It’s that time of the year! The New Year is almost here and we are all preparing strategies for 2017. It’s the time of end of the year performance reviews, 2017 workforce predictions and so much more. This edition of Red Branch Weekly helps you prepare for the New Year by giving you all of the tips you need. ClearCompany gives some insight on applicant tracking systems and how you can make the right choice in which ATS is best for your business. Then iRevü provides some best practices about the dreaded end of the year performance reviews. Find this helpful? Never miss an update by signing up for our newsletter!
Are you aware that there are over 220 applicant tracking systems on the market today? Chances are there will be many more that evolve in the next few months or even years, but how are you supposed to make sense of which system to use when the market is so crowded? Today’s organizations find themselves competing for limited high-quality talent and struggling to fill highly skilled positions. Read more…
For HR Professionals and Managers, year-end can mean painful performance review time. And this is exacerbated if you are one of the 52% of companies that conducts annual reviews. Why? Because you’re forced to remember everything Tim from financial operations did since last year at this time. And that is ridiculous! You only see the guy once a month. If you’re thinking of getting rid of annual performance reviews, read this:
77% of HR execs believe performance reviews aren’t an accurate representation of employee performance. Despite this, there is a right way to complete them in order to get the most out of the process. Aside from how you provide continuous feedback to employees throughout the year, how you conduct the actual performance review is also just as important. And, it all starts with planning. Not sure where to start? Follow these 5 steps…
Vector Talent Resources: How the Contingent Workforce is Changing Staffing in 2017
Like the workers it encompasses, the contingent workforce doesn’t sit still for long. The trend is growing: one in three workers are now contracted or freelance employees. As it continues, the contingent workforce is going to keep shifting and changing the role that staffing agencies play. The general trend is this: Staffing Agencies are going to thrive. In 2017, there are three key elements that the contingent workforce is having an effect on. Read more…
It’s not uncommon to hear about the importance of candidate experience. If you want to see the potential hires of your organization increase in number, quality and enthusiasm, creating a welcoming environment for applicants is your first step. Everything from social media pages and the career site to the interview is being assessed by your candidates and all of it matters. Take a look:
We’re right in the midst of the holiday season, so it’s time to bring you the second half of our tips to increase employee participation this season. Missed the first part? Head on over to Part 1. Small budget, but what to include volunteering programs in your company? Not a problem! We give you all the tips and tricks you need: