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Why Recruiters Need to Embrace Content Marketing

You may not think recruitment and marketing go hand in hand. But a huge piece of making sure your talent pool is stocked with the best and brightest is making sure your company is an attractive place to work. Therefore, recruitment and marketing need to play off one another. The job of a recruiter isn’t […]

The Importance of Pronouncing Names Properly

Once fodder for TV and movie comedy, non-Western names are increasingly common in American culture and work life. Moreover, as American companies increasingly have subsidiaries in or otherwise do business with foreign countries, exposure to such names is only increasing. While encountering an unfamiliar name may have been an infrequent occurrence just a few years […]

What to Consider When Hiring a Chief Technology Officer

Executive positions are often the most challenging to recruit for. As an HR professional, you know just how important it is to find the right match for the business. A wrong executive hire can lead the company in a negative direction that can be difficult to recover from, which puts a lot of responsibility on […]

3 Lessons Business Leaders Can Learn from Simone Biles

COVID-19 pushed the topic of mental health out of the shadows. Simone Biles, America’s most decorated gymnast, is now shining an Olympic-sized spotlight on an issue that, directly or indirectly, touches everyone. Biles withdrew from the Olympic women’s gymnastics team final and all-around competitions citing mental health concerns, joining other well-recognized and well-respected athletes, including […]

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Creating Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Plans

Any job can get extremely hectic at times, with new crises popping up amid typical day-to-day obligations and long-term planning. It can be easy for staff to get sidetracked, overwhelmed, and disorganized amid all of the chaos. There could be many impacts of this disorganization. Obviously, there’s a risk that commitments won’t be kept and […]

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Learning from Every Project

There is a tendency in the business world to treat each project’s outcome in a binary fashion—as either a success or a failure. This dichotomy rarely reflects the reality of project outcomes. It also makes it difficult to accurately evaluate the team’s performance post-project and make necessary adjustments. Even worse, some teams and organizations fail […]

What Is a Human Road Map, and Why Should HR Be in Charge of It?

The “pandemic age” has accelerated the “automation age,” and the way we work is fundamentally changing. These two forces have collided to form the perfect storm of workplace disruption. As in any storm, you need to prepare. Go to the store, and buy up all the toilet paper and bread you can find. Except, business […]

Hiring the Best Chief Marketing Officer

Marketing can make or break a company. Companies in all stages of development, from budding new business ventures to well-established household names, can benefit from the right ads in the right places at the right times. However, marketing in and of itself can be a time-consuming and demanding task.

How One HR Pro Created Real Engagement During the Pandemic

I’ve been collecting approaches to employee engagement in a remote working world over the last 14 months, and there are a lot of people with a lot of ideas. But you cannot solve burnout and stress with a fun hat Zoom call or a free online yoga course. The strategy that goes behind engagement efforts […]

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Ethical Behavior in the Workplace: What It Is & Why It’s Important

The plot of good versus evil, good guys versus bad guys, or right versus wrong has played out in books and movies for ages. It is arguably the most common struggle at the center of narratives of all types. So it should be no surprise that the same struggle is prevalent in corporate environments under […]