High achievers, in particular, fear that setting work-life boundaries will make them appear difficult, weak and incapable. However, a growing body of research shows that employers are beginning to see the merits of healthier work-life balance and are promising it to top candidates as part of their employer branding strategy.
Covid-19 has led to exponential growth for logistics companies. However, while digital transformation has been accelerated in the industry, demand for manpower has also increased, exacerbating pre-existing manpower shortages. How can companies in ‘unsexy’ sectors raise their talent attraction and retention game?
As you work on monitoring, maintaining and improving your employees’ performance in line with your organisation’s goals, remember that in order to be effective, performance management can’t be a one-time activity.
The availability of vaccines is leading to more confident re-openings in many countries. As businesses recover and grow, it would be fitting to refresh your post-pandemic hiring playbook.
To make a convincing case, show prospective employers how WFH arrangements can benefit your boss, your team, your performance, i.e., the organisation as a whole.
Many assume that professionals who’ve taken a career break are less driven or that their skills are outdated, but research shows otherwise. Experts also say that aside from being a great source of talent, return-to-work programmes acknowledge people’s life stages and normalise the idea of career breaks while recognising that careers need not be linear. Learn how to successfully welcome such mid-career professionals back to the workforce.
Employers who ghost candidates risk hurting their brand. It’s time to stop. Learn how.
While many have been initiating mental health programmes in their organisations, whether these programmes have been effective is a point of contention.