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5 Incredibly Easy Ways to Increase Workplace Diversity This Year

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Innovation. Creativity. Problem solving. Healthy work environment. What do all of these have in common? Workplace diversity. More and more businesses are becoming savvy to the idea that diversity in the workplace is a positive business strategy.

How to Help Your HR Team Recruit Top Talent

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Recruiting isn’t about filling empty chairs with random professionals. As an employer, you need to invest in people who can improve your sales, boost innovation, and ultimately increase your bottom line. But what if your recruiters can’t seem to find the best talent?

Why Recruiters Should Take Advice From Their Elementary Selves to Create the Best Hiring Process

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As everyone returns from summer vacations, the quick hustle of back-to-school closes in.

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.

Live Webinar: The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track

The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track. Time-to-fill. If this is the only metric you’re tracking to measure the success of recruiting, you’re doing it wrong. In fact, time-to-fill is one of the most vague recruiting KPIs you can measure, since it doesn't do much to show you where bottlenecks are - or what you can be doing to improve your processes. Why time-to-fill isn’t the most useful metric. Metrics to track as an HR Coordinator and as an HR Director. 5 reports you should always be running. Why these numbers matter. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, March 22, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST to learn first-hand from a seasoned recruiter with 20+ years of experience the top 5 recruiting metrics you MUST be tracking.

5 Tips to Help HR Beat the Talent Shortage in 2017

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If you were working in HR and recruiting during 2016, you probably felt the pinch of the talent shortage. That makes it hard to believe that we were in the midst of a recession just a few years ago, when employees were considerably easier to hire.

How to Recruit Like One of The Best Places To Work

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It’s no secret that during Q1, many companies are focusing on attracting top talent. The 2016 LinkedIn Global Recruiting Trends survey of more than 3,800 recruiters found that 62% of respondents expect an increase in their hiring volume in 2016.

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.

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.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

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.

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.

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.

8 Ways to Reduce Employee Burnout (& Prevent Turnover)

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In the United States, 53% of workers say they are burned out and overworked. Why so many? You don’t have to look too far to find the cause — in the same study, 41% planned on not using their allotted vacation days. This is bad. Really bad.

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

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

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.

How to Watch Out for Unconscious Bias in Hiring

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“First impressions are everything.”. It’s a pretty common adage, but the truth is that first impressions can also be deceiving. If you’ve ever been dazzled by a smooth-talking candidate only to discover his low work ethic two weeks into the job, you know what we’re talking about.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

A Walk In Their Shoes

Speaker: Angie Verros, Founder, Vaia Talent

In today's competitive job market, how candidates perceive your firm impacts who you attract and hire. Guess what? If your candidate experience rocks, you'll be able to attract top talent! Have you ever considered what it's like to be on the other side? How great would it be if we took their bad experiences and turned them around by using our instincts? Today you will learn how to use simple human elements in order to showcase your employer brand and convert more applicants to amazing hires.

3 Ways for Big Companies to Be More Like Startups

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“Though she is but little, she is fierce.” ” Shakespeare may not have been talking about startups, but he might as well have been.

How to Make HR More Personal with Tech

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In theory, human resources is about humans. People. You and me. But in practice, that’s not always the case. There are paperwork, budgets, business priorities, and other factors that sometimes get in the way of the direct concerns and needs of employees.

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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.

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.

New Ways to Engage and Source Talent - All In Less Than 24 Hours

Speaker: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions, Engage Talent

In this session, we’ll examine the critical essentials you should know about the type of tech you are looking for and what you should know before engaging with candidates - everything from where to get the information you need, to which sites and books are good to read. By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new candidates to your managers more quickly.

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.

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.

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.

The Chat Revolution: A Recruiter’s Guide [Infographic + Ebook]

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As a professional living in the age of the internet, chances are good that you have a messaging app installed on your phone. Chances are even better that you use your smartphone’s native text messaging feature to communicate with friends and family throughout the day.

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Performance Management: Keep Employees Engaged and Motivated

Many organizations have looked at their performance management processes but still have not found a way to make them more effective.