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Want to Help Your Employee With Work-Life Balance? Start With How You Recruit.

Russell Clayton | Posted 10.27.2015 | Business
Russell Clayton

I want to briefly talk about a technique hiring managers, human resource professionals, and anyone else involved with the recruitment of new employees can use to help workers balance work and life: the realistic job preview (RJP).

Transparency Is the Key to Recruiting Young Talent

Meghan M. Biro | Posted 10.22.2015 | Business
Meghan M. Biro

When you were searching for jobs in the early days of your career, was "transparency" something that even crossed your mind? For many of us, the whole process was a dance -- an art form where both the candidate and the recruiter put their game face on and sold themselves.

Why I Left Wall Street to Launch a Recruitment Platform

Porter Braswell | Posted 10.07.2015 | Black Voices
Porter Braswell

It's time to take a leap of faith and start something when your gut tells you that you have to. If you listen to that burning passion deep down and you have at least one other person who will join you and you're crazy enough to think you can change the world, it's time to answer the calling.

Six Months in a Leaky Boat

Adrian Coysh | Posted 09.08.2015 | Impact
Adrian Coysh

Previously I have referred to the Diversity and Inclusion journey of businesses as uncharted territory, requiring careful navigation.

If You Want a Better Job, Ditch Your Resume

Hippo Reads | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Hippo Reads

A growing number of studies are revealing how ineffective, damaging, and potentially discriminatory resumes can be in the job application process. Here are four reasons we need to ditch the resume and find a better way to hire.

Diversity and Inclusion

Adrian Coysh | Posted 09.08.2015 | Impact
Adrian Coysh

Recruiters often take the path of least resistance, or choose a low risk option rather than either stretching the boundaries, or taking a high risk gamble on someone who "looks wrong, but is right".

Why Your CEO Needs to be Tweetin'

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 08.03.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

Twitter's information is in real time, fast moving and can be customized to appeal to specific demographics. It makes me wonder why more C-Suite executives from the hospitality industry aren't using Twitter to reach a broader audience.

Putting Your Best Foot Forward to Attract the Right Job Candidates

Erin Daruszka | Posted 08.03.2015 | Business
Erin Daruszka

Often getting through the first step of the job application process is so cumbersome that you lose viable candidates right out of the gate. Here are some remedies for common first impression issues.

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

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.