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Entitled Applicants, Savvier Candidates, and Comedic Résumé Errors: How One Recruiter Has Adapted

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 04:00

Recruiting has evolved heavily over the last 10 years—and not just because of record-low unemployment rates. Some candidates have become better negotiators. Some ghost interviewers. Others fight back when they are rejected, sometimes with foul language—at least, that’s been the experience of one seasoned recruiter. Meet Tiffany Dorsey, Human...

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‘KISS’ Flashy Résumé Fonts and Graphics Goodbye!

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 04:00

If the headline has you singing “Rock and Roll All Nite,” our apologies! We aren’t talking about the 70’s rock legends Kiss; we’re talking about the old adage “Keep It Simple, Stupid (KISS).” And again, our apologies if we offended you—we were just trying to drive the point home that sometimes, simplicity is more than […] The...

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Downsides to Candidates Using Recruiting Apps

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 04:00

In the ever-changing mobile technology landscape, mobile recruiting options keep growing. More and more organizations are finding they need to ensure their job posts are accessible on the apps jobseekers use to get enough applicants. Of course, there are pros and cons with jobseekers’ utilizing the most common recruiting apps. Let’s take a look...

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How Can You Develop More Effective Teams?

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 04:00

If your teams are at each other’s throats, chances are your bottom line is being negatively impacted. Organizations across the country spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on teambuilding initiatives for the simple goal of creating a more united workforce. So how can you go about building more effective teams for your company or business?...

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How Can You Prepare for Future Minimum Wage Hikes?

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 04:00

Sixteen states and at least 10 large cities have increased their minimum wages substantially in 2020, with a majority of them going into effect on January 1. The minimum wage increases are happening in many markets already at or near historic lows in unemployment, which could have a significant impact on employers looking to recruit […] The...

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Do You Need a Degree to Work in Human Resources?

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 04:00

When people talk about their potential career paths, they might mention becoming doctors, lawyers, or teachers. They’re clear-cut jobs that make it easy to figure out how to land your first position and turn that into a lifelong pursuit. Working in HR is something you might also hear. Every business needs an HR department, but […] The...

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Effectively Using Your ‘Digital Real Estate’ to Attract Talent

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 04:00

Constant communication is a great way to create a memorable candidate experience—and what better way than through e-mail? But are you going about your e-mail communications successfully? There’s a ton of real estate in the e-mail space, and if you aren’t using that space effectively, you could be losing candidates’ interest before they’ve...

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AI and Collective Human Intelligence Function in Tandem for Successful Talent Acquisition

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 04:00

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used to find candidates on the Internet, to conduct screenings and assessments, to engage with them via social media and e-mail, to provide scheduling for interviews, to conduct background screening, to help generate offers, and much more. As more data accumulate, the accuracy of AI’s predictions increases....

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Cedar Rapids: When Business Conference Debauchery Ensues

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 04:00

Anytime employees are sent on business trips, they represent the company. Often, the sanctity of that responsibility is preserved. Other times, it is not. Today’s column takes a look at a film that heavily follows the latter situation, with many examples of precisely what you do not want your traveling employees to be party to. […] The post...

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5 Ways to Win with Your Hourly Workforce Data

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 04:00

Hourly-based organizations can collect more data than ever before, but many lack the tools to leverage that information and proactively manage workforce concerns. Although decisions about hours, pay, safety, and performance are critical to the workforce, too many have been left to “I think” rather than “the data tell me.” Often, there’s a...

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Onboarding Seasonal Workers a Top Factor in Determining Business Success

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 04:00

To plan for seasonal hiring, companies invest significant time and money to prepare, starting as early as Q1 for the year’s holiday season. Unfortunately, most don’t have the right processes and technology in place to accommodate all those new employees. The holidays are the most stressful time of the year for hiring new staff, with summer a...

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The Importance of Economic Empowerment for Women

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 04:00

Economic empowerment is the principle of financial independence for women. Coupon Chief tackled this issue with an infographic that covers the current state of women’s finances and how women can leverage employer benefits to improve their financial status. Check it out below! When it comes to women and money, the statistics aren’t very bright....

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LinkedIn Now Offers the Ability to Interview Candidates

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 04:00

As recruiters, sourcing and recruiting talent can be difficult, yet many are turning to social media site, LinkedIn, to simplify their hiring needs—and a recent partnership is about to make your talent acquisition process a lot easier! If you’ve been using LinkedIn as your main source of applicant tracking—through its new applicant tracking...

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Understanding Disability Disclosure

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 04:00

As an HR manager, it is critical that you make a place for people with disabilities in your workplace. That includes remaining compliant with federal and state regulations, creating a welcoming company culture, engaging in interactive accommodation processes, and so much more. I recently spoke about this issue, specifically self-identification and...

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Ways to Reduce Employee Commuting Stress and Cost

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 04:00

Having a long or frustrating commute is something many employees deal with every day. This affects a lot of different things. Employees may arrive to work frustrated, which can impact their ability to be productive early in the day; it can make it more difficult to come to work during inclement weather; and it can […] The post Ways to Reduce...

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Q&A Performance Reviews Are Broken

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 04:00

Perhaps you have heard: The performance review is dead—at least, that’s what a lot of analysts out there are saying. We recently spoke with a coaching expert to discuss what should take its place. Yael Shafrir is the Chief Marketing Officer of Meet in Place, a global network of innovative meeting spaces designed for an […] The post...

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Discouraging Toxic Workplace Behaviors

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 04:00

Often, when there are challenges in meeting goals or living up to a team’s or organization’s full potential in a workplace, there usually isn’t only one issue causing the problem. Instead, many factors can contribute to less-than-optimal organizational performance. Some of these are obvious and tangible: lack of sufficient staff, lack...

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4 Hints Your Interview Approach Is Pushing Candidates Away

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 04:00

An overwhelming 73% of jobseekers revealed the job search process is one of the most stressful things in life, according to CareerBuilder’s 2017 “Candidate Experience From End-to-End” report. This disappointing statistic highlights a flaw in the system that no recruiter wants to hear: Candidates are suffering through their job search...

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Generational Hiring: Wants, Needs, and Everything in Between

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 04:00

Gen Zs, Millennials, Gen Xers, and Boomers—these are the generations that make up the modern workplace. Each generation is unique in its own way, and because of this, you must make sure your recruiting strategies are designed to attract the talent you need to get the job done. Keep in mind that there is no […] The post Generational Hiring:...

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5 Considerations for Employee Retention and 2 Downsides You Must Not Ignore in 2020

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 04:00

We all know how tight the unemployment numbers have been (and continue to be), and with no immediate end in sight, it’s no surprise that it will continue to be a candidate-driven market. The post 5 Considerations for Employee Retention and 2 Downsides You Must Not Ignore in 2020 appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

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