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 engagement, recruiting best practices


Employee Retention: You Got Them, Now How Do You Keep Them?

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Aug 02,2016 @ AM

Once you’ve invested in recruiting and hiring top talent, one of your goals is high employee retention. In this week’s RPOA Weekly we focus on employee happiness, development, succession planning and more to show you how to retain the talent you worked so hard to recruit.

Topics: hiring and recruiting news, employee engagement


How to Keep Your Employees Engaged

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Mar 01,2016 @ PM

Employee engagement is a hot buzzword recently, but what is it really? Why is it important? How are companies supposed to keep their employees engaged? In this week’s RPOA Weekly we answer these questions and more as we look at how to keep your employees engaged.

Topics: employee engagement


Workplace Happiness and Employee Motivation

By Carrie Kolar Thu, Dec 03,2015 @ AM

Happy employees are productive, engaged, and an asset to your company. Conversely, when employees are unhappy they are less engaged, less productive, and more likely to find another job. In this week’s RPOA Roundup, we present best practices and new ideas on how to maintain workplace happiness and employee motivation.

Topics: Employer Branding, employee engagement


How to Make Onboarding Work for You

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Oct 13,2015 @ AM

Employee success isn’t guaranteed when a new hire steps in the door. Once you’ve gotten the talent you need, the next step is to integrate them into your company, encourage their productivity, and keep them from leaving. One of the best tools to accomplish these goals is your employee onboarding process. In this week’s RPOA Roundup, we take a look at new ideas and successful examples of onboarding processes look like so you can learn how to make onboarding work for you.

Topics: rpoa news, hiring and recruiting news, employee engagement, candidate management


Top Tips for An Employee Retention Strategy

By Carrie Kolar Thu, Aug 06,2015 @ AM

The improving economy and declining unemployment rate have made this a great climate for employees looking to switch positions. They have options, and recruiting efforts are becoming increasingly competitive as recruiters attempt to fill open positions from a dwindling worker pool. These circumstances can make it difficult for companies to retain their employees and maintain the number of workers they need to succeed. In this week’s RPOA Roundup, we have found the top tips for an employee retention strategy to help your company stay ahead of the competition and keep your best talent.

Topics: employee engagement, talent acquisition, recruiting trends


#RPOAWeekly: 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: Employer Branding, employee engagement, hiring and recruiting news


RPO Solutions, Social Media Recruiting and More Hiring News

By Allison Reilly Thu, Sep 18,2014 @ AM

We're almost into the last quarter of 2014, the busiest three months of the year. Of course, there are all the holidays, but these three months are also busy because many organizations are trying to meet end-of-the-year goals and preparing for the coming year. Those goals and preparations include hiring and recruiting, so this week's hiring and recruiting news roundup includes solutions and recruiting tips to help with this. We may not be able to clear your schedule so you can enjoy a little more holiday, but we can help make everything easier to balance.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, social recruiting, hiring and recruiting news, employee engagement


How to Create an Employee Referral Campaign

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, recruiting best practices


Improving You, Your Employment Brand and Other RPO News

By Allison Reilly Thu, Jul 31,2014 @ AM

This week's hiring and recruiting news roundup takes a twist that's different from our previous roundups: it's all about you. Not just articles informing you about different strategies and developments, or articles discussing the latest trends that you ought to know about, but articles that are about you. This week's roundup features articles that are meant to help you be a better you, whether it's finding your motive, improving your employment brand, or reading a good book about hiring and recruiting.

Topics: Employer Branding, recruitment process outsourcing, hiring and recruiting news, employee engagement