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Challenge
You’ve held your current position for quite a while now and you’ve mastered all of your daily responsibilities. But being an aspirational professional, you want to grow in your job so you can advance to the next level. So lately, you’ve been asking your supervisor for more challenging assignments in order to develop your abilities.And now finally, your manager has assigned you a difficult, ... Read More
Q1 2015
A relatively stable unemployment rate and the apparently seasonal fluctuations in the number of unemployed suggest the Swiss labour market was reasonably sound in the first quarter of 2015. However, substantial falls in the KOF Swiss Economic Institute’s Economic Barometer suggest this might change in the coming quarters. The barometer fell by 1.8 points in January and 8 points in February, before ... Read More
Hiring Process NEW
The Hiring Manager Survey 2015 is an innovative, new research study from Kelly Services which looks at the future of recruiting from a hiring manager’s perspective. It focuses on three key areas of recruitment: talent acquisition, workplace and generations and hiring process. See below the Swiss edition.Hiring Manager Report CH from Kelly Services   ... Read More
Hiring Report
The complex process of hiring workers is constantly under review. And rightly so. From sourcing and attraction to candidate engagement and onboarding, the multiple steps involved in hiring top talent are interrelated and critical to the overall success of any business. It’s therefore not surprising that the hiring process is so closely monitored, as it’s this kind of scrutiny that can help a busin ... Read More
1st Quarter 2015
The 1st Quarter 2015 summarizes the following informations: Global Economic Situation Global Labor Market Update U.S. Labor Market Overview Workforce Solutions Industry InsightGlobal economic growth is set to accelerate slightly in 2015. The net impact of lower oil prices worldwide is expected to be positive, while stimulus measures in key economies will also help to boost growth to around 3 ... Read More
The TruFiles Social
By understanding job candidates as members of an audience, recruiters will be able to develop content streams (e.g. educational articles, eBooks and videos) to keep in touch with candidates beyond a single application or job opening. The goal is to treat people less like job candidates for currently open positions, and more like members of a lifelong professional community of talent. ... Read More
The TruFiles Sourcing Technology
The ability to fly over vast groups of professionals and cherry pick those who are most suited to work for you is not simply about efficiency or finding a better person. It’s about transforming the recruiting field from one that’s focused on rejecting candidates, to one that’s focused on attracting candidates. With a well-tuned sourcing engine, recruiters will no longer focus on netting the most a ... Read More
Worker Preferences
It is important for organizations to understand the attributes that are attractive to prospective employees.Firms need to be able to assess their relative appeal as an employer to set their recruitment and retention strategies.The KGWI shows that organization type, size, location, and managerial structure all carry weight with employees in deciding where to work, and these have a direct bearing on ... Read More
Assessments
We scoured presentations and conversations from the last twelve months of TRU events to bring you the best forward-looking ideas in the field of recruiting. HR executives are on the hunt for new and better candidate assessment tools—particularly low-cost, front-end testing that screens all potential job candidates rather than a select few. What’s more, because they are so meticulously designed, th ... Read More
Social Media and Technology
We are all becoming more connected and more social in our interactions and this is extending to the way we converse about work and jobs. Social media has made it easy to pass on information and insights about employment opportunities. Tapping into people’s social networks vastly expands the pool of possible job candidates. It also makes the job-search exercise less a private pursuit and more of a ... Read More
Workplace performance
The 2013 Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI) brings together work and workplace insights sourced from more than 120,000 respondents from 31 countries across the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions.It takes the form of an annual survey that canvasses a wide spectrum of opinions on issues impacting the contemporary workplace, with a particular focus on the perspectives from different generations, indust ... Read More
KGWI 3 - 2013
This third instalment of the 2013 Kelly Global Workforce Index, on the topic of Employee Engagement and Retention, looks in some depth at the employee-employer relationship, including issues such as employee loyalty, happiness and commitment to the job. It also examines views about the employer’s reputation as a preferred place to work, and the circumstances under which employees explore alternati ... Read More
The Highly Virtual Workplace
The 2012 Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI) brings together the findings from almost 170,000 respondents from 30 countries, including over 4,400 in the UK and Ireland. It shows the results of diverse forces impacting the contemporary workplace, including generational and geographic diversity, technology, employee empowerment, and the widespread use of social media. This fifth instalment of the 2 ... Read More
Career Development and Upskilling
