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7 tips to help you write better job descriptions

As the war for talent intensifies and a lot of roles are going through enormous talent shortages, the most important challenge these days is to attract more candidates to your job page and, most importantly, make them apply for a position within your organisation. This is easier said than done, since candidates only take 60 seconds on average before making their decision whether the job description might be a fit or not. Traditionally, job descriptions have a whole shopping list of requirements, must-have skills and are written in sharp black and white conditions without revealing any type of emotions. This READ MORE

Digital Transformation: the costs of falling behind

The discussion about digital transformation has reached its peak this year, and not embracing it is not an option anymore for companies who want to stay relevant. The biggest challenge to overcome is the need to rethink your business and adapt your processes to try and stay ahead of the curve. Hence, you need to weigh the consequences of falling behind. Will you be able to keep your business running in a digital world and meet customer needs without providing them with a digital experience? This is a question every company has to ask themselves, no matter what sector they READ MORE

Candidates and employees in control of your employer branding

Over 80% of the companies complain that finding talented people is becoming an exercise in futility. They complain about the massive competition for and the lack of skilled workers. In addition, there has been a seismic shift in this war for talent. So companies that don’t change their approach to talent management are going to fall into a newly opened crevasse from which they may never escape. Hence accentuation on new recruitment and retention approaches has reached a new level. By focussing on storytelling, transparency and adaptability, you can supercharge your brand image and reputation and hence win the READ MORE

5 points proving the power of effective KPIs

Besides KPIs that measure productivity and the drivers behind for example employee engagement, big data can offer a spectrum of opportunities for improvements to your organisation. Analytical reports deliver an overwhelming amount of information. Although most parts of these reports are gripping, we often see that this information is not used properly in daily business processes. That’s why relevant insights are often gained by developing the right KPIs for your business. It will provide a roadmap to discover trends and will help you through the first steps on your way to success. Why KPIs matter 1. Evaluate your strategic READ MORE