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How to Attract, Engage and Retain Top Candidates When You’re Not Google

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In April, the national unemployment rate dropped to 3.6% , the lowest it’s been in over a decade. That’s excellent news for the economy (and for people who need to support their families), but it also means that competition for talent has reached cutthroat intensity.

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Create Engaging New Employee Experiences with These 5 Onboarding Strategies

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Do you remember the day you first started your job? It was probably a whirlwind of activity: signing forms, meeting colleagues, taking a tour of the building, completing orientation – and, of course, figuring out the coffee maker.

Honoring America’s Workers – in September and Beyond

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It’s been a national holiday for 125 years now. Labor Day is something that many people look forward to as it marks the beginning of one of the best seasons of the year – football.

Tips for Being Text Savvy in Recruiting

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“That’s an amazing invention , but who would ever want to use one of them?” This is what President Hayes said to Alexander Graham Bell when he first saw the telephone in 1876. Now, fast forward over a century, and answer this question: what was the first thing you did when you woke up this morning?

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Three Ways to Keep Recognition at the Forefront in a Remote Workforce World

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By now it’s widely known that flexible work options, including the ability to work remotely, are near the top of today’s job seekers’ wish lists. Our own survey report on The Remote Workforce found that nearly 75% of millennials have expressed a desire to have more opportunities to work remotely.

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Using On-Demand Recruiting to Meet Hiring Needs

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Finding the right candidate – especially when you need to fill a position fast – is like searching for a particular fish in the ocean. Sure, there might be plenty of fish out there, but they’re not all the same.

Recognition Results in Repetition

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In our first blog to this series, we provided a synopsis of Dr. Jack Wiley’s paper Suggested Actions for Human Resources to Create a Better Employee Experience , which offers strategies based off his research-based RESPECT framework. If you haven’t had a chance to read part one, you can do so here.

Goal Check! How to Help Employees Stay on Track and Achieve Their Goals This Year

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We’re halfway through the year. January seems like a long time ago and December is still a long way out. But the clock is ticking toward Q4, and that means it’s time for a goal check-in. It’s easy to set ambitious goals in January, but how are you doing on them now? How about your employees?

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Engagement in Action: Four Key Drivers to Highly Engaged Employees

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Employee engagement: the buzzword is everywhere, but can anyone really agree on what it means? How do you measure it? And how can you build an effective strategy that works in your unique company culture?

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.

Techniques to Help Accelerate Engagement Throughout the Recruiting Process

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The data makes it clear that organizations that cultivate high levels of engagement also deliver exceptional performance regarding productivity, revenue, profitability, retention, customer service and other key metrics.

7 Ideas for Celebrating Employee Appreciation Day

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One week to go for the official “unofficial” Employee Appreciation Day holiday - in case this is news to you its March 1 st !

Bridging the Generation Gap: How to Strengthen Engagement at Every Life Stage

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“Millennials are addicted to their phones.”. Baby Boomers don’t understand technology.”. Checking Facebook at work is completely acceptable.”. Checking Facebook at work is completely unacceptable.”.

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Boost Engagement and Retention With Strategic Exit Interviews

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Flexible working hours. Supportive managers. Permission to head home when your work is finished, even if it’s before 5:00. Cultural elements like these strongly influence employee engagement on the job, and hopefully, the people you hire will be a good fit for the culture you’ve designed.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

Build more engaging career experiences from pre-hire to retirement

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Much has been written in recent years about the need to improve Employee Experiences (EX). Many of the solutions offered under this umbrella include technologies that enable self-service, greater convenience and more personalized experiences at work.

The Power of Job Branding

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Most people in the recruiting space agree that employment branding is as important to recruiters as product branding is to marketers. By taking the idea one step further and branding each job as you go to market, you'll see an impact in three powerful ways.

Out of Sight, But Not Out of Mind: Your Remote Workforce

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Did you know that 43% of employees work from home at least some of the time? And that doesn’t include contingent workers or freelancers who contribute to your team as independent contractors.

