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How to Reduce the Friction your Applicants Feel When Applying

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Did you know that 60% of job-seekers quit in the middle of filling out an online job application because of the length, complexity, and friction they feel while applying? When applicants feel friction by having to jump through too many hoops they most often decide that it isn't worth it.

Everyone Has Weaknesses. Hack Around Yours

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If everyone thought and did things the same way, how boring would the world be? We could not explore different areas of life because everyone would have identical talents and abilities. There would be no diversity because there would be no discomfort in growth.

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See you in Vegas!

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We’re excited to be headed to Vegas for the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Expo! It’ll be our 5th year at the conference and each time just keeps getting better. We love being able to meet new friends, showcase ApplicantPro (all of our new add-ons and integrations??),

Make a Huge Impact on Your Hiring with Small HR Changes

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It was July 20th, 1969. Apollo 11 had been manned by six American astronauts who were setting out to make history. Four days after it's initial launch, astronaut Neil Armstrong made his way onto the moon's surface and uttered the famous statement "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.".

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Cracking the Career Development Code

Speaker: Julie Winkle Giulioni, Author, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want

It’s 2020 and it’s time to crack the code on career development. Julie Winkle Giulioni, leadership and career consultant, will share her findings from decades of field research. She’ll deconstruct effective career development, offering a practical framework that makes it more doable and durable, by identifying and assessing the skills gaps in your workforce.

Fixing Your Hiring Process Will Make You an HR Hero!

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In the human resources industry, actually, just in the business world itself, I find that a lot of people have begun accepting mediocre results because they believe that's as good as it gets.

Improve Hiring by Turning Your Hiring Process into a Hiring Strategy

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If you don't have a hiring strategy in place, don't be surprised when your hiring results aren't improving. Understanding the hiring process. For more than a decade, I have been running a Hiring Software company here at ApplicantPro.

Stop Hiding! You Need Feedback for Your Job Ads!

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I often hear the statement "HR needs constructive criticism when it comes to their job ads". It's a bold statement. But it's one I believe to be very true, especially if you're looking to improve and evolve as an organization. Notice I said, constructive criticism.

Being Small Might Be Your HR Superpower

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Today I want to talk a little bit about David and Goliath. In case you're not familiar with the story, I'll give you a quick recap. There is a lot more background to the story but basically, it all comes down to one battle.

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Prevent Your Applicants from Ghosting During the Hiring Process

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I recently attended the SHRM19 National Conference in Las Vegas where I had the opportunity to speak with many HR professionals about all their different hiring pains.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Have you applied for your own jobs lately?

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Maybe you've been in your position for years and haven't needed to apply for a job in general, even less for a job at the company you're already working for. Why would you? Well— let me clear this up a bit.

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HR. Stop Copying Your Competitor's Failed Hiring Approach!

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I just recently finished off a long marathon of speaking at tradeshows like SHRM and DisruptHR, teaching HR managers how they can improve their hiring processes. When you're attending as many of those shows as I do, you learn a LOT.

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Find Your Best Employees by Taking Advantage of Low Unemployment Rates

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I've spoken here before on how to hire when the unemployment rate is low, and since then the unemployment rate has continued to fall.

Amplify Your Weirdness to Make Better Hires

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Jim Morrison once asked, "Where's your will to be weird?" To that I would like to add, "Don't be afraid to amplify your weirdness.". Jim had a great point—at the end of the day, everyone is just a little bit weird.

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HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all type-A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching and developing effective teams at work.

Switch Out Your HR Hat to Drive Better Hiring Results

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Remember the old Superman comics? The ones where Superman and Lex Luthor went head to head in an epic fight scene, only for Lex to barely slip out of Superman’s grasp once again?

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High Employee Turnover? Keep Your Top Performers

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Earlier this year I spoke at a conference for auto dealers and talked with a guy running a department at a dealership with 100% employee turnover. Hundred. Percent.

