Tags: Branding

Gemma Murphy: Watch what you ‘tweet’!

There used to be a clearer line between an employee’s professional and personal life, but with the ever growing use of social networking sites for business and pleasure, the line is increasingly blurred. Whilst social media undoubtedly brings substantial benefits to a business, particularly in relation to LinkedIn which can help raise a business’ profile…

Responding to failure – the true test of leadership?

With leadership – especially the lack of effective leadership – in the headlines recently, head of employer branding and insight Neil Harrison argues against a blanket response to perceived failure.  “For the sake of employee engagement,” he says, “don’t apply the same solution to differing failures of leadership. “It’s hard to move for the current…

Company Reputation is the key attraction for recruitment in Oil & Gas

Results of an employer brand survey are launched today by the marketing services team at NES Global Talent. Over 800 oil and gas contractors took part in the survey that focused on employer branding – the package of attributes that denote an organisation’s reputation as an employer.  Key findings include:   40% of respondents say…

Recruiters make four mistakes with psychometrics

…that put the candidate experience and employer brand at risk. Recruiters are jeopardising their employer brand by making four fundamental mistakes with psychometric tests in the selection process, according to Talent Q, the workplace assessment specialist. Ability tests and personality questionnaires are widely used by organisations to sift and select job applicants, however Talent Q…

Its official, HRreview on linked in has exceeds 1000 members

We are very proud to announce that our HRreview group on LinkedIn has recently accepted its 1000th member. From all of us at HRreview we would like to say a huge thank you to all who have joined our group, HRreview, news views and more. The LinkedIn group was set up to provide a constant…

Employees have been urged to consider stepping up their internal branding efforts, which one expert has claimed can help to improve employee engagement in a particularly difficult period. Jarrod Parker, consultants and actuaries head at pension benefit and advisory firm Alexander Forbes, explained that although the process is a relatively recent arrival on British shores,…

Employee branding projects are becoming increasingly important business tool to help companies stay ahead of other competitors. For this reason HR heads are increasing the number of specialist support managers leading employer brand projects within their departments. According to a new survey from People in Business the number of talent management and employer brand managers…

StepStone Solutions, a leading provider of total talent management solutions, today announced that MrTedTalentLink , the global talent provider, has been selected by McKee Foods Corporation. StepStone Solutions concluded the acquisition of MrTed and its MrTedTalentLink product in August 2010. McKee Foods is a privately held, family-run company, with more than 6,000 employees in the…

You could be judged as a slacker or an achiever just by what you wear. Clothes to a lot of workers have a large impact on the attitudes people have towards you however perception of office dress can differ enormously from country to country. A recent survey including over 12,500 workers from 24 countries by…