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COVID-19: Learning From APAC

HRO Today

How companies in the region are handling the pandemic. Faced with the human and economic costs of a public health crisis, companies throughout Asia-Pacific have been quick to implement new measures and contingency plans for how to operate during a pandemic.

Perspective: Why #1 Matters in Background Screening


It is for this reason that it is increasingly crucial to do business with a reputable background screening company. There are perhaps hundreds of vendors that provide background screening services. No matter what an employer’s needs, the right fit can be found. For employers who select the wrong background screening company, the two biggest negative consequences are lawsuits from job applicants or employees, and investigations and audits by government watchdogs.

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Solving the Engineer Shortage: 5 Tips for Hiring in the Auto Industry


Solving the Engineer Shortage: 5 Tips for Hiring in the Auto Industry. Several specialized industries are facing a talent shortage , but nowhere is this more obvious than in the automotive industry. Don’t forget the value of your own team ?— This is not the case.

Identity Tech: The Solution for the New World of Work


As we all begin to consider what social distancing will look like for workplaces, the need for digital hiring solutions becomes even more apparent. The answer is simple: by integrating automation and AI technology into your recruitment and background screening programs.

TOP 11 recruitment software to look out for in 2020 [+ G2 reviews]


The recruitment game has changed drastically over the last decade. It is moving away from resume and phone screening of candidates to video interviews and skill assessments. As per studies, the global recruitment software market was valued at USD 1753.2

3 Hiring Risks in the Entertainment Industry


The entertainment industry is one of the few that never lacks for talent. In an industry where there is a glut of qualified talent, few hiring managers think of the risks when deciding between candidates. Here are some of the biggest hiring risks in the entertainment industry today. In an field that’s literally always in the spotlight, social media is becoming more of a concern. Any insensitive joke or inappropriate post has the capacity to go viral.

Denise Leaser: “Employees come first. IF you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients”

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There has been a huge boost to online learning?—?and With the increase in online learning, there will be big improvements made to the access, learning processes and platforms and this will make it easier to get the same education, and even possibly better, regardless of your location.

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3 Best Practices for Hiring in the Education Industry


Universities, colleges, and schools across the country face more hiring challenges than ever. In a field where recruiting new staff is increasingly more challenging, here are some best practices for hiring the qualified talent you need in the education industry. One mistake that employers of all types tend to make is sticking only to the traditional recruiting methods. Reevaluate your institution’s hiring procedures and meet the talent where they are.

3 Reasons Small Businesses Should Hire Freelancers


Hiring freelancers gives access to the skills and expertise of a specialist on short-term projects without a long-term commitment. The market is growing. The freelance market is predicted to triple by 2020. People see independent work as an opportunity akin to entrepreneurship , and as a small business owner you can utilize the dedication and focus this type of worker brings to their craft to get impressive results. The gig economy doesn’t show any signs of slowing.

Turning Insights Into Action

HRO Today

Surveying candidates during the hiring process can make marked improvements to the candidate experience. The hiring process for both employers and candidates is often nerve-racking. For example: If a general trend appears at a certain stage, the process can be modified.

Rebecca Cenni-Leventhal: “Then make a plan to overcome it”

Identify the fear that’s keeping you from the reward you’re seeking. If you believe in your vision, the value of your fear is worth far less than the value of your mission. That’s how you continually learn and grow. My persistence paid off. We learned a lot!

The New Talent Experience

HRO Today

Today’s HR leaders face the challenge of becoming a top talent destination, building the workforce of the future, and providing critical insights to key decision-makers. a cloud-based leader in the recruitment software industry.

COVID-19: HR Responds

HRO Today

How companies in the region are handling the pandemic. Faced with the human and economic costs of a public health crisis, companies throughout Asia-Pacific have been quick to implement new measures and contingency plans for how to operate during a pandemic. LEARN MORE.

5 Things We Can Each Do to Make Social Media And The Internet a Kinder And More Tolerant Place, With Author Lisa Sugarman

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When someone attacks you online, they’re often falsely empowered to say more and cut deeper because they’re hiding behind a screen and they’re insulated from the real world. Visit her online at I like having lots of balls in the air.

“Exercise a little extra empathy towards others right now.” With Mitch Russo & Khabeer Rockley

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As a part of my series about how to be great at closing sales without seeming pushy, obnoxious, or salesy, I had the pleasure of interviewingKhabeer Rockley. Khabeer Rockley is an international speaker, sales and marketing strategy coach, and founder of The 5% Institute.

How Ridesharing Can Keep Riders’ Trust


Ten years ago, the cardinal rule of the internet was to never under any circumstances give out your location or agree to meet strangers. The concept revolutionized both the transportation industry and the gig economy. The benefits of the service are clear. Some studies indicate they have drastically reduced the amount of drunk driving incidents in certain cities. Quality pre-employment screening is the solution.

“Try meditation to relax.”, With Beau Henderson & Martha Lewis

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You become more calm, serene and present in the moment. Much of our stress comes from being caught up in the past or worried about the future. Being mindful puts you in the present moment, making those worries disappear. My latest sleep training was in Bali last fall.

