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Booking.com’s Employer Branding Hacks: Attracting Talent with Wanderlust

Struggle to find that perfect, unicorn candidate? Booking.com feels your pain. Their global platform demands a unique talent pool – imagine needing a UK-based customer service rep fluent in Norwegian! But fear not, fellow recruiters, because Booking.com has cracked the code with their employer branding dream team. Building the A-Team: Forget scrappy startups with a…

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The Post Non-Compete Workforce: A Business’s Guide to Adapt and Survive 

In a move targeted to promote more efficient matching between employer and employee, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has set its sights on non-compete agreements, proposing a ban that could significantly impact the job market. The FTC’s proposal aims to curtail the widespread use of non-compete clauses, which have long been controversial for their potential…

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Relationship Challenges at Work: 3 Steps for Building Rapport

People in today’s workplace often face a range of challenges that can seriously undermine wellbeing—from loneliness and exclusion to stress and burnout to conflict with colleagues or managers. A key factor influencing this is unsatisfactory working relationships and the lack of rapport management skills that help address them. Research suggests that many people are dissatisfied…

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Navigating the Impact of the ‘Flexi-fallout’ on Employee Wellbeing

Remote and flexible working arrangements have become the new norm, and in 2023, at least 44 percent of employed adults worked this way. But as businesses begin to transition back to onsite working, employees are growing concerned that they will lose the flexibility they’ve grown accustomed to. This anxiety will likely cause an increase in…

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How New-Age Mentorship Programs Have the Potential to Increase Employee Retention

The workforce is a living, breathing entity that changes with each generation. The speed of this change has never been more significant than now. There are several key factors driving this accelerated change: Labor scarcity faced by industrialized nations in a post-pandemic world The digital revolution experienced by Gen Y millennials and Gen Z Zoomers—the…

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Employer Branding

Siemens Powers Up Employer Branding: Building a Global Talent Magnet

Forget washing machines, Siemens is a tech titan quietly shaping the world’s future. From smart cities to sustainable factories, their innovations touch millions. But attracting top tech talent in a crowded field? That’s a different challenge. Enter Stefanie Drerup, the mastermind behind Siemens’ employer branding revolution. In this interview, she reveals how she built a…

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Crafting a Team Brick by Brick: LEGO Group’s Talent Quest

Certain brands hold a cherished spot in our memories, yet landing someone’s dream job doesn’t automatically guarantee they’re the right match for your team. In a recent episode of the Employer Branding Podcast, we delve into the world of Andrew Paterson, the Global Employer Brand and Talent Attraction Lead at the LEGO Group. Discover how…

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Why Boots’ Return to the Office is a Mistake

Another month, another controversial move by a big company. This time, it’s Boots scrapping their two days of working from home in favour of a full return to the office. It’s the kind of swimming against the current that can make even the best of us question our direction; do they know something we don’t?…

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Overthinking is Not a Disorder, it’s a Superpower

Most of us are no strangers to experiencing feelings of overwhelm and disruption caused by our own thoughts, commonly understood as overthinking. Research shows we are becoming more anxious as a nation, and it’s no wonder, given the various external factors such as the cost-of-living crisis and global political conflict that have taken place over…