HR, hiring and employee retention are constantly evolving. Here are three key trends to keep an eye on over the next 12 months…
83% of job seekers are likely to research company reviews when deciding to apply for the job It appears job seekers are increasingly using online resources – such as Glassdoor.com – to gain vital information about their prospective new employers. From company culture to benefits and potential salary; the aim is for employees to gather as much information about the company as possible. In light of this, organisations must be aware of what is being posted on their website, and what impression it gives to potential new recruits.
54% of employees who take vacation report being able to completely ‘check out’ while out of office As technology permeates every part of our lives, and workplace demands intensify, some employees find their holidays transformed into another form of telecommuting. Setting clear boundaries for employees on workplace demands is a must – otherwise, you may end up with burnt out employees that are eager to leave your company.
69% of executives rate diversity as an important issue in 2017 – up 32% from 2014 Over the last year, the issue of diversity in the workplace has become more visible than ever before. Companies are finally realising that increasing diversity in the workplace is a win-win for both employers and employees – and if your organisation doesn’t prioritise these items, you could be left behind.