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IBM Tells Remote Workers to Get Back to the Office.

Moving Forward or Backward?  IBM Tells Employees to Get Back to Work (In the Office, That Is) Even as reports show engagement and productivity are enhanced with remote work, IBM took a big step in May, telling remote employees in several of its divisions that it is time to come back in the office. IBM…

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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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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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Improve Hiring Leverage by Including Travel Perks

  Improve Hiring Leverage by Including Travel Perks For companies seeking top leadership or niche talent, adding travel benefits to the list of job perks can sweeten an offer for hire. As expected, the talent market is tightening. With more jobs than candidates at certain levels, companies are once again looking for the right combination…

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Fight or Flight? How CEOs Decide Whether to Exit

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Fight or Flight?  How CEO’s Decide Whether to Exit during a Business Downturn Turnover impacts productivity at all levels—especially in the C-Suite.  A recent study looks at the decisions made by CEOs to stay or go when their company hits hard times. Business success is anything but guaranteed.  While 50 percent of start-ups fail within…

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How to Use Twitter for Recruiting: 5 Tips

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by Joan Herbert Joan is an Assistant Manager at, a curious individual, avid reader and a passionate creative writer.  It is no secret that Twitter is a popular social media platform for staying in touch with friends, but as its usage has increased, so has its capabilities in professional use. These days, Twitter is…

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New Facebook Features Boost Hiring Outreach

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New Facebook Features Boost Hiring Outreach Facebook recently amped up its job application capabilities—what does this mean for HR, recruiters, and applicants? In terms of numbers, Facebook reports 1.23 billion daily active users.  Without argument, user engagement on Facebook is unmatched.  While using Facebook as a talent pool is not new, the social media channel…

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