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Your Workforce Tools Are More Strategic Than You Might Think

Everywhere you look, people are talking about strategies for attracting talent and then, retaining it.  Important to keep in mind is that the same type of approach must be taken in both instances.  Once your employees are on board, how are you ensuring that you retain them? Turnover is a costly reality, especially in these…

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How to Get Your Resume Past an ATS

Finding a job is frustrating enough, but with Applicant Tracking Systems in place, getting noticed can be tough. The ease of the online application process used by employers nowadays is deceptive.  While it’s much easier to apply for a job, it’s also likely that you’re in the company of hundreds, if not thousands, of fellow…

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Social Geo-Targeting is Your New Recruiting Secret Sauce

More and more, companies are using online social media resources to recruit talent.  Imagine being on your Twitter account and receiving a message from a recruiter.  I mean, you were just there to see the latest trending topics. Like, you’re not even looking for a job. Recruiters can be a little in your face and…

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How to Format Your Career Page to Attract Top Job Seekers

Your career page is where the recruitment rubber meets the successful hire road.  This is your pitch to the people you’re looking for. Designing your career page for accessibility, ease of access and clarity are paramount concerns, as job seekers who are forced to plow through a cumbersome process are probably not going to be…

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Why an Applicant Tracking System Should Be Your Next HR Technology Purchase

Talent recruitment is a complex process that demands a lot in terms of knowing where candidates are in the selection process and narrowing the field.  It can ask much from existing human resources, but that’s why the ATS was created. The ATS (applicant tracking system) is what time-strapped organizations use to keep the process moving…

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How User-Friendly is Your Application Process?

Your company is seeking the brightest and best to fill crucial roles in your organization.  But how user-friendly is your application process? When it’s not up to snuff, you’re missing out on top talent that’s seeking a less intimidating, more user- friendly application experience with your competitors.  You need a process that’s smooth and easy…

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Human Resources Is Not There to Be Your Friend – It’s There to Protect the Company

The Uber sexual harassment scandal has thrown into sharp relief the true role of Human Resources departments. When Susan Fowler approached Uber’s HR department, she went armed with extensive documentation of the sexual harassment she was battling at the hands of a male manager.  What she didn’t know is that Human Resources is not there…

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Recruiting Trends to Watch In 2018

In case you hadn’t heard, the future is here.  Recruiting trends to watch in 2018 include technological supports to assist employers with recruiting, allowing them to avoid costly errors in the hiring process. Some of these supports may seem futuristic.  Artificial intelligence, for example, figures prominently.  Let’s look at what’s coming up in 2018 in…

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The Evolution and Future of the Recruiter Role

Businesses are people.  That’s the bottom line, no matter what business you’re in.  Crucial to that reality is the role of the recruiter. Recruitment professionals have been on a steep learning curve for decades now and never has that learning curve climbed more precipitously than in recent years.  While the job description hasn’t changed much,…

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The 2018 Human Resources Trends to Keep On Your Radar

Seismic shifts are coming to the world of human resources.  2018 promises to usher in an age in which things we once took for granted are radically transformed. Some of these changes have been in the works for a while, but we’re at a pivotal point in the development of the 2018 human resources trends…

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