Tag: recruiting

HR Query: Cracking the Skills Code

The hunt for talent is on, but are we focusing on the right things? In this week’s HR Query, Carina Cortez, Chief People Officer at Cornerstone, challenges traditional hiring methods and explores the rise of skills-based recruitment. Learn how HR leaders are shifting their focus from resumes to real-world abilities, crafting a new paradigm for building a high-performing and future-proof workforce. So, are you ready […]

The Future in Field is Female: How to Cultivate Diversity in Field-Based Industries

The labor participation rate for women in the United States has steadily increased since the plummets we experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s perhaps because of that positive trend that this next statistic will sound so troubling: As recently as last year, women only made up around 31% of all employed persons in field service […]

Unlocking Employee Satisfaction: 3 Vital Steps for Employee Sensing

In the dynamic realm of human resources management, nurturing employees’ well-being and satisfaction is key to attracting and retaining the best workforce. As organizations endeavor to influence employee happiness by maximizing the impact of their benefits packages, a critical imperative arises: delving deeper into understanding the sentiments and requirements of their workforce. Traditionally, many HR […]

5 Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Top Creative Talent

For many companies, recruiting top talent looks a lot like a game of hide and seek. The company is “it” and seeking through a pile of resumes in search of someone with great skills, a positive attitude, and an outstanding track record of delivering great work. When the company finally sets its sights on that […]

Faces of HR: How Nicole Dawson Built a Trendsetting Workplace at BAL

In the fast-paced world of immigration law, where navigating complex legalities is par for the course, Nicole Dawson, Chief People and Culture Officer at BAL, isn’t just building a team; she’s crafting a culture. With a career spanning nearly two decades, her journey from recruiter to HR leader is a testament to her passion for […]

Artificial Intelligence in Employee Recruitment

Artificial intelligence (AI) has created plenty of fears among workers that the fast-evolving tech poses an existential threat to their jobs. It’s somewhat ironic then, that AI is also revolutionizing the recruitment landscape, offering new ways to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in talent acquisition. As AI technologies become more sophisticated, HR professionals and recruiters are […]

The Biggest Recruitment Challenges Right Now

Recruitment has always had its fair share of challenges. That’s why the recruitment industry isn’t for the faint of heart. Recruiters are basically employment matchmakers; they’re working hard to pair the right people in the right positions in order to help companies better serve their customers. But that’s much easier said than done, and can […]

Ending the Employer-Employee Relationship-Resignation vs. Termination

Despite high-profile portrayals in the media and entertainment industry to the contrary, most managers don’t enjoy firing employees. Indeed, many go through great lengths to avoid firing staff, such as investing in performance improvement plans (PIPs) or looking for other roles within the company that better fit the employee’s strengths. Still, whether due to poor […]

Faces of HR: Heidi Burton in Harmony with Growth at Stinson LLP

Heidi Burton isn’t your average HR leader. She’s a strategist, a sculptor of talent, and the mastermind behind Stinson LLP‘s thriving HR landscape. As chief HR officer, she works together with firm leadership to identify the needs that fuel growth. But her vision extends far beyond simply filling roles. Her mission? To cultivate a culture […]

What You Need to Know About Modern Direct Sourcing

Talent has long been an organization’s greatest asset; however, many businesses have only recently come to appreciate the real value of their workers. In light of ongoing talent shortages, more than a few companies have found themselves with bad hires and the consequences that come with them. Loss of productivity is just the first. Loss […]