Overture Institute

2018 Trends

2018 New Year Trends in Search & Recruitment

2018 is quickly approaching, and it’s time to begin strategically planning our search and recruitment efforts for next year. There are a few trends that we estimate will be significant in 2018 including the impact of demographics, technology in the talent acquisition process, an emphasis on employer branding, the affect of healthcare news on recruitment [...] READ MORE

Irresistible Job Offer

5 Ways to Make an Irresistible Job Offer

Hiring great people in a talent scarce situation is a challenge. According to Up to Work, the conversion rate of offers accepted was 83.1% in 2016, down from 89% in 2015. Making a great job offer is an essential part of hiring top candidates. Here’s how to make your top candidate a job offer that’s [...] READ MORE

Stay Interviews

Stay Interviews: How to Improve Employee Retention

Employee retention is not a one-size-fits-all solution; however, there is one strategy waiting to be unlocked that is already within reach for most companies. Companies have found success in utilizing Stay Interviews. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), says the purpose of stay interviews is to help managers understand why employees stay and what [...] READ MORE

9 Questions Board Members Should Ask About Non-Profit Executive Compensation

To avoid issues with the IRS, and the public, nonprofit organizations must be conscientious when making decisions regarding executive compensation. Finding a healthy balance of competitive, but not excessive, compensation is essential. Overpaying executives can lead to a decline in donations, volunteer resources and, in extreme situations, an organization could lose its nonprofit status. The public donates to [...] READ MORE

Starting Line

Why You Should Always Follow Up with Your New Employees

When you have the right new hire you want to ensure that their employment is a marathon rather than a sprint. In marathons, as with new hires, the start line is exciting and the crowds will be there to cheer you on, but it is the aid stations or check points along the way that [...] READ MORE