ASM ISSUE: 198 – Employee Retention: Future Recruiting Metric
In most cases, it is easier to spot talent and hire them than it is to retain them. In the near future, employee retention may become part of the recruiting metrics, according to an article from Human Resources Today.
Why This Metric Will Matter
First-year retention is going to be essential in the years to follow, especially since the workplace will be composed of about 50% Millennials by 2018. Millennials, also known as Echo Boomers, share almost the same traits as Baby Boomers. However, they also are more of “career butterflies” than the people from Generation X. in fact, statistics shows that only 15% of Millennials believe in working at the same company for five years or longer.
ASM ISSUE: 199 – Is “The Perfect Fit” a Myth?
Perfection is something that humans strive to achieve. Be it the perfect life partner, friendships or in the business world, candidates, perfection plays a key factor.
The “perfect fit” sounds so ideal that it has made many a company pass on promising talent in search of someone who crosses out all the items in their checklist. This makes recruiters wonder if perfection is attainable or if it is just a myth.