What You Need To Know About Your TV Before The Super BowlVia

What You Need To Know About Your TV Before The Super BowlVia

If you are looking to get a TV or just want to optimize your viewing experience of the Super Bowl check out these great tips for watching the big game.   Via Mashable: The Super Bowl won’t be broadcast in 4K, so a 4K TV provides no advantage over a 1080p set for watching the […]

Is It Okay For Employees To Work During FMLA Leave?

Is It Okay For Employees To Work During FMLA Leave?

Better be safe than sorry. Don’t push it as this HR Morning piece explains: If you ask the employee on leave to do anything that remotely resembles “work,” you could find yourself in a situation like this employer. In  Smith-Schrenk v. Genon Energy, Joan Smith-Schrenk was an Ethics Department manager at Genon Energy. During her two […]

3 Management Tips From Pixar

3 Management Tips From Pixar

Tomasz Tunguz, Venture Capitalist at Redpoint shared his top insights from Pixar quotes.   1. Humility is one of the best leadership principles. There is nothing quite like ignorance combined with a driving need to succeed to force rapid learning. I know this from firsthand experience. In 1986, I became the president of a new […]

How To Handle A Surge Of Customers For The Super Bowl

How To Handle A Surge Of Customers For The Super Bowl

Kate Taylor of Entrepreneur.com collected tips from five franchises including Papa John’s, Blimpie and AFC/Doctors Express Urgent Care Center, who want to win the Super Bowl sales game this year. Get ready to prepare for the big game sales with these tips: Start early. Find out what customers want. Turn to your network for support. Go the […]

Making Small Talk With The Boss: Help Your Candidates Interview Better

Making Small Talk With The Boss: Help Your Candidates Interview Better

Recruiters…pass these great tips on to your candidates !!!!  Some key take-away points: Try taking the lead on conversations, and initiating small talk. It shows leadership and the ability to connect with others — a huge asset in the workplace. Traditionally, employers open up the end of the interview for the candidate to ask questions. […]

The Storm Of HR Responsibilities [Infographic]

The Storm Of HR Responsibilities [Infographic]

What does HR do exactly you ask. Check out this nifty infographic.        We also recommend you read  “Resume Etiquette [Infographic].” Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.    Read the source article at Pinterest

“The New Company Health Plan Is Google”

“The New Company Health Plan Is Google”

Human Resource Professionals have to be willing to laugh at themselves in a field where they are constantly in the middle of corporate and employee well being….helping both and often times being villanized. Take the hilarious Catbert: Evil Director of HR.    We also recommend you read .“7 Fun Gifts For The HR Professional”.Want to receive […]

10 Signs That Your Big Ego Is Hurting Business

10 Signs That Your Big Ego Is Hurting Business

While a healthy ego is certainly good for a professional because it protects your self-esteem in the often harsh business world, when that ego is extremely large it can bring down a whole business (particularly if you have to be the owner). Ron Feher, the Chief Improvement Officer at WhiteRock Business Solutions shares the 10  warning signs […]

Meet The Woman Behind Puppy Bowl XI

Meet The Woman Behind Puppy Bowl XI

Melinda Toporoff produces a show that goes head to head with the Super Bowl and last year attracted  13.5 million viewers. Each year a considerable portion of viewers take a break from the super bowl and tune into the puppy bowl to watch puppies on a faux football field, a “ruffaree,” and chew toys. Fortune […]

The Best Career For Your Personality Type [Infographic]

The Best Career For Your Personality Type [Infographic]

The Myer Briggs Test can help determine what career is best for you….or at least that is what this infographic implies. Via Recruiter.com    We also recommend you read  “Resume Etiquette [Infographic].” Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.      Read the source article at Recruiter

Attract & Retain 5 Generations Of Employees With 5 Tips

Attract & Retain 5 Generations Of Employees With 5 Tips

Our workplace is the most diverse it has even been and that includes generational diversity. Attract and retain great multigenerational employees with these tips from HR Zone: Reach out to millennials Retain and attract older workers Reward staff with the right benefits Communicate effectively  Prepare for the Future We also recommend you read  “Is Your […]

Recruiters! Don’t Forget Passive Sourcing

Recruiters! Don’t Forget Passive Sourcing

Try this creative recruiting technique described by The Staffing Stream to up your game. Consider passive sourcing as much as you source the active candidates, especially for tough to fill roles. Modern staffing is all about spreading your reach as far as possible. The strategy, however, has to be different. Try to reach out to […]

PEO & HRO Impact On HR Professionals

PEO & HRO Impact On HR Professionals

Check out this compelling argument for outsourcing HR.   We also recommend you read  “Is Your Boss Judging You Fairly?” Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.    Read the source article at RecruitingBlogs

