The DBR Online Issue 4

  • The Top 12 Reasons Why Slow Hiring Severely Damages Recruiting and Business Results
  • How to Handle an Exit Interview
  • How to Keep Quality People in Your Organization
  • Drake Case Study: An Inclusive Recruitment Approach Changes Lives and Outcomes

The DBR Online Issue 3

  • We found a rock star! Hiring the best of the best
  • Six compelling reasons why you should outsource your HR functions
  • Top five metrics for Workforce Analytics
  • A Drake Case Study: TST Overland Express reduces turnover and improves productivity thanks to Drake Edmonton

The DBR Online Issue 1

  • Interviewing tips to get the right people on board
  • How to keep your best employees
  • Feedback: a priceless communication tool
  • A Drake Case Study: OLX quickly grows sales team thanks to Drake Philippines

Effective Hiring

Innovative Recruiting & Behavioural Based Testing to Ensure Your Future Success

This white paper focuses on how behavioral assessments can increase successful hiring and reduce costs. It will also examine the costs associated with selecting the wrong candidate within your organization and the elements that are at risk in terms of time, company performance and relationships.

Employee Retention

Reducing Recruitment by Increasing Retention

This white paper focuses on how Drake's innovative solutions can create a successful retention program that will reduce your staff turnover. It will also provide practical tips for developing a productive and happy workforce, discovering the causes for undesirable turnover, retaining your best staff and establishing effective employee retention tactics.

Workplace Law

The Basics of Workplace Law Top 10 Hiring & Firing Tips

This white paper focuses on how successful planning can reduce the number of employment law incidents and rising costs within your organization. It also outlines the top 10 hiring and firing tips as presented by employment law experts, e2r Solutions on behalf of Drake.

Exit Interviews

Using Exit Interviews Effectively

This white paper focuses on how you can convert Exit Interviews into a valuable management tool. It will also examine the root causes of staff turnover, how to obtain open, honest and impartial feedback and how to structure an Exit Interview effectively and evaluate your ROI.

Avoid the Counterfeit Candidate

Know Who to Hire Through Effective Resume Screening & Interviewing Skills

This white paper focuses on how Drake's Advanced Profiling and Selection Solutions ensure the best screening and interviewing practices for your organization. It also provides practical tips for developing an effective candidate sourcing strategy, improving your resume screening practices, conducting clear and structured interviews and how to measure your ROI to build a successful process.

Corporate Hide & Seek

Finding Hidden Profits by Centralizing Contingent Staffing Management

This white paper focuses on the benefits of using Drake Online, a powerful and proprietary web-based tool that offers real-time visibility to staffing levels and expenditures. It also examines a framework for measuring and managing your contingent workforce, the hazards and inefficiencies within a traditional procurement process and how to implement a successful VMS solution for your organization.

The Art & Science of Flexible Staffing

Delivering Shareholder Value

This white paper focuses on achieving the optimum balance of staff to workload by reducing costs, increasing productivity and improving your organization's bottom line. Discover ways to right-size your labour force, control costs and boost productivity with Drake's Workforce Optimization Solutions. This white paper will also outline the steps involved with implementing a flexible staffing model to deliver shareholder value.

Developing Great Leaders

Great Leaders Grow Profits

Leadership is highly correlated with organizational success, profitability, retention of a high quality workforce and recruitment of the "brightest and the best". This white paper focuses on driving immediate business results by accelerating your leadership development. It also outlines how Drake's HR Consulting Services and Team Building Tools will help your organization develop leaders who are focused on results, not just activities.

Enterprise Surveys

Do You Really Know What Your People Think?

While many organizations proclaim that their people are the most important asset, a good many fail to act as though they believe it. This white paper will focus on Enterprise Surveys and how they can build an engaged employee workforce leading to higher productivity and lower turnover. This white paper will also outline how Drake's HR Consulting Services and Enterprise Survey Solutions will drive organizational productivity and profitability by better understanding your employees' views and concerns.

Performance Management

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Reviewing the performance of your employees is important. Whether it is done informally or on a frequent basis, effective performance reviews help to improve employee results and engagement. This white paper will focus on how Drake's Career Performance and Development Solutions will drive organizational productivity and profitability to build organizational strength.

The Business Approach to HR

A Strategic Profit Partner

In an increasingly competitive marketplace, business leaders are realizing that creating a passionate customer service experience will be a key differentiator, helping to capture and retain loyal customers. Human Resources practitioners are a strategic part of this change. Learn how Human Resources can move from management to leadership in this new profit model.

A Manager's Guide to Handling Terminations

Is your organization equipped to professionally handle terminations while maintaining productivity, improving morale, and minimizing the chance of litigation? Terminating employees can be extremely stressful and traumatic for both management and employees. It requires special skills and thorough planning to ensure a smooth and successful outcome. For the employer, terminating an employee's service, if handled poorly, can negatively affect the company.

Global Recruitment

International recruiting solves talent shortages. "Smart companies know talent can be found and recruited all over the world". In a global economy the advantage of this is it can match opportunity to talent regardless of geography. International recruiting is generally no more costly than local hiring. And, it can fill otherwise persistent vacancies that often prevent organizations from accomplishing their mission. With the right partner, international recruiting can be the best solution by far - perhaps the only solution.

10 Steps to Hire the Right Person - The First Time

Don't put your Reputation on the line with Bad Hires

Hiring an employee is like making an important investment decision, with the candidate representing the 'human capital'. Like any investment decision, you want to make the right choice - the first time. Effective talent acquisition is a complex process. But by following these 10 key steps, you can help drive corporate performance and deliver the results your organization needs to compete and succeed.