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3 Ways to Build the Best Talent Pools in 2019

February 14, 2019 at 07:20 PM

To find out what's keeping employers awake at night, talent acquisition software solution iCIMS recently surveyed its clients. What it found: 72 percent of employers say building talent pools is their No. 1 priority in 2019. This makes complete sense. Given that nearly every employer faces ...

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Support Older Workers to Support Your Bottom Line

February 14, 2019 at 09:05 PM

Consider this scenario: An employee of yours is reaching 65. They have been with the company for decades. You could always count on them through thick and thin, and now they're going to walk out the door, because as far as they know, that's the only option they have. This situation is quite common, but it's more damaging to organizations than you might think. If you were to do some high-level accounting of assets, you would see that you lose much of ...

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The Evolution of Employee Engagement

February 15, 2019 at 04:15 PM

It's no secret that organizations with high levels of engagement consistently outperform the competition. According to a meta-analysis conducted by Gallup, "business or work units that score in the top quartile of their organization for employee engagement nearly double the odds of success" in comparison with those in the bottom quartile. In practice, that increased success ...

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Driven to Succeed: 5 Professional Lessons I Learned From Uber Drivers

February 14, 2019 at 05:47 PM

What can job seekers learn from entrepreneurs? Just about everything. Every day, entrepreneurs are on the front lines of the business world as they create, innovate, solve problems, and strive to outpace their competitors and better serve their customers. Creativity, critical thinking, and agility are all part of the entrepreneurial mindset that is key to success whether you work for yourself or someone else. Personally, I'm always finding business lessons ...

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How to Negotiate a Pay Raise With Just About Anyone

February 19, 2019 at 03:18 PM

Believing you deserve a raise is one thing; successfully negotiating a change in your salary or benefits package is quite another. While your priorities might be clear to you, the conflicting interests a company may be dealing with behind the scenes are often less apparent. That said, fear of being told "no" shouldn't stop you from asking for what you're worth. Whether your boss is a stone-cold numbers person, your ...

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Want Ridiculously Talented Hires? Make Your Recruitment Process More Collaborative

February 14, 2019 at 04:50 PM

Eighteen percent of respondents to a survey from employer branding agency Ph.Attraction said the receptionist at their last interview seemed to care more about them than the interviewer did. This red flag suggests some companies are failing to deliver the right kinds of recruitment experiences. Applicants who know their worth evaluate the recruitment process with a keen ...

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Put Down Your Phone: 4 Brain-Building Activities You Can Do at the Bar

February 13, 2019 at 09:23 PM

Article by Srini Pillay The bar is crowded. You've ordered your favorite drink, and your friends have not arrived yet, so you grab your phone to scroll mindlessly through Instagram or send a few work emails while you wait. This is far from a unique situation. In fact, Americans check their phones about 80 times a day. However, retweeting, liking, and texting instead of looking up from the ...

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First Day on the Job: Make a Great Impression Without Coming on Too Strong

February 13, 2019 at 06:04 PM

It's your first day on the job, and you want to make a great impression on your supervisor and coworkers. This is an understandable urge, but you must be careful. You don't want to come on too strong — like a person wearing so much perfume or cologne you can smell them before you see them. You don't want to be that person, metaphorically — and literally! — speaking. The following tips will help you strike the right balance between being impressive and being ...

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5 Easy Ways to Recognize Employees

February 13, 2019 at 06:58 PM

If you've spent any amount of time trying to improve employee engagement, you know it can be an uphill battle. According to Gallup's most recent "State of the American Workplace" report, 67 percent of US employees are not engaged at work. There are many causes behind this epidemic, but one of the most common reasons why people don't feel engaged is that they feel unappreciated. Fortunately, there are ...

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11 Recruiting Events to Be Inspired by in 2019

February 12, 2019 at 09:39 PM

Whether you're new to talent acquisition or a seasoned professional, attending the right conferences and events is key to your professional success. At least a hundred HR and recruiting conferences exist, giving every recruiter and HR pro the opportunity to learn all there is to know about any given facet of talent management and acquisition. Not sure which conferences and events are worth your time this year? Here are 11 you might ...

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