In 2017, you can resolve to take down the wall between HR, marketing and customer service to create better experiences for job candidates and current employees. Marketing to candidates like you do to customers achieves similar goals. It delights them, increases loyalty and grows revenues.
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When employees commit to personal and professional change they can grow themselves while becoming more valuable members of the team. Here are a few though starters for the coming year.
It’s hard to say what is driving the increased mobility of the modern worker, but it’s a very real trend. Studies have shown:
- Millennials leave positions an average of every two years
- Regardless of age, average tenure for employees, is now just6 years according the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
You may not need to clear the high jump, land perfectly on the beam, or expertly perform the butterfly stroke, but the same tips Olympians use, can put you out in front at work. Recently, themuse.com published an article of great ones called “10 Olympic Athletes’ Daily Habits You Should Steal (That Don’t Involve the Gym).” Here is the gist:
Ask a veteran salesperson how they can summon the will to put themselves out there every day, and the answer will reassure even the shyest networker. Sales people are confident because they know they doing their prospects a favor. They have solutions to other people’s needs. This is what we all need to remember when networking, especially the shyest of us. Here are a few other tips:
The first eyes on your resume are probably going to be electronic. But final hiring decisions are going to be made by actual people. It’s critical to craft your resume to stop both automated scanning systems and real live managers in their tracks. Here are some key things to consider:
It’s easy to make a list of potential CEO candidates. You can probably even craft a list of skills he or she should have. But here’s how to move from a scratch pad to a successful succession plan.
Sometimes it’s difficult to decide if you just need some help on a project or your team is missing people with critical skills to achieve the success. Here’s a quick list of the pros and cons of hiring contractors and full-time employees to you help you think through your own needs and what will generate the results you need.