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Jessica Stephenson

7 Tired Excuses for a Long Job Application

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So your customer service representative and retail associate jobs have been posted for weeks on end…but you still don’t have enough applicants to satisfy the general managers at all your retail locations. What’s a recruiter to do?

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Employer Strategies for Successfully Hiring Justice Involved Job Candidates

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My gut tells me that many employers are open to the idea of hiring individuals from the justice involved community, but have historically avoided the opportunity for a variety of reasons.

6 Ways to Turn Today’s Silver Medal Candidates into Tomorrow’s Gold Medalist Hires

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How often have you progressed through the hiring process and ultimately realized that your final two candidates were almost evenly matched–one just slightly nudged out the other for the gold medal employment offer?

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

The State of Your HR Goals

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Our clients are often looking for help in leveraging ExactHire solutions to meet their HR goals. Whether it be optimizing job templates, setting up custom reports, or integrating assessments into their hiring process, helping clients succeed is extremely rewarding for me.

How to Effortlessly Use Texting to Hire Hourly Workers

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You only have to look at your smartphone’s weekly screen time report to know that the amount of time we spend accessing our phones is increasing at a relentless pace. Whether our pervasive mobile usage troubles or encourages you, it is undeniable.

17 Details for Your New Hire’s First Day *Don’t Forget!

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An employee’s first day of work usually includes a mix of emotions. And although an employer cannot possibly control those emotions, it can be prepared to warmly welcome new hires and eliminate unnecessary stress.

Release Notes: Sticky Apply, Job Management, Application Edit Tools and Reporting Customization

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Release Notes: Sticky Apply, Job Management, Application Edit Tools and Reporting Customization. We publish Release Notes to highlight recent product improvements we’ve made so you can easily stay up to date on what’s new with ExactHire.

Reignite Your Leadership Skills

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The world is full of leaders. Some are easy to identify; they may hold political office, run successful businesses, minister at churches, command troops, or quarterback their teams to victory. Surprisingly, however, these highly visible leaders are but a tiny fraction of the women and men who lead.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

9 Ways to Show Empathy When Employees Take a Leave of Absence

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This is an easy time of year to remember to give thanks. With all the festivities of the holiday season, we don’t have to try that hard to show gratitude and be empathetic to others’ situations when things are going well.

Release Notes: Application Self-Service, Emerging Reporting Functionality and Robust Role Permissions for Users

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Release Notes: Application Self-Service, Emerging Reporting Functionality and Robust Role Permissions for Users. We publish Release Notes to highlight recent product improvements we’ve made so you can easily stay up to date on what’s new with ExactHire.

Ban The Box Expands (WA, NM, CO)

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , the unemployment rate is less than 4%, a near record low that indicates various strengths in the economy.

9 Employer Strategies That Limit Ghosting

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Even if you haven’t already heard the term employee “ghosting,” odds are you have still experienced the workplace trend. What is ghosting and why is it more relevant to your organization than ever?

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How to Use Video to Engage Applicants and Employees

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There’s no denying the appeal of video. When I’m doing research for a home project, planning a purchase or trying to teach myself how to play a new board game, I prefer to watch an engaging video rather than read through text or scan images.

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Classifying Employees Under New FLSA Overtime Rule

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In late September, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule that made changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). While the news wasn’t exactly welcomed by business owners, they likely breathed a collective sigh of relief in regard to the overtime provisions of the FLSA. .

Audit Your Recruitment Process Marketing Content to Delight Job Seekers

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Use this audit checklist to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of your recruiting process-related content. I’m not the first one to say that recruiters, human resources professionals and marketing specialists should team up to create content that engages top talent in your recruitment process.

How to Not Screw Up Remote Employee Onboarding

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Whether your team’s hiring its first remote employee or its 79th, don’t skimp on putting thoughtful intention behind your new hire onboarding program for remote workers. Go ahead, pick out your worst fear about hiring remote workers below.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Prevent Workplace Theft

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Hiring the right talent for your organization is never an exact science. Hiring managers and teams must seek to make the best hiring decisions with the information they have available. Sometimes this inexact science results in a new hire that lacks certain skills or competence.

Release Notes: Applicant Stages and Disqualification, Compliance Reporting and Application Template Updates

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Release Notes: Applicant Stages and Disqualification, Compliance Reporting and Application Template Updates. We publish Release Notes to highlight recent product improvements we’ve made so you can easily stay up to date on what’s new with ExactHire.

11 Small Business Tips for an Epic Annual Meeting

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I enjoy working in the small- and medium-sized business (SMB) space–it’s easy to relate to challenges and opportunities for these employers because I work for an SMB, myself. Having access to impact the entire business from wherever I stand within the organization is an empowering benefit, too.

10 Steps to Rolling Out Core Values at a Small Business

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There are many reasons that organizations choose not to craft a core set of values. Sometimes, senior management doesn’t think core values are a big deal because they think every employee already knows how they are supposed to act to succeed.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

How to Motivate Management to Support Company Culture Improvement

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Hopefully you’ve had the pleasure of working for an employer with a deeply rewarding work culture. One of the reasons you enjoyed the experience probably had something to do with the actual work you accomplished there, but that likely wasn’t the only factor.

6 Learning Benefit Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank in 2017

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It’s the end of the year once again. And if you’re like me, you might be reminded of all the things you endeavored to accomplish in 2016…but just didn’t get around to starting/doing/finishing. Especially if any of them were official new year resolutions.

4 Guidelines for Optimal Job Application Conversion Rates

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We live in an age of distraction and it’s wreaking havoc on your talent applicant sourcing process. Despite your efforts to write engaging job descriptions, post them far and wide and publicize your amazing corporate culture, your click-to-apply ratio is dismal. So what gives?

Trending: Reverse Job Fairs

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Money makes the world go ‘round. And time is money. So it is no wonder that companies and job seekers alike look for ways to save time and money in finding the right employer-employee match.

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Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

MondayFunday: Races and Bases

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Unless you’re Patrick Star and living under a rock this summer, you’ve noticed that the weather has been beautiful…and hot. That hasn’t stopped us at ExactHire from going out and having some fun in the sun though!

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Are You Delivering on Your Employment Brand?

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What is an employment brand? In short, it’s how employees and potential employees view you as an employer. As a business you go through the painstaking process of identifying your ideal customers and what they value, than work tirelessly to deliver. Your employment brand is no different.

Are your employees treated kindly?

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Employee engagement has been a popular topic over the past few years. Business articles, blog posts , webinars, ebooks…you name it, all have tackled the topic from many different angles. Frequently, it’s raised in discussing how Human Resources professionals can impact a business’s bottom line.

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15 Tips for Improving Emotional Intelligence in the Recruiting Process

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I love learning more about human behavior’s impact on employee engagement and corporate culture. I guess that’s par for the course in the human resources field.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Essential Employee Onboarding Checklist

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Make Your Onboarding Process a Competitive Advantage. Making improvements to the employee onboarding process isn’t always the first priority for small and medium businesses.