“5 Things We Can Each Do To Make Social Media And The Internet A Kinder And More Tolerant Place”, With Author Diana Graber

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Additionally when they happen online, they stay online forever (usually) AND they can be shared and seen by vast, invisible audiences. Thus, the hurt never goes away. She travels widely, speaking to parent groups and training teachers to teach Cyber Civics in their own schools.

“Another way is by shifting what we see and hear in the media.” with Lauren Marsicano and Candice Georgiadis

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Another way is by shifting what we see and hear in the media. Rather than reinforcing stereotypes, we can include women and other underrepresented groups on screen, in the writing room, on the decision-making boards of big media outlets, and out in the field connecting with the average person.

“Leave room in your schedule for the unexpected” with Laurent Uberti of Sitel Group

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Leave room in your schedule for the unexpected. While it’s easy to plan every hour of your day to max out your time, I’ve found it’s actually best not to plan out your whole day by the minute. Can you tell us the “backstory” about what brought you to this specific career path?

“How Extremely Busy Executives Make Time To Be Great Parents”, With Andres Lares and Dr. Ely Weinschneider

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And, while picking a great school is a big part of it, since they will spend quite a bit of time there, there is no replacement for the impact of parents. As a part of my series about “ How extremely busy executives make time to be great parents ” I had the pleasure to interview Andres Lares.

Leroy Farrell: “Center of Excellence”

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At the end of the day, customers want to interact with someone who has institutional knowledge but also someone who makes them feel comfortable and instills trust. As part of my series about the five things a business should do to create a Wow!

“Focus on gratitude.”With Beau Henderson & Dr. Saloni Sharma

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As a part of my series about “How To Develop Mindfulness And Serenity During Stressful Or Uncertain Times”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Saloni Sharma, MD, LAc, FAAPMR. Can you share with us the backstory about what brought you to your specific career path?

Alli Hart: “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond to it”

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The first thing that came to mind is for the deaf community to have more opportunities on and off screen. My sister is deaf and she has so many big and beautiful things to say and express that the hearing community are unable to relate, therefore understand.

“Keep hold of who you are and what your passions are.” With Beau Henderson & Craig Hudson

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When you align your personality traits to things outside of work, this is what I call “the new freedom,” your identity is not solely defined by your career, so you can be fulfilled when you stop working. Can you share with us the backstory about what brought you to your specific career path?

Max Talisman: ?Treat everyone with respect?

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As a part of our series about pop culture’s rising stars, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Max Talisman. The film will star Charlie Tahan (Netflix’s “Ozark”), Eric Roberts (THE DARK KNIGHT) and Miles Tagtmeyer (DISNEY DESCENDANTS: SCHOOL OF SECRETS), about two men falling in love.

?Start the conversation.? With Dr. Ely Weinschneider, Psy.D. & Rev. Earl Johnson

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The more we know, the less anxious we are. As a part of my series about the things we can do to remain hopeful and support each other during anxious times, I had the pleasure of interviewing Earl Johnson. He is the author of Finding Comfort During Hard Times.

Charlena Smith: “If you want to be great…. become a great servant”

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But then I realized accountability is a choice, and there is NO SHAME in wanting the best version of yourself for your future. Accountability is the willingness to account for your actions, accept responsibility for them, and disclose the truth with transparency.

Moving Into the Future

HRO Today

From analytics to AI, six leaders share their predictions for the key trends that will disrupt HR in the coming decade. What do the 2020s have in store for the HR industry and HR practitioners? The decade begins amidst a sense of both optimism and uncertainty.

May Habib: ?Know what steps in your product need to be accomplished before true customer success is possible?

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Being able to put revenue dollars around the problem you’re solving is so important to customers. As part of my series about the five things a business should do to create a Wow! customer experience, I had the pleasure of interviewing May Habib. Can you share the story?

Women In Wellness: “We must remember who we are, remember what we are, and remember how to be in a healthy relationship” with Author Anita Sanchez

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I had the pleasure of interviewing Anita Sanchez, Ph.D. Anita is Aztec and Mexican-American, is a transformational leadership consultant, speaker, coach and author of the international bestselling book, “The Four Sacred Gifts: Indigenous Wisdom for Modern Times” (Simon & Schuster).

Jessica Rousset: “Surround yourself with people you admire”

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Practice meditation or take the time to do whatever gets you in “the zone”. Mental hygiene is essential to perform to at a high level, and we must grant ourselves and others the time to disconnect. Can you tell us what lesson you learned from that?

“5 Things You Should Do To Become a Thought Leader In Your Industry”, with Vanessa Donohue

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Beyond establishing credibility in your niche and becoming the go-to for industry commentary, it opens doors. This can be in the form of potential project collaboration to internal promotions to external invitations to speak at conferences or join a board. Keep your ear to the ground.

John Way: “Stay inspired”

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The point of a casting session is to see if you would be a good fit. I then focused on doing my best instead of being “good enough for the role”. He spent his high school years in Phoenix, the place he considers to be his American home. This gave me a perspective on the world.

A Two-Way Street

HRO Today

Talent has long been considered a competitive differentiator for organizations as they seek new ways to thrive, but success in the modern business world increasingly hinges on one capability: agility. Make it a great experience, let the temp-to-hire worker feel your employee brand.