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The technology-affine generation and their demands

Demographic change. Generation X, Y and Z. And each of these generations brings new demands to the working world. But how big are the differences between the generations? And how is it possible to satisfy one generation without neglecting the other?

So different, yet similar?

First of all a brief overview: At the moment, we are talking about four different generations on the labor market. The babyboomers (approx. year of birth 1946 – 1964) are regarded as industrious and loyal workers. In contrast, for the generation X (approx. 1965 – 1980) the work takes a less important part in their life.… Continue

Employee search with the crowd.

Crowdsourcing. This word conveys nothing to you? Crowd working. No idea? Crowdfunding. That word should ring a bell! Crowdfunding platforms are becoming more and more popular on the internet, even small communities are already trying to find the new financing method.

All over again.

But all over again. At the end of the day, we are still an HR blog. And here it is more about “sourcing” and “working” rather than “funding”. But what is crowdsourcing really about and is it more than just another buzzword in the hype-driven HR word?

Crowd, Crowd, Crowd.

In fact, crowdsourcing means outsourcing tasks to a larger group, who can fulfill the task faster or better through the diverse structure and the compressed knowledge.… Continue

Cultural recruiting – completing the puzzle

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In an earlier article we already discussed what exactly is meant with cultural fit and why it is a good choice for companies to consider it while looking for new employees. As a reminder: employees with a good cultural fit tend to stay longer in a company, are more motivated and help to create a harmonious teamwork. On the other hand, cultural fit shouldn’t be seen as a synonym for uniformity, because this would not be a good thing for the company either. All of this is easier said than done. The question here is, how one can find a cultural fit.… Continue

Cultural fit: when your employees go with the flow

Swim against the tideGood qualification, and the job interview was considerably promising, too – a nice guy; cheerful and yet confident and prudent. No question, a successful recruitment – or so it seemed. Very soon it got obvious that the new employee just does not fit into the company at all. This is a story that should be well-known in every HR department. The reason for such unsuccessful recruiting is often an absent cultural fit.… Continue

Digitalization in Europe? Wrong!

Although millions of dollars are invested by governments in digitalization programs, in majority of European SMEs digitalization is still in the early stage of development. About one billion Euros is being wasted in the HR departments of German-speaking DACH countries (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) alone, due to a lack of digitized processes, as a new study by jacando has shown.

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The digital potential is not being used, or: This was not meant with “digitalization”!

Despite the wide range of possibilities such as one-click applications, social recruiting or various mobile recruiting forms, old structures still predominate in all the countries examined. Applications reach 34% of European SMEs by mail and 52% via e-mail.… Continue

Still recruiting oldshool via email? Total disaster! #TrumpTools

MAGA_logo.svg_The Netherlands lead the way, in how you could secure the kindness of the new supposedly most powerful man on earth (and everyone is following suit). You’ve likely already discovered one of the ‘everysecondcounts’ videos.

We were so impressed with the concept that we quickly decided to try to catch the favor of President Trump. But the countries and companies on this earth can argue for the second place. We claim the first place, at least when it comes to innovative applicant management and HR software.

With our “Trump-Tool” we make recruiting “great again”.

PS: Of course, the video content should be viewed with the same mindset as the ‘everysecondcounts’ campaign.… Continue

Digitalization in Europe? Most wanted!

– By Melissa Rösch –

The big question after the sobering results of our Swiss study – how developed are other European countries in terms of digitalization? How digital are our neighbouring countries when it comes to HR? And how do they actually recruit their talents?

Internet of Things

Looking for a nice café online while on vacation often ends without success which probably not only I as a Marketing(-oriented) Intern have noticed. Most of the time you will not find the best insider tips on the web, but – as in the old days – through word-of-mouth recommendation. However, in times of Instagram and Co, people not only want to look up where to find the best coffee or paella in advance, but also photos of the food and further information.Thanks to the multitude of food bloggers, some restaurants are only listed on Google because of them, but an independent website can sometimes be difficult to find.… Continue

HR Study shows: Digitalization is not IT

Mobile recruiting, applicant management systems, social media and online job-search platforms – they all have one thing in common: they are children of the digitalization and are shaking up the HR scene. While in the past recruiting was done by hand, today (almost) everything is done with a mouse click. The processes are visibly more efficient and simpler, thus giving HR recruiters more time for the truly important processes and the people behind them. – Sadly this is not true. Recruiting is still done like yesterday, incredibly homogenous and much is misunderstood, like the study “HR Management Trends 2016” shows.

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The Study “HR Management Trends 2016”, which was conducted by jacando in collaboration with the Swiss SME Association and HR Today, investigated in the first of three parts how recruitment is done today.… Continue