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Why Companies Should Embrace Generational Diversity in the Workplace

One of the biggest challenges that companies face today is to manage age diversity in their workforce. First, it must be stressed that age diversity is a good and helpful thing. It brings many different points of view to your team and helps you relate to customers of all ages. However, employees of diverse ages tend to act differently in the work environment, and tensions often form between them. A working human resource strategy must recognize and address these […]

By |September 23rd, 2013|ProHR Blog|0 Comments

So, Are Droids Taking Our Jobs?

Andrew McAfee asks an important question in the TED Talk in Boston.

Are droids taking our jobs?

After analyzing labor data, McAfee shares his perspectives on the future of employment while trying to find out exactly how technology affects the way people make a living. Although the numbers don’t look so good, McAfee voices his optimism for the future – that even if robots and algorithm do better at certain tasks, he reminds us that economies run on ideas, which are […]

By |September 20th, 2013|ProHR Blog|0 Comments

The Top Health Hazard in Companies: Stress

Stress is a very real problem in the workplace, and your human resource strategy must address it. Often, stresses are worst for the most sedentary of jobs. Office jobs are very demanding mentally and offer little or no time for physical exertion to work out stresses. On the other hand, labor-intensive jobs can be just as stressful if they push employees beyond their physical limits. In both scenarios, there is a point where employees become less productive and their […]

By |September 18th, 2013|ProHR Blog|0 Comments

Is Building Your Employer Brand Worth It?

Attracting and retaining top talent in business has become more challenging than ever. With the eventual exit of the Baby Boomer generation from the workforce, the number of younger people entering won’t be enough to fill in the positions of those who left.

This latest trend is perhaps one of the reasons behind the increasing popularity of talent management rather than just plain hiring and recruiting. Smart companies have become more conscientious about their efforts in attracting the best people. […]

By |September 16th, 2013|ProHR Blog|1 Comment

LinkedIn Shares Tips to Boost Your Company Brand

LinkedIn shares 20 tips to amplify your brand on the most popular professional social networking site.

For companies, the way you are perceived influences the kind of talent you attract. Your “brand” makes people either want to work for you or not at all. So paying attention to improving it is necessary whether you are a small business owner or an entrepreneur.

Make the effort to grow your brand on LinkedIn and other platforms by applying the tactics shared in the slide presentation […]

By |September 13th, 2013|ProHR Blog|0 Comments

What You Need to Know When You Recruit Executives

The most crucial component of a business success is bringing the right people on board. This is particularly true when hiring executives and managers. They set the tone for the whole company right down to the lowest-level employees, whose supervisors tend to mirror the managers and executives. If managers are nitpicky and controlling, so are supervisors. If managers are hands-off and allow a lot of autonomy, so do the supervisors. Similarly, managers also tend to mirror executives. Therefore, companies […]

By |September 11th, 2013|ProHR Blog|0 Comments

Employees: What Do Employers Want from You?

No matter what industry you want to work in, your chances of getting hired or ahead of the pack depend on a number of important things. Serious employers spend a lot money finding and hiring top talent, so they naturally expect the best.

Employers know that employees with the right qualities can do wonders for their business. They want people who can drive their company forward. So let’s take a look at some of the important qualities that will help […]

By |September 9th, 2013|ProHR Blog|0 Comments

Social Recruiting is Getting Hotter. Here’s the Infographic that Proves It

Jobvite’s sixth annual Social Recruiting Survey reveals just how much social recruiting has permeated the HR arena. With more than 1,600 HR and recruitment professionals as respondents, the survey has some surprising finds, including:

How much LinkedIn is loved by the HR community (93%)
But how many are also inclined to use Facebook (65%) and Twitter (47%) for promoting employer brand
And just how much posts about “sex, drugs, and rock & roll” can hurt one’s chances of getting hired (hint: a lot)

While […]

By |September 6th, 2013|ProHR Blog|0 Comments

5 Signs You May be a Bad Boss and How to Change

Everyone has had their fair share of lousy bosses, and plenty of employees have sworn they would do things differently given the opportunity to be boss. For those who have earned the title, make sure your good leadership skills and intentions aren’t under an avalanche of emails, meetings and phone calls.

Although the fate of a small business is a lot to bear, being a good boss is worth the time and energy to keep employees happy. If you want […]

By |September 5th, 2013|ProHR Blog|0 Comments

How to Get Great Job Candidates

If you’re hiring right now, you’re probably getting inundated with resumes of varying quality. Just glancing through the resumes to find the best ones can take hours. The pressures on your business may prompt you to rush a decision just so you can get your focus back on other things. However, personnel decisions are never good ones to rush. That’s why it is a good idea to partner with a human resources firm that provides recruiting services. They can […]

By |September 3rd, 2013|ProHR Blog|0 Comments