is absenteeism harming your workforce productivity?

Author Anita Reller, Sep 22, 2020 2:33:07 PM

Human capital leaders are forever seeking ways to increase workforce productivity, so it’s common to see them championing initiatives such as worker upskilling, investing in AI-enabled tools and implementing LEAN processes to raise efficiency. There is, however, one undertaking that companies often overlook that can significantly enhance output without spending a lot of resources or budget.

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5‌ ‌mistakes‌ ‌companies‌ ‌make‌ ‌when‌ ‌onboarding‌ ‌contingent‌ ‌workers.‌ ‌

Author Doris Schaad, Aug 20, 2020 12:01:31 PM

An effective employee onboarding process is vital for employers that want to get the best out of their labor force, and that goes for contingent workers as well as permanent staff.

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why considering temporary work is a good idea.

Author Thomas Rohr , Apr 27, 2020 1:47:26 PM

Day after day, I talk to exciting people who are looking for a new job or simply want to assess their own value on the job market. I often hear: "I'm only interested in a permanent position with the company as opposed to temporary employment through a recruitment agency."  In this blog, I'll explain how temporary work has developed and why there are situations in which temporary employment is the best solution.

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video interviews: how to do it right.

Author Véronique Traber, Mar 24, 2020 11:34:00 AM

Applied for your dream job and been invited to a video interview? Congratulations! The video interview is one of the many tools employers use to get a better sense of who you are. Check out the following tips to ensure everything goes smoothly.

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why your employer brand matters to recruiting.

Author Samira Aguerguan , Feb 20, 2020 11:12:00 AM

Just because you have a widely respected consumer brand doesn’t mean that your organization is perceived as a great place to work. Discover how your employer brand differs from your consumer brand.

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the right way to integrate employee referrals at your company.

Author Thomas Rohr , Sep 25, 2019 1:15:47 PM

How often do we discuss our jobs or our employers with friends, family, or acquaintances? It happens all the time, right? Whether we wax lyrical about our jobs or complain, we know our employers best and understand what it takes to be able to work for them. In this blog I'll explain why this is exactly the reason your employees are your best recruiters.

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5 big vacation misconceptions.

Author Alain Dupont , Aug 13, 2019 2:51:03 PM

Mile-long traffic jams, empty commuter trains and packed outdoor swimming pools – it's clear that the vacation period has reached its peak. From a legal perspective, the topic of vacations results in heated discussions time and again. Below we have listed five misconceptions.

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wage negotiations – tips from randstad recruiters.

Author Véronique Traber, Aug 8, 2019 10:38:19 AM

Wage negotiations can be a tough part of the application process or your annual appraisal. We've asked five Randstad recruiters to give us the inside scoop and share their best tips with you.

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why work with a recruiter?

Author Matt Smith , May 28, 2019 11:49:00 AM

This question is one I often face. Let’s start off by being open. Like all walks of life there are the good, the bad, and the ugly. I’m going to focus on the main benefits that a good recruitment firm will bring you.

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this is why employees stay in their positions.

Author Véronique Traber, May 13, 2019 3:52:45 PM

Swiss employees are loyal. Last year, 78% of employees in Switzerland continued working for their current employer. Getting employees to stay for the long term has a positive financial impact on companies. But how can you influence this without knowing what employees value about their roles?

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