How To Track Emails From Unknown Places

How To Track Emails From Unknown Places

By Dean Da Costa CIR, SP Staffing Professional (STL)     Anyone who does a lot with their email has gotten emails that are strange. Meaning you have no clue who sent them, or why. The emails say little and are always designed to have you press a link. Sometimes they will even look official […]

3 Simple Things Employees Crave

3 Simple Things Employees Crave

In recognition of upcoming Employee Appreciation Day, it is time we learned the simple things employees look for from their supervisors. Ben peterson, the CEO and Co-founder, BambooHR @hwhl shares three important things employees crave.  The gift of truth. Peterson writes,”Nobody wants to tell a coworker that they’re bad at something; sometimes it’s easier just to ignore it and […]

Top 10 Rules For Successful Internet Sourcers

Top 10 Rules For Successful Internet Sourcers

By Dean Da Costa “Helping People Connect with their Destiny” By “Finding what cannot be Found”  Dean is a highly experienced and decorated veteran staffing professional with over 20 years in the industry. He is best known for his gold star winning hiring numbers, and his keen insight and creation of ground breaking tools and […]

According To Science Your Job Interview Success Is Determined In The First Few Minutes

According To Science Your Job Interview Success Is Determined In The First Few Minutes

We all know the importance of first impressions, especially in the job interview. New research takes it a step further. According to Business Insider, “Research analyzed by Monica Harris and Christopher Garris in “First Impressions” suggests that the opening minutes of an interview can make or break your chances at landing the job.” “A famous […]

This Startup’s Goal Is To Inspire A Million Women

This Startup’s Goal Is To Inspire A Million Women

A new startup is set to motivate and mentor young women in entrepreneurship. According to Mashable, Jo Burston, a serial entrepreneur and the brains behind the hugely successful Job Capital has decided to turn her attention to inspiring women entrepreneurs. Mashable reports, “Her new business venture, Influential Rare Birds, includes a mentorship program, a online investment […]

Find Out Your Telework Savings Potential By State [Infographic]

Find Out Your Telework Savings Potential By State [Infographic]

To Celebrate National Telework Week Check out the infographic below. According to Hr News, “This week—March 2 through March 6—is National Telework Week and with millions of Americans mired in debt, and climate change concerns threatening our national security, it’s worth pointing out that we could save more than $900 billion and prevent 3.6 million […]

When To Apply For A Job For Which You ‘Aren’t’ Qualified

When To Apply For A Job For Which You ‘Aren’t’ Qualified

Love the job description….but there is more than one requirement you are not experienced in. Should you apply? According to The Muse, follow the 80/20 rule. If you have 80% of the minimum qualifications, go ahead and apply. The employer might be asking too much in the job application, so this gets your foot in the door. […]

The Top 5 States For Conducting Business

The Top 5 States For Conducting Business

For companies choosing to locate in the United States, deciding the state in which to base their operations can be very difficult. The top five selected by The Wall ST 24/7 are not what you would expect… take a look. 5) Delaware Real GDP growth, 2012-2013: 1.6% (20th lowest) Average wages and salaries, 2013: $51,093 (12th […]

How Leaders Watch Their Tone

How Leaders Watch Their Tone

Our friends at Leadership with Sass Blog kindly let us repost. Linda Sasser is the founder and CEO of Impacting Leaders, a firm focused on helping companies achieve their goals by growing and developing leaders at every level. Linda’s leadership expertise reflects her experiences as a small business owner and a corporate executive. She believes the leadership […]

8 Steps For Writing The Perfect Job Description

8 Steps For Writing The Perfect Job Description

By Dean Da Costa CIR, SP Staffing Professional (STL) It’s all in the Name – Your first challenge is to get a top candidate to click on your job posting from a large, mind numing, and repetitive list of startling similar jobs. Research shows that job seekers click on jobs based on the name and […]

Highlights Of The Termination & Exit Interviews Survey

Highlights Of The Termination & Exit Interviews Survey

The Advisor conducted a Termination and Exit Interviews Survey in December 2014 with 1,892 participants. Below are the takeaways: 82% of respondents indicated voluntary termination is more common than involuntary. 89% of participants conduct exit interviews in order to identify problem areas within the organization so they might enhance future retention. Only 5.5% of those surveyed […]

Hot Areas For Hiring In 2015

Hot Areas For Hiring In 2015

The increase in job openings continues according to CareerBuilder’s annual job forecast. The HR Daily Advisor reports, “More than one-third of employers expect to hire full-time, permanent employees in 2015, the best outlook from the survey since 2006. Salary increases—including raises for minimum wage workers—are also on the agenda of hiring managers.” The annual job […]

