Posts tagged Best Practice
Rebuilding Dell's Employee Referral Program - HR Open Source

Referrals are one the the best sources of hire for most organizations, and Dell is no different. We’ve been working to enhance our referral program over the last several years to drive quantity, improve quality and make the experience more meaningful for our employees. This is how we did it.

Over the past several years, the Dell Talent Acquisition COE team reviewed, analyzed, updated, and enhanced our global Employee Referral Program. This included: reviewing and updating the policy so that it was consistent across all locations, providing clarity around payout amounts and timing, implementing a social sharing job tool/talent community, creating regional teams to promote the program and centralizing and improving the administration of the program.

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The Making of Our Employer Brand Handbook - HR Open Source

How do you help nearly 1,000 employees spread around the globe to understand, live, and bring an employer brand of a hyper growing global start-up to life each and every day?

This is one of the questions that keeps our Talent team, and surely many others, up at night. Hootsuite has experienced four years of explosive growth, growing from 20 to nearly 1,000 employees, and seeing our operations grow from one to nine countries (and counting) during that time. We’ve always been an organization with strong values, but scaling our Employer Brand with this type of growth takes more than a compelling Employer Value Proposition (EVP). We needed to find a way to iterate on our current frameworks. To articulate and capture what makes Hootsuite special, and make it easy for current and future employees to sing from the same sheet of music. Our answer was to develop an Employer Brand playbook, “A Guide to #HootsuiteLife”. The playbook was developed to share the why, what, and how we approach Employer Brand; including examples of Employer Brand campaigns and how our peeps can bring them to life. Focused primarily on equipping our talent department, we also wanted to build something that our employees felt equally empowered by.

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