This first installment of the 2013 Kelly Global Workforce Index, on the topic of Career Development and Upskilling, explores the changing focus on training and skills development, as employees become more proactive and self-reliant in managing their careers. Once the preserve of the employer, responsibility for training and skills development is shifting to employees, who are dictating the way tha ... Read More
why workers are leaving EN
When a candidate applies for a job, they expect certain things from the role and the employer. However, those expectations aren’t always met once they sign on as an employee, with regard to anything from responsibilities and remuneration to career advancement and workplace culture. That disconnect – that failure to provide continuity in experience – has a direct impact on employee satisfactio ... Read More
Engagement in Natural Resources
The Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI) is an annual global survey revealing opinions about work and the workplace.  Almost 230,000 people across the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions responded to the 2014 survey.The topics covered in the 2014 KGWI survey include:  Engaging active and passive job seekersCareer developmentThe candidate experience from hiring to onboardingWorker preferences and workpl ... Read More
ulture Branding
Invariably when pundits talk about brand culture, companies like Google and Apple come up. There’s chatter about oddball perks employees enjoy (e.g. foosball, sleeping pods) and the quirky things these companies do to identify prospective employees who will fit in. Most of us can’t relate to Apple and Google. And that’s just fine. Every other company in aggressive pursuit of top talent ... Read More
image Candidate Experience
Let’s be real here. Most companies really don’t give a shrug about candidate experience. Yes, it’s a topic that’s been making the rounds of HR and recruiting conferences for five-plus years, but only the most sophisticated consumer brands (e.g. Starbucks, Kraft) and companies with persistent talent shortages (e.g. companies in tech, accounting, engineering) manage to do it well. And even ... Read More
The Candidate Experience
The Kelly Global Workforce Index® (KGWI) is an annual global survey revealing opinions about work and the workplace. Almost 230,000 people across the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions responded to the 2014 survey. The topics covered in the 2014 KGWI survey include:Engaging Active and Passive Job SeekersCareer DevelopmentThe Candidate Experience from Hiring to On-boardingWorker Preferences and Workpl ... Read More
Career Development_Life Sciences
The Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI) is an annual global survey revealing opinions about work and the workplace. Almost 230,000 people from 31 countries across the Americas, Europe, Middle-East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia-Pacific (APAC) regions responded to the 2014 survey.The topics covered in the 2014 KGWI survey include:Engaging Active and Passive Job SeekersCareer DevelopmentThe Candidate E ... Read More
Kelly Global Workforce Index 2014 A World of Work
Labor markets across the globe continue to rebound from the economic turmoil of recent years with varying degrees of success.A key driver of the global jobs gap is a significant skills mismatch. Employers continue to struggle to find workers with the right skills, keeping unemployment rates high and job growth muted. Annual job growth in developed countries is expected to average just 0.5% in the ... Read More
A world at work
This infograph about the mood of the global labor market summarizes the major trends of the latest Kelly Global Workforce Index research. ... Weiterlesen
KLL
Social Media & E-RecruitingCLOUDS, Zurich, 5.12.2014Kelly Services (Suisse) SA organized the Kelly’s Leaders Lounge, a client event which took place on the 5th December 2014 at CLOUDS in Zurich.The day started with a breakfast and was then followed by a round table about Social Media and E-Recruiting. We had the chance to have Jörg Buckmann (Head of Resources Humaines, VBZ), Cornel Müller (Manager ... Read More
KLL
Kelly’s Leaders Lounge #KLLInterview with Cornel Müller With regard to Kelly’s Leaders Lounge on Social Media & E-Recruiting on the 5th of December 2014, we took the opportunity to interview one of the speaker, Cornel Müller. He is Marketing Manager & Business Development at the company x28 and also a big fan of Twitter. Cornel Müller shared with us about how it thinks that E-Recruiting is more ef ... Read More
KLL
Kelly’s Leaders Lounge #KLL Interview with Jörg Buckmann  With regard to Kelly’s Leaders Lounge on Social Media & E-Recruiting on the 5th of December 2014, we took the opportunity to interview one of the speaker, Jörg Buckmann, who is a famous blogger and Head of Resources Humaines at the company VBZ. While using Social Media he recommended, primarily to think about the content, what the company ... Read More
KLL
We organized an event for our clients titled, “Kelly’s Leaders Lounge” at CLOUDS in Zurich on the 5th December 2014. After the event, we took the opportunity of interviewing five speakers on Social Media & E-Recruiting: Marcel Keller, Switzerland's Country General Manager & Country Group Leader for Italy & Hungary who highlighted the fact that the use of Social Media is especially important for th ... Read More
1st Quarter 2015
Softer first quarter growth in key countries including the U.S. and China, and recessions in Russia and South America, are moderating the outlook for the global economy in 2015. Global growth is expected to remain essentially flat from its 2014 level, with a gradual acceleration predicted in the following years. Growth prospects across markets are highly divergent, particularly among eme ... Read More