Low employee engagement and outright disengagement is an endemic problem in the US workforce. In the past few years, just 1 in 3 people have felt enthusiastic about going to work. The other two thirds are simply sleepwalking their way through the day, and are costing the American economy somewhere between $450 billion to $550 billion in lost productivity per year.
Dissatisfaction can be caused by any number of things – like poor relationship development or an inability to affect chance in the organisation. But the vast majority of issues boil down to poor management; in fact, managers account for at least 70% of variance in employee engagement scores.
In a study from [...]
The way you treat candidates can say a lot more about your organization than you think. That brand is commonly called the candidate experience. Whether the hiring process makes them jump through hoops, or you’ve vetted them with an outdated sense of the job market, there are little things you can change to make the recruitment and hiring process a bit more amiable to candidates, and thus make yourself a more attractive employer. And when you speak to candidates, whether it’s with your company’s words or its actions, it’s important to say all the right things.“Come Back Soon!”
Your candidate experience as a whole can affect long-term hiring initiatives. Nearly 97% [...]