Who is Most Likely to Change Jobs at Your Company? [Infographic]

Who is Most Likely to Change Jobs at Your Company? [Infographic]

Careerbuilder asked workers what they would change this year and quite a few said their jobs. Learn more in the infographic below.     We also recommend you read  “Office Drama: The Secrets We Overhear At Work [Infographic]”Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here. Read the source article at Undercover […]

Check Out This Viral Tweet Making Fun Of Those Of You That Never Delete Email

Check Out This Viral Tweet Making Fun Of Those Of You That Never Delete Email

Via Lisa Eadicicco of Business Insider: It’s alarmingly easy to let your inbox can spiral out of control. So easy, in fact, that this graphic has been making the rounds all over Twitter this past weekend.   Screenshot from Business Insider We also recommend you read. “Here Is Why More Sex Will Improve Your Career.” […]

Irish Hiring Platform ‘Jobbio’ Planning UK & US Expansion

Irish Hiring Platform ‘Jobbio’ Planning UK & US Expansion

Social Talent reports in their week’s news stories that Irish hiring platform Jobbio has secured €1m in funding via AIB Seed Capital Fund, MXC Capital, Enterprise Ireland, and private investment. The company plans the use the funding to expand its UK and Irish operations and to launch the platform in the US, where it opened a […]

ISIS Threatens Twitter Founder With Death

ISIS Threatens Twitter Founder With Death

ISIS threatened to murder Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey because the company blocked the ISIS Social media accounts. Business Insider reports, “BuzzFeed first reported on Sunday. The social media site has suspended users linked to terrorism in the past. The Islamic State threat went live on Pastebin 15 hours ago, and calls on jihadists across the world […]

The Resume But Not As We Know It [infographic]

The Resume But Not As We Know It [infographic]

The Traditional resume as we know it, is gone. Today a sheet of paper detailing your work experience and contact details is just not enough. Employers are expecting more and if you want to succeed, it is vital to stand out. The following Davitt infographic shared via Undercover Recruiter shows you how to stay updated […]

Celebrating 15 Years Of Innovation In The Workforce [Infographic]

Celebrating 15 Years Of Innovation In The Workforce [Infographic]

A whole lot has happened in the workplace in 15 years…I wasn’t even in the workforce, just a 10 year old. Where were you? Check it out.   We also recommend you read  “The 50 Most Giving Companies.”Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.  Read the source article at talentculture.com

Employees Will Appreciate A Voluntary Benefits Option

Employees Will Appreciate A Voluntary Benefits Option

The more flexibility employees have, the better the employer culture. Workers appreciate when they have options pertaining to their job, and one of the biggest challenges facing the professional world is healthcare benefits. As organizations deal with how employees are going to be offered benefits or covered under new healthcare plans, they need to take […]

Quick Guide To Employee Rights & Privacy In The Workplace

Quick Guide To Employee Rights & Privacy In The Workplace

After the recruitment process, every employee should go through an Employee Value Proposition (EVP) with his or her new employer. Documents within the EVP may include employee conduct information, including what is tolerated at the workplace. However, employee rights often do not cover employee privacy rights. Here¹s how to make sure employees know what to […]

Why Employee Motivation Is Internal, Not From Incentives

Why Employee Motivation Is Internal, Not From Incentives

A new study from the University of Iowa found that employees are motivated to do well at their jobs when they feel their work is in line with what the researchers called higher-order goals. The best way to ensure employee productivity, then, is to match people with positions that help them fulfill their goals. The […]

Making a Recruitment Videos Is Easier Than You Think

LinkedIn reports that video will account for 69% of all consumer internet traffic by the year 2017. Since not everyone can budget to afford a professional video crew and a crack editorial team, LinkedIn put together this amazingly helpful tutorial video that shows you how to make your own recruiting video with just a smartphone, your laptop, some […]

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Eliminating Risk And Creating A Happy Workplace

Eliminating Risk And Creating A Happy Workplace

As companies plan to hire new employees in the new year, they should be aware of how strong and effective recruitment strategies can reduce employee risk factors and develop a productive and positive working atmosphere. Hiring quality employees requires vision, perseverance and experience. Growing businesses can benefit financially when they recruit top talent and build […]

Try These 3 Effective Employee Recognition Ideas

Try These 3 Effective Employee Recognition Ideas

Employee recognition is a talent management tool that can be extremely effective; and it doesn’t need to be costly. However, some companies don’t use it much or at all. Here are some tips on how to integrate employee recognition into existing human resources practices at the workplace: Give Only Deserved Recognition Diluting employee recognition does no one favors. […]

