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The Recruiting Reel Episode 14: Bad Recruiting Habits To Stop Right Now

Spark Hire

@LizzyTheWriter is calling on all recruiters to stop these bad habits now! Watch the video here: Click To Tweet. In the 14th episode of The Recruiting Reel, Elizabeth Becker from PROTECH examines bad recruiting habits that you should stop right now. Here’s the transcript: Josh Tolan: What’s up everyone? My name is Josh Tolan and I’m the CEO of Spark Hire, the leading video interviewing platform used by thousands of organizations around the world.

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The dreaded termination talk: Helping managers get it right

HR Morning

The termination conversation: The most distasteful part of any manager’s job. Here are some guidelines on how to handle these confrontations in a humane, controlled and legally safe way. . Before a confrontation can happen, HR’s often faced with getting managers past their normal aversion to making the final termination decision. A few of the more common rationalizations supervisors use to avoid dropping the axe – and why these avoidance tactics don’t make sense: ‘Maybe they’ll improve’.

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Guide your small biz to success with millennial employee engagement #NationalSmallBusinessWeek

Ceridian

By Deb LaMere, VP of Employee Engagement, Ceridian. A fundamental part of human capital management is getting to know your employees and understanding what motivates them to achieve at a high level. The difficulty, however, is when a new generation comes along and changes everything you thought you knew. Every new demographic group of employees is different – their styles of doing work, their attitudes about employment, belief systems and long-term career goals are all starkly unlike those

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Employees: You Need to Read This

HR Bartender

Some of the best things about technology are the traditions they’re challenging. We’re beginning to change the way we do business because technology solutions allow us to do things differently. But traditions are kinda hard to change. Take, for instance, the employee handbook. Companies have been writing, printing and distributing employee handbooks for decades.

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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These are the Best Times to Post Your Jobs on LinkedIn

Linkedin Talent Blog

Writing a great job post is a feat on its own, but it turns out so is getting people to apply to it. Don’t think so? Currently, unemployment in the U.S. is at a post-recession low, hovering around 5% (down from nearly 10% in 2009). The situation in Europe is similar with unemployment figures down to 10% from above 12% in 2013. While this has brought on a lot of exciting work for recruiting teams and staffing agencies, it also means that the competition for talent is increasing.

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Lois Melbourne on the “Paul”Cast – What I wish I had been told…

What is Paul Thinking

Today’s “Paul”Cast is all about taking the bull by the horns and reaching out to your network and owning that task. And we’re lucky enough to have Lois Melbourne to thank for that advice. I’ve known Lois for a few years. I think we met over a podcast – HRHappyHour. She was running a company called Aquire (formerly known as TimeVision.

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Productivity Is King – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

The term productivity gets tossed around a lot. But do we really know what it means? Productivity is a state of producing something. It also refers to the effectiveness of an effort, as in the output versus input. Productivity is about outcomes. It’s about using minimum input to achieve maximum output. So productivity is important. I once worked for a company that tracked the productivity of each of their locations.

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The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and commented on the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: 1. Wake Up and Smell the Coffee: Employment is Over. -- by Liz Ryan. 2. 4 Interview Questions You Should Stop Asking (and the Ones You Should Ask Instead) -- by Ritika Puri. 3.

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3 Stats to Prove Your HR Tech Tools are Asking for an Update

ClearCompany HRM

“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you always got.”. -Someone Wise. The quote’s origin is questionable. Attributed to multiple influential people like Twain and Einstein, it’s less about who said it, and more about what is being said: innovation and adaption are the only way to see growth.

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Early Tenure Turnover: Stop the Revolving Door of Hires

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Are you facing a revolving door of hires, especially within their first 90 days of employment? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, a leading industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, offers insights and strategies to unravel the mystery behind early tenure turnover. Identify the root causes of early attrition to mitigate turnover’s impact in the first 12 months.

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5 Companies That Are Responding To The Needs Of The Millennial Workforce

15Five

As of last year, millennials surpassed baby boomers as the largest generation in America. At 33%, they also have the greatest numbers in the American workforce – a number that is projected to hit 50% by 2020. As you probably know by now, members of this latest generation are quite demanding. With over 75 million people aged 18-35 either working or searching for work, you’d think that business owners and managers wouldn’t have to worry about pleasing these seemingly replaceable member

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Is Employee Engagement REALLY Worth It? [Infographic]

Kazoo

How do you know if employee engagement is really worth the investment in tools in programs to help improve it? Many organizations realize it should be a priority but struggle to understand the financial implications if they don’t take action. This infographic outlines how disengaged workers can affect your company. Some stats included: $11B is lost annually due to employee turnover.

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Mercer and INTOO Form Strategic Partnership to Deliver Candidate Experience Solution

Intoo USA

Intoo (formerly CareerArc Outplacement) announced today a strategic alliance with Mercer–a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth, and careers, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC)–to provide employers with an innovative technology solution designed to enhance the candidate experience, protect employer brand, and keep job applicants interested in future opportunities.

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The Week of HR #1: The Importance of Personality in the Workplace

EmployeeConnect

Welcome to the first edition of The Week of HR Series ! Every week we curate for you the top content on anything HR around the world wide web so you don’t miss a thing! This week, let’s have a look at personality in the workplace and how you can better understand and manage this HR topic often overlooked. Here are a few good reads we thought you might find enjoyable: PRODUCTIVITY – Shifting from metrics back to humans.

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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The Role of HR in a Rapidly-Changing Business World

Everwise

Elizabeth Schillo has built a career around helping companies solve two of their biggest challenges – finding and keeping great talent. Her previous experience includes a long stint as sales director at CareerBuilder, and then as senior vice president at DICE. Over the last 12 years, Schillo has accumulated numerous accolades for her work. She recently joined Everwise as the company’s vice president of sales.

