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“To win the marketplace, you must first win the workplace.”
- Doug Conant

How to recruit employees and to drive your brand's success?

How to recruit employees and to drive your brand's success?
Behind every great company there is a team of talented and passionate people. But these teams don't build themselves - they're based on strategic recruiting and talent management processes. Recruiting process plays a big role in hiring the right talent for the position, and when you know how to recruit well for your business, you ensure your business's continued success.

Working in a hybrid system: Does it have any disadvantages?

Working in a hybrid system: Does it have any disadvantages?
Hybrid work has never been so popular. It can be assumed that the crisis caused by the pandemic has irretrievably changed the approach to permanent office work. Is a hybrid system of work good? How is it different from remote work? Even before the pandemic changes, the most frequently used work model was 8 hours in the office. Currently, hybrid work is enjoying increasing popularity and can replace the traditional model in many companies. What are the challenges facing employers with mixed employers? What exactly is this model of work about and can it be compared to hybrid learning?

Employee Onboarding in a Rapidly Growing Startup

Employee Onboarding in a Rapidly Growing Startup
A scalable and effective employee onboarding process can support the growth of a startup and prevent employee churn and increase satisfaction rates. According to Harvard Business Review, an efficient onboarding process can boost new hire retention by 50% and increase productivity by over 60%. However, many startups and even long-established companies are having trouble onboarding new employees – simply because they never paid much attention to this process. This article discusses a few ways how you can better adapt newcomers to your company.

How to motivate an employee in a small company?

How to motivate an employee in a small company?
A small enterprise cannot afford to acquire and retain employees at the level of remuneration offered by corporations. The modern, highly competitive big business market attracts young talented people with high wages, fast careers and many bonuses. However, there are people on the labor market who prefer to work in small businesses. When asked, they emphasize that only there they have a real impact on the company's development, they feel appreciated and can count on a family atmosphere there. The salary level is very important, but it is not the only motivation factor. So what tools other than payroll should be used to motivate employees?

Is HR needed in a small company?

Is HR needed in a small company?
HR sphere has bexome a really important position in all companies. For them small companies the internal HR department is a big challenge.

Part 2. Book summary - The 9 Faces of HR

Part 2. Book summary - The 9 Faces of HR
There’s no such thing as a “good face” or a “bad face” in the 9 Faces of HR. It all comes down to fit. HR shops in big Fortune 500 environments need all 9 Faces to effec- tively deliver HR services. While some might think the more controlling personas are non-desirable, the reality is that these personas are necessary on large HR teams and can also be the most effec- tive persona in some smaller companies as well. It all depends on the environment and the expectations of the organization in question—there’s no bad persona, only bad fits with the organization they serve.

HR Trends: what HR managers need to take into account

HR Trends: what HR managers need to take into account
Companies, institutions, and their HR departments are already working intensively on new strategies for the next year. So what trends and directions of HR development are forecast by experts for 2021? What trends in HR and recruitment in 2021 will we observe? Which tools, techniques, and recruitment methods should be implemented to meet market demands?

HR and social media: Tips

HR and social media: Tips
All roads lead through social media - also with recruiting and HR. Social media HR has become a popular method of finding employees. To do this, you need a good plan, expert knowledge, and perseverance. In this post, we will provide you with a practical guide on proceeding step by step. Social media offers many opportunities to promote the company's brand as an employer (Employer Branding) and thus attract the best candidates. We analyzed the activities of several leading global companies to identify the factors that most influence their success on social media. Here is a list of 8 aspects worth paying attention to when using social media in the recruitment process.

Part 1. Book summary - The 9 Faces of HR

Part 1. Book summary - The 9 Faces of HR
This is a must-read business book, “The Nine Faces of HR” looks at how organizations - via their HR leaders and teams - balance innovation versus structure, speed to market versus process, and employee development versus the financial realities that the CFO places on everyone. Simply put, welcome to the world of work. Kris's book is a welcome departure from the standard issue "how to" guides and the legions of pages devoted to "leadership". The Nine Face of HR is something that you can relate to because we all know the nine personas that Kris describes in the book.

How to Build an Effective Employee Management Process

How to Build an Effective Employee Management Process
Employees are one of the crucial assets in any company. To prevent personnel turnover, burnouts, and poaching talents, it is necessary to establish an effective HR management process. Although there are many different management models, the core principles that ensure employees’ utmost engagement, productivity, and loyalty are universal. Let’s have a look at some of the best employee management practices.