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April 11, 2014

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This week in HR

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This week in HR

Reinventing HR, downsizing HR and big data analytics for HR have all been hot topics this week. Read on to learn more. HR downsizing seen as potentially dangerous trend Employee Benefits News: “According to Boro, the short-term benefits achieved from HR outsourcing can stifle business operation and management, as well as block real person connections. [...]

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April 7, 2014

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When should you conduct a background check?

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When should you conduct a background check?

Job applicants may not always be completely honest and disclose all requested information on his or her application. That is why background checks are a valuable tool.

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April 1, 2014

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How to write a job description for a data scientist

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How to write a job description for a data scientist

In February an email from a data scientist named Will went viral. Will wrote the email after he applied, interviewed, and got turned down for a data analytics job with online dating startup HowAboutWe.com. Then he sent it to the company and copied a bunch of media outlets.

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March 28, 2014

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Are you afraid of hiring employees with mental illness?

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Are you afraid of hiring employees with mental illness?

If you found out during the interviewing stage that one of your candidates has a mental illness, would you be wary of offering them the job?

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March 20, 2014

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The good, the bad and the ugly of transparency

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The good, the bad and the ugly of transparency

Have you ever accepted your dream job at a dream company only to realize a few weeks or months in that your dreams have been shattered? The job you were promised, the company culture that was touted, the day-to-day routine you envisioned in the interview phase: none of it is as you anticipated.

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March 10, 2014

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5 essential steps for vetting job candidates’ credentials

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5 essential steps for vetting job candidates’ credentials

Does that high-powered job candidate really have the experience she says she does? Is your great new prospective employee as great as he makes himself out to be?

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March 10, 2014

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5 interview questions that waste everyone’s time

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5 interview questions that waste everyone’s time

During job interviews, you have a limited amount of time to get to know candidates and what they can do for your organization.

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March 7, 2014

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This week in HR

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This week in HR

This week’s roundup brings you five articles with the latest tips, insight and advice for HR professionals.

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March 3, 2014

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Are you missing great candidates because you’re throwing out resumes from the long-term unemployed?

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Are you missing great candidates because you’re throwing out resumes from the long-term unemployed?

People who have been unemployed for longer than a year are generally considered the “long-term unemployed.” That kind of gap in work history can raise red flags for HR professionals, recruiters and hiring managers, but it’s not necessarily an indication a candidate is bad news.

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