October 2017 Blog Posts (85)

CHOOSING BETWEEN TWO EQUALLY-QUALIFIED CANDIDATES

Very often in recruitment, you can be faced with a situation where you have to choose between two equally qualified candidates for a certain role. 

Even though many people think that this is a great situation to be in it…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on October 31, 2017 at 11:19am — No Comments

Best 5 Tools For HR Managers In 2018

2018 is approaching quickly, and it’s time to set professional goals for the upcoming new year. Human resources is a field that has been directly impacted by technology and new advances in various online platforms. Here are some new online tools to help you reach new professional heights in…

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Added by Or Hillel on October 31, 2017 at 6:28am — No Comments

5 Key Innovations in HR Technology

HR industry has seen a lot of modernization in the past few years. Thanks to technology which keeps on creating waves in the market with its new innovations and trends. These ideas have solved the bottlenecks of traditional HR practices in order to streamline all the activities involved in recruitment and related workflow. Each process has become faster and resulted in better efficiency and productivity.

Initially, the staff used to go through piles of paperwork to look for an…

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Added by Amruta Singh on October 31, 2017 at 2:07am — No Comments

How Eco-Engineering is changing the world

For the last 20 plus years, the world has been making use of non-renewable resources to make sure that it advances. This wasn’t a problem 20 years ago as people didn’t know about the type of impact that making use of fossil fuels would have on the environment today.

Unfortunately, the outcome of using fossil fuels till this day and the continued use of fossil fuels has had an extremely negative effect on the Earth’s environment. The damage done to the environment has taken from all…

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Added by Ann Hoge on October 31, 2017 at 2:06am — No Comments

How to Be More Marketable as an IT Professional

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Added by Shae Holland on October 30, 2017 at 6:03pm — No Comments

How Employers Sabotage Themselves -The Selection Phase (Part 3 of 3)

How Employers Sabotage Themselves

The Selection Phase

(Part 3 of 3)

The Talent Board (the non-profit…

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Added by Felicia Fleitman on October 30, 2017 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Why Reading Makes an Employee More Attractive

Reading hosts a myriad of personal benefits and has been acknowledged as one of the most common hobbies among people of all ages. Most successful people such as Warren Buffett and Bill Gates are readers of nonfiction books. According to the…

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Added by Devin Caldwell on October 30, 2017 at 12:44pm — No Comments

The One Movie Line That Will Change Your Approach to Finding and Keeping Talent

 

It was the end-of-season talent show at the Kellerman’s resort. Johnny Castle (played by Patrick Swayze), the resort’s dance instructor and Frances “Baby” Houseman’s crush (played by Jennifer Grey), recently got fired by the resort for having a relationship with Baby. With a desire to complete the last dance of the season (and love on his mind), Johnny…

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Added by Anthony E. Gyamfi on October 27, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Open letter to business owners around the world who need to recruit world class talent

Dear business owner,

You need to fill a role within your business in order to achieve your strategic goals, and you entrust the job to either an internal recruiter, an external recruiter or a department head to get it done. You want a specific type of person to help you fill a skills gap and deliver on your targets. And you need them now.…

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Added by Robert Drury on October 27, 2017 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Essential Steps to Preventing an Unlawful Termination

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Added by Shae Holland on October 26, 2017 at 5:09pm — No Comments

When is the Right Time to Exit your Startup?

Founding team members find themselves more emotionally invested than most other people when it comes to startups. They watch their product journey through developmental stages, achieve funding, and finally launch to great success. However, there…

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Added by Rick Girard on October 26, 2017 at 5:01pm — No Comments

5 Things Potential Truck Drivers Need to Know About The Industry

Today's economy depends upon truck drivers to get products from factories and warehouses to stores where they can be purchased by consumers. However, as more truckers start to retire, the need for new drivers is greater than ever. Offering excellent pay and opportunities, it…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on October 25, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

How To Spruce Up Your LinkedIn Profile

Anyone who has set up a Facebook profile, or more or less any other social media profile, already has the skills to set up their own LinkedIn presence. The difference is that LinkedIn has a purpose beyond leisure and enjoyment, and that you must play the game within tighter, more specific parameters if you are to advance your career and make encouraging new connections.

Like Facebook, however, it all begins with photos. On LinkedIn, you tend to make your first impression with a pair…

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Added by Marilyn Vinch on October 25, 2017 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Rah Rah

Firing up the troops is temporary.  Promoting positive thinking, PMA, and rah rah type motivation will provide a short term boost.  But a short term boost is not what we are after.

Process works.  Strategy, focus, and putting the pieces in place to accomplish something works.

Fire up if it makes you and the team feel good, but don’t forget the process.

Todd Kmiec…

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Added by Todd Kmiec on October 25, 2017 at 9:59am — No Comments

Evaluating Salespeople's historical performance with NYC's new Salary Fairness law.

On Oct 31st a new NYC law around salary fairness goes into effect. The law says that you cannot ask a prospective candidate about their salary history. The intent is that you will not offer a candidate a new salary based on their prior salary history and the goal is to minimize salary…

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Added by Feargall kenny on October 24, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Best Practices for HR Workers to Encourage Workplace Diversity

Encouraging diversity in the workplace is one of the most important things that any company can do. Many studies show that companies that emphasize diversity perform better than those that do not. There are various people who live all over the world who have great levels of talent.…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on October 24, 2017 at 1:32pm — No Comments

College Grads: How to Survive Your First Toxic Boss

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Added by Walter Gaffney on October 24, 2017 at 7:32am — No Comments

People leave managers, not companies. What qualities are todays leaders lacking the most?

Employees agree that modern leaders suffer from an acute lack of fairness, sincerity, communicativeness and willingness. These are traits and behaviours that employees rarely see in their bosses and mention most often. Poor level of these qualities in…

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Added by Daniela Berakova on October 24, 2017 at 7:30am — No Comments

Big Bad Tech Companies: Corporate Culture Problems or Public Overreacting?



Remember the times when people raved about social networks for giving everyone a voice and changing world for the better? One inspired activist can take Twitter by storm and gather an army of supporters, one discriminated person could call out sexism, fat-shaming or racism and be heard, igniting heated discussion…

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Added by Darren Beauchamp on October 24, 2017 at 3:00am — No Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT4!!

In part 4 of my Sourcecon posts, we will discuss the things that came from the George Bool track and general sessions. We will deal with day 2 in this post.

Leading off day 2 of the George Bool and the general session was Stacy Zapar. Stacy spoke a lot about 2007 and how things were then, a lot…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 23, 2017 at 1:13pm — 1 Comment

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