>Tag: Attrition
30 11, 2015

Building your new team

By |2016-11-18T19:44:54-06:00November 30th, 2015|Categories: Team Building|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Here is the situation. Your organization is growing rapidly and despite all the efforts to squeeze extra productivity out of the current workforce, you need to expand your capabilities and output. Building a new team from scratch is a monumental task full of challenges and unknown variables. There are many processes involved in building a [...]

20 11, 2015

How to Improve Employee Retention

By |2016-11-18T19:44:54-06:00November 20th, 2015|Categories: Employee Selection, Executive Coaching, Team Building|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When we talk about employee retention, we're talking about the specific length of time a given employee (or group of employees) stays in their job. Here are some facts: Average annual turnover across all industries was 15.7% in 2014. Employee turnover has been gradually increasing every year since 2011. The American Management Association (AMA) estimates the [...]

2 11, 2015

Hiring for skills and experience is a mistake

By |2016-11-18T19:44:54-06:00November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Employee Selection, Team Building|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hiring based on only skills and experience is a common mistake many businesses make. It’s the section of the resume that recruiters pay the most attention to and often make the most mistakes. We look into how skills and experience are overrated, what the risks are of giving it too much weight, and the other [...]

28 10, 2015

Engineer Your Hiring Process for Success

By |2016-11-18T19:44:54-06:00October 28th, 2015|Categories: Employee Selection, Planning & Execution, Team Building|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In this article, we will examine the importance of engineering your hiring process - and how to do it. What is engineering, anyways? In any business it is important to engineer things like products, services, and processes. But what do we really mean when we talk about "engineering" things? gives us the following definition of [...]

1 10, 2015

What is Job Benchmarking?

By |2016-11-18T19:44:55-06:00October 1st, 2015|Categories: Employee Selection, Executive Coaching, Team Building|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Job Benchmarking Defined Job Benchmarking is the process of creating a point of reference against which a particular job may be compared or assessed. Most human resources departments perform job benchmarking on some level, and this generally precedes the writing of job descriptions. Most of us are familiar with reviewing such job descriptions. They generally describe how the job is done and [...]

28 09, 2015

Recruitment Process Biases and How to Stop It

By |2016-11-18T19:44:55-06:00September 28th, 2015|Categories: Employee Selection, Team Building|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Recruitment process biases are detrimental to performance. Having a bestselling product, the most respected brand, the highest reach, or the biggest market share are some of the most desirable goals of any ambitious company looking to extend its profits. However, one of the most under-appreciated metric of a successful company is the retention of their workforce. [...]

24 09, 2015

Differences Between Applicant Tracking and Job Benchmarking

By |2016-11-18T19:44:55-06:00September 24th, 2015|Categories: Employee Selection, Team Building|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

What is the difference between applicant tracking and job benchmarking? Simply put, they are two completely different things - apples and oranges.  Let's dig into the differences: Applicant Tracking vs. Job Benchmarking. What is applicant tracking? Applicant tracking systems (also known as an ATS) function primarily as a database aggregation tool, enabling recruiters and human resources staff [...]