Category: Recruiting

Recruiting is changing at a rapid pace. Some organizations are abandoning traditional methods for social media; some think software can do a better job than people.

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Is It a Job, a Career, or a Calling?

People expect more from work than ever before: paychecks, benefits, perks, support, growth, flexibility, community, purpose, and more. Fortunately for HR and people leaders, this signals a sensational opportunity for differentiated employee experiences that attract, support, challenge, and retain individuals. The question is: How?

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Remote Recruiting Is Here for Good

HR departments can optimize their remote recruiting and hiring efforts. As work from home has been implemented into many companies’ new remote work policies, it is still important for HR teams to keep their recruiting process running smoothly, even from a distance. Recruiters and hiring managers can utilize remote recruiting steps to ensure their operations are efficient and effective and provide an overall great candidate experience.

Pandemic Offers Unique Opportunity to Hire Military Veterans and Spouses

For a number of reasons, military veterans often find that landing a job outside the military can be very difficult. Additionally, they often get placed in jobs that don’t utilize their military training, leading to poor retention and general dissatisfaction. In a recent interview, I discussed the situation, how employers can help, and the unique […]

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5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Candidate Sourcing Efforts

You probably already know that if you’re not sourcing candidates, you’re missing out on discovering top talent for your company. If you don’t supplement your inbound applicants with sourced candidates, you’re missing a huge chunk of the market that just never considered you in their job search process.

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How Video Interviews Are Evolving to Drive Candidate Experience

The pandemic has turned even the most established and well-adopted systems on their head, and that includes hiring. Pre-crisis, the majority of organizations held interviews face-to-face, during which the candidate could get a feel of the physical workplace and managers could evaluate the interviewee according to nonverbal cues.

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Tips for Verifying Santa’s Temporary Helpers

The holiday shopping season may look a little different this year, especially as consumers make more purchases online during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to the annual influx of orders, employers may hire seasonal workers to assist.

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Negative Repercussions of Mandatory Drug Screenings

Employers often feel an obligation to implement a drug screening program in the workplace, typically with safety in mind. It is used as a precaution to ensure people who would be a danger to others aren’t hired.  Random testing is also used to discourage employees from using drugs after hire.

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Talent Retention Still Vital, Despite Pandemic

Given the global coronavirus pandemic, one would assume this would be the cause for the high turnover across the United States. However, according to a new report, job dissatisfaction is one of the reasons employees left the workforce in 2020.