4 Ways You Can Increase The Number Of Job Applicants

4 Ways You Can Increase The Number Of Job Applicants

It can be tough attracting job applicants, let alone top talent to your job posts. Here are 4 proven useful methods to increase your applicant pool and quality from Recruiter.com:   Focus on Candidate Needs, Not Employer Demands. According to Recruiter.com, “For the best results, job ads should focus on the needs of the applicants. A […]

Top Venture Capital Experts To Follow On Twitter

Top Venture Capital Experts To Follow On Twitter

Inc reports, “Obtaining venture capital is a veritable necessity for some start-up businesses today. It provides vital funds new businesses need to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace.” Venture capital is such a huge subject that it’s tough to separate the posers from expert opinion. But we’ve done it for you, for those of […]

9 Rules For Managing Conflict At Work [Infographic]

9 Rules For Managing Conflict At Work [Infographic]

Conflict is a fact of life, even in the workplace. Check out these rules to help you keep a level head and get the best outcome when work becomes a battleground and you become responsible for managing conflict at work.       We also recommend you read  “How Does HR Use Social Media?” Want […]

Leadership take note: Courage Is Contagious

Leadership take note: Courage Is Contagious

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 […]

Is 2015 The Year Of The Female CEO?

Is 2015 The Year Of The Female CEO?

According to the 2014 American Express OPEN State of Women-Owned Business report, women are starting an average of 1,200 businesses a day (up from 740 a day in the 2013 report). The internet has greatly facilitated opportunities for a more diverse group of business owners (including women) by significantly reducing the initial upfront expenses of […]

Code Repositories: A Sourcer’s Gold Mine!

Code Repositories: A Sourcer’s Gold Mine!

By Dean Da Costa CIR, SP Staffing Professional (STL) I have done a post on Stack OverFlow and the like. I decided to do another one on some lesser known sites, specifically code repositories. Now I know that Stack and Github can fall into this category but those do more than simply act as a […]

Ensure Employee Engagement Through Recognition

Ensure Employee Engagement Through Recognition

Human resources tasks may begin with the recruitment process, but they are present throughout the lifecycle of an employee. One of the most important concerns for the human resource community is employee engagement. When workers feel appreciated and comfortable in their environment, they are more likely to perform well and stay at the company. Here […]

How To Show Respect….When It’s Not Due

How To Show Respect….When It’s Not Due

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 […]

HTC Releases Awkward Promotional Rap Song

Mashable reports, ‘”Does a smartphone company need a hip hop anthem to be cool? HTC thinks the answer is yes, so it partnered with rapper Doc G to create “Hold the Crown.”‘   We also recommend you read. “Here Is Why More Sex Will Improve Your Career.” Want to receive more articles like this to […]

What Is A Gantt Chart? [Infographic]

What Is A Gantt Chart? [Infographic]

A Gantt chart is a type of bar chart used to illustrate how long a project and its tasks will take. Learn more about this useful tool in the infographic below.     We also recommend you read “3 Catch-22s Women Face At Work.” Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe […]

Your Guide To Conducting The Interview

Your Guide To Conducting The Interview

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 […]

4 HR Tips For Employee Development

4 HR Tips For Employee Development

According to HR Matters, developing employees engages workers and boosts an organization’s bottom line. Most high-performing companies realize that their workers are a major component of the organization’s success. Taking time to nurture employee talent may lead to greater levels of engagement and productivity. The Conference Board recently conducted research that discovered employee dissatisfaction and disengagement is […]

How To Encourage Diversity In The Workplace

How To Encourage Diversity In The Workplace

Employers of all types are becoming aware of the value diversity in the workplace adds to their businesses. Having different perspectives immediately available can enrich planning and product design, and a diverse workforce may help a company to reach a diverse customer base. According to author Mason Donovan, “If everyone looks the same and thinks […]

The 9 Most Disliked Work Personalities [Infographic]

The 9 Most Disliked Work Personalities [Infographic]

Do you have any of these annoying co-worker types in your office? Or perhaps you are one of them? Check out the following witty infographic of the most disliked work personalities.     We also recommend you read  “3 Tips For HR Professionals Evaluating References.” Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe […]

Why This CEO Thinks Your 20s Is Critical For Your Career

Why This CEO Thinks Your 20s Is Critical For Your Career

Fortune’s MPW Insider presents Clara Shih, founder and CEO of Hearsay Social to impart sage career advice onto millennials new to the workforce. Shih warns, “Though decisions regarding work/life balance are important and vary widely from person to person, it may not be wise in the long run to optimize for doing the bare minimum […]

How To Get Over The Bad Boss (And Other Lousy Experiences)

How To Get Over The Bad Boss (And Other Lousy Experiences)

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 […]

Is Fit A Deterrent To Innovation?

