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A holistic formula for retaining staff

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According to a recent report , 1 in 4 workers are thinking about leaving their job after the pandemic. With time to reflect on what matters most in their career, top talent are looking for more opportunity and growth.

Navigating times of change with Kevin McNulty

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Throughout a person’s life they are met with many transitions. And regardless of a significant life change being positive or negative, people can struggle between their familiar old world and the unknown. This is particularly true for employees throughout their career cycle.

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The most important part of onboarding? It’s not what you think…

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When you look at your onboarding process, what do you pick out as being the most fundamental aspect for success? As a manager, you may be thinking your primary role has to be all about instilling culture. Or perhaps its getting new hires up to speed on internal systems and practices.

SocialTalent content release

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It is commonly accepted that an organization’s biggest asset is its people. So naturally, ensuring you are finding and hiring the best talent is of paramount importance when it comes to business success – that’s where SocialTalent comes into the fray.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

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If the pandemic taught us anything in terms of the workplace, it’s that having the right leader in place can be a huge factor in the success of your business.

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Forgotten diversity: Making organizations truly inclusive, with Jenifer Lambert

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There can be no denying the need for diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. But, when we use the term “diversity,” it’s important to remember what this actually means. According to Workable , the types of diversity are ‘theoretically infinite.’

Thinking ahead: The top 3 recruitment trends of 2021 with Johnny Campbell

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It feels bizarre to be writing about potential recruitment trends for 2021 when the past twelve months have been so astonishing. It was a year characterised by acute unrest. A global pandemic changed everyday life. The death of George Floyd re-sparked the Black Lives Matter movement.

Building a culture of hiring

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Great hiring is integral to business success. No matter the circumstances, people will always be the biggest asset and differentiator for any organization. Talent is the lifeblood that sustains innovation, performance and growth.

Championing neurodiverse talent, with Theo Smith

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It is widely accepted that an organization’s people are its biggest asset. And we know that having a diverse workforce lends itself to greater innovation and performance. So, attracting, engaging and retaining top, diverse talent should always be of number one concern, right?

Leverage Powerful Data, More Actionable Plan for Better Workforce Engagement

Engagement surveys deliver volumes of data, but leaders often need a path to actionable insights. How do leading survey platforms help to build better employee engagement? Explore Gallagher's latest whitepaper to leverage data with insights that work.

SocialTalent new content release

Social Talent

There are so many important factors when it comes to talent in the workforce. Every stage of engagement with candidates is vital for success. If your organization is misfiring at any point in the cycle, you run the risk of losing or alienating prospects which could be a huge value add.

SocialTalent new content release

Social Talent

Talent comes in all forms. So it’s vital to ensure that as recruiters and HR you’re not missing out on potential gold-medal candidates. To leverage the best, you have to keep expanding your scope and building knowledge areas outside of the status quo.

9 Types of Unconscious Bias and the Shocking Ways They Affect Your Recruiting Efforts

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We make countless decisions every day without even realising it. Even as you sit here reading this, you’re making decisions. Decisions about the content, the questions being asked of you. And the answers to these are influenced heavily by something researchers refer to as “unconscious bias.”.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Boolean Search Terms

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Trying to narrow down candidates for a role can be a difficult task for any recruiter. Using Boolean search writing can help you save time and improve the quality and specificity of candidates from the potential pool.

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How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: Workbright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!

4 challenges facing recruiters in 2021 (and how to overcome them)

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Recruiters face any number of challenges even when conditions are ideal. Whether it’s elusive candidates, irritable hiring managers or fruitless sourcing campaigns, it can be a very demanding role.

The importance of veteran hiring with Karin Childress-Wiley

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With Memorial Day having recently been honored in the United States, it invariably sparks a lot of patriotism for the veteran community. But when it comes to hiring ex-military, this shouldn’t be the sole catalyst for diving into this unique talent pool.

Recruiters are from Venus. Hiring Managers are from Mars

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During the London 2012 Olympics Usain Bolt set a new event record. Streaking by the competition in a staggering 9.63 seconds, Bolt solidified his position as the fastest man on the planet.

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SocialTalent new content release

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In a time when staying updated and informed is of paramount importance, the SocialTalent learning platform is always evolving. Every two weeks, we pride ourselves on releasing new content for our users. Our goal? To make sure the missions and courses you consume are both timely and relevant.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

SocialTalent new content release

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Keeping content updated is very important to us at SocialTalent. Things change every day in the world of recruitment, so we have to stay on the pulse. With that in mind, we’re delighted to say that two of our most important missions have been given an overhaul.

If you want to hire a diverse workforce, you need a diverse hiring team

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Are you looking to hire recruiters for your team but finding it extremely difficult? It’s a familiar story for many organizations. Demand is high, but there is a real shortage of recruitment talent and a real demand for recruitment services.

Hiring for the long game: The evolution of executive recruitment with Simon Mullins

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“ Executive recruiters are like Heimdall, the watchman of the gods, from Norse mythology! We guard the future of our organizations – seeing around corners and clearing a path when that future comes calling. ”. Simon Mullins.

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The new recruitