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CBC.ca - Canadian News Sports Entertainment Kids Docs Radio TV. Tinder, Pokemon Go, Snapchat: les recruteurs innovent. Soft skills for the future – Skills and Work. By Marieke Vandeweyer.

Soft skills for the future – Skills and Work

Types of skills for the future Structural changes, such as technological progress and globalisation, are changing the skills needed in the labour market. Civil Service Commission (UK) Annual Report. Canadian Organizations Struggle to Engage Employees. Ottawa, July 13, 2016—Employee engagement scores have remained stagnant since 2010 and in many cases are declining.

Canadian Organizations Struggle to Engage Employees

A new study by The Conference Board of Canada reports that only 27 per cent of employees in Canada are highly engaged. “Despite evidence of employee engagement’s impact on business outcomes, workplace engagement has remained stubbornly low and relatively unchanged over the last five years,” said Ruth Wright, Director, Leadership and Human Resources Research, The Conference Board of Canada. La gamification et les HR. The Gig Economy: The Need for HR Agility in an Era of the Gig Economy. Australian Public Service Disability Employment Strategy. Why Millennials Spurn Government Jobs. Millennials Set to Earn Less than Previous Generations. Social Enterprises Final. The Influence of Corporate Social Responsibility ....in Attracting Millennials. Skip over navigation to the main content ProQuest Document Preview The Influence of Corporate Social Responsibility, Psychologically Healthy Workplaces, and Individual Values in Attracting Millennial Job Applicants Catano, Victor M; Hines, Heather Morrow.

The Influence of Corporate Social Responsibility ....in Attracting Millennials

Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science. Almost half apprehensive about hiring disabled workers. Bek Frith, July 13, 2016 Mark Grimley, director of HR at disability charity Scope, explains how to accommodate disabled employees Almost half of UK businesses (45%) are apprehensive about hiring someone with a disability because of fears they will not be able to do the job and concerns around accidentally making inappropriate comments, according to not-for-profit organisation Purple.

Almost half apprehensive about hiring disabled workers

Purple's research found that one in five (22%) business owners and hiring managers admit they are worried about interviewing someone with a disability in case they do or say the wrong thing. Fears include using the incorrect terminology (32%) and not knowing whether they should help with things such as opening doors or pulling out chairs (38%).

One in five employers (21%) said falling foul of discrimination law was a real concern. Impact more important than salary for millennials. Bek Frith, July 18, 2016 A survey of executives found most believe having an impact on the business is most important to younger generations Having an impact on the business is valued more by millennials than income and a path to advancement, according to a survey by the Futurestep division of Korn Ferry.

Impact more important than salary for millennials

In the poll of nearly 1,000 executives from around the globe, the largest percentage of respondents (28%) said the ‘ability to make an impact on the business’ matters most to millennial employees. At only 3%, income came in last, and having a clear path to advancement was chosen by only 9%. Executives felt that millennials need more feedback than older colleagues, with 77% agreeing they need more and only 12% saying less. We Just Can’t Handle Diversity. It’s hard to argue with the benefits of diversity, given the decades’ worth of studies showing that a diverse workforce measurably improves decision making, problem solving, creativity, innovation, and flexibility.

We Just Can’t Handle Diversity

Most of us also believe that hiring, development, and compensation decisions should come down to who deserves what. Although the two ideas don’t seem contradictory, they’re tough to reconcile in practice. C'est scientifique, l'entretien d'embauche ne sert à rien. Volume Recruitment: Can online sifting really make a difference? Goldman Sachs has just reported that it attracted more than a quarter of a million applications from students and graduates for jobs this summer.

Volume Recruitment: Can online sifting really make a difference?

This is quite an astounding number of applications. The challenge they face is a common one with many organisations, managing a number of vacancies which are greatly overshadowed by the volume of applications that they have to process. The challenge is to find a way to process a large volume of applications and identify the best talent in very short timeframes, using an appropriate amount of resource, whilst providing an excellent candidate experience.

At a&dc, we use the SIFTTM process to support our clients to screen applicants quickly, effectively and fairly. SIFTTM (Screening Individuals for Fit and Talent) is an online multi-stage assessment process which allows organisations to screen against the most relevant criteria for a role. HR Blog - Strengths Based Recruitment : The Evidence. Strengths Based Recruitment : The Evidence ‘The management innovation of our time’ - this is what Professor David Cooperrider, co-creator of Appreciative Inquiry says of strengths-based approaches to recruitment and it is no surprise to me that he makes this comment.

HR Blog - Strengths Based Recruitment : The Evidence

Organisations that adopt strengths-based recruitment (SBR) are seeing an incredible impact on their bottom- line, their customer service and employee engagement. An increasing number of pioneering leaders are opting for this approach because of the qualitative and quantitative benefits it brings. By shifting the focus from what people can do (competency-based recruitment) to what they are naturally good at and love doing (strengths-based recruitment) companies have reported results which include a 50% drop in staff turnover, a 20% increase in productivity and a 12% increase in customer satisfaction within a matter of months. Strength based recruitment.

