Tag Archive: Human Resources

  • TECHNOLOGY PLAYS A PART IN THE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

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    Technology Plays a Part In the Employee Experience I’ve heard the comment many times that technology is just a tool. By definition, a tool is a device used to carry out a particular function. That totally makes sense. We use our tech to communicate, make purchases, learn new things, etc. So, technology is a tool….
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  • Your Online Shopping Habits Probably Contribute to This Big Talent Trend

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    Your Online Shopping Habits Probably Contribute to This Big Talent Trend Retail is competing for a whole new kind of talent. According to our data, “software developer” is the fastest-growing job in retail and the third-most popular job across the industry. Whether you’re in retail or not, this is yet another sign that the competition…
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  • The Super Effective Interview Technique You’re Overlooking

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    The Super Effective Interview Technique You’re Overlooking The traditional interview has always been the go-to staple for hiring. And recently, we surveyed over 9,000 talent leaders and hiring managers across the globe and asked them which interview methods they find most effective. Here’s what they said: While these results aren’t shocking, what did surprise us…
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  • You May Be Overlooking One in Three Candidates—Here’s How to Change That

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    You May Be Overlooking One in Three Candidates—Here’s How to Change That 73.5 million people in the U.S. alone have a criminal record. To put that in perspective, that’s one in three working-age adults, convicted for everything from fishing without a license to teenage traffic violations (and serious crimes too, of course). That record can…
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  • Which ‘Best Practice’ is Ruining Your HR Shop?

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    Which ‘Best Practice’ is Ruining Your HR Shop? ‘Best practices’ are a sore spot for me. Whenever I attend an HR/Talent conference, there’s always some HR/Talent pro talking about their ‘best practice.’ Without fail, those sessions are standing room only – filled with HR/Talent pros trying to find out all about this ‘best practice’ and…
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  • 12 Signs a Company Doesn’t Trust Its Employees

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    12 Signs a Company Doesn’t Trust Its Employees We’ve heard it once, we’ve heard it a thousand times: the key to success in business is hiring the right people and staying out of their way (just ask Tina Fey). So recruiters go out and work their butts off to find the absolute best people, but…
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  • Onboarding in a Box: Your Complete New Hire Resource Kit

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    Onboarding in a Box: Your Complete New Hire Resource Kit You thought you had that candidate in the bag after they signed the offer letter. In reality, they’re still determining if their new career choice was the right choice. The onboarding process is a make-or-break first impression, and new hires are quick to make a…
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  • 3 Things HR Leaders Can Do to Make Their Company a Great Place to Work

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    3 Things HR Leaders Can Do to Make Their Company a Great Place to Work There’s arguably no department that has more to gain over the next five years than human resources (and it’s many related functions, like learning and development and recruiting). Virtually every expert we talked to for our future skills campaign said…
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  • 4 Shortcuts to Having a Productive New Hire in No Time

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    Just four years ago, for most companies the average time to hire was 13 days. Now it’s over 23 days. Not only does that negatively affect the candidate experience – which is key to recruiting the best – it means that it takes longer for a new hire to become a productive employee. Lose-lose. This was…
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  • 3 Tips for Creating a Powerful Employee Value Proposition from a Recruiting Leader at NBCUniversal

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    NBCUniversal and its storied brands get over a million job applications per year. That’s a lot of options for its recruiting team. But the truth is, the company still faces challenges when it comes to attracting talent in non-creative fields, like finance and tech. “We have to compete with organizations beyond just media,” says Michelle…
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