July 15, 2019
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Hiring 30 May 2019
Archiving and Rediscovering Candidates
Britta Howlett
Once a job description has been posted, hundreds of candidates start sending in their applications. Some applications will be very impressive and some will not. You perhaps only have one or a few openings so what do you do with all the other impressive applications? The best thing you can do is to archive the candidate.
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Performance Management 30 May 2019
Continuous Performance: Role of a Department Head
Britta Howlett
The key to any successful continuous performance program is to have frequent manager-employee check-in meetings. The goal of these meetings is to have the opportunity to discuss performance and continually getting feedback.
Training and Development 30 May 2019
Offer Letter Template
Dillon Chen
Offer letters are formal documents extending a job offer to a candidate. It’s useful for clarifying all the terms and requirements that go along with the job offer as well as details about what the position entails.
Hiring 30 May 2019
Onboarding: Employee Statuses and Important Forms
Dillon Chen
When hiring employees, there are a few things you should keep in mind before and after you begin onboarding them. To help you out, here are some of the common processes and forms you should be aware of
Hiring 27 May 2019
How to Handle Candidate Negotiations like a Pro
Guest Poster
As a pro HR recruiter, you want to use your negotiation skills to attract and motivate the best talent to work for your company. HR managers can use negotiation skills from negotiation seminars to sell top candidates on the benefits of working for their company. By using these shared skills and experience, recruiters can secure top talent without having to offer a big salary premium.
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Performance Management 22 May 2019
5 Ways Of Securing Honest Feedback From Staff
Guest Poster
For any company seeking to continuously improve, feedback from employees is vital. Without it, key information cannot be extracted and utilized to grow the business. In short, your staff is integral to your operation, and without their explicit buy-in to what you are looking to achieve, success will be impossible.
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Hiring 16 May 2019
What's the Deal with Job Boards?
Britta Howlett
There are many sources employers can use to find the best talent. One popular method is to post on job boards. Companies can post their open positions and accept applicants right away.
Hiring 16 May 2019
What Can You Automate in Recruiting?
Dillon Chen
During hiring, you don’t want to rush things. Finding the right candidate often takes a lot of time. Research shows that the typical hiring process takes about 24 days on average to hire in the USA with some places in the world taking up to 40 days to find and hire the right candidate.
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Performance Management 15 May 2019
8 Tips to Manage your Time for Better Work-Life Balance
Guest Poster
Do most of your days begin with you struggling to wake up, rushing to office, coming back home tired and dropping dead on the bed? Where is the time for family, for yourself and for doing things that bring you joy?
Training and Development 06 May 2019
Making the Leap from a Full-Time Worker to a Full-Time Business Owner
Michael Deane
Working for somebody else has its benefits – you don’t have to think about making big and important decisions, running a business, ensuring that everybody gets paid, or dealing with complicated legal stuff. Though this kind of arrangement makes you feel safer, it can still hinder your personal and professional growth and prevent you from achieving your full potential.
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Training and Development 01 May 2019
How to Be a Mentor to Your Employees: Five Steps for Company Leaders
Joan Elmore
Her name meant love. She had been in the industry for twenty years, and she always told us that she purposefully brought love to every aspect of her work. I was in a vocational school, and she was my teacher. I wasn’t sure yet about this field; I’d sort of picked it on a whim. I didn’t know yet if I’d like it or be any good at it. I couldn’t even imagine doing it; I just needed to show my parents that I wasn’t completely aimless.
How to Better Work with Hiring Managers
Hiring 29 April 2019
How to Work Better with Hiring Managers
Dillon Chen
The value and importance of the hiring manager are oftentimes overlooked. Whether they are coordinating with the recruiting team or internal department heads they are the first point of interaction with candidates
Hiring 25 April 2019
What Hiring Managers look for in a Candidate
Emily Banks
We surveyed 10 hiring executives to find out what stands out most to them when reviewing candidate applications.
Training and Development 24 April 2019
5 Essential Ways You Can Boost Employee Engagement Using Technology
Guest Poster
As a modern-day business, it’s absolutely essential to make sure you’re taking the time to see whether your employees are engaging with your business. A lack of engagement will indicate far less productive within the different areas, a higher rate of employee turnover, and usually an absence of job satisfaction.