Recruitment For A New Era [SlideShare]

Recruitment For A New Era [SlideShare]

The Hiring Site shared this slide share on winning strategies for new recruiting era. check it out!     The Age of Talent Is Here: Recruitment for a New Era from CareerBuilder for Employers   We also recommend you read  “Resume Etiquette [Infographic].” Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.  […]

Why Companies Should Help Employees Fit Exercise Into The Work Day

Why Companies Should Help Employees Fit Exercise Into The Work Day

We continually read articles online about the importance of exercise for overall health. A new study posted by recruiter.com also shows how it benefits employers as well: If you need motivation to work out, consider this: 60 percent of workers who spent 30-60 minutes of their workday doing exercises like yoga, aerobics, or playing basketball saw improvements […]

We Have A Major Hiring Problem

We Have A Major Hiring Problem

 iCIMS surveyed hiring managers and recruiters to see how the relationship between the two was working. There is definitely a communication issue as per explained by Paul Petrone: In the study, 80 percent of recruiters said they had a “high” to “very high” understanding of the jobs they recruited for. And yet, when hiring managers were surveyed, […]

The Right Mix Of HR & Technology

The Right Mix Of HR & Technology

 Joe Abusamra via TalentCulture Blog While not a black-and-white issue, the value of technology to an organization’s HR function is clear and demonstrable. Winning businesses and organizations around the globe have exploited technology to their advantage. A 2014 Harvard Business Review research report found that organizations that invest in workforce analytics to drive talent decisions and […]

2015’s Three Firey IT Job Skills

2015’s Three Firey IT Job Skills

Computerworld recently surveyed 194 IT executives and identified some in demand IT skills for 2015. RecruitingBlogs curated their noteworthy skills based on the survey. Here are our top 3 picks:  Security! With the recent Sony hacks among others, companies aim to make their security top notch to prevent any breaches of company information.  Mobile: Mobile Recruiting, Mobile […]

Beef Up Your Resume & Linkedin Profile With These 20 Action Verbs

Beef Up Your Resume & Linkedin Profile With These 20 Action Verbs

Work these robust action verbs collected by Undercover Recruiter into your Resume and Linkedin Profile to strengthen your job search game.   Accomplished Achieved Adapted Arranged Attained Built Captured Commandeered Completed Converted Crafted Created Cut Delivered Demonstrated Designed Developed Devised Directed Distributed   We also recommend you read  “Resume Etiquette [Infographic].” Want to receive more […]

How To Recruit In The Age Of Social Media

How To Recruit In The Age Of Social Media

FinancialForce recently conducted a survey of 1,000 of their customers and found that while “61 percent of total respondents said they’d prefer not to be contacted by recruiters via social channels, 55 percent of those between the ages of 18-34 said they are okay with it” meaning social media is definitely infiltrating the recruiting scene. With that […]

How To Effectively Communicate To Recruiters

How To Effectively Communicate To Recruiters

Recruiters receive approximately 250 resumes for every position. In order to stand out it is important to make a connection. Find something you have in common via social media…I guess do some light stalking (just joking-not really) and see what their interests passions are and who they specialize in recruiting. Does it fit you? If […]

Coach Your Leaders Like They’re Playing In The Super Bowl

Coach Your Leaders Like They’re Playing In The Super Bowl

Via Workforce Kate Everson argues that HR leaders can learn a thing or two from super bowl coaches, particularly in leadership development. During the seasonal peaks coaches watch extensive hours of recorded game play to bring back memories of what happened and learn from the great plays as well as the mistakes. This same technique can be applied to […]

10 Delicious Recipes You Can Make In Your Office Kitchen

10 Delicious Recipes You Can Make In Your Office Kitchen

Let’s face it…..it’s not the food in the office kitchen…. It’s what you do with the food in the office kitchen !!!!  Here are 10 office food hacks to change up the same old munchies….PS don’t be afraid to take someone’s hidden stash to complete one of these yummy dishes.   1) The Fruit & Cheese Platter  Ingredients: cheese, fruit, nuts […]

Super Bowl Invite Ettiquete

Super Bowl Invite Ettiquete

Are you throwing a super bowl party? Here is the break down on how to do it right:   We also recommend you read  “5 Animals That Hate The Blizzard More Than You”. Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.    Read the source article at celebrations.com

How To Spot Common Job Scams

How To Spot Common Job Scams

Once you know what to look for it is actually quite easy to spot a nasty job scam whether it be a ‘wire transfer’ or a ‘pay-to-work’. Make sure to look up the name of the company along with the word scam. Many of scam ads have names eerily similar to big name companies. Also […]

