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Santa Fe Stoneworks: Making Stone Inlay Knives as a Family Business in Santa Fe, New Mexico | Bill, Anna, & Miles Wirtel

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On today’s episode we are joined by Bill, Anna & Miles Wirtel of Santa Fe Stoneworks , a company that creates fine handcrafted stone inlay knives. Bill began working in this industry 40 years ago and over time Anna and Miles eventually found themselves working at their father’s business.

DIY Pete: Inspiring Others Through Do-It-Yourself Projects in Bozeman, Montana | Peter Sveen

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On this episode of Small Business War Stories, we are joined by Peter Sveen, founder of DIY Pete. His company creates content that helps others get inspired and learn to build projects.

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GoRuck: Building an Iconic Brand Based on Community | Jason McCarthy

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On today’s episode we are joined by Jason McCarthy of GoRuck , an American brand with Special Forces roots that is aiming to change the world. As a former Special Forces Operator, Jason originally began GoRuck to create go bags, bags prepped with essential items to prepare for emergencies.

Meow Wolf: Creating an Immersive Art Experience in Santa Fe, New Mexico | John Feins

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Today we are joined by John Feins of Meow Wolf , a New Mexico based arts and entertainment group that established in 2008 as an art collective. In 2011, they put together a larger installation at the Center for Contemporary Arts that gained much more attention than expected.

Hiring Manager Intake Form

Communication between recruiters and hiring managers is the #1 indicator of successful hiring. Facilitating this communication without interrupting everyone’s schedule is key. Download the intake form and start recruiting better candidates today.

ELITE-OSM: Creating a Business Through Rehabilitation in Albuquerque, New Mexico | Beau Hightower

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On this episode of Small Business War Stories, we are joined by Beau Hightower of Elite-OSM , a result driven clinic that is passionate about patient care. Dr. Beau Hightower has had practices in many places but ended up moving to Albuquerque in 2012.

Tres Cuervos Leatherworks: Leather Goods Authentically Hand Crafted in Santa Fe, New Mexico | Aaron Boyd

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Today we are joined by Aaron Boyd of Tres Cuervos Leatherworks , a company that creates hand crafted practical goods using American leather, brass, and wood.

Western Range Clothing Company: Formal Attire with a Rocky Mountain Twist in Jackson Hole, Wyoming | Spencer Hirst

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Today we are joined by Spencer Hirst, Co-founder of Western Range Clothing Company , a classic clothing company garnished with a bit of western.

The Top 25 Best Applicant Tracking Systems (Updated for 2018)

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Hiring can seem like a daunting process, but it doesn’t have to be! Ideally, your company’s hiring process should be as efficient and effective as possible – and an applicant tracking system can make that happen.

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.

FLASH! Improving Relationships Between Men and Women in the Workplace | Beate Chelette

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On today’s episode we are joined by Beate Chelette , the leader of The Entrepreneur and Small Business Forum on Linkedin, published author , trainer and business consultant. Beate’s passions are entrepreneurship and women in leadership, so much of her work is geared toward women entrepreneurs.

FLASH! Creating Small Business Connections Through an Online Community | Dave Hamilton

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On today’s flash episode we are joined by Dave Hamilton, who co-hosts The Small Business Show podcast, as well as leads a small business support group online.

Sales Jobs: The Top Places to Hire Sales Professionals

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Looking to fill a sales position? Rather than looking for candidates on big job boards like Monster and Indeed for a specific sales position, an employer can post on more niche job boards that specialize in sales positions throughout the country.

Big Job Boards: The Top Places to Find Talent

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Looking to fill a position in your business? We compiled this list of the best big job boards to help employers find the most engaged and qualified employees around! . Indeed – Indeed is a widely used job board with over 200 million visitors a month, in 60 different countries.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

Biscuit Press: Turning a Passion for Art into a Booming Career in Austin, TX | Dan Grissom

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On this episode of Small Business War Stories, we are joined by Dan Grissom of Biscuit Press , a company he started to become a full-time freelance illustrator and screen printer. While Dan earned his bachelor’s degree in graphic design, he was already working as a graphic designer.

FLASH! Screw the Nine to Five: What it Takes to Become an Entrepreneur | Josh Stanton

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On today’s episode we are joined by Josh Stanton, co-founder of Screw the Nine to Five , where Josh helps people leave their nine-to-five jobs to start their own businesses.

7 Signs It’s Time to Let Go of A Bad Employee!

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I have started many posts with this statement, Hiring is HARD. In addition to that, hiring is also costly. . Onboarding and training a new employee is time-consuming. . In the past, we touched upon employees to avoid , but sometimes you end up with a rotten egg anyway.

18 Ways to Make Your Company The Best Place to Work

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We have all seen articles on the best places to work. What makes these the best places to work ? A common misconception is that the companies that offer the most money are the best places to work.

17 Features Every ATS Must Have

What should an ATS do for you? With so many applicant tracking systems on the market it can be hard to find the best one for your organization. Check out our list and learn the 17 crucial features every ATS must have!

JD High Country Outfitters: A One-Stop Shop for the Great Outdoors in Jackson Hole, Wyoming | Scott Sanchez

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On this week’s episode we are joined by Scott Sanchez of JD High Country Outfitters , a one-stop shop for the great outdoors. They have everything from equipment, to rentals and guided tours!

