April 14, 2022
This week the common theme is around recruiting the best talent, and what you’ll need to do to make that happen, whether it’s:
...both of which will help you turn the great resignation from a threat into an opportunity.
All the best,
Maresch from Back
All the best,
Alex from Back
Hybrid hiring: How to create a great candidate experience
Is your team back in the office? Have you switched to WFH forever? If you're like many organizations, you may have moved to a hybrid model – some mix of in person and remote work. In part one of our series on employee experience for hybrid workplaces, Back's talent acquisition expert Joanne Kim walks you through best practices for creating a great candidate experience. (The rest of the series can be found on the blog as well.)
Employee Experience Canvas: Template and examples
Any business team involved in people processes has skin in the game when it comes to optimizing the employee experience – and ultimately retaining talent. Inspired by templates like the Business Model Canvas, we designed the Employee Experience Canvas to help you visualize and remove points of friction for your employees. Gather a small group of 3 to 5 people, block 90 to 120 minutes on your calendar, and let’s get to work.
The great resignation is potentially the best recruiting opportunity out there, but spoiler alert: you’ll need to offer something that people are actually looking for. Many are using the pandemic reset to search for meaning, growth, and personal fulfillment. [HBR]
You need to tailor your physical office spaces to reflect modern needs. Maybe – if you're like GSK – that's an office "cinema" instead of a conference table. [Quartz]
Instead of our usual section with People Ops job postings, below you’ll find just a few of the initiatives for hiring Ukrainian freelancers to help them in the current situation:
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