Organizations across the globe are looking for ways to cut costs and streamline processes. Because efficiency is everything in today's tough economic climate, many organizations are increasingly automating how they attract and engage top talent is the way forward. Seeking to fast track their hiring processes, more and more recruiters are exploring some innovative and creative applications of marketing automation technology, which allows them to nurture candidates throughout the recruitment journey and even engage top talent before they are ready to apply.
During the hiring frenzy over the past few years, many companies came to recognize the importance of effective onboarding to employee engagement and retention. During the so-called war for talent, it was critical to make new hires feel special and to assimilate them quickly into the company or risk having them accept other offers. Although fewer job openings today might shift leverage back to the employer, effective onboarding is still extremely important—particularly when internal talent moves are involved.
Nearly everyone has been micromanaged at some point in their careers—and no one ever loves it. No one ever lists micromanagement as one of the top skills of great leaders. More than a bad habit for individual leaders, micromanagement can create several big problems within an organization, including some that might not readily be associated with it. To determine whether they’re doing too much micromanaging, leaders should ask themselves the following questions.