An employee that you manage has come to you saying that they have a job offer from another company and are giving you their two weeks notice. This specific employee is hard working and valuable to your company. You counted on them being around for upcoming work that needs to be completed and rehiring and training someone for their position will take months. This is your chance to counteroffer and get them to stay, but should you?
You’ve gone through the whole interview process – congratulations! But the hard part might not be over. You’ve got it narrowed down to two great candidates who both exhibit the strong qualities you are looking for and have similar work experience. Now you’re in a predicament. How do you pick one great candidate over another?
The remarkable growth of social media has changed how the world communicates. In the business sector, an increasing number of companies are using social media for recruiting, employee engagement, external communications, learning applications, knowledge sharing, video instruction, branding – and the list goes on. While social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn have vastly expanded communication avenues for companies, it is important to apply thoughtful consideration when using social media in the employment decision making process.