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The Only 3 Employee Perks That Actually Matter

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In today’s competitive job market, many companies are looking beyond salary and benefits to stand out to top candidates.

3 Things Candidates Care About More Than Money

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With the unemployment rate at the lowest since 2008, today’s job seekers have more choice — and more power — than ever before. According to CareerBuilder , one in five employees plan to change jobs in 2016, so the job seekers are out there.

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How to Increase Employee Well-Being: A Surprising Solution

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Does this sound familiar? You rush into the office for an early meeting. You have an important project deadline in two days, but you’ve barely started the project. You get distracted by urgent emails and small fire drills all day. You even forget to eat lunch.

Why Telecommuting Is The Future of Work

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If a tree falls in a forest, does it make a sound? If work is done away from the office, does it still count? The answer to both, of course, is yes — and corporate America is taking notice. By 2016, Forrester expects 43% of Americans will work remotely.

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

4 Things That Are Hurting Your Employer Brand (+ Solutions)

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You have what you believe to be a top-notch employer brand and an awesome open position that job seekers will surely flock to. Unfortunately, your employer branding efforts and creative job posts aren’t having the effect you thought (and hoped) they would.

3 Ways to Spot Coachability in an Interview

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Do you want to hire people who repeatedly succeed? (Is Is the sky blue?). Of course you do. But here’s the rub — past success isn’t necessarily the best indicator of future success. Past success isn’t necessarily the best indicator of future success. Click To Tweet. But Larry,” you might say. “If

The Surprising Secret to Better Employee Engagement

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Did you know only 32.6% of workers are engaged with their company and the work they’re doing? Most HR professionals agree that employee engagement is the key to a happy workplace, better retention, and a whole slew of other performance metrics.

5 Smart Reasons to Snoop on Candidates’ Social Media

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You’ve hired someone whom you believed would be a great fit for your organization, but they’ve turned out to be an absolute disaster! What went wrong? And how can you avoid it in the future? The answer might be as easy as doing a little social media screening.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Most Companies are Terrible at Listening. Here’s How to Be Different. [+ Infographic]

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Stop me if you’ve heard this one before — why do humans have two ears but only one mouth? To listen twice as much as we speak. Okay, it’s not exactly a joke, but it rings pretty true, doesn’t it?). Despite that well-worn adage, we humans still tend to be pretty bad at listening.

How to Hire and Hold onto Millennial Employees [Infographic]

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Millennials. They’re lazy, entitled job-hoppers with one foot out the door, always looking for the next best thing. Or so the internet would have you believe. Millennial stereotypes have been fed to us by the media for years, but in reality, these stereotypes are often far from the truth.

Recruit Your Tribe: How to Hire for Culture Fit

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One of the most important tools you have as a hiring manager is writing job posts that communicate your company culture. If done well, you can appeal to your tribe while weeding out the rest.

5 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Retain Star Employees

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So you’ve recruited a superstar. Congratulations! Your work here is done…or is it? Hang up your recruiter hat and put on your retention hat. The work has just begun! You know that keeping star employees on your team is critical to your company’s success. But how do you keep top performers from coming down with a case of “the grass is always greener?”. A study by BambooHR found that the #1 reason people leave jobs was a lack of advancement.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

Worth the (Calculated) Risk: Hiring Executives from Nontraditional Career Paths

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We’ve all seen it: that candidate whose resume doesn’t really match the job requirements, yet there’s something about her overall experience that piques our interest. Perhaps she took a “gap year” after school or between jobs; maybe she spent time working in a completely different field.

A Brief History of Diversity in the Workplace [Infographic]

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This is not so much a history as it is an our-story. Groan if you want, but it’s kind of true. The history of diversity in the workplace is by definition the story of how the concept of inclusion finally worked its way into our national narrative.

How to Hire, Train, and Retain Goal-Getters [Infographic]

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Flash Poll: Who here thinks that human resources has a direct impact on bottom-line company goals? (Me! Pick me!). I hope you raised your hand, because it’s 100% true.