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Developing a Successful Hiring Process: 5 Tips for Creating a Stellar Candidate Experience

Trinet

Note: This post is a sampling of what the author will be sharing in her talk on “Conquering the Talent Challenge” at TriNet Inspire in Los Angeles on May 17. Companies of all stages and sizes have. Visit site for full story.

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Why I’m Thankful for Motherhood

The Aristocracy of HR

010011000010 This week, I am finding it hard not to reflect on being a mother with Mother’s Day coming this Sunday. I sincerely believe that all of the blessings and transformative instances I have experienced over the past seven years can be attributed to me being a mother. The act of having to put someone […].

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Five Resources for Resume Success

EDSI

Here’s a sneak peek for when you need some help and inspiration: The Elements of Style by Strunk and WhiteThis resource lays the foundation for professional writing. Admittedly, not every page can be applied to resume writing, but it useful to ensure the writing in the resume is professional. This is not an exciting read, but it guides any writing and editing so the end result is as polished as possible.

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Delivering DEI Training That Drives Real Change

Speaker: Jeffrey Hall, Chief Creative Office of WILL Interactive

Great DEI training improves engagement, retention, and teamwork. Poor training does little. What content areas are right for our organization? How can you construct training around empathy-building, relatable stories for a positive disposition to hard topics? We’ll cover the latest research on how to make training that actually delivers attitudinal and behavioral shifts.

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The 10 Questions These Top Influencers Ask Their Teams

15Five

What questions do you ask your team? Why do you ask them? The best managers and leaders are intentional about how they communicate with their employees. They consider what they ask, why they ask it and they engage in the practice of Q&A regularly. We believe that listening to employees and understanding them is far more valuable than telling them what to do.

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4 Reasons We Love Small Businesses (and You Should too)!

Trinet

May 1-7, TriNet is celebrating Small Business Week on the TriNet blog in order to honor those we serve – small business owners and entrepreneurs. TriNet works with more than 12,000 small to midsize. Visit site for full story.

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[Infographic] The Science of a Human Workplace

WorkHuman

A human workplace is more than an idea–it’s a proven way to improve work culture, make employees happier, and propel a business forward. We know this because we conducted a survey of more than 800 full-time workers in the U.S. to determine the ROI of such human workplace practices as recognition, transparency, and trust. Check out the infographic below, The Science of Building a Human Workplace , to learn more about the findings from the survey.

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Treat Your Employees Like Customers

Kazoo

Last week at the Bersin by Deloitte IMPACT conference , Echo Global Logistics ’ CEO Doug Waggoner and SVP of Talent Cheryl Johnson shared their story of creating a strong company culture through treating their employees the same as their valuable customers. Read more about their approach below: Excellent customer service is a primary factor behind Echo’s success.

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Are There Gaps in Your HR Policies?

Putting the right HR policies in place can help your organization grow smoothly and help your company culture thrive. Use this essential HR checklist to cover the basics and make sure there aren’t any gaps in your HR functions.

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EP013 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast – The Value Of Your Employee Value Proposition (EVP) -

DecisionWise

DecisionWise Principal Consultant, Kristin Chapman, provides best-practice advice on how to develop your organization’s employee value proposition. Employee Value Proposition (EVP) is the value an employee receives from the organization in exchanged for his or her work. It includes all of the tangible (i.e. compensation, benefits, work schedule) and intangible benefits (i.e friends at work, safety, respect).

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TriNet Celebrates Small Business Week

Trinet

May 1-7, TriNet is celebrating Small Business Week on the TriNet blog in order to honor those we serve – small business owners and entrepreneurs. Small Business Week recognizes the critical. Visit site for full story.

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Celebrate Global Employee Health & Fitness Month

Achievers

May is Global Employee Health & Fitness Month (GEHFM) , so it’s a great opportunity for you to inject some new energy into your employee wellness programs and introduce new measures for improving employee wellbeing. Healthy, well employees are more likely to be productive, happy, and engaged. Here are some ways you can help your employees achieve higher levels of health and physical fitness, based on suggestions made by the nonprofit sponsors of this special awareness month.

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The Dangers of Herd Thinking (And How to Avoid It)

WorkHuman

As part of the WorkHuman movement, we often talk about the notion of authenticity—of creating a work environment where our teams and our employees feel comfortable bringing their whole, human selves to work every day. What does that mean in practice? And how can leaders make this a reality in their organizations? I recently had the opportunity to chat with WorkHuman speaker Steve Pemberton, vice president, diversity and inclusion and global chief diversity officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance.

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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Does Your Company Qualify for This ACA Tax Credit?

Justworks

We’ve made a simple guide to answer all your ACA questions, which you can download here. Now that many employers are required to offer some kind of healthcare , it’s beneficial to know what tax breaks your company may be eligible for. As of 2016, The Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) has transitioned into Phase II of the tax credit breaks, which is good news for employers — it means that potential credits for-profit small businesses are eligible to receive have jumped from 35% to 50%.

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[Infographic] Privacy At Work: Know Your Rights

Hppy

Pay and working conditions for employees today are vastly different to how their predecessors were treated. This is down to major advances in workers’ rights, and means that many employees are no longer expected to work overtime without being paid for it or work in unsafe conditions for example. Whilst these positive factors provide the modern worker with a much better pay and working conditions than they would have had to accept in previous generations, it should not be forgotten that employees

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Gen X Used to Feel Entitled Too- Did You?

Trish McFarlane

So, you think the Millennials invented the idea of feeling entitled? Well, it’s not true. No, other generations of young people have felt entitled. I felt that way too. Yes, Gen X has our share of dreamers and employees that were so eager to take on new challenges. The difference I’m seeing is that when I was early in my career, I had older and wiser bosses who knew just when and how to put me in my place.