How To Develop An Internship Program For Your Business

How To Develop An Internship Program For Your Business

Offering internships may be beneficial to your company. If you are seriously considering developing an internship program, here are a few tips from the Michigan State University Career Services on how to go about the recruitment process and what to expect once you bring on one – or two, or three – interns. Could Your […]

Dealing With Substance Abuse In The Workplace

Dealing With Substance Abuse In The Workplace

It is estimated that 18.9 million American adults deal with substance abuse or dependence, according to The Department of Health and Human Services’ 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Approximately half of this population is employed. As such, human resource professionals may encounter employees with substance issues at some point. Knowing how best […]

3 Tips For HR Professionals Evaluating References

3 Tips For HR Professionals Evaluating References

As candidates move through the recruitment process, there comes a time when recruiters or hiring managers must check their references. This sometimes a frustrating process. Going to the trouble to contact the person a candidate has provided as a reference only to hear that discussing former employees is not allowed, or that they were not […]

4 Creative Recruiting Strategies

4 Creative Recruiting Strategies

If the practice of online recruitment services and one-on-one interviews are not supplying the talent needed to effectively fill a position, then it’s time to rethink the business recruiting process. When searching for talent, a flood of hundreds or even thousands of resumes submitted online requires valuable resources in order to find the right candidate […]

How To Encourage Self-Sufficient Employees

How To Encourage Self-Sufficient Employees

Employees who are innovative thinkers and potential leaders are important to many talent management professionals. Nurturing workers who can do their jobs with minimum supervision while innovating and adding value to a company doesn’t need to be difficult. Here are some tips on how to foster creativity and leadership in any workplace, ultimately creating self-sufficient employees […]

For Happier Employees Create A Workplace Bullying Policy

For Happier Employees Create A Workplace Bullying Policy

Human resource departments can only go so far to stop bullying in the workplace, but instituting a policy can go a long way when trying to make the office a safer place to work. According to Fox News, 24 states have proposed legislation against workplace bullying, but none have yet been passed. The human resource community […]

Your Guide To An Effective Wellness Program

Your Guide To An Effective Wellness Program

With the advent of the Affordable Care Act, employers will have the opportunity to change the way their wellness programs operate. New regulations will expand the financial scope of health-related rewards and penalties employers are able to use. They can offer significant discounts on insurance premiums to workers who meet particular requirements, and can penalize tobacco […]

3 Tips For Implementing A Content Strategy

3 Tips For Implementing A Content Strategy

According to ERE.net, static websites are no longer enough to attract the attention of top talent. Instead, companies should have dynamic content that will engage candidates during virtual recruitment. This may seem like a tall order, as high-quality, frequently updated content can take extra work. However, there are ways to implement a content strategy without overwhelming anyone: Distribute […]

Competing With The Global Market: Tips To Attract Top Talent

Competing With The Global Market: Tips To Attract Top Talent

Recruiting efforts have taken a modern turn, making virtual recruitment a go-to strategy to find and attract the highest-quality talent. As technology becomes standardized in the workplace, it’s important to remember that online recruiting isn’t the only route to building a qualified pool of applicants. In fact, some best practices in attracting high caliber candidates don’t […]

69% Of Companies Have No Issue With Employees Looking For Other Jobs

69% Of Companies Have No Issue With Employees Looking For Other Jobs

by Openreq.com THE PREMIER HUB™ for the Staffing Industry The past few months have seen an increase in employee turnover and according to a new study, senior management and many members of the human resource community do not see a problem with workers seeking new opportunities. A recent survey conducted by the American Management Association […]

Why Communication Is Key To Effective Leadership

Why Communication Is Key To Effective Leadership

According to a recent meta-analysis of assessment data on many managers by Development Dimensions International, workers in leadership positions often lack the interaction skills to perform their roles effectively. The research found leaders would benefit from being able to have more effective conversations with colleagues, direct reports and others at their organizations, and ultimately transition […]

How To Be A Better Communicator

How To Be A Better Communicator

Talent management professionals must be able to communicate well with a wide variety of people. Understanding how to give and receive information while accommodating any one of a number of communication styles is one of the most important competencies for any leader, especially one who is in the human resources community. While communication can be […]

3 Tips On Choosing A Background Check Vendor

3 Tips On Choosing A Background Check Vendor

Employers in many industries rely on background checks as part of their recruitment process. Particularly in fields like education and criminal justice, the results of these investigations are very important in determining whether to make an offer to a candidate. Many recruiters and companies outsource this crucial part of talent acquisition. This is often the […]