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Take an Einstein Approach to Education and Career Growth

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“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” Albert Einstein sure knew what he was talking about here.

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Strategic Recruitment Marketing Made Simple

Speaker: Andrew Levy, Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director, Employera

By streamlining your marketing efforts through simple mindset shifts and automation, you will be on your way to a more efficient talent acquisition process. Join Employera’s Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director Andrew Levy as he discusses how to analyze your current marketing practices and transform them to ensure your candidates turn into employees.

Candidates Sound Off on Recruitment Processes

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Candidate Experience has emerged as the buzz-worthy term of choice among thought leaders in recruiting. In today’s highly competitive market for talent, creating better candidate experiences can reduce your drop-out rate.

From Pre-Hire to Retirement: Employee Experiences That Engage and Retain at Every Stage

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If you think the success of your company starts with excellent customer experiences, you are in good company. But that’s not quite the whole picture.

5 Ways Direct Managers Shape Your Hiring and Retention Culture

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Job-hopping is the new normal in today’s workplace, and it’s not limited to recent graduates. People of all ages are leaving their jobs for greener pastures more frequently than they used to. The median tenure for workers over the age of 55 is just 2.53

Stop Candidate Ghosting

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Have you ever set up an interview with a promising candidate who never showed up? Has a potential new hire quit responding to your emails and phone calls? This behavior is known as ghosting and it’s happening more frequently as the job market strengthens. In August, 3.6

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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

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5 Powerful AI Tools for Smarter, Faster Recruiting (And Why Human Interaction Still Matters)

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Remember the first time you saw The Matrix? Didn’t it seem like AI was some sort of futuristic semi-frightening technology, but at the same time so far from reality that you never really thought about it outside the silver screen? Somewhere along the way, AI shifted from science fiction to reality.

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National survey of candidates reveals why recognition is vital to recruiting success

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The tightest market for talent in five decades has resulted in a cavalcade of content from thought leaders, analysts and vendors, most of it focused on fixing what’s broken in current recruitment processes. Improving the candidate experience is a hot topic, because it’s a buyer’s market.

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Fundamental to Work: Fair Pay

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“Sorry I’m late. I got caught up at work. No, I wasn’t busy with anything or swamped with any important projects. I just had to stay there. I literally just had to be in the building.”. This is one side of an actual greeting overheard at a recent social event.

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Turn Teammates into Fans with a Game Plan Rooted in RESPECT

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Super Bowl LIII has come and gone. For the past few weeks, there existed varying degrees of fanfare around the different elements that combine to make up Super Bowl Sunday. Then, on game day, cohorts congregated across the country for watch parties.

Stop Ghosting Your Candidates!

Speaker: Vanessa Raath, Freelance Sourcer & Sourcing Trainer, International Keynote Speaker

You will learn the best practices for maintaining constant communication between the recruiter and the candidate from the time they submit their job application, right up to their first few days as a new hire. Join international Keynote Speaker & Sourcing Trainer Vanessa Raath to learn how you can encourage your recruiters to provide feedback throughout the recruitment process.

The ROI of Engagement: How Investing in Employees Pays Off

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Are your employees engaged? It’s a question that has earned its place at the forefront of business strategy, because it directly affects the quality of work produced and overall outcomes.

How are front-line managers dealing with today’s hiring and retention challenges?

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The hottest job market in decades has presented significant challenges for hiring managers. After more than eight years of U.S. job growth, hiring managers have had to adjust to conditions where candidate experiences and employee expectations matter more than ever.

Seeking [Job] Security

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If you’ve ever had a young child of your own or have been around nieces or nephews, you’ve probably witnessed the overwhelming panic - and corresponding tantrum - associated with being separated from a favorite belonging.

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How to Build a Recognition Strategy Fit for Your Organization

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Janice makes a good salary at her job and she routinely delivers excellent work that improves her company’s bottom line. But recently she’s been feeling underappreciated. Her results are often attributed to her managers and her superiors rarely pay attention to her achievements. It’s frustrating.

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