Workplace Trends Seeing Us Through 2021 & Beyond

Business Trends-The Alumni Advantage

In an article for the LinkedIn Official Blog, Tomer Cohen, Chief Product Officer at LinkedIn, shares some of the current workplace trends as predicted by several experts and leaders on the platform.  Tomer says the past year has taught us that businesses need to be prepared for continued volatility and unpredictability. This includes knowing how …

Talent Recognition: A Business Investment For Tomorrow

Recognise Top Talent and Reap The Rewards-The Alumni Advantage

The Covid pandemic has changed the way we work forever. As a result, employers have had to re-look at the ways they boost morale and retain their workforce and alumni in uncertain times. According to Author, Keynote Speaker, and top HR Global Thought Leader, Jill Christensen, one of the most important ways is through talent …

5 Reasons To Turn Departing Employees Into Loyal Alumni

Why Turn Departing Employees Into Loyal Alumni-The Alumni Advantage

Scott Weiss, CEO & Global Managing Partner at Speakeasy Inc, says it’s always tough when a valued employee leaves. But, while some organizations’ instinct would be to cut their losses and move on from departing employees, Scott says that’s the wrong attitude.  Through support and respectful communication between the two parties, you create future value …

Four Alumni Benefits That Businesses Should Know About

Advantages Of An Alumni Network-The Alumni Advantage

The conversations around alumni benefits and the business advantages of corporate networks are becoming louder.  But, while there is strong demand for alumni networks among workers, not all companies take the steps to invest in them. The result is employees set up their own alumni networks, leaving companies out of the loop. CIPHR shares four …

Mentoring Circles: A Way To Support Leadership Development & Promote Alumni Engagement

Mentoring Circles-The Alumni Advantage

When it comes to leadership development, author Bill Treasurer says mentoring circles are far more effective than one-on-one mentoring. In an article for SHRM, he says it’s impossible to predict how a relationship between two people will develop, making traditional, one-on-one mentorship programs forced and artificial. On the other hand, in a mentoring circle, participants …

See To Business Success By Using These Five People Focused Strategies

People Focused Approach In Work Place-The Alumni Advantage

Does your Human Resources (HR) team still operate in a command-and-control mode to ensure it meets its compliance and administrative functions?  People strategist Peter A. Arthur-Smith, Founding Principal of Leadership Solutions, Inc. and author of Smart Decisions: Goodbye Problems, Hello Options says, if so, that needs to change.  In an article written for SHRM, he …

Insights From Oracle On The Power Of Employee & Alumni Networks

Power Of Networks-The Alumni Advantage

In a section in Oracle’s eBook, The HR Marketer’s Guide to Talent Acquisition, the authors explore the power of networks as new ways to manage a contingent workforce and visualize employee engagement.  They recognize that companies are (or should be) abandoning traditional ways of recruiting because it’s simply no longer the best way to acquire …

5 Steps To Building A Pipeline Of Boomerang Hires

Rehire Former Employees-The Alumni Advantage

Your rockstar employee left for greener pastures, only to find out the grass was not as green as they thought and now wants to return. Do you set your ego aside and re-employ them?  David Collings, Professor of HR Management at Dublin City University, says ‘yes,’ in an article for HR Magazine. Nurturing former employees …

Employee Attrition: Insights On The New Paradigm From Daniel Sonsino

Employee Attrition-The Alumni Advantage

Employee attrition is when a company’s workforce is diminished due to unfilled vacancies and the elimination of jobs. Traditionally, it was a key measurement for human resources (HR) departments. However, Strategic Human Resources Executive and Leader, Daniel Sonsino, suggests that we might be looking at attrition the wrong way.  In an article for SHRM, Daniel …