4 Business Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

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The cry for diversity in the workplace has reached a boiling point. Last October, record 12,000 people attended the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC), the “world’s largest gathering of women’s technologists” according to the website.

Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.

5 Reasons Internal Recruitment Is the Way to Go

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Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver, and the other gold. If you were in the Girl Scouts, you know that old campfire song by heart.

How to Write Attractive Job Postings: 6 Practical Tips

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An exciting new vacancy with unlimited growth opportunity has opened at your organization, so naturally you’re hoping to attract lots of high – quality candidates in a bid to find a superstar.

This is How You’re Wasting Time in the Recruiting Process

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You post a job opening with bated breath and wait for the applications to start rolling in. You’re hopeful that you’ll find the perfect candidate soon. But days, weeks, and months go by — the position is still open. You’ve chalked it up to a lack of talent, but there’s more going on.

4 Things You Need to Know About Hiring Millennials in 2016

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You already know the scoop on millennial workers, right? They’re “entitled. ” They’re tech-savvy. They expect constant feedback. They want to change the world, and want to work from home doing it.

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Employer Branding: Funnel Building with your Employer Brand

Speaker: Iain Hamilton, In-house Consultant & Managing Director, People Traction

Employer branding is often viewed as a project rather than an evergreen way to attract and retain talent. In this webinar we will discuss how to build talent acquistions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset.

4 Communication Mistakes You Need to Avoid in the Hiring Process

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Effective leaders have become unicorns in the workplace, and job seekers are on the hunt to find them. But they’re coming up empty. According to a recent survey of health IT professionals , 51.3% rated their supervisor’s ability to lead and engage as decisively subpar.

5 Reasons Why Diversity Initiatives Fail (+ How to Save Yours)

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Efforts to i ncrease diversity in the workplace are nothing new. It’s widely acknowledged that more diverse workforces are better workforces , and most successful organizations have explicit diversity policies in place.

What do Job Seekers Actually See in a Job Description?

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At this very moment, there are upwards of 5.7 million job posts competing with yours for job seekers’ attention. It’s true. According to data from The Conference Board , there were 5.7 million job postings this past November, the highest total since counting began in 2005.

Why is Diversity Important in Hiring?

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Author of the famous 7 Habits of Highly Effective People , Stephen R. Covey once said, “Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.”. This maxim is especially true in the workplace.

Employer Branding: The No-Fluff Culture Conversation

Speaker: Kirsten Davidson, Senior Partner, Employer Branding, Employera

If you feel like you’re banging your head against the wall driving your culture and employer brand efforts forward, you’re not alone. Former head of employer brand for Glassdoor and industry leader in culture and employer branding, Kirsten Davidson shares the lessons she’s learned the hard way so you don’t have to. Join us for a frank conversation about what just about everyone is getting wrong, and how to get it right.

3 Secrets Content Marketers Know About Talent Acquisition

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What does marketing have to do with talent acquisition? Plenty, if you consider what hiring managers can learn from content marketers.

7 Talent Acquisition Mistakes You’re Currently Making [SlideShare]

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Wouldn’t it be great if recruiting were like baking? A few cups of experience, a tablespoon or two of technical know-how, a dash of just the right certifications. How easy it would be to fill positions if you could Weird Science your way to the perfect candidate.

The Interview Taboos Candidates Want to Talk About

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When you buy a car, you ask a lot of questions. When you buy a house, it’s the same. You want to be sure that the item you’re putting your time and money into is worth the investment.

3 Ways Your Company Can Be More Transparent Today

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The best employer brands have one clear thing in common — they are boldly transparent about who they are and what it’s like to work there.

Employer Branding: The New Front-Line

Speaker: Philip Black, Head of US Strategy, Omobono

Hear from Head of Strategy, U.S. at Omobono, Philip Black, about new ways that leading, forward-thinking companies are using Employer Branding in order to differentiate themselves from competition to find the talent they need.