Training and Development 10 April 2019
7 Abilities to Look for When Hiring Graduates
Diana Adjadj
Graduates make great candidates as they are generally well-educated and happy to learn. They are newly independent are looking to work hard and make money. University will have taught them a lot, so they’ll have some decent experience to bring to the table. There are, however things to look out for when hiring graduates.
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Training and Development 03 April 2019
Best Approach to Nurture Skills in Employees
Stella Lincoln
Employees are the real asset for any company. To run a business successfully, you have to keep constantly elevating the skill level of the workers. How well a business is doing is directly proportional to the performance of the employees working in that organization. A mindset of milking the best out of the workforce won’t yield the best results. There is a method to it.
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Performance Management 20 March 2019
How to Refocus Workers and Improve Productivity
Kelsy Ketchum
It’s natural for employees to get distracted sometimes. No one’s a robot who can stay focused all day, every day. But when distractions are becoming more common than actual time spent on work, and productivity is suffering, you need to act. It can be hard to know how to refocus your employees without sacrificing employee engagement or closely monitoring how workers use their time, but it’s doable.
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Hiring 13 March 2019
How to Recruit Smart Students: Think as Students Think
Jacob Dillon
Finding a reliable workforce that also generates fruitful results for your company is always a challenging task. As an HR manager, recruiter, or founder who’s looking for fresh professional employees, considering the millennial generation is a risky yet potentially highly rewarding approach.
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Company Culture 13 March 2019
HR Practices to Steer Clear Of
Emily Banks
For most companies, their employees are your most important assets. Employee performance, commitment, and loyalty impact the entire organization and play a significant role in business’ profitability and success. Attracting and retaining high-quality employees is a must for every organization.
Training and Development 06 March 2019
Why You Should Spread Growth Mindset among Your Employees
Silvia Woolard
Carol Dweck, a Stanford Psychology Professor, wrote a book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success in which she discusses the concept of the fixed versus the growth mindset. Applying this concept is useful within a business context. Employees with a fixed mindset believe they have a pre-determined capacity that they cannot exceed. Others with a growth mindset firmly believe they can go beyond their current limitations.
Hiring 20 February 2019
5 Worldwide Popular Companies Share Their Hiring Secrets
Emily Anderson
Have you ever noticed how articles on this topic will always mention companies that nobody really knows about? Do you know why such obscure or useless companies are quoted in these types of articles? It is because writers have to scratch around for quotes and interviews, and big-and-successful companies are in no rush to give away their hiring secrets!
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Company Culture 13 February 2019
How to Inspire More Collaboration Within Your Team
Lidia Staron
In a collaborative environment, everyone freely communicates and works together. Those who are part of the team easily feels like they are contributing to something much more significant than what they can individually achieve at work. Better collaboration leads to bigger accomplishments, improved morale, and increased productivity.
Hiring 06 February 2019
How to Avoid Hiring Mistakes Commonly Made by First-Time Business Owners
Tiffany Rowe
As any seasoned business can tell you, a tremendous amount of time and effort are required to get a startup off the ground. In working to ensure the success of your business, you’ll need a trustworthy, highly competent staff by your side.
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Training and Development 30 January 2019
How to Improve Mentorship Program Success
Ankita Poddar
Name one HR intervention that has a high failure rate. Is ‘Mentorship’ the first word that came to mind? Anyone who has told you otherwise has you fooled. Ever since organizations were built, whenever anyone in HR attempted to run a successful ‘mentorship program’, Mentor turned in his grave. Yes, Mentor is a character straight out of Greek Mythology and the man after who the modern day mentor is shaped.
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Company Culture 23 January 2019
How Kindness Increases Employee Performance: Using the Golden Rule at Work
Joan Elmore
We all know the value of the Golden Rule. Nobody has to convince any of us that kindness can change the world. I’ve just been thinking a lot lately about how it might change our performance at work. Would kindness at work make us better at our jobs?

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