Why Your Employee Referral Program is Broken

By Guest Thu, Apr 13,2017 @ AM

Most companies have an employee referral program. Roughly two-thirds, or 63 percent, of organizations have a documented referral program, and on average 23% of hires originate from a referral. Linkedin even cited referrals as the best source of talent for companies in their 2017 Global Recruiting Trends report. However, companies are systematically under-investing in the success of their referral program. 

Topics: employee referrals


How To Keep Your Best Employees Happy

By Carrie Kolar Thu, Jul 16,2015 @ AM

Common wisdom states “a penny saved is a penny earned.” That concept goes double for recruitment – a good employee who stays not only does the work they were hired for, they keep their employer from having the extra expense and trouble of hiring someone to replace them. Keeping your good employees is one of the best recruiting moves a business can make. Determining the best way to keep them, however, is a completely difference challenge.  In this week’s Roundup, we take a look at how to keep your best employees happy by developing a culture of employee engagement.

Topics: employment brand, employee engagement, employee recognition, employee referrals


How to Create an Employee Referral Campaign (Part One of Two)

By Allison Reilly Thu, Sep 04,2014 @ AM

The number of employee referrals a company receives is a major indicator of employee morale. If employees are referring people to open positions within the organization, then it's likely that they like their jobs and like their employer. So, how does an organization encourage employee referrals without coming across as tacky or desperate for talent?

Topics: talent acquisition, employee engagement, source of hire, employee recognition, employee referrals

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