Recruiting is tough and has been for sometime. Labor shortages, pandemics, salary wars, have all contributed to making recruiting more challenging than at any time in recent history. Many organizations are doing the same things they’ve always done, over and over again, to try and solve their talent acquisition problems. It isn’t working. So what […]
Over the last several years a lot of people have made a lot of money telling business owners and leaders that to effectively manage the modern workforce you must manage the generations differently. Why? They claim these generations are all different, have different values, work practices, and motivators. In the immortal words of my father…Horse pucky.
Yes, Best practices are harming your business. The reasoning is simple – they are someone else’s success story and not yours. Just because another business was successful with whatever you are copying doesn’t mean you will be. This is especially true if you are using someone else Best Practice to solve your Recruiting and Retention
We have heard it over and over. “We have to work on establishing a more engaged workforce.” “We have to get our employees more engaged” What does that mean? Let’s define Employee Engagement. Employee Engagement is nothing more than the extent the individual chooses to apply their knowledge, skills, and abilities toward an effort. I
A common reason I am given for a business to not engage in workforce planning is that they don’t see the value in it. Aside from the information, I presented in my article Why do Organizations Need Workforce Planning, there is the information presented in the Entrepreneur Magazine article, 5 Important Guidelines to Increase HR