Randstad completed an engagement study to see how employees and employers felt about work related engagement issues. The basic premise is the more active an employee’s engagement is, the better the business will perform overall. This makes sense, since having a legitimate interest in what you doing always helps with your effort and concentration. And if employees are engaged they will normally take ownership of their duties. This concept will help the company to have better morale and performance overall.
They surveyed 2000 employees and over 500 employers. They asked how the employees felt about their work and the reasons why they might leave their job. They also asked questions about compensation and if they deserved getting a raise. Overall, employees tended to view their job in a positive light. The results also show that employers are even more enthusiastic about employee engagement.
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Skill emphasis during the interview is important to show the employer what makes you different from all the other job candidates. In this competitive world, companies search for the most qualified employees by weighing skills of the candidates and determining how they would benefit the company.
The majority of the top Long Island companies search for employees who stand out based upon their expertise, and pleasing personalities that would enhance the organization.
Skills are grouped into three kinds – knowledge-based, transferable, and personal traits.
1) Knowledge-based skills are those learned from experiences. These may include educational attainment, additional training, seminars attended, and other practices that you have studied to enhance your expertise.
Knowledge-based skills include computer and communication skills, marketing or managerial knowledge, product development, and many more. These skills vary depending on the field of industry of each job candidate.
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