Caution: Interview Questions Every Candidate Should Know Not To Answer

Caution: Interview Questions Every Candidate Should Know Not To Answer

Suit, check; resume, check. Today is your interview for a new job. Maybe you have been unemployed for a few months, maybe you are interviewing for an internal, higher-paying position, or maybe you haven¹t had an interview since you were last hired 14 years ago. No matter what, being prepared for interview questions takes careful […]

How To Build A Business Case

How To Build A Business Case

It is often necessary for human resources professionals to present new ideas and initiatives to their superiors in a compelling way that will bring about the change they desire. Learning to construct a good business case for a new initiative can make a difference in how superiors receive these suggestions, and can help professionals clarify their ideas before soliciting […]

Build A Strong Mission Statement For A Better Workplace

Build A Strong Mission Statement For A Better Workplace

Good employees will stand behind a good company – it’s as simple as that. A business with solid leadership allows workers to grow in their positions and expand their responsibilities, thus creating a more productive office. The company must first communicate its ideals and values for the employees to share in that feeling and help […]

Breaking Out Of The Old HR Model, Part 2: The Development Of Company Culture

Breaking Out Of The Old HR Model, Part 2: The Development Of Company Culture

As human resource professionals take on more responsibilities, developing, managing and promoting company culture has become a vital component of HR administrations. Establishing a highly engaged environment within a business assists in the recruitment process and talent acquisition while also encouraging personal and professional development among current employees. Cultivate According to Branding An organization’s brand […]

Blended Workforces Are Proven To Be Successful Management Solutions

Blended Workforces Are Proven To Be Successful Management Solutions

A survey from Randstad Sourceright, a global talent solutions leader, offers a report to help organizations understand why blended workforces help human resources manage talent. The survey reveals the benefits of having a single source manage talent acquisition and the workforce.  Randstad president of managed services program, Teresa Creech, stated that the report is meant […]

Beware Of The Subtle Biases In Talent Acquisition

Beware Of The Subtle Biases In Talent Acquisition

Members of the human resource community wish to fill every position for which they are responsible with great hires. From recruitment strategies to making an offer for employment, HR professionals focus on this end goal throughout the process. According to recent research, however, hiring managers may have biases of which they are not even aware that […]

The 4 Best Temporary Hiring Practices

The 4 Best Temporary Hiring Practices

Companies are varying from the usual recruitment processes in order to better serve immediate staffing needs. Temporary hires are sometimes the solution to current business problems, and studies show that quite a few companies are investing in professionals to aid for short amounts of time. In fact, 90 percent of chief financial officers like temporary staff for maintaining […]

Become A Solution-Oriented HR Community

Become A Solution-Oriented HR Community

A common saying is that great human resource communities thrive on finding and implementing solutions rather than dwelling on problems. Companies that provide professional staffing solutions may want to try the following ideas to become a solutions-oriented organization: Identify and Define the Problem
 Pinning down and crafting a clear picture of the issue can help human resource professionals […]

How HR Can Ensure The Company Is Prepared For Workplace Emergencies

How HR Can Ensure The Company Is Prepared For Workplace Emergencies

One of the major functions of the human resources community in the workplace is to ensure that the company is prepared to help its employees in the event of an office emergency. Of course, the hope is always that an emergency will never occur. In the case that it does, however, it is usually the responsibility […]

How To Use Criminal Background Checks

How To Use Criminal Background Checks

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed two lawsuits recently that relate to the use of criminal background checks in the human resource community. The lawsuits both allege that two different companies used criminal background checks improperly during the recruitment process. Companies that adhere to proper hiring processes will make sure to have a smoother transition, retain […]

ATS: The First Step For A Stellar Recruitment Process

ATS: The First Step For A Stellar Recruitment Process

Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are great virtual recruitment tools to use in order to quickly and effectively filter out job applicants. If you haven¹t considered or implemented an ATS into the hiring process, it can help cut down on the initial time spent looking for the right candidate. Time is of the essence, especially for […]

Addressing Depression In The Workplace

Addressing Depression In The Workplace

by Openreq.com THE PREMIER HUB™ for the Staffing Industry The mental and emotional health of employees should be a priority for the human resources community, as it can lead to a less productive staff, lower employee engagement and even increased health insurance costs. Data from the 2012 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index revealed 12 percent of U.S. workers have been diagnosed […]

How A Positive Attitude May Significantly Improve Productivity

How A Positive Attitude May Significantly Improve Productivity

Acquiring talent is one of the most important tasks a human resource department faces, as hiring the right workers reduces turnover rates and cuts costs. It can be trying to determine from a resume alone whether a potential employee will make a good fit. A candidate may have a resume that highlights an astute skill […]

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