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What Gets America’s Best CEOs Really Fired Up

Want to get a CEO fired up? Ask them about…

In their book, “How Google Works,” former Google bigwigs Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg write in a mostly even-keeled, helpful style. While it is certainly obvious that…

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Added by Paul Petrone on October 15, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The 5 Questions Interviewers Shouldn't Ask

While interviewing a potential hire is arguably the most important step in the hiring process, it’s surprisingly easy to not get what you need from those precious 30-60 mins you spend with a candidate.  Asking the right questions for the right positions is essential – as a general rule: ask generic questions expect generic answers.  Tailor your questions to be specific to the interviewees experience and the responsibilities they would hold in the position.

As for these questions,…

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Added by Natalie Morgan on October 15, 2014 at 11:23am — No Comments

5 Ways Recruiters Can Set Expectations with Hiring Managers

I frequently hear from sourcing and recruiting professionals that Hiring Managers don't understand the current labor market, which often leads to frustrations during the recruiting process. At the in-take meeting, it's very important that you paint a clear picture so Hiring Managers understand the challenges you're likely to encounter as you source potential candidates. This way, everyone is on the same page and expectations are managed right from the beginning. Below are some pieces…

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Added by Abby Lombardi on October 15, 2014 at 10:58am — 2 Comments

HRM: Human Resources Manages Employee Files Easier With Hybrid Filing System

HRIS and HRMS can be very beneficial, but don't always provide a practical way to manage employee files. Consider including a hybrid filing system in your HRM strategy.

Employee File ManagementHuman Resource departments have a lot going on. There is a ton of data that…

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Added by Dan Orso on October 14, 2014 at 3:52pm — No Comments

The Truth: How Jobseekers REALLY Feel About Seasonal Hiring

I love this time of year. The air is cooler, new boots and jackets can be worn, and I get excited to embrace some of my favorite things about the fall months: Halloween, roast pumpkin, leaves changing color and, of course, stuffing at Thanksgiving.

But, now I’m involved in the world of…

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Added by Charlotte Phillips on October 14, 2014 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

The Five Tenets To A Great Hiring Process

Follow these five rules, and you’ll consistently hire well.

For the past six months, we’ve studied unique hiring processes at some of the most successful companies in America, from …

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Added by Paul Petrone on October 14, 2014 at 12:05pm — 1 Comment

Everything Must Change: Inhuman Resources

 

Recently I was on spring break at Disney with my family. I happened to be in line for a ride and noticed this sign on the outside of a door – Inhuman Resources.  It got me thinking about Human Resources professionals in the world today and what is expected of them.  When you look at most companies, HR professionals…

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Added by Tim Saumier on October 13, 2014 at 9:15pm — No Comments

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Added by David Smooke on October 13, 2014 at 7:47pm — 1 Comment

Top 7 Healthcare Job Boards

Finding top talent in the healthcare industry can be a daunting task. For many healthcare positions, the education requirement and the average employment duration are both well above average. When searching for a highly skilled talent in lower turnover roles, you can never have enough people in your talent pool. SmartRecruiters has posted 400,000+…

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Added by Paul Andre De Vera on October 13, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

People Work for People First and Companies Second

People First The employee's decision to quit their current company or join a new company is all part of "Who do I work for?" decision. Most will say, it's customer first. Doctors work for patients. Athletes work for fans. Farmers work so people can eat great food. However, bringing the consumer to the producer is…

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Added by David Smooke on October 13, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Diversity Programs aka The Big Illusion and Implicit Bias

Everywhere you turn lately, you seem to come across another article on diversity (including this one which might just piss you off). It's interesting to see companies highlight their programs to the media in an effort to save face. Unfortunately, the inefficiencies of their diversity programs and the…

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Added by Chris Bell on October 13, 2014 at 4:06pm — 2 Comments

Every Requirement is a Possible Offer – Part II

Every Requirement is a Possible Offer – Part II

In my last article we discussed how important is your self-confidence, your self-drive and trust in the team to be successful in bringing the best in you - (…

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Added by Priyanka Mylari on October 13, 2014 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Every Requirement is a Possible Offer – Part I

Every Requirement is a Possible Offer – Part I

Recruitment is a profession that brings you endless opportunities. According toBureau of Labor Statistics, there are over 4.7 million job openings in the U.S. and another…

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Added by Priyanka Mylari on October 13, 2014 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Is Your HR Department Winter-Ready?

With the turning of the seasons comes a new budget for many companies – nongovernment organizations receive their new budgets in October after the beginning of the fiscal year. With a rearranged or increased budget, there’s a good chance you’ll have the opportunity to create a new position. At the very least you’ll be able to reallocate money to a position you had to remove due…

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Added by Raj Sheth on October 13, 2014 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Hiring for Cultural Fit Even with a Contingent Workforce

Did you know that from late 2009 to 2012 the number of temporary workers in the workforce increased by 29%? I think we can call that a rapidly growing sector of the workforce, especially when you consider that private jobs grew by less than 1% in the same time period. It’s certainly a big enough jump to keep managers and executives alike up at night considering how to manage it…

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Added by Ryan Mead on October 13, 2014 at 12:08pm — No Comments

Teleworking: The Pros and Cons for Employers

What comes to mind when the word “teleworker” comes up in discussion? You may think of an entry-level 20-something parent sitting on the sofa with their laptop on the coffee table and a little one running around singing “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.” Truth is, the …

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Added by Julie Salerno on October 13, 2014 at 11:59am — No Comments

New Digital Curriculum Fails To Accurately Reflect Current Jobs Market Claims Niche Jobs Board

The UK’s new digital curriculum doesn’t mirror the whole current digital jobs market according to the niche jobs board Bubble Jobs.

The jobs board, which specialises in advertising digital vacancies, claims that while the new syllabus will help to prepare students for some areas of the industry such as coding and web development – it fails to cover a number of the other skills that are currently in demand.

Earlier this month, the UK became the first country to make computer…

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Added by Lauren Riley on October 13, 2014 at 11:57am — No Comments

Are You Going Employer Bland?

It has been a while since your company took a look at their employer brand. Unfortunately, it falls under the radar for many. They’ve become utterly sluggish in creating a new strategy for the outdated brand. The workforce that’s leaving their college internships for employment with benefits isn’t drawn to the same marketing and recruiting techniques as the…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on October 13, 2014 at 11:57am — 1 Comment

How Southwest Hires: Taking Fun Seriously

Colorful Southwest Airlines founder Herb Kelleher believes in hiring for attitude, training for skill.

Traveling on Southwest Airlines has the potential to be a pretty miserable experience.

There are no assigned seats and no…

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Added by Paul Petrone on October 13, 2014 at 11:56am — No Comments

Creating Connection: How a Great Technology Workplace Keeps Its Talent Happy

At Great Rated, we recently analyzed 50,000 confidential employee surveys to create our list of People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Technology. For human resources professionals, the no.1 organization in the large-companies category offers a telling example of the practices that help create a true sense of connection between team members and their organization.    …

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Added by Kim Peters on October 10, 2014 at 3:57pm — No Comments

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