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Why More Women Aren’t in Leadership Positions


It’s just over two years shy of the centennial of women’s suffrage, but the United States has little to celebrate. Women’s rights in this country lag behind other developed nations; in fact, the U.S. is one of only seven members of the United Nations who has failed to ratify The Convention on the Elimination of…

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Job Loss and Career Transition – Finding the Silver Lining

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Transitioning Workers Create Hidden Talent Pools Job automation is picking up speed, displacing workers and creating hidden talent pools in the process. It is well known that jobs in some fields are disappearing or have already been retired as a result of machines.  As we discussed earlier, this is not a new trend.  A recent…

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A Helpful Tip List for First Time Recruiters


Congratulations on your new position! You now have a world of things to learn. Being a recruiter will undoubtedly keep you busy. You got your position because you have an eye for talent, and you’re able to recognize and understand the important needs of others. Now, it’s time to recognize and understand the needs you’re…

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How Confident are You About Applicant Screening?

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A report recently released through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) suggests HR professionals are not all that thrilled with entry-level applicant screening processes. The Joyce Foundation funded a study to find out what skills are most important for the hiring of entry-level candidates.  The foundation also wanted to know more about common recruiting…

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Negotiating in HR – Bolster Your Bargaining Power

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“You Say Tomato…I Say…” How Similarity Might Count More than Being Nice During Negotiations Whether you are negotiating salary, corporate reorganization, or a sale, effective negotiation skills are critical.  A new study points out that negotiating success may have more to do with personality than talking points. Common sense dictates that when you need to…

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Why Is It So Hard to Keep Employees Happy?

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Why Is It So Hard to Keep Employees Happy? Strategies to Implement at Your Company Description: High employee morale is difficult to achieve, but it is essential for productivity, innovation, and employee retention. Learn how your business can keep employees happier for longer. “Why aren’t my employees happy?” Countless managers and business owners have asked…

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7 Things Recruiters Do That Turn Off a Potential Employee

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Stop That! Things are competitive on both sides. You might be trying to find the perfect candidate to fill a position, and there’s always a perfect candidate looking for a position to fill. Top talent won’t need to look long and far for a great position. When you think you have this person sitting in…

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10 Things a Recruiter Does Not Want to Hear

A recruiter is looking to be on your side. Whenever you’re sitting down with a recruiter, you’re being presented with an opportunity for a better career future. While it’s always best to be honest in these situations, it isn’t always best to volunteer a little more than your recruiter wants to hear. Don’t let a…

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Criminal Background Checks: Save the Reputation of Your Company

Have you been considering conducting criminal background checks as part of your recruiting and hiring process for potential employees, but you’re not quite sure how to go about it? If you’re a recruiter or manager who is responsible for assessing and/or hiring employees, it’s on your shoulders to ensure that anyone you bring in is…

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Time off? Go Ahead—Take the Month

Summertime—a great time to kick back, read a book, and relax.  How about some time off?  How about an entire month? Sound fun—or crazy?  While taking a month off may seem like the next big perk, it could actually put your company ahead in innovation, problem-solving, and retention. In 2016, Glassdoor offered survey results for…

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