Fighting for Hourly Workers’ Rights: Fair Scheduling Act

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You have read about the shortage of line cooks. You have read about how minimum wage is going up across the country. You have probably also read about the move Danny Meyer made to eliminate tipping at his restaurants. What you may not have read about is the Fair Scheduling Act. .

FLASH! Linked Selling: Making Connections to Grow Your Business | Ben Kniffen

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On today’s flash episode we are joined by Ben Kniffen, President and COO of Linked Selling , and a leader of The Small Biz Forum on Linkedin. Ben started Linked Selling with his good friend Josh Turner around 2011.

Wanderer: Fashion for the Free-Spirited Woman in Albuquerque, New Mexico | Ashley Arabian

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On this episode of Small Business War Stories, we are joined by Ashley Arabian, founder of Wanderer , a boutique and apothecary originally based out of in Taos, New Mexico.

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

The Existential Angst Of Recruitment

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Hello again. It’s been a while. What have you been up to? Oh, this and that. You know. Well maybe not, but I’ll explain later.

Are You One of LinkedIn’s Most Predictable Recruiters?

Social Talent

There’s no second chance to make a good first impression. Recruiters pour a lot of time and effort into investigating and prepping candidates. They pour over resumes and sift through the keywords to try and tease out the most eligible candidate. However, this is a two-way system.

How Work Culture Has Changed Over the Years

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If an office worker from 2008 were to suddenly find themselves in an office in 2018, they would experience very different environment. In 2008, the iPhone was only a year old! On top of that, cloud technology was just beginning to emerge.

Why Career Site Visitor Behavior Matters to Candidate Conversion

Talemetry

In the world of B2B or B2C marketing, digital marketers are constantly measuring data and analytics around website visitor behavior. Understanding where visitors are spending their time, what content they are viewing most, and what pages they are interacting with is essential in knowing how to engage with potential customers in future interactions.

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Ultimate Recruiting Metrics Spreadsheet

Tracking your recruiting performance is tough without an ATS. This is exactly why we created our recruiting metrics spreadsheet. Download the spreadsheet now and start tracking the KPIs that matter!

10 Recruiting Trends That You NEED To Implement In 2018 (Infographic)

Social Talent

As we all know, the recruitment industry has come a long way. Especially when you look back at old-school techniques that were used by recruiters in the past. The day’s of scrummaging through large piles of paperwork is almost a thing of the past.

Tips For Creating a Passive Candidate Pool

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Passive job seekers make great hires. They have typically already proven that they can generate value for an employer. On top of this, someone else has already most of the hard work – from screening and training to helping developing sought-after skills.

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The length of your life is not as important as exploring its full width.

Greg Savage

My life??? 1958 – 2043. That’s what my tombstone will say. If the Shiraz does not get me sooner, and I last that long. It could easily say 1958 – 2018. Although I sincerely hope not!) But that’s the point. The dates themselves are not that important, as long as they are a reasonable span […].

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7 Tips For Following Up After a Career Fair

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The most vital aspect of a career fair is not what happens during the event but the follow up after the event. As an employer, you can expect to come back to your office with a mile-high stack of resumes and portfolios.

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Beyond the Buzzwords: Using Artificial Intelligence + Machine Learning to Inspire Authentic Human Conversation (and Power Higher Response Rates)

Speaker: Susanna Frazier, innovative Talent Acquisition and Management Leader

Artificial Intelligence (AI), a machine’s ability to have human-like intelligence, and Machine Learning (ML), a type of AI that provides a machine with the ability to learn from inference, continue to dominate the headlines and integrate into our daily lives. It’s natural to question how our jobs (and job security) may be affected. Well… Good news, Y'all ? AI doesn’t replace you, it empowers you!

A Hiring Manager’s Secret Weapon and How to Perfect it

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What if I told you that you’re actually not that great of a decision-maker… Would you be upset? Would you argue? Or would you accept it and tell me “I’m working on it”? We make decisions all the time. Some are quick (what shall I wear today? Will I get a croissant with my coffee?

Three Ways to Recruit Quality Interns

JazzHR

The key to success for any business revolves around the ability to attract and retain top talent. While full time employees are usually the main focus, interns can provide fresh eyes and creative personalities to an organization.

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Waging War on the Living Wage

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Google estimates that “quite a lot of blogs” exist online. This is my first time, and the only relevant experience I have is a diary entry about my first time and a letter I wrote to my Grandad when I was 9 announcing “Dad just bought an electronic type writer”.

Some recruiters are history. Others will thrive. How about you?

Greg Savage

My 250-word blog on Artificial Intelligence and its impact on recruitment and recruiters generated a lot of banter. So I decided to look more closely at how the job of the recruiter will change. Will they exist at all? Let me say right now I am very confident about our industry.

What Employees Really Think About Their Benefits Package

Employers invest a lot of time and money crafting a benefits mix they hope will attract and retain talent. But are you offering what employees actually want? We asked over 1,200 professionals how they feel about their health and wellness benefits for our 2018 Annual Employee Benefits Survey.