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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.

Show RESPECT by Telling the Truth

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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.

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.

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.

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 !

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?

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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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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How to Create a Business Case for Recruitment CRM

Speaker: Jack Wei, Madeline Laurano, and Celinda Appleby

Learn how to build a robust business case for recruitment CRM with analyst Madeline Laurano. Celinda Appleby, Global Talent Attraction Director at VISA, joins her and shares her strategy for deploying a CRM in line with VISA’s talent acquisition strategy.

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.

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 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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Reality Check: Is Your Employee Experience Initiative Working?

Having a robust framework for defining and measuring the success of Employee Experience (EX) initiatives will not only help you communicate the value of EX projects to leadership teams, it will also enable you to identify if and when a new initiative is headed towards failure early on. Discover best practices for measuring the success of employee experience programs - and what you can do if things go wrong.

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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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.

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

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

Interesting, Challenging and Fun: Do These Words Describe Your Job?

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We’ve all heard the phrase “married to our job.” For many people, the hard truth is that one-third (or more) of our time as adults is spent at work, and at times you may even spend more time with your work family than your nuclear family.

Candidate Experience Matters

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Imagine that you’ve just been a casualty of the latest round of layoffs at your company.

When Will HR Start Taking Advanced Analytics Seriously?

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Did you know that HR technology has the power to predict the future? No, it’s not a crystal ball that can tell you where to find your next VP of Finance or how long that new IT tech will stay at your company.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Seven Employee Engagement Resolutions in 2019

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The research on engagement supports what most of us already know intuitively: employees are more engaged when employers value their contributions and communicate that value in specific, visible ways. Engagement matters because engaged employees are more productive workers.

6 Practical Engagement Strategies to Beat Holiday Stress at Work

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year – unless you work in HR. Holiday anticipation and upcoming vacations often leave employees feeling distracted and disengaged during one of the most chaotic months of the year.

Six Ways to Give THANKS at Work

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“ Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. This quote by author Melody Beattie serves as a precious reminder of this month’s theme, giving thanks. Much can be unpacked in this quote as it relates to one’s personal endeavors, but it also has practical applications to the professional sphere, especially with regards to employee recognition.

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How can you define, measure and optimize Employee Experience to improve business outcomes?

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What is Employee Experience and how is it different from Employee Engagement? Many HR professionals and consultants would be hard pressed to answer this question.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.