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Chocolate vs. Broccoli in the World of Hiring Software

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Given the choice between a heaping bowl of chocolate ice cream, and a heaping bowl of steamed broccoli, chances are I will always choose the chocolate ice cream. Who wouldn't? Also given the choice between the two, my kids will always choose the bowl of chocolate ice cream.

Create an Employee Referral Program that Works in 7 Easy Steps

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It seems like all that HR folks, or really anyone who has anything to do with hiring, want to talk to me about these days are job boards. I'm constantly being bombarded with the same questions: What new job boards are worth their time? What job boards are still performing well?

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

How to Sell Your Company As An Employer of Choice

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End of November, I was asked by a client to speak to some city/county HR folks over in Lehi, Utah. When I asked what they wanted me to speak on, they asked for a subject that I thought was absolutely awesome, but never expected to be asked by HR professionals.

3 Steps to Turn Your Hiring Challenges into Applicant Flow Advantages

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As I've worked with numerous companies over the years, I've learned that the approach I take to problem solving is different than most. While my out of the box method of thinking sometimes seems a little out there, I assure you there is a method to my madness.

A Deeper Look into Differentiation: A Case Study

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Last week as I was leaving work, I received a text from my wife asking me to stop and grab her a fountain drink. It was midweek and she was hitting her mid afternoon slump and needed the usual pick-me-up.

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How to Conduct A Job Interview the Right Way

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As a CEO, it's not very often that I get to spend my time actually running candidates through the hiring process but this last month, I've been bringing in some new team members.

A Comprehensive Toolkit to Recruiting & Hiring Excellence

Access the recruiting and hiring resources you need to make your next hire the right hire.

Why You Want To Be The Cybertruck of Jobs

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Last Thursday, Tesla announced it's brand new Cybertruck set to release in 2020. If you know me, you know I'm a huge Tesla fan. Obviously, 2020 is a ways away. but that didn't stop me and 200,000 others from pre-ordering it. This really got me thinking.

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Hiring Software: Standalone VS End to End

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Are you sacrificing quality for convenience? Choosing hiring software is a big decision that requires careful consideration, there are a lot of options out there. Since most will require a contract, it’s a choice that can affect your organization’s hiring results for years to come.

How To Beat The Talent Shortage With Great Managers

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The old saying goes. Employees don't leave companies, they leave managers". I believe this very well could be your secret weapon to help you in the war for talent during this supposed talent shortage.

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How To Market Your Job as a Product

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If you've read my other blogs, or watched any of my videos, you know that I have a firm belief that hiring should be looked at very similarly to marketing. So if we look at hiring as marketing, then we should be looking at your job as your product, and the job seeker as your customer.

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New Overtime Rules Take Effect 1/1/2020. Are You Prepared?

On September 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) released much-anticipated changes to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Any business that employs workers with salaries under $35,568 will be directly affected by the new regulations and face a decision: provide affected employees with a salary increase or pay them overtime. Download Paycor's latest guide to learn key details about the new rule and how it could impact your business.

Job Seekers Aren't All The Same, So Why Are Your Job Ads?

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Who’s looking for your jobs and what are you doing to make sure they find them? One thing I see all too often is hiring managers trying to attract different types of job seekers using the same tactics.

More Job Listings Does NOT Equal More Applicants

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Maybe you're struggling to fill one specific position. You decide you're going to repost the same listing in nearby cities in hopes of getting more applicants.

Using Transparency To Reduce Turnover

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48% of employees have left a job because it wasn't what they anticipated. A study conducted by HR Dive found that nearly half of employees have turned over after starting a job that didn't meet their expectations.

How Hiring With Intention Can Shape Your Organization for Success

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"Of course we're always looking for better ways to attract and retain the right people. I'm hoping to pick your brain here – as I'm most impressed by the quality of people that you seem to have working for you.

How To Overcome Recruitment Challenges & Supercharge Your Recruitment RO

Gain access to this ebook to learn how you can overcome steep recruitment challenges and increase your organization's recruitment ROI.