin building an inclusive culture is to begin with company policies on harassment, discrimination and accommodations. Talk to staff members who have had to exercise rights or protections under the policies for firsthand perspectives on their effectiveness.

The Fit Bit: Does Hiring For Culture Fit Matter More Than Recruiting For Skills?

Recruiting Daily

Unlike many HR centered constructs, there is actually a clearly established business case for creating a strong organizational culture, and that hiring for culture fit has a direct impact on a company’s performance and bottom line results. Cultural Bias?

The Winning Recipe for Company Culture with HubSpot

Glassdoor for Employers

For many employees, it boils down to the culture—and in a candidate-driven market, culture might be all it takes to differentiate your company from another. According to Deloitte , “culture and engagement” was cited as top challenge by 87% of HR leaders around the world. Companies that get their culture right and communicate it both within and without the organization have an easier time filling positions and keeping employees happy. The Company Culture Cookbook.

How to Identify Employees that Will Fit Your Company Culture


Vetting potential hires and testing for cultural fit can improve employee satisfaction, engagement, and retention, and one recent survey of employers found that 67 percent view a candidate’s cultural as ‘very important’ in the hiring process. One in five also said that they wouldn’t hire a candidate that wasn’t the right cultural fit for their organization. But although a cultural fit in the workplace is associated with positive outcomes, it can also be difficult to define.

Work Human: Building A Company Culture of Collaborators.

Recruiting Daily

What I discovered were a lot of people with a particular passion for driving culture change and making their workplaces work better. Building A Culture of Contributors. Work Human: Changing Culture, Changing Values and Changing Minds.

Combat Employee Apathy by Improving Workplace Culture

Harger Howe Recruitment

Improving workplace culture is one of the best ways to maximize employee engagement. You can also offer programs within your company that promote a healthy balance such as exercise options, increased paid time off and more. recruitment employee retention workplace culture

Lead Poisoning: How Toxic Managers Kill Company Culture.

Recruiting Daily

Company Culture Fit & Opportunity Cost. This is not an easy question to answer, particularly given the fact that this exercise is not only inherently subjective, but completely dependant on the expectations, styles and experience of the team they’re expected to manage.

How to Create a Playful Company Culture (Hint: It Doesn’t Involve Ping-Pong Tables)

Linkedin Talent Blog

More recently, Jill and the team at Playworks launched a corporate consulting group, Workswell, focused on leveraging play, storytelling and design thinking as tools for intentionally building healthy workplace culture. Improve performance reviews with a simple card-sorting exercise.

How to Encourage Employees to Get (& Stay) Fit

Glassdoor for Employers

Wellness is central to our culture of collective responsibility at Health Catalyst. Employee Engagement exercise fitness get fit health catalyst stay fit working outBreaking new ground in employee health and wellness requires looking beyond the status quo, and being willing to take a few risks. That insight, and where it led us, is one of the chief reasons Glassdoor selected my company, Health Catalyst , one of their Best Places to Work in 2016.

5 Ways to Build a Better Culture on a Budget


When you think of company culture, many think of massive companies like Google or Facebook, where employees have their pick of fun gadgets, free food, and guest speakers. But culture is every bit as essential for small businesses, if not more so. Blog culture

9 Quirky Corporate Event Ideas That Your Team Will Love


While there’s no harm in simply heading out to a bar or restaurant with your team, sometimes it’s a good idea to go the extra mile and do something fun or quirky as a team building exercise. Building Culture Employer branding Leading People

Cultivating a Culture of Belonging at 33Across


You can't realize the full benefits of diversity without cultivating a culture of belonging. At PowerToFly, we work with a lot of companies that want to ramp up their D&I efforts, but hearing about a company that has a true culture of belonging is rare.

How to Run (and Survive!) a Recruitment Christmas Party

FireFish Software

Your recruitment agency Christmas party isn’t just a party – it’s a exercise in company bonding too! Agency Management CultureWhether you’re planning an in-house office Christmas party this year or taking the festivities out on the town, you need to plan for success.

Authentic Employee Engagement: Create the Company Culture Millennials Crave


Millennials are changing the face of what it means to have an engaged workplace culture— and they are doing it for the better. As the workforce gets younger, companies are learning to adapt to provide more than just lip service to work-life balance, company culture , and career opportunities.

How To Design A Workspace That Boosts Employee Motivation

Achievers - Recruiting

Culture. Culture. Culture. 84% dont feel a sense of belonging or a willingness to be a part of company culture. This new role can incorporate the following set of wellness tools into their work culture: Sports and fitness programs that benefit the health of employees.

The Four Things You Must Do to Have a Healthy Culture


But something that is equally important–but which can be equally tricky–is building and maintaining a healthy organizational culture. What is a healthy organizational culture? Many organizations do not even define their culture, which can make expectations murky and lead to dissatisfaction and even confusion among team members. This is why it is important to explicitly define and maintain a healthy organizational culture at all levels.

How to Build an Employee Wellness Program from the Ground Up


Combine that with lower annual healthcare costs and there’s a strong business case to be made for improving workplace health and making exercise a priority. The end goal is to create a culture of health, with company support for health choices and activities.

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To Support Mental Health, Let Employees Walk out the Door.

Fistful of Talent

New research from the Journal of Psychology shows you only need a small amount of exercise to decrease depression. And this same research shows exercising for fifteen minutes at night doesn’t impact sleep. Do you know what really makes my heart hurt?

3 disruptive tactics to overhaul your candidate experience


What types of personalities fit well in the established culture? This kind of exercise can be very helpful for HR managers who want to update job descriptions and make their hiring process more efficient.

Diversity of Thought in Recruiting

The Whiteboard

Don’t get me wrong, I thoroughly enjoyed my time there, but the corporate culture of “fitting in” and “toeing the company line” was ever-present there, and voicing opinions of doing things differently was positively scowled upon.

Authentic Employee Engagement: Create the Company Culture Millennials Crave


Millennials are changing the face of what it means to have an engaged workplace culture— and they are doing it for the better. As the workforce gets younger, companies are learning to adapt to provide more than just lip service to work-life balance, company culture , and career opportunities. Making health and balance a part of your company culture can go a long way in not only attracting great employees but also keeping them.

Is Values-Based Leadership Right for Your Company?


To be truly successful, some organizations believe that they must adopt core values that support their mission and vision, shape their culture, and embody their identity. Easier to hire for cultural fit, or are you potentially missing out? Culture

5 Elements to a Killer Job Ad


Recruiters should have fun with this exercise of creating an announcement for opportunity, while telling a story about the company culture. Despite the rapidly changing climate of online job searches, the job ad remains a valuable resource to recruiters.

Is This The Secret To Boosting Workplace Productivity?

Exercise. In fact, a study by the University of Stockholm shows that exercise can help to not only strengthen the body but also the mind and is well worth the time spent working out. How does exercise benefit the employer as well as the employee?

Communicating Through Organizational Change

Fistful of Talent

This exercise can be a great way to get senior leaders on board. I recently delivered a presentation to my organization that will have a huge impact on the lives of our team members. I believe that the impact will be a very positive one. Regardless of this, change is change.

Dispelling HR Police Mythology

Fistful of Talent

Two weeks prior while in Sedona, Arizona on a Marketing & Sales team-building retreat, my colleague and I had been reported by the Personnel facilitator for not “bringing our entire selves to the exercise.” Apparently, we had been caught rolling our eyes at the ridiculousness of one of the exercises where we had been instructed to dig deep for one of our saddest moments, and “let the tears flow.” HR is responsible for assessing an organization’s overall culture (i.e.,