Is Fit A Deterrent To Innovation?

By Dean Da Costa CIR, SP Staffing Professional (STL) All you hear when you talk to companies is fit, the right fit, fits in with the team, etc. The problem is fit, can and usually does mean ensuring that the people you bring in are of similar type, thoughts, skills, demeanor, and attitude. The problem […]

How Does HR Use Social Media [Infographic]

How Does HR Use Social Media [Infographic]

HR departments are using social media for a surprising number of tasks, and their use of social is rapidly increasing. Check out the infographic below for more information.     We also recommend you read  “3 Tips For HR Professionals Evaluating References.” Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here. Read […]

The Suprising Science Behind What Motivates Us At Work

The Suprising Science Behind What Motivates Us At Work

Chester Elton and Adrian Gostick, the founders of The Culture Works @chesterelton have studied some amazing work cultures over the past two decades, and have surveyed more than 850,000 people for their books. During their research they have learned a lot about employee happiness and engagement… And most of what they thought was right is wrong. A lot of […]

Improve Your Twitter Karma By Following The Right People

Improve Your Twitter Karma By Following The Right People

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 […]

Recruit Like An FBI Agent

Recruit Like An FBI Agent

Recruiters are not only connectors and sellers, they are investigators. According to Conni LaDouceur, the president of ExecuQuest Corp, “You may be surprised to know that for any given search, as much as 32% to 83% of the professional working population in the US is UN-identifiable online.” So what do you do when your talent […]

Staring At A Screen All Day? Protect Your Eyes With These 4 Tips

Staring At A Screen All Day? Protect Your Eyes With These 4 Tips

As we stare at the computer screen or while reading, our blink rate decreases. We actually blink 66% less while working on the computer. This will cause your eyes to feel dry and to burn. it could also lead to headaches and constant discomfort. Sounds like you? Here are 4 tips from NextShark on how […]

What You Need To Know About Employee Engagement [Slideshare]

What You Need To Know About Employee Engagement [Slideshare]

The following presentation by Officevibe on SlideShare explains the 10 critical pillars of employee engagement and how to strengthen them. Undercover Recruiter notes, “Managers need to take note of these when considering employees as 87% of employees are not engaged with their jobs.”   10 Essential Pillars of Employee Engagement from Dan Benoni We also recommend you […]

Job Seeker Applies To Snapchat By Making a Resume Snapchat Story

Elski Felson came up with a funny and clever application for Snapchat. After 8 months on the job search he was tired of traditional resumes. “Personally, I hate paper resumes,” Felson tells the camera in his Snapchat resume. “I don’t think a piece of paper can encapsulate anybody, so I decided to make you a My […]

How To Have Productive Critical Conversations [Webinar]

How To Have Productive Critical Conversations [Webinar]

Our Friends at Leadership With Sass are hosting a webinar on March 18th and you are invited! See below for details:   Many of you have kindly followed my blog for a few years now. I’d love it if you could join me on the next webinar my company, Impacting Leaders, is hosting in a few […]

Social Media In The Workplace: Why Blocking Access Is Bad For Business [Infographic]

Social Media In The Workplace: Why Blocking Access Is Bad For Business [Infographic]

Does your company allow social media in the workplace? Blocking access to social media at work can actually be a bad for the bottom line. Rethink your views of social media use at work with the following infographic shared by Dashburst. Takeaways: If your company did not allow social media in the workplace, 26% of […]

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 but […]

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 […]

Hottest Areas For Hiring In 2015

Hottest 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]

Are you going to change jobs this year? Careerbuilder asked workers what they would change this year and quite a few said their jobs. Learn who is most likely to change jobs and more, in the infographic below.     We also recommend you read  “Office Drama: The Secrets We Overhear At Work [Infographic]”Want to […]

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 on not being able to delete email: It’s alarmingly easy to let your inbox 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 […]

Recruitment Platform ‘Jobbio’ Planning UK & US Expansion

Recruitment Platform ‘Jobbio’ Planning UK & US Expansion

Social Talent reports in their week’s news stories that Irish recruitment 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 New […]

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 than a boring resume and if you want to succeed, it is vital to stand out. The following Davitt infographic shared via Undercover Recruiter shows you […]

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 Appreciate A Voluntary Employee Benefits Option

Employees Appreciate A Voluntary Employee 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. YouTube is currently the third most popular website in the world with over 800 million unique users visiting each month. Traditional approaches are not enough to maintain a competitive advantage but since not everyone can budget to afford a professional […]

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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. […]

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