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New study: Germany's employees are dissatisfied 
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A new study by a Danish start-up has revealed dissatisfaction among Germans. Compared to Scandinavian countries, Great Britain and the USA, they would recommend their employer less frequently. This result was measured using a new method.


Study thanks to learning algorithms

The survey shows one peculiarity in comparison to conventional studies: The survey was not only carried out on a random day of the year, but continuously. In contrast to annual rounds of questions, the young Danish company Peakon focuses on modern solutions: During the survey, the employees interacted with a...

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2019 Hiring Outlook: The Employee Experience
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A report was released about the 2019 Hiring Outlook and the main topic of interest was employee experience. The main details being the 4 different ways that can be used to attract, engage and retain employees in your firm in the current competitive market.

In this article you will get insight into some of the factors that impact the employee engagement greatly and their general well-being. This is all with an aim to assist the employer to have an easy navigation through today’s market. There is a very competitive job market for employers, and the hiring outlook will offer some of...

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Employer Branding: These 5 topics were particularly interesting for HR Managers 2018
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Finding good and reliable personnel is an increasingly demanding task. This is shown not only by the statistics on vacancies, but also by the topics HR managers were most interested in – according to our DSP selfcampaign that analyses which articles managers read in 2018. For example, 43 percent of HR managers in 2018 were looking for articles on recruiting. 


Recruiting via social networks

In 2018, professional networks such as Xing and LinkedIn continued to gain importance in recruiting. According to a recent study by the job portal "Monster" in cooperation...

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The Emerging Power of the Employees
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Concerning the employer side, the opinion of one's employees is increasingly gaining popularity and value. How essential are the applicants to the negative employee ratings on your employer review portal and to what extent do they affect your organisation's reputation and employee development? The Rundstedt’s career and outplacement consulting recently identified this in its representative Talents and Trends survey.

According to the Von Rundstedt study, more and more young talents or job seekers base their decision for an employer on the comments in review...

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Practical Advice
Hiring College Graduates
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Employers are always on the lookout for new talent to recruit, replace, or add to their workforce. One of the ways to do this is by hiring college graduates. While it is true that fresh college graduates make up a large percentage of the unemployed, employers should not assume that they will come knocking on their doors looking for jobs. It is important to employ proper strategies to not only ensure you attract potential workforce, but also that you are able to tap on the best and top talent there is out there. Here are some strategies you can use.


Invest in networks

It is important...

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Advantages of Benefits Plans to Both the Employer and the Employees
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There are numerous advantages of providing employees benefits plans. Both the employee and the employer stand to benefit from the additional services given to employees. The employers get to retain their most skilled employees and attract new employees in this competitive job sector. Employers who provide their employees with limited benefits plan will end up losing their skilled employees and very few new employees will want to work for them. 

The employee benefits do not need to be expensive non-wages compensations such as expensive cars, paid vacations, or medical covers. A simple...

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Practical Advice
Preventing Bad Hires in the Future
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Bad hiring decisions unfortunately happen, despite the best intentions of the interviewer. Managers can usually spot these individuals in a very short space of time, perhaps due to a poor attitude or a lack of skills that had been advertised at the interview. While it may not be possible to ease a disappointing newcomer out of the company quickly, there are several ways to reduce the risk of a repeated scenario. 


Avoiding poor attitudes 

Many people perform very well in front of the interviewer, confident, enthusiastic and polite. They are aware, at this stage, that they...

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Why every enterprise needs learnability
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“Learnability” is the new keyword when it comes to weighing up staff. It’s being seen by some companies as the most sought-after attribute for both employees and job candidates, even up to senior executive level. Learnability describes someone's aptitude for learning, developing new skills and adopting novel ways of doing things. Those individuals who are highly proficient learners, are seen as adaptable and therefore able to keep pace with the dizzying level of technological and commercial change companies are currently coping with. Disruptive innovation...

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Practical Advice
Fixed-Term Contracts in HR
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There are several employment statuses available for businesses serving specific purposes. One of them is the fixed-term contract. Few can understand its parameters, but why exactly are fixed-term contracts in HR worth considering? 


What is a Fixed-Term Employment Status? 

A fixed-term contract is an employment status that is deemed to end after a specific period. Employees on this contract are in the business for a definite duration or a particular purpose to which after completion, the contract expires. The termination of the contract is determined by objectives, including...

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A Guide to Build A Successful Employee Onboarding Program
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An onboarding program is a blueprint for the success of your employees and your company. Effective onboarding not only helps your employees to learn the skills necessary to undertake their responsibilities, but also learn to become productive team members. Onboarding can also help increase retention rate and productivity in new hires

A recent study found that 17 % of employees quit within the first six months due to insufficient onboarding or no onboarding at all. The same study showed that an effective onboarding program increases employee performance by up to 11%. Here...

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