Toss These 9 Habits Of Terrible Decision Makers [Infographic]

Toss These 9 Habits Of Terrible Decision Makers [Infographic]

Business Insider shared the Harvard Business Review survey results of horrible decision making in this nifty infographic.   We also recommend you read  “Resume Etiquette [Infographic].” Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.    Read the source article at Business Insider

10 Tips To Get More Productive Every Day

10 Tips To Get More Productive Every Day

  Chad Halvorson via Inc shared new year intentions that will help you get more done. Here are 10 of our favorites. Let us know what helps you stay productive in the comments section below. Know where you are and where you want to be. Get enough sleep. Get fit. Take steps toward a deadline. […]

Combat Workplace Envy With Modesty

Combat Workplace Envy With Modesty

Marcus Guido via Sandglaz blog wrote an insightful article on how to banish the green monster of jealousy. Envy is more common in the workplace than we would like to admit, whether it is directed towards you or whether you yourself begin to feel frustrated. Either way it is not good for the team.  Guido’s advice […]

5 Things To Do On Superbowl Sunday If You HATE Football

5 Things To Do On Superbowl Sunday If You HATE Football

Thanks to the one third of the U.S. population that will be parked in front of their TVs watching football on February 1, it will be easier for the rest to snag discounts at zoos, ski resorts, spas, and other attractions—not to mention score seats at otherwise unavailable shows and restaurants. 1. Take in a show  […]

10 Articles Recruiters Shared The Most This Week

10 Articles Recruiters Shared The Most This Week

We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: How I Read Your CV — by James Caan The Biggest Mistakes I See on Resumes, Part 2: Your top 8 questions — by […]

This Question Improves Customer Engagement

This Question Improves Customer Engagement

David Zinger of Talent Space Blog guarantees this one question will get you instant customer engagement and help you gauge the company, client relationship.   ‘How does what I do benefit you?’ is a simple question. It focuses work on contribution. It is a lean pathway to customer engagement, taking just 5 seconds to initiate. Employees do not […]

Wasted Time At Work [Infographic]

Wasted Time At Work [Infographic]

Wasted time in the workplace is a massive problem despite companies stern policies on personal social media usage.      We also recommend you read .“7 Fun Gifts For The HR Professional”.Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.    Read the source article at Online Recruitment Magazine

The Top 5 LinkedIn Job Seeking Tips [Slideshare]

The Top 5 LinkedIn Job Seeking Tips [Slideshare]

5 Data Driven LinkedIn Tips for Your Job Search via Undercover Recruiter Blog.   Top 5 LinkedIn Job Seeking Tips from LinkedIn   We also recommend you read  “Retain A Great Employee When A Raise Isn’t Possible.”Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.  Read the source article at Undercover Recruiter

Together Everyone Achieves More

Awesome team video and hilarious animated commercial. This is one in a series that shows cute animals using teamwork to kick butt against a mean predator.   We also recommend you read  “Guide To Dealing With Your Employees’ Super Bowl Hangovers.” Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.

Do You Know This Little Known Super Bowl Story?

Do You Know This Little Known Super Bowl Story?

Huffington Post revealed this fun story among many little known details about the Super Bowl: Someone has snuck into over 30 Super Bowls including the very first championship. Dion Rich has gate-crashed many, many big events including the Oscars and Olympics, but he has snuck into the Super Bowl the most. In a 1993 Los Angeles […]

Social Skills Are Necessary For Your Recruiter Tool Belt

Social Skills Are Necessary For Your Recruiter Tool Belt

You have to have this in your “recruiter tool belt”….not only can social media offer the most complete picture of a candidate, but it’s also the vehicle of communication that comes most naturally to most job candidates.  Openreq.com’s Key takeaways: Sourcing Talent: Recruiters can get to know potential candidates online long before conducting interviews. Employer […]

5 Recruiting Practices Necessary To All HR Managers

5 Recruiting Practices Necessary To All HR Managers

Via Recruiterbox blog, we chose five of the 11 must-have recruiting practices for all hiring managers to share with you. They are straightforward, but necessary and easily overlooked. Hire but don’t hesitate to fire also. Hire talent over experience. Create attractive and innovative job postings. Build your brand. Leverage your technology tools.   We also […]

2 Steps To Find The Best Key Words For Your LinkedIn Profile

2 Steps To Find The Best Key Words For Your LinkedIn Profile

Interview coach and Careerealism writer Margaret Buj knows the power of using keywords in your Linkedin profile. If you are job seeker she says keywords will help you come up on a recruiter’s search, but how do you find the best ones and what exactly are keywords? First off, keywords are the specific phrases that reciters may […]