Blind recruitment aims to stamp out bias, but can it prevent discrimination? It is extraordinary what some employers will say about the people they hire when they think their conversation is private.

Blind recruitment aims to stamp out bias, but can it prevent discrimination?

Just about every bias and prejudice can get a run. “Don’t send me any women because they cry too much,” the executive director of Slade Group, Anita Ziemer was told by a middle-aged man who was hiring graduates for the local arm of an international business. “There was nothing you could do to convince him otherwise,” says Ziemer in frustration. It’s exactly this sort of bias that Ziemer hopes new pilot program Recruit Smarter will stamp out. Copy top chefs by taking a knife to job descriptions. All the benefits of a standard digital subscription plus: Unlimited access to all content Instant Insights column for comment and analysis as news unfolds FT Confidential Research - in-depth China and Southeast Asia analysis ePaper - the digital replica of the printed newspaper Full access to LEX - our agenda setting daily commentary Exclusive emails, including a weekly email from our Editor, Lionel Barber Full access to EM Squared- news and analysis service on emerging markets Brexit Briefing - Your essential guide to the impact of the UK-EU split STANDARD DIGITAL Limited Time Offer Access to FT award winning news on desktop, mobile and tablet Personalised email briefings by industry, journalist or sector Portfolio tools to help manage your investments FastFT - market-moving news and views, 24 hours a day Brexit Briefing - Your essential guide to the impact of the UK-EU split Other subscription options None.

Copy top chefs by taking a knife to job descriptions

Recrutement : les candidats de plus en plus nombreux à postuler depuis un mobile. Candidate Experience Tech Is Ticking Them Off - Workforce Magazine. How to Stay Current in Social Media to Be Competitive in Recruitment and Selection. With social media currently being used in employee recruitment and selection, organizations need to make sure they are looking at and engaging with the right social media sites. This issue is complicated by the fact that technology advances rapidly and the social media sites people use can change significantly over time. This chapter helps practitioners to deal with these issues by offering processes and criteria to be used to keep current on social media.

New Partnership Opens the Door to Next-generation Gamified Assessments. NEW YORK, July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Talent measurement and assessment specialist cut-e and psychometric games developer Arctic Shores have formed a new partnership to develop next-generation 'gamified assessments' which will help employers to attract and select job applicants. Arctic Shores creates immersive mobile games, using neuroscience and applied psychology, covering topics such as innovation, resilience and general mental ability. Under the new partnership, cut-e will exclusively distribute these games in the USA. The two companies will also work together to develop a new breed of gamified assessments for pre-application attraction and candidate selection.

David Barrett, Chief Operating Officer of cut-e, said: "Arctic Shores is a leading provider in the gamification arena and we're delighted to distribute their games and to partner with them to develop the next-generation of gamified assessments. Game-changing recruitment: How gamified assessments can enhance your employer brand. For decades, employers have used online psychometric assessments to identify the most appropriate candidates in their applicant pool.

Now, some recruiters are turning to gamification in a bid to differentiate themselves, raise brand awareness and provide a more immersive candidate experience. The attraction of using a game is that it challenges candidates and enables them to score points, compete with others, try out different strategies and get recognition and instant feedback - all without feeling that they’re being ‘measured’. But a distinction needs to be drawn here. You can’t just introduce a game and expect it to make your recruitment process more enjoyable, because the game will not be ‘fun to play’ if a job is at stake. Why you should treat candidates as if they were customers. Jon Porter, July 06, 2016 I am starting my career in HR and I have recently been for two interviews with an NHS organisation. The experience has left me disappointed. Digital Work force and the Future. Does the rise of AI mean the death of the recruiter? Can human interaction ever be entirely taken away from the recruitment process?

Recruitment is a prime candidate for automation through artificial intelligence and machine learning, but what does this mean for the human side of hiring? Cath Everett investigates. The manual nature of many hiring processes has seen the recruitment sector jump to the front of the HR queue in terms of adopting artificial intelligence. Even though the market is still immature and uptake is at the earliest of stages, machine-learning software is making its presence felt. But how significant an impact is it likely to have on HR and recruitment over the next few years? The games recruiters play - Kottayam. Skills Matter. The productivity inclusiveness nexus. Policy Horizons Canada - The Changing Nature of Work. Technological change makes social and cognitive skills key to future workforce. Are we only apparently mismatched? Reasons and consequences of apparent qualification mismatch – Skills and Work. The great untapped candidate pool is there for the picking. Why Recruiting for Specific Skills Often Backfires - The Experts.

How and Why do Interviewers Try to Make an Impression on Applicants? References and social media in the assessment stage of the recruitment process. How to build a strong employee referral culture. Carrière : les us et coutumes d'un cabinet d'Executive Search. Best practices and emerging trends in recruitment and selection %202169 026X 1000173. Organizational Management in New Zealand's Public Service. Understanding Korean Public Administration: Lessons Learned from Practice. New Zealand civil service looking to introduce name-blind recruitment. About Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) AN ANALYSIS ON RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EXPECTED EMPLOYER BRAND ATTRACTIVENESS, ORGANIZATIONAL IDENTIFICATION AND INTENTION TO APPLY.

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