The terms ‘knowledge’, ‘skill’ and ‘ability’ are quite often used interchangeably. The truth is, they are not the same. Let’s understand the difference with the help of their definitions. • Knowledge – the necessary information, subjects, and topics that employees should know for a job • Skills – the ability to perform a… Read More Knowledge, skill and ability – three different qualities that HR should differentiate
“Are you more of a hunter or a gatherer?” Could this question be part of a job interview? In fact, it is a question quite common in interviews with Dell. “How lucky are you and why?”, AirBnB is known to ask. From contemplative questions to factual asked as Xerox, “Why is a tennis ball fuzzy?”… Read More Tips for Productive And Effective Interviews
Will your employees stay or jump ship? This one aspect can tell. Employees leaving organizations sooner than imagined is a common concern for most employers. One aspect of the recruitment process is to handle the employee retention rate within the organization for long term stability. Apart from profile screening and background verification, HR personnel are… Read More What Influences Employee Retention Rates?
Ever wondered why CEOs are mostly male and why the number of female employees is lesser than the male employees? Or why most managers are tall people? Why certain organizations have policies against hiring people from certain religious backgrounds? Bias – conscious and most often unconscious – is a vice that many organizations have been… Read More Is Your Recruitment Process Biased? How Can You Change It?
Move over employee engagement, Organisations are now talking about employee experience Experts have called 2018 the year of Employee Experience (EX). For a number of years, “employee engagement (EE)” was the key element of organizational culture, but the buzzword is fast being replaced by EX. So, what is EX? Jacob Morgan, author of The Employee Experience… Read More Employee Engagement Vs Employee Experience
Data Analytics Combined With Background Verification Can Improve Talent Acquisition A recent article in Forbes magazine highlights, “Those HR teams who can seamlessly work with data are the ones who will recruit most successfully in the coming years.” So what does hiring driven by data analytics really entail? ERE Recruitment Intelligence explains: Data is the… Read More Improve Talent Acquisition
Are you the employer who wants to avoid hiring mistakes out of every five new recruits? Are you the one who wonders why certain employees seem like superstar workers during the interviews and turn up as average performers upon joining the organization? Perhaps you need to change at what you are looking at while hiring… Read More Want To Avoid Hiring Mistakes? Focus On Candidates Strengths.
Receiving applications, scanning through CVs and separating the best from the rest, interview rounds and background verification are the obvious and prevalent methods of recruitment processes across companies. But the process is not as simple as it seems. Unless organizations build a strategy for hiring the best talent, they cannot succeed. For example, Microsoft’s careers… Read More Do You Have Recruitment Strategy To Hire Top Talent?
Bad hiring decisions, not only cost money to the organizations, it affects the morale of the employees, the reputation of the company, performance dips, and has many more negative consequences. So, why are you struggling to hire the right staff? Revamp your hiring process. Bad hires have cost Zappos over $100 million, as estimated by… Read More Struggling To Hire The Right Staff? Revamp your Hiring Process.
How best companies put their employees development first. This one aspect can tell, will your employees stay or jump ship? Employees leaving organizations sooner than imagined is a common concern for most employers. One aspect of the recruitment process is to assess if a candidate will stick with the organization for a long term. Apart… Read More How Best Companies Put Their Employees Development First