Archive for May 2017

Job Interviews—What Really Works?

Job Interviews—What Really Works? Is there a best way to interview? Panel or one-person, telephone or video, structured or unstructured?  These are just some of the variables involved with developing a fair and effective method of interviewing job candidates. The talent marketplace is tight and job interviews are being used by candidates as well as…

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Cyber Attack — a Reminder to Think Before You Click

Be Careful Out There—a Reminder to Think Before You Click  A wide-spread phishing campaign involving Google Docs surprised a lot of users.  Although Google quickly disabled the attack, it serves as a potent reminder of the dangers and bad actors that lurk in digital landscapes. At BrightMove, we engineer our staffing, HR, and other SaaS…

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United Incident Highlights Power of Social Media…for HR

United Incident Highlights Power of Social Media…for HR The now-infamous incident when United Airlines roughed up a passenger on Flight 3411 concluded with the acceptance of a settlement by the injured party. But the settlement is by no means the end of the story. There are few people with access to the internet who are…

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Too Much Turnover? Could it Be Burnout?


Too Much Turnover?  Could it Be Burnout?  Job burnout is an old problem with new impacts for employers.  If your churn rate is too high, thinking about burnout could save you money and talent. Burnout is a general term that applies to talent that has had enough—too much work or just too much of the…

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Make Sure Your Candidates’ Data is Safe During Recruitment

How to Make Sure Your Candidates’ Data is Safe During Recruitment Contributed by Amelia Dermott During recruitment, you’ll inevitably receive massive amounts of personal data from boatloads of potential employees. A resume is deeply personal, and you need that information in order to come to a decision. When you’re receiving all of this data, you…

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Employee Benefits: Bringing Back Education Benefits

Why Employers Are Bringing Back Education Benefits Contributed by Tiffany Rowe Just a few decades ago, tuition reimbursement or professional development support were among the most common employee benefits. For many employees, the availability of money to help them go back to school and get more training – or even earn a degree – was…

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State of the American Workforce

Report from the Front: Gallup’s “State of the American Workplace” Released in February, Gallup’s new report on its surveys of the American workforce drives home the changing nature of work in this country. The extensive report was compiled from more than 31 million responses to Gallup surveys and database services. This is the third report…

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