Kate Elliott

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Building a Learning Organization

Continuous improvement programs are sprouting up all over as organizations strive to better themselves and gain an edge. The topic list is long and varied, and sometimes it seems as though a program a month is needed just to keep up. Unfortunately, failed programs far outnumber successes, and …

Why You Should Freelance While Keeping Your Full-Time Job | Inc.com

In a recent post, 10 Steps to Starting a Business While Keeping Your Full-Time Job, my pal Ryan Robinson laid out practical steps to help you plan and launch a new business.<p>Now let's go a step further and see how you can be a successful freelancer while keeping your full-time job--until you're …

Employment

9 steps to a successful employer branding strategy

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Know thy business: The key to building a powerful employer brand

<i>This sponsored post is produced in association with Justworks.</i><p>Whether your business is a mature, decades-old enterprise or a three-person startup that just got its first round of private financing, it’s going to need new talent both now and in the future. Not just any new talent, mind you. Hiring …

Employee Engagement

3 Reasons Why Every Employer Needs to Focus on Employer Branding

Employer branding may seem like the latest buzzword whispered around town to get into the coolest HR party on the block, but those of us in the talent management game have been executing these tactics for several years and attracting the best talent to our organizations in the process. In fact, …

Marketing

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Miles Davis

How (And Why!) To Promote Your Employer Brand

Brand is the bread and butter of any business. But branding extends beyond the messages you are transmitting to your target customer. This is where …

Marketing

Employer vs Employee: Difference In Perception Of Employer Branding [Report]

There’s a massive war being waged by companies for attracting great talent in India. Brands are increasingly willing to spend big bucks on employer …

5 Tips on Using SnapChat for Your Employer Brand

It's 2015 so I think we've all heard the phrase, "Keep calm and keep Snapchatting," right? If not, then you must not work in recruiting or in the employer branding space. I spoke at a conference last week on Being authentic on Social Media with your Company's Employer Brand and explained how …

Social Media

Data: Employer Brand Impacts Your Marketing and Drives Job Consideration | LinkedIn Talent Blog

There’s ample evidence that a great employer brand makes it easier to recruit. Specifically, a LinkedIn study recently found that a great employer …

Inspire Your Employees to Become Talent Brand Ambassadors | Infographic

When it comes to communicating work conditions, employees are seen as 3 times more credible than the CEO. In this infographic, learn how your can leverage your employees as talent brand ambassadors.<p>Read more about talent brand on the Talent Blog: http://linkd.in/1lNCu5d<p>View the 2014 Most InDemand …

How To Make Your “Employer Brand” Shine And Attract The Best Tech Talent

Lessons from the pros.<p>Recruiting top tech talent is hard–really hard. Talent is in short supply, salaries in many industries keep going up, and nearly every company in every industry has tech openings they need to fill. In an overcrowded recruiting market, how do you make job seekers come to …

Branding Your Company Helps You Attract Better Quality Talent: Seven Steps To Cultivating A Good Employer Image

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>An employer’s brand is what shapes the perception of a current employee, a potential employee or a former employee with regards to your …

Guidance for incorporating big data into humanitarian operations

<b></b><br>When discussing big data, I often encounter three different groups of people. One believes that big data will solve all major humanitarian problems; …

Big Data

Have You Looked at Your (Big) Data Lately?

A recent trend gives cause for concern: Companies are using their big data repositories — Hadoop, Storm, "DBs," "Bases," etc. — as archival storage, …

4 surprising ways companies apply analytics to drive success

<i>This post was coauthored by Nicole Bradley, IBM Watson Solutions Executive.</i><i><br>Follow her on Twitter and LinkedIn.</i><p>You’ve probably seen “big data and …

Big Data

Flexible working makes good business sense

Councils should openly encourage flexible working requests in their job adverts, and champion the benefits of flexibility to local businesses<p>Work in the UK is changing, and we have to catch up. Flexible working is an essential innovation for 21st-century employers. While an estimated 98% of …

The Workplace

Work Flexibility Can Improve Mental Health--and the Health of Your Company

One of my colleagues, Carolyn, spent 20 years successfully climbing the corporate ladder at her former employer, reaching the upper levels of management. She had achieved exactly what she thought she wanted. But as the hours got longer and the office politics more disheartening, she started to …

Mental Health

14 million Britons who want flexible working compete for a 'handful' of jobs

A major new study, announced today at Google's London headquarters, has found Britain lacks flexible working options - just a year on from a change in the law that allows employees to request flexible working patterns<p>Britain is facing a ‘jobs bottleneck’ due to a lack of flexible working options, …

The Workplace

5 Reasons Why Bosses Resist Flexible Work (and what you can do about it)

This article is adapted from Chapter 5, "Negotiating for Work Flexibility," of the new book, The Working Dad's Survival Guide: How to Succeed at Work and at Home.<p>Lots of working parents benefit from working alternative work schedules, such as telecommuting a day or two a week or shifting hours …

The Workplace

How Flexible Hours Can Create a Better Work-Life Balance | Inc.com

As you may have read in this column before, the way people work in the U.S. and in the rest of the world is changing, and it's probably not ever going back. The traditional 9 to 5 office job is dying. It simply doesn't make practical sense in the modern world, where both parents have significant …

The Workplace

'Flexible working means my colleagues think I'm a slacker. How can I change their minds?'

One year on from the introduction of flexible working legislation in the UK, the Telegraph's career and work agony aunt Louisa Symington-Mills advises a reader who's trying to make it work for her<p><i>A few months ago I started a flexible working arrangement, working three days a week in London with two</i> …

Presenteeism over productivity: why flexible working needs a rebrand

‘Equality and creativity are being stifled by an outdated, unnecessary set of rules where stress and sleepless nights are the expected payoff for success’<p>This week, an interview with Jenny Biggham, co-founder of media agency The7Stars, caught my eye. “My co-founder and I had previously worked for …

The Workplace

Boosting Productivity Through Agile Working

The Chancellor is expected to announce the government's plan to boost productivity on Friday. The news comes just after the Chartered Institute for …

Flexible working – pros outweigh cons one year on

<b>It is the first anniversary of a change in employment law that has the potential to make a radical difference to the way SMEs operate</b><p>A year ago the government extended the provision of flexible working, meaning that any employee who had been in their job for at least six months had the right to ask …

SME News

Read the weekly column by The Telegraph's enterprise editor, Rebecca Burn-Callander, plus all the latest business news for entrepreneurs and small- to medium-sized enterprises

Trudeau promises to give Canadians a legal right to flexible work hours

WINNIPEG -- Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau touted help for families balancing the demands of work and home life Wednesday, promising certain employees …

Canada

Flexible Working - A Missed Opportunity?

It's easy to think of flexible working as a niche issue - a perk offered to a small number of women who need to work fewer hours after returning from …