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The Tech Industry is Only Successful Because it Mastered Hiring

Imriel Morgan | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Imriel Morgan

Tech has managed to make major strides in attracting and retaining some of the best talent. The industry offers autonomy and accountability which are powerful motivators for accepting a role. Why are larger and more established companies failing to replicate this and attract the best themselves?

The Great New Zealand Experiment

Adrian Coysh | Posted 07.28.2015 | Education
Adrian Coysh

Recently I stumbled upon a post by Sarah Blahovec, which was a cry for help from a disability activist from the USA. It drew me to look at the new Accessibility section of the venerable Huffington Post, and it occurred to me that I should share a little of the work we are doing in New Zealand, and my personal journey.

As Communication Improves, Culture Improves, as Does the Bottom Line -- 4 Tools That Make a Difference

Amy Rees Anderson | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
Amy Rees Anderson

In order to be a successful company you must create an environment that encourages the contribution and open sharing of information.

The One Sign Your Employees Will Leave

Brian de Haaff | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Your department is growing quickly. Life couldn't be better. Everyone is present and accounted for...hmmm...except Joe is not at his desk. In fact, it looks like he might be gone for the day. Again.

Secrets of a Career Climb: Make Shit Happen, Deal When It Does

Jim Treacy | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Jim Treacy

Embrace your scars. When you have something to offer you'll be sought. The person who wants something least holds the stronger position. Living the dream is never giving in to adversity -- hold ground, then bounce back.

5 Stages of the Human Resources Life Cycle in Need of Improvement

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 05.09.2015 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

Like many other areas of life and business, human resources has a unique life cycle. However, instead of focusing on the biological aspects of development, the HR life cycle involves the stages employees go through and the role HR takes on during those stages.

ISIS: Nonviolent Resistance?

Eli S. McCarthy | Posted 05.08.2015 | World
Eli S. McCarthy

Members of ISIS remain human beings and we need to respond in a more effective, healthy, and humanizing way, less we repeat the damage of the 2001 and 2002 AUMF's.

How 'HR' Scares Away Talent

Roger Wright | Posted 05.03.2015 | Business
Roger Wright

It's a different job market now. Joining the long-term unemployed and those left lost and given up in the wake of the Great Recession are now people who have found work. Valuable Talent now looking for what's next. Talent that could mean the difference between the success and failure of your company.

ISIL Reminds Us Who Joins Terrorist Organizations and Why

Joe Navarro | Posted 04.13.2015 | Crime
Joe Navarro

The purpose of terrorism is, of course, to terrorize, and they are succeeding at that. Hundreds of thousands have now fled Iraq and Syria as a result of ISIL's unparalleled violence and mastery of social media. One has to ask: who would be susceptible to their recruitment?

Networking Is a Key Strategy in Your Job Search

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 03.15.2015 | Women
Rebecca Grainger

Gone are the days where the only way of finding a new job was through an advert, or even a recruiter. With the increase in social media, companies have endless means of sourcing talent. However, one rule of thumb still applies today "it's not what you know, but who you know."

What Not to Do During an Interview

Ellevate | Posted 02.10.2015 | Women
Ellevate

Even if you do everything right leading up to an interview, when it comes to the actual interview, there are things you might do that can sabotage yourself and cause interviewers to form negative opinions,

3 Benefits of Continuous Recruitment

Val Matta | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Val Matta

Continuous recruitment and building a talent pipeline allow your company to take control of the recruitment process. Instead of starting from scratch and searching out applicants every time there's a vacancy, you will have your pick of qualified and relevant applicants readily available.

The Top 5 Reasons Employees Quit

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 01.13.2015 | Small Business
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

Employees leave when they perceive their work environment as an unhealthy one. Managers and employees must learn how their words and actions can set the tone for an unhealthy workplace, how to determine whether their department is on the verge of toxicity and how to implement techniques to boost morale and foster a healthy workplace.

The Education of the Job Seeker: Top Recruiter Returns

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 11.22.2014 | Entertainment
Rayanne Thorn

The curious nature of promoting a business or exposing a brand has rapidly changed over the last ten years as social media birthed magical new genres of entertainment, marketing, and business communications. And yes, even job search and recruiting.

The Buck Starts Here

Nora T. Akins | Posted 09.28.2014 | Business
Nora T. Akins

Every step of the employment process is important, and the employment application is no exception. Most employers use employment applications. It is an integral part of the hiring process; a tool that should not be overlooked.

Recruiting Bob McDonald. Why?

Roger Wright | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Roger Wright

Why is the former CEO of Proctor and Gamble most likely to be the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs? The answer is something that's rare in most organizations. Good recruiting!

Hire Slowly

Nora T. Akins | Posted 08.23.2014 | Business
Nora T. Akins

Take time to evaluate the need for the position whether it's a newly created position or a replacement. Align the need to the business purpose.

Four Ways to Attract 1,000 Amazing Applicants for 1 Job

Derek Handley | Posted 08.13.2014 | Impact
Derek Handley

What more and more people are seeking is the potential to make a positive impact on people and our planet, while building their career and making money at the same time.

5 Ways to Source Summer Interns When You're Strapped for Cash

Ashley Mosley | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Ashley Mosley

While career fairs are a great way to meet summer interns, registration fees can be pretty outrageous. When you're on a budget and strapped for time, but still want the benefits of a career fair, look into virtual meetups.

Don't Worry, Not All Jobs in Startups Are for Programmers 1/2

Charu Sharma | Posted 07.19.2014 | College
Charu Sharma

1.6 million students are graduating from college in 2014 alone, and I am one of them! I have been advised that programming skills are a must in this t...

10 Reasons You Need a Digital You

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

The reality is, no matter who you are, business professional to entrepreneur, CEO to salesperson, your digital you opens doors, creates new connections and keeps you marketable and relevant. It deserves your time.

How to Get Your Recruitment Process Ready for Summer

Val Matta | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Val Matta

While you may already implement some of the most popular recruiting trends, amp them up this summer! Doing so ensures the right employees for your organization, creating awesome results now and in the future.

Cultivating Internal Leadership

Mehroz Baig | Posted 05.31.2014 | San Francisco
Mehroz Baig

There is no doubt that leadership within any organization is important, and to make a company exceptional it's not simply about having capable leaders at the helm of a group but effective ones. The problem that many companies run into is finding that leadership.

Dispatch From the Admissions Front

Dr. Scott D. Miller | Posted 05.17.2014 | College
Dr. Scott D. Miller

A college president's least favorite book title is Silent Spring. Not the one about pesticides and the environment penned by Rachel Carson in 1962. I...

Looking for Gold? Find the Rainbow

James Harrell | Posted 04.15.2014 | Gay Voices
James Harrell

Students teetered slightly above my knee, scissors were always a little too small, and I had to hunch over to write on the blackboard. Though on parent's night, it wasn't my size that surprised parents, but my gender.