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How to Assess Candidates in a Job Interview?


Are you sure you are assessing your candidates the best way ? Learn the best practice tips and tricks for assessing candidates in a job interview. You’ll also discover 5 questions that can help you assess the performance, responsibility and ownership the candidate has displayed in the past.

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How Can Outsourcing Help Your Small Business?

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For many small businesses, it can be a difficult task finding your feet within the industry; it can be challenging and stressful. There are undoubtedly many areas to a company that you will want to be keeping a close eye. The post How Can Outsourcing Help Your Small Business?

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People at Work, Ep. 8: Julie Einarson on why authenticity matters


Imagine a work environment where you’re able to be your genuine self, where you have room to make mistakes and be vulnerable—and you’re very comfortable with that. Sound too good to be true? Not according to Julie Einarson.

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It’s All About.

Everyday People

the people !! I, along with about 20,000 others, just finished attending SHRM19. It was a full, adventurous and exhausting conference. This isn’t new. Any HR conference of this scale is hard to wrap your hands around because there are so many options available for you to choose.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Canada-based Raises $6.5 Million Seed Round for Its Feedback and Recognition App


Canada-based startup enters the crowded talent management space with, what sounds like, a combination of employee feedback, recognition, goal setting and tracking, and pulse surveys.

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U.K.-based Florence Raises $5.7 Million USD Series A for Job Board Marketplace focused on Temp Shift Workers for Care Home Providers


5 Practical Ways Leaders Inspire And Influence People

HR C-Suite

The difference between motivation and inspiration is that motivation pushes, and inspiration pulls people. Inspiration connects with the hearts and minds of people and ignites a spark that moves them to action. There are those who don’t really subscribe to the “touchy-feely” approaches to leadership.


SV Academy Raised $9.5 Million for Tuition-free Business Development Training That Results in A Job In Tech


New job board marketplaces are offering formal training or education in order to close the skills gap in industries like tech. We’ve seen this for developer jobs and skills, but SV Academy offers this model for sales/business development.

New Illinois Bill Sets Rules for Using AI with Video Interviews

SHRM Resources

The Illinois Legislature recently passed a measure that could provide a blueprint for other states that want to set standards for the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in hiring and other HR activities. Interviewing Technology--Compliance Illinois

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

MentorcliQ Raises $6.3 Million Growth Capital for Mentoring App


MentorcliQ is the latest employee mentoring app to enter the increasingly crowded sub-category. Several startups are focused on mentoring and career development, bumping into feedback, performance management, and other apps in the talent management category.

rowdy role-playing interview in public, kilts at work, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Rowdy role-playing interview in public. A few years ago, I interviewed for a lower-level management position with an education-based nonprofit. The meeting took place in a crowded Panera. During the interview, my interviewers pretended to be rowdy children, and I was supposed to “manage” them.

Degreed Raises $75 Million For Employee-Led Learning


The learning category continues to evolve at a rapid pace, driven by the increasing need for consumer-grade technology that supports the way people actually learn.

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Recruitment Risks


When you recruit staff, you take on significant risks – this is especially true in small and mid-size businesses. That’s because SMEs function like HR pressure-cookers.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

simpleshow receives Innovation Award Top 100


And the laurels keep coming! After receiving the well-known Communicator Award at the beginning of May, on June 28, simpleshow has been named one of the TOP 100 most innovative medium-sized companies. Excited and proud, we accepted the award last Friday at the awards ceremony in Frankfurt, Germany.

E-Verify Laws by State

SHRM Resources

A chart of E-Verify laws by state. Eligibility Verification (I-9


25 Energizing the Workplace Ideas

HR C-Suite

Who doesn't need an occasional brainstorm of ideas to help breathe fresh life into a workplace? Try some of these ideas! Career Management Featured Productivity Shaping Culture

Business Dress Etiquette for Conventional Companies


Here are a few things that should be kept in mind for men and women to adhere to business dress etiquette in a conventional company Continue reading Business Dress Etiquette for Conventional Companies at Human Resources Blog | Top HR Blog. Lifestyle Tips Self-Improvement business dress etiquette

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

Monday Wisdom: How to Set Yourself Up for Success


How do you start your Mondays? Sorting (or slogging) through emails? Lingering over a cup of coffee? Reminiscing about the weekend? Rushing off to a meeting? Well, next Monday, try taking on your week the way Steve Middleton, our Senior Business Engagement Manager, does. “At At the beginning of every week, I sit down and plan the week out, to make sure I’m set up for success. So, I look at ‘what are my absolute must-get-dones’ for this week, and I write them down.

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What Is Soft Skills Training And Why Is It So Important?

The Game Agency

Want to improve your employee’s soft skills? The most effective way to do so is through game-based training. Games provide a fun and safe environment to learn, practice, fail, and ultimately master critical skills. But not all games are created equal. This article outlines a variety of solutions. Soft Skills Training: Everything You Need To Know About Training Employees.





When the Push to Save Money Costs Lives: Lessons from Boeing’s 737 Max

Evil HR Lady

There are always billboards on I-95 advertising cheap Lasik eye surgery. While I have terrible eyesight, if I ever decided to have surgery, I certainly wouldn’t want to make the decision based on the best bargain. I want anyone who operates on my eyeballs to be an expert. And experts cost money. The desire to save money, however, is strong. And you don’t want to pay more than you have to.


How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.





Proposed Changes to OFCCP Scheduling Letters: Summarizing the Institute’s Comments

DCI Consulting

As noted in a previous blog , OFCCP proposed changes (dated April 12, 2019) to the supply and service scheduling letters covering contractor compliance with Executive Order (EO) 11246, Section 503 and VEVRAA regulations.

Does Your Career Actualize Your Self?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

An examination of those successful in the world of finance finds that we succeed in our work to the degree that our efforts fuel self actualization


France-based CleverConnect raises $6.25 Million USD for its Recruiting Tech Suite


France-based CleverConnect has developed a recruiting tech suite including a job board (MeteoJob), Video Interviewing (Visiotalent), and AI-based candidate matching (HRmatch). They’ve grown to $15.9

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Medical Wearables, Surveillance Capitalism And Global Health.

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Are medical wearable devices simply for personal use, or can humanity benefit too? In a world of surveillance capitalism, can we find ways to share the proceeds from the new gold that is data

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5 Quotes for Simplifying Complex Information for Your Audience

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Every career presents countless moments that require turning abstract, complicated ideas into concrete, understandable ones. It's a difficult but crucial task. Here are 5 quotes that provide insight into why it's essential to simplify and how it can be done


Is AI Really Biased Against Women?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

“Decades and generations of fighting for equality and against discrimination can be almost erased by one line of code.” Miriam Vogel, Executive Director of EqualAI told me. Did you notice that Siri, Alexa and other digital assistants’ voices are female? A new United Nations study sounds an alarm