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2017 Trends for Hiring Managers and Recruiters

Now that 2017 has arrived, hiring managers and recruiters should be gearing up for the new hiring season. To get ahead of the pack this year, it is essential to stay on top of emerging trends in the industry. Both recruiters and candidates will benefit from understanding how the landscape is shifting in the coming year. And boy is it shifting!

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The Future of Workforce Planning

Employee turnover is extremely expensive, costing up to 1.5 to 2 times an employee’s salary, and those numbers are rising. Finding and training a replacement can be an arduous process. In an effort to recruit and retain employees, companies do everything from offer free, chef-cooked lunches to employees to regular retreats in fun locations—particularly in industries where the demand for talent is acute.

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Pros and Cons of ‘Friending’ Employees Online

As an HR professional, likely there will be many times when you’ll be called upon to mediate or help to resolve personnel issues. This may be something as simple as a misunderstanding or it may be a much more serious issue, like discrimination or harassment, or anything in between.

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3 Tips to Help Employees Prepare for Conversations About Their Performance

by Anita Bowness, global practice leader, Business Consulting, Halogen Software As an HR professional, you know that a conversation about performance provides an equal opportunity for managers and employees to talk about what’s going well, what needs to improve, and how things are going in general. The challenge is, it doesn’t always go this way, […]

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How to Keep Good Employees When Their Current Roles Are a Bad Fit

by Lindsay Witcher, director of Practice Strategy, RiseSmart Mobility is the new buzzword in HR. The gig economy, a growing Millennial workforce, remote workers, and globalization have all contributed to a change in how companies and employees view the employer/employee relationship. Organizations and HR departments that haven’t found ways to retain talent and leverage the […]

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Hiring Managers: It’s Tough to Predict Long-Term Success of New Hires

A new study from Visier, a provider of Workforce Intelligence, has found that although organizations today are spending more money than ever on recruiting, 52% of hiring managers are unable to predict the long-term success of their new hires. Furthermore, the study found that 71% of hiring managers said that to increase the quality of […]

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