9 Easy Super Bowl Dips & Snacks

9 Easy Super Bowl Dips & Snacks

We found this awesome list on the Food Network…Choose from dozens of easy dips, snack mixes, sliders and more. Of course we have to share our favorites…. Chunky Guacamole Finely chop 1 small white onion and 1 serrano chile. Mix with 1 cup torn cilantro, 3 diced avocados, the juice of 2 limes and salt […]

4 Types Of Change That Are Toughest On Teams [Infographic]

4 Types Of Change That Are Toughest On Teams [Infographic]

The research presented in the infographic below from HR BLR is part of a joint project between The Creative Group and AIGA that explores key trends shaping the creative profession. For the following information they surveyed more than 750 creative professionals and offers additional insights from leaders in the creative industry.     We also recommend […]

The 10 Craziest, Silliest, & Most Outrageous Excuses For Being Late To Work

The 10 Craziest, Silliest, & Most Outrageous Excuses For Being Late To Work

An employee’s reasons for tardiness can range anywhere from the usual line of “the traffic was horrendous today” to the bizarre “the dog peed on my cell phone”. In a recent CareerBuilder survey of nearly 2,200 hiring managers and HR professionals, employers listed the most outrageous excuses they’ve heard. Here are the 10 craziest, silliest, and most outrageous excuses for […]

Employee Happiness Is The Ultimate Indicator Of A High Achieving Business

Employee Happiness Is The Ultimate Indicator Of A High Achieving Business

Via Recruiter.com, Maren Hogan  reports on the yearly Glassdoor List, “Best Places to Work” in 2015. The companies were compiled in two categories, small and big business. Hogan found that what both #1s in each category have in common is employee happiness. #1 For Big Business, Google: “The benefits and care of employees is obviously world class, […]

7 Habits Of A Bad Manager [Infographic]

7 Habits Of A Bad Manager [Infographic]

The following infographic describes the 7 habits cultivated by highly ineffective and therefore poor performing managers. Infographic Via Mark Denham.       We also recommend you read  “Resume Etiquette [Infographic].” Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.    Read the source article at Mark Denham

Top 4 Job Ad Errors

Top 4 Job Ad Errors

It’s not just the job seekers that should watch their grammar and present impeccable resumes. If recruiters want quality hire it is important to place quality ads to attract top talent. Mark Wilkinson via Coburg Banks shares the top job advertisement errors to avoid. 1. Avoid Sloppy English. 2. Get to the point and avoid […]

57% Of HR Pros Want To Change Jobs

57% Of HR Pros Want To Change Jobs

Benefits Pro reports alarming statistics on the lack of employee satisfaction in human resources. We know HR pros have it tough with bad press and the tug and pull from the C-Suite. Below are the survey highlights as written by Dan Cook : According to BNA, the 30-country survey found that job satisfaction fell 5 percent in […]

What The Savvy Recruiter Can Learn From Job Seekers

What The Savvy Recruiter Can Learn From Job Seekers

Want great hires? Bill Boorman via The Hiring Site suggests recruiters making the application process easier for potential candidates. Here are a few pointers we can take from job seekers:   Make connecting with your employees and hiring managers easier. Make researching opportunities easy on your career website. Send jobs and work content to job seekers and […]

What Jobs To Take If You Want To Get Married

What Jobs To Take If You Want To Get Married

Bloomberg Business’ Dorothy Gambrell shared thise two funny charts of the occupations in which people are most likely to be married and the ones in which people are most likely to be divorced. Which chart do you fall into?       We also recommend you read  “STEM Study Results Reveal A 100% Gender Bias Against Women […]

How To Tell Your Boss  “I’m Overloaded With Work”

How To Tell Your Boss “I’m Overloaded With Work”

For those moments when you have several top priorities and then your boss adds another one…here is how to communicate your situation professionally and effectively. Via Mashable and The Muse   Respond by writing (or saying): OK! I can definitely tackle this, but I’d like to review something before I proceed.  Right now my current […]

How To Make Conference Calls Less Horrible

How To Make Conference Calls Less Horrible

Via Harvard Business Review, Rob Bellmar No one wants to sit on a boring conference call, especially when they have other work to do. But that’s the reality for a lot of people, at least according to recent InterCall research on the rise of mobile conference calls and employee conferencing behavior.   Stop striving for inclusiveness. Time, […]

Amazing Checklist For Recruiting Exceptional People

Amazing Checklist For Recruiting Exceptional People

Lou Adler shared his list of Performance-based Hiring techniques and marketing tips he’s developed throughout his career, we recommend you give this checklist a shot.  This can easily be applied to recruiting & staffing efforts for clients, here are our favorites off the list: Prepare a preliminary performance-based job description Understand the ideal candidate Develop […]

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