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How companies can attract, keep millennials

“Survey after survey consistently says that millennials want to change the world and make it a better place,” says Mayo Clinic recruiting director Brent Bultema.
Cassandra Garber’s plan when she moved to Minnesota in her early 30s was to telecommute and keep her environmental stewardship job at Coca-Cola in Atlanta. ...




HR Expects Positive Finish to 2016

Projections may indicate who will win the U.S. presidential election
 



A majority of human resource professionals reported being a little less optimistic about hiring for the remainder of 2016, according to the newest Jobs Outlook Survey (JOS) by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), but overall positive about their companies' year-end results. ...




Can Reverse Mentoring Help Your Team Work Together Better?

In a traditional mentorship, a seasoned professional works with a less experienced and often younger colleague to show the individual the ropes and guide the person through his or her career. But as the business world and its technology continue to evolve, it's becoming increasingly common for those younger professionals to turn the tables and share their digital skills and perspectives with their older counterparts. ...




3 Strategies to Succeed in a New Leadership Position

Listen to others, learn about the role and lead.
It can be very exciting to secure a promotion to a leadership or management position, especially if it has been something you have been working toward for a long time. Landing the promotion can be exciting and feel like a relief. ...




How to Save for Retirement on Less Than $40,000 Per Year

You don’t need a large income to begin building a nest egg for retirement.
Boost your balance.
Saving for retirement is especially difficult when you earn a small salary. But tucking away even a small amount might qualify you for tax breaks, guarantee you an employer match and get compound interest working on your behalf. ...




10 Uncomfortable Deeds That Will Make You More Successful

.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” The very act of stepping outside of your comfort zone is critical to your success and well-being.
 
Our brains are wired such that it’s difficult to take action until we feel at least some stress and discomfort. ...




Onboarding Steps Critical to Employees' Long-Term Success

The first days and weeks on the job for new employees are critical to their ability to fit in and become as productive as possible, as soon as possible. The predecessor to 'onboarding' — the process to help just-hired employees acclimate to a new environment — has been known as orientation. ...




Recruitment: What a Candidate wants most

                The recruitment process can be long and tiresome and too many recruiters focus only on the company’s needs and wants, ignoring what a candidate wants from the whole process. ...




How to Create a Winning Employee Retention Strategy

By Vacations to Go

 
A comprehensive people strategy is not comprehensive if it doesn't include a proven retention strategy for holding on to the employees you've worked hard to recruit into your company.
 
That may sound logical, but many, if not most, small businesses overlook this critical component in their human resources program. ...




How Companies Recruit People with Disabilities

A wise Chief Diversity Officer once said that when it comes to recruiting and hiring qualified people with disabilities, “intention isn’t sufficient.” There are abundant ways in which companies can show genuine resourcefulness in employing more people with disabilities. ...