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Live from #HRTechConf: Lessons in Global Recruiting

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

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At the HR Tech conference this week, a panel of recruiting executives moderated by Xroads Founder and Chief Navigator Gerry Crispin shared their experiences operating on a global level and implementing technology around the globe. Here’s what they had to say about the surprising differences they discovered in their work recruiting in various countries around [...]

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Live from #HRTechConf: How Artificial Intelligence Helped Novo Nordisk Hire Better and Faster

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

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Denmark-based Novo Nordisk’s goal “is to defeat diabetes by finding better methods of diabetes prevention, detection and treatment.” To achieve that goal they need a lot of quality employees, many with niche experience and knowledge. In recent years, the recruiting team for the company’s North American operations found they were having trouble uncovering quality candidates [...]

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Live from #BFE13: The Results-Only Work Environment

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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In our post over on Monster Working, we explained what Jody Thompson thinks is wrong with today’s idea of flexibility in the workplace. Today we’ll look at the strategy the co-creator of the Results-Only Work Environment and co-author of two books on the topic proposed to attendees at the EBN Benefits Forum and Expo in [...]

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Millennials Expect More from their Careers, Monster-GfK Survey Finds

Friday, August 30, 2013

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Members of the workforce’s youngest generation, the millennials, value their jobs more than their older colleagues, with 62 percent viewing their work as careers instead of simply jobs. That’s the finding from a survey by Monster and GfK looking at how Americans from different generations relate to their work. Many of the survey’s findings seem [...]

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11 Methods for Dealing With Problem Employees

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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Question: What’s your #1 tip for dealing with problem employees gently — so the whole team doesn’t suffer as a result? Focus on Actions “When you need to deal with a problem employee, be prepared to reference the original description for that position or project, and frame the talk around actions. ‘You need to stop [...]

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NAPS’ Aaron Wandtke on the Future of Recruiting

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

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Aaron Wandtke, CERS, is the chairman of the board of directors for the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS). He is also a NAPS liaison for the Ohio Association of Executive Search Professionals and senior partner at Executive Staffing Solutions, which recruits for the health care industry. NAPS is preparing for its annual conference in [...]

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In Case You Missed It

Monday, June 17, 2013

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SmartBrief on Workforce is a daily e-newsletter for HR professionals, curating essential articles on finding the best talent, motivating top performers and increasing team productivity. Here are the top HR news stories as selected by SmartBrief on Workforce readers last week. Why confidential employee surveys don’t work Harvard Business Review online Can employers require workers to [...]

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In Case You Missed It

Monday, June 10, 2013

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SmartBrief on Workforce is a daily e-newsletter for HR professionals, curating essential articles on finding the best talent, motivating top performers and increasing team productivity. Here are the top HR news stories as selected by SmartBrief on Workforce readers last week. What Barbara Walters can teach employers about interviewing Harvard Business Review online Cultural engagement needs [...]

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#LASHRM13: Hiring American Veterans – Best Practices in Action

Thursday, May 16, 2013

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Hiring veterans can be patriotic and profitable, but you have to be prepared for many complexities, panelists told an audience at the Louisiana Conference on Human Resources in Baton Rouge last month. Lynne Broussard, human resources director for Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana, and Don Howard, regional director at the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs, [...]

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