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  1. I was preparing for a program on introverted leadership by interviewing research scientists at a Fortune 100 pharmaceutical company when a new word caught my ear. “Did you say ‘loudership’?” I asked a seasoned manager. Yes, he had. He went on to tell me that loudership was a companywide code word for what it meant to be… How to Become an Exemplary Leader of Introverts Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  2. Pre-COVID, employers were already beginning to evolve their workplaces, modeling them after the big tech employers. Of course, large campuses with swimming pools and yoga studios isn’t possible for most businesses, but offering some sort of entertainment has become fairly commonplace, especially in trendy cities like London. Shared offices transformed almost overnight to provide things… Workplaces of the Future Must Take Responsibility for Employee Health and Wellbeing Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  3. For this consumer goods brand, employer brand and diversity and inclusion aren’t separate initiatives—they work in tandem as vital components of attracting the best employees. Both employer brand and D&I play vital roles in attracting the best employees. Both foreground employee stories, shape company culture and inform its values. As Unilever’s Employer Brand Lead Zakiya… How Unilever Integrates Diversity & Inclusion with Employer Brand Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  4. For most, work looks and feels different today than it did just a few months ago—and we’re not talking about working from home. A new study by VitalSmarts shows 58.6 percent of employees have experienced either a reduction or a restructure that changed the dynamic and size of their team. And the impact of these… 8 Out of 10 Employees Feel Overwhelmed and Overworked Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  5. Covid-19 is changing people’s work preferences with many now looking for roles that give them the flexibility to work from home. New data from LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, finds that job searches for remote work have increased by 60% globally since March. Companies will need to adapt to existing policies and offer greater… Searches for ‘Remote Work’ Increase Significantly During Covid-19 Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  6. New research by Jobvite suggests uncertainty, unemployment, and financial challenges will drive profound changes in the employer-candidate relationship. Unlike previous editions, the 2020 Job Seeker Nation Report draws from two survey sets: one in February 2020 consisting of 1,514 employed adults and job seekers in the U.S., and one in April 2020 after the unprecedented… How the Pandemic Has Dramatically Shifted Candidate Attitudes Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  7. New data reveals just how much the COVID-19 pandemic has already impacted employer brand. Learn the key themes emerging in feedback from talent around the world. During this pandemic, we decided to do research using the Employer Brand Index methodology and understanding what really matters to talent during this time. Following the commentary, we could… How COVID-19 Has Influenced Employer Brand Sentiment Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  8. Think about the last thing you said. It could be anything — asking a coworker what they’re eating or answering a phone call from your mother. If seven words from that conversation were isolated in audio and presented to a roomful of strangers, research shows that participants in that room will likely be able to… Why Hiring Diversity Begins With the First Seven Words Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  9. New research reveals that three in five (58%) HR managers fear that the mental health impact of working from home due to Coronavirus is so great that they will lose staff, who could be forced to take time out of work due to burnout. The research, commissioned by LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, in partnership with […] E-presenteeism and Burnout: Impact of Mental Health on Employees Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  10. The UK is a hotspot for “green jobs” with London ranking 6th globally for its concentration of sustainability professionals, according to new data from LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network. Overall, the UK saw a 12% increase in the number of sustainability professionals last year, higher than the global average of 7.5%, as the impact of […] Green Jobs: Tracking Growth for UK Sustainability Professionals Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  11. Allianz is a European multinational financial services company headquartered in Munich, Germany. Its core businesses are insurance and asset management. The organization is undergoing major transformations, including a global refresh of its employer brand. Here’s how Kara McLeod, the company’s employer brand head in Asia-Pacific is leading the way. Have a listen to the episode […] Leading a Company Through an Employer Brand Refresh Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  12. A pandemic, or any crisis, will be an acid test for your corporate furniture such as purpose, values, principles, behaviors, etc. In the employer brand world, we have to ensure our EVP is robust and is delivering what it promises, in good times and bad. An EVP positioning will typically consist of three to five […] Your Employer Value Proposition and COVID-19 Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  