Featured Blog Posts – November 2015 Archive (83)

Don’t Dilly Dally, Start Critical HR Improvements Today

Easy Internal HR Audit Tips to Reduce Risk and Create Top Value

Take a moment to honestly answer these questions.

Are you ready?

What’s the condition of your HR…

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Added by Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon on November 30, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

If it looks like a rose, and smells like a rose it is a rose or is it

I just finished reading an excellent article titled Beyond Bias in Strategy+Business Magazine. While reading it I could not help to take into consideration the events unfolding in the global marketplace today. We condemn those in the Black Life Matter. We condemn those to respond to violence as someone who wants to…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on November 30, 2015 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

7 Tips For Better Than Good HR

1. You require a HR forte.

Regardless of the fact that you're a generalist and handyman, you should be a MASTER OF ONE. It makes you one of a kind, extraordinary and separates you from whatever remains of the pack.

2. HR results matter a great deal, however connections matter more.

Performing and conveying results matter. They offer you some assistance…

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Added by Raymond Casey on November 30, 2015 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Dream Team: How to Help Your Employees Work Harder and Better than Ever

Today's marketplace is far different than it was just a few short decades ago. Since the advent of the Internet, business owners are able to market their products and services on a worldwide basis. This has obviously opened up exciting opportunities, but it also brings with it a challenge. No longer are you competing with industry leaders in your geographic region. Consumers…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on November 30, 2015 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

3 Ways to Improve Your Employee Onboarding Map

Is your employee onboarding out of order? Because the failures of onboarding aren’t immediately apparent, it can take time to find the cracks in the plan. An employee’s first day is always busy with paperwork, training, meeting new people, seeing their…

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Added by Christine Marino on November 30, 2015 at 9:36am — No Comments

Are You Keeping Up With Modern Recruitment Trends?

Recruitment is a hard game to play, especially since potential candidates can come from such a large pool of talent. Nowadays, there are so many more platforms to advertise vacancies on, but knowing exactly which ones will help you unearth the consummate professional you are searching for is still perplexing to many businesses.For…

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Added by Ron Stewart on November 30, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Right Hello Can Mean All the Difference

Making the right first impression is one of the keys to succeeding in recruiting, but did you realize that the very first word you speak, "hello", can often make or break a relationship with a client or a candidate?

Whether on the phone or in person, how you go about introducing yourself is one of the most important interactions you will ever have in gaining new…

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Added by Dave on November 29, 2015 at 3:42am — No Comments

Why HR & marketing should join forces to attract staff

Bagels and holes. Hugs and kisses. Tom and Jerry.

It appears there’s a new force in the world of powerful twosomes - a yin and yang so perfect, you’ll be surprised you’ve not thought of it already.

The pair in question is human resources and marketing. Both departments tend to be siloed - with…

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Added by Nina Cresswell on November 25, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

What is the one secret to successful recruitment?





You might think that recruitment is relatively easy – admittedly time-consuming, of course, but basically a simple task. All you have to do is sift through candidates’ applications, decide who you want to invite for an interview and then make your decision based on what happens in the interview. However, there’s more to the process than that.

It’s not…

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Added by Alex Sebuliba on November 25, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Hike Group Chat - Impact of Social Media in Candidate Selection

We use it on a regular basis, it has revolutionised the Talent Acquisition Industry as we know it, it’s at the tip of our fingers, we spend a great deal of our time on it and it keeps us updated with the current trends. Any guesses?

Yes, you’re right. We’re talking about Social…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on November 25, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

3 Reasons to be Thankful For Your Talent Acquisition Team

When you are seated around the dinner table with your friends and family this Thanksgiving, and Uncle Dave asks what you are thankful for, your talent acquisition team might not be the first thing you say. So why not give thanks a few days early to the sourcing, recruiting and onboarding part of your company that really deserves thanks on a daily…

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Added by Birch Faber on November 24, 2015 at 3:14pm — No Comments

It’s never just a coffee (It’s interview Number 1)

So you are job searching. And in response to one of your proactive enquiries you receive a positive response: “Let’s meet up for a coffee

That’s nice you think. A chance to talk about the role and opportunity informally and off the record.

WRONG.

You have not been invited for a hazelnut…

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Added by Jane Paine on November 24, 2015 at 12:56pm — No Comments

The Big Bang Theory of Social Recruiting

Social recruiting is the latest buzzword amongst recruiters. The user base of any social network is unquestionable.  Companies have started to utilize the power of social recruiting, but are still missing the tricks to make it most efficient.

I am a big fan of The Big Bang…

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Added by Mukul Agarwal on November 24, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

The Right Recruits Prove a Necessity in the Business World

The recruitment process is oftentimes daunting, especially when it comes to sifting through the competition to find the right candidate.

Fortunately, there are a number of ways your business can find the best recruit the first time around.

With hiring help in mind, here are just a few recruitment tips:

Come up with Great Interview…

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Added by Dave on November 23, 2015 at 6:57pm — No Comments

5 Ways to Build Your Own Purple Squirrel

Ah the elusive purple squirrel... you may not know it when you're writing the job description, but you've got someone in mind for the role.  Typically, recruiters have a set list of requirements for the job.  They've also usually got a list of things that they'd like their purple squirrel to accomplish in their first year.  Then there's the secret list in the back of their…

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Added by Catherine Hess on November 23, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Post Sourcecon Fall 2015!! Part 9

This is part 9 in my Fall Sourcecon roundup, highlighting the presentations at Sourcecon Oct 2015.

 

This post is on the 2nd Keynote of the 2nd day of Sourcecon  entitled “Personas: A Key Component of Your Recruitment Strategy By Allsion Kruse.

 

Allison says “Candidate personas are fictional, generalized representations of…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 23, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Empowering & Onboarding Candidates with Paperless Onboarding

Onboarding is about more than making a first impression. In order for onboarding to go smoothly, candidates need to not only have all their paperwork done, but they need to have a firm grasp of their responsibilities and role within their company. And…

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Added by Christine Marino on November 23, 2015 at 9:55am — No Comments

Millennial retention is all based on family benefits

No age group wants paid time off for themselves or loved ones more than millennials. As these tech-savvy young adults come of age both at work and at home, they’re feeling the stress of decreasing life balance and increasing demands. 

Employers, too, are affected by millennials’ commitment to family. A recent …

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on November 21, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

On The Value of CEOs and Headhunters

In response to an excellent article in Financial Times (Nov. 16, 2015) by Andrew Hill, I posted this and was pleased to receive 'editor's pick' notice.  Here is a link to the article, which I have previously posted on LinkedIn and elsewhere:…

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Added by Nicholas Meyler on November 20, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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