Tag: HR professionals

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Training: A Look at Some Top Companies and Best Practices

Businesses in the United States compete in a top-notch, knowledge-based economy against both domestic and global rivals. For the most part, competitive advantage is based not on having the best machinery, the most productive land, or the greatest access to natural resources but on having the best people: the smartest, the most driven, the most […]

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Pitfalls of the Incomplete Background Check

Today’s companies recognize the importance of conducting employment background checks. Background checks are an important component of most hiring practices. According to a national survey of HR professionals, 96% of employers conduct at least one type of background screening.

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Tying Training to Employee Career Goals

Employee training is a major activity in many organizations—and for good reason. Regardless of new hires’ credentials upon joining an organization, training helps ensure their work meets company standards and expectations.

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The Ins and Outs of HR Working with Alumni Associations

Alumni associations are great organizations for HR professionals to work with long term for a multitude of reasons. Below are just a few ways HR professionals can, and should, work with these associations to remain efficient and effective.

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4 Myths About HR, Debunked

Human Resources (HR) departments don’t always have a positive reputation. In fact, many employees hate them or avoid them at all costs and only view them as an occasional intermediary.