13. Serving society and turning a profit aren’t mutually exclusive. As this professor of finance uncovered, focusing on purpose helps companies succeed. Alex Edmans is Professor of Finance at London Business School and the author of Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit. Have a listen to the episode below, keep reading […] Why Purpose-Driven Employers Succeed Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  14. What happens to employer branding in a time of crisis? In this special episode responding to the global crisis surrounding COVID-19, Jörgen Sundberg and Andy Partridge connect on how employer brand teams can respond and what Link Humans is doing to help clients. Have a listen to the episode below, keep reading for a summary […] How Employer Brand Teams Can Respond to a Crisis Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  15. On the afternoon of Friday, 20 March, schools across the UK were ordered to close ‘until further notice’ to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic across Great Britain and Northern Ireland. At the same time, organizations that have avoided being shuttered under the directive of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have moved their operations […] Survival Tips for Parents Who Now Must Work From Home Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  16. How long has it been since you met someone who started and ended his or her career at the same company? The days of working 40+ years for the same employer and retiring with a generous pension after years of company loyalty have been replaced with a new norm – changing jobs every few years […] 6 Signs It’s Time to Look for a New Job Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  17. I’m a 25-year-old Recruitment Consultant, and since March 2020, like many people within my generation, I’ve lived in an economic bubble. The economy has always grown, never had to fight for business, I’ve been working in a candidate short market, with plenty of jobs. I have friends working across several different industries including education, hospitality, […] Coping Under the Current Economic Climate Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  18. To catch the eyes of top talent, this telecommunications company revisited and revamped its EVP, generating innovative strategies for reaching prospective candidates. Sarah Dovlo is VP Global Employer Branding & HR Marketing at Deutsche Telekom. Have a listen to the episode below, keep reading for a summary and be sure to subscribe to the Employer Branding […] Strategies for Attracting Top Talent in a Competitive Industry Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  19. Bet you thought you’d left the bullies behind at school! Sadly, bullying is every bit as much of a problem for adults as it is for kids. Science has shown that bullies often act the way they do as a way of unleashing the pent-up feelings they’ve stored from their own traumatic experiences, stress, or […] How to Deal With a Bully in the Office Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  20. When it comes to career progression, using social media to find a job or for professional development is something not many think about. Social media can be very divisive when thinking about its impact. From trolls and censorship to worries about recruiters ‘spying’ on you, it can get quite a negative perception. However, it doesn’t […] How to Start Your Career Using Just Social Media Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  21. Work is a fact of life for most of us. We can’t choose whether we go to work or not because we need the money, so that means we have to put up with a lot of situations we wouldn’t necessarily choose to encounter and many of them can feel overwhelming. But just as we […] How to Cope When You Feel Overwhelmed at Work Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  22. With the Coronavirus pandemic gripping most of the globe it comes as no surprise there is considerable pressure on our medical staff. Frontline medical workers such as doctors and nurses bear the brunt of a world health crisis like the one we are currently facing. It will be no surprise that research has found a […] Work-Related Stress Causing Burnout for Nurses Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  23. The importance of taking a lunch break cannot be understated. Both for your mental health as well as your physical health, your lunch break offers you an opportunity to decompress and take a break from the task at hand. But, unfortunately, not enough Americans take an actual lunch break. And while it’s important to eat, […] How to Hack Your Lunch Hour Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  24. Technology and HR have never been more critical in business. It’s impossible to imagine running a business without these two. HR software solutions have an essential role to play today. These systems are used for hiring, onboarding, managing, and training employees. Every business that wants to make these processes flawless should look to get a […] Best HR Software Solutions for 2020 Undercover Recruiter - View the full article
  25. Where do you start when leveling up your employer branding? An experienced employer brand leader shares the strategies, tools, and skills that can make a difference. Sara Balaban is Employer Brand & Talent Operations Lead at Geller & Company. Have a listen to the episode below, keep reading for a summary and be sure to […] How to Be a Better Employer Brand Leader Undercover Recruiter - View the full article