Autumn’s a time of change. This past month, we learned that Rahm’s leaving the White House for Chicago to make a mayoral run, we said goodbye to Tony Curtis and Greg Giraldo, and we said hello to Google Instant — and a new planet (?!). In the world of recruitment, we also saw a lot of changes in September — let’s take a final look back at some of them before we fully admit to ourselves that there’s now less than a month to stock up on candy and find that perfect costume before Halloween hits.
Speaking of things you may not be familiar with, if you’ve been wondering what the heck niche job sites are and why your business should care, we break it all down for you here. You know what else you should care about? Seasonal hiring — holiday carols are going to be piped throughout shopping malls before you know it. We’ve got 7 tips that will make your holiday season staffing as smooth as possible.
Candidates and employees aren’t thrilled about a lot of things in the workplace right now, and your salary offer may be one of the reasons why. Heck, a third of your employees think they can do your job better than you can, and others may even be blaming you for their finances. But wait — don’t panic. Here’s some ways you can reignite the flame with burned out employees.
Many workers are drinking this to get through the busy workday and avoid hypnotic states, and other workers are, well, trying to hypnotize potential employers into hiring them. And by learning how to run an extremely successful employee referral program, you won’t have to hypnotize any of your staff to refer candidates — they’ll be lining up to do it.
Readers have been sounding off on performance reviews: Do they belong in today’s workplace, or do you have a better idea for how to evaluate performance? On the note of things that don’t belong in the workplace, do smartphones need to make their way out of the meeting room and back into people’s pockets? I talk about why they’re distracting — and disrespectful.
What bit of recruitment news did you find interesting this month?Related
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