Cultural Diversity: A Long-Term Investment Strategy
Sep22

Cultural Diversity: A Long-Term Investment Strategy

Mismanaging cultural diversity in the workplace causes unhealthy tensions and a loss of team productivity. Your company’s is exponentially stronger with you foster an atmosphere of acceptance. While recently reminiscing about my life with a previous employer I am reminded of a time where inside two weeks I had one employee tell another she looked like Aunt Jemima”. Another employee to engage colleagues in a debate that Black people...

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Hiring the Perfect Person for Your Company Every Time
Sep20

Hiring the Perfect Person for Your Company Every Time

Finding the right employee for an organization as a tough task. If you are an HR manager at your firm, you can easily relate to the pressure you have on your shoulder during the recruitment of each new employee. It is highly crucial to select the perfect person for the position at your firm. We have a few tips that can help you ensure you are choosing the right person. The first thing we see when a person comes to our organization for...

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Why Is HR So Slow to Adopt People Analytics?
Sep18

Why Is HR So Slow to Adopt People Analytics?

People Analytics: What is in Store For the Future of HR? Advanced analytics has always been a tough tactic to adopt for HR pros looking to improve processes. HR teams are constantly being ladened with conventional data management and administrative work such that its’ true potential is being concealed; even though HR holds tremendous capabilities and opportunities that can significantly add value to businesses. So why is there still a...

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Why Your Applicant Tracking System Needs to be Calendar-Connected
Sep13

Why Your Applicant Tracking System Needs to be Calendar-Connected

We all know the benefits of your average applicant tracking system: candidate screening, posting to job boards for you, and helping you to easily search through hundreds of applications. The benefits of using an application tracking system don’t stop there: when it’s calendar connected, it can also help with the interview booking process. This process is laborious and repetitive, and can lead to hours wasted during each hiring...

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3 HR Lessons from Hogwarts #Lumos
Sep09

3 HR Lessons from Hogwarts #Lumos

The purpose of this article is to embrace my comedic “vulnerability” of being a Harry Potter fan as a child to shed light on children that are facing very real vulnerabilities throughout the world. Hopefully, you will find “just a smidge” of entertainment in this post. Hogwarts HR It is no easy task managing the day to day operations of a human resources team, especially when operating in a world-renowned school of “Witchcraft and...

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3 Tips To Analyze Resumes Swiftly
Aug31

3 Tips To Analyze Resumes Swiftly

According to Career Builder, job postings will attract 250 resumes on average. If it’s your task to sort through these resumes to find the perfect candidate, you may find yourself feeling a little daunted and your “flight” reflex may be kicking in. Fortunately, there are ways to quickly evaluate a stack of resumes. Faced with similar issues, HR professionals have perfected methods to quickly scan resumes and identify...

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How To Delegate Without Feeling Awkward
Aug29

How To Delegate Without Feeling Awkward

As a leader, have you ever felt uncomfortable about ‘delegating’ tasks to staff or colleagues? Most of us are little awkward about delegating, but that’s only because we’ve never really been taught how to do it. If you knew how to allocate tasks to others (instead of doing it all yourself) in a way that feels natural and non-dictator like, you’d probably be up for it, right? There is a classic book that we recommend you get hold of...

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5 Tips for Staying Staffed with Top Talent
Aug29

5 Tips for Staying Staffed with Top Talent

It’s not just you. Everyone is having trouble hiring these days. A report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics confirms that we’ve got more unfilled job openings than any other time in our history. Jobs around the office, such as receptionists and administrative assistants, seem to be especially hard to hire for right now. Part of the problem is that the best employees have jobs. Unemployment is low, demand is high. If they want a...

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