5 Key Components to a Successful Job Listing
Jun23

5 Key Components to a Successful Job Listing

We live in a time of incredible competition when it comes to finding quality talent. In order to have your company and open positions stand out, it is crucial that you have a job listing that is compelling and attractive. Without it, you will fail to grab the attention and interest of job seekers that are qualified. In the end, you will find yourself inundated with irrelevant resumes, creating more work and worse results. The age-old...

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4 Ways to Increase Internal Communications to Boost Employee Engagement
Jun21

4 Ways to Increase Internal Communications to Boost Employee Engagement

No employee wants to be left in the dark or feel like they are not part of the team. The more information an employee has at their disposal to do their job, the more confident they feel while doing it, one reason why internal communications are so important. When it has been clearly communicated to an employee what their tasks are and what success looks like, they are more likely to be more productive and engaged while at work....

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How to make your pre-employment screening super effective
Jun20

How to make your pre-employment screening super effective

Recruiting new people to join your company comes with many responsibilities and factors of which a hiring professional should be aware. It is necessary to get to know the individual as completely as you can before hiring him/her which is why pre-employment screening is a must. An employer’s viability depends on the employee’s quality and reliability. Effective pre-employment screening of an employee is a critical step in hiring...

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Organizational Culture
May30

Organizational Culture

Organizational Culture & HRM A successful organization in 2017 is aware of the positive impact a good Human Resource Management (HRM) strategy has on its function. An effective Human Resource practice can lead to organizational success and development. But how can we define an ‘effective’ HRM practice? The most significant factor needed to examine how we can implement a useful HRM strategy is organizational culture. We cannot...

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A Hierarchy of Needs for the 21st Century Workplace
May29

A Hierarchy of Needs for the 21st Century Workplace

A simple guide to improving workplace engagement by taking care of your employees’ needs.  Food, safety, love, and esteem. These are considered the most basic needs required for humans to survive in society, based on Maslow’s infamous Hierarchy of Needs, developed in 1943. But what about surviving in the modern workplace? Certainly our needs there have evolved in the past 70 years. From the flexible—yet precarious—schedules of...

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HR Trends You Shouldn’t Miss In 2017
May19

HR Trends You Shouldn’t Miss In 2017

The human resources landscape has changed at a rapid rate in the past decade.  Incredible technological innovations, changing attitudes of employees and employers, and new management processes have dramatically altered the industry.  To help you stay on top of these changes, here are the HR trends you definitely should not miss in 2017.   HR Trend 1: More HR software platforms to choose from Technology is one of the key drivers...

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9 tips for developing a sustainable well-being strategy at work
May18

9 tips for developing a sustainable well-being strategy at work

Well-being strategies aren’t a new phenomenon. They’ve been dabbled with for decades in an attempt to tackle absenteeism. In the business world, staff well-being is an increasingly important consideration. Figures released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on work related stress, anxiety and depression, show the total number of lost working days due to work related stress in 2015/16 was 11.7 million days. And stress...

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6 Ways to Train Your Small Business Employees on a Budget
May17

6 Ways to Train Your Small Business Employees on a Budget

Ensuring that you train employees well is critical to your small business operations. To get better results in service and productivity, training employees in crucial skills is a sound investment that too many business leaders fail to appreciate. Some executives or HR managers seem to feel that the time and costs of training aren’t justified. However, a lack of training reduces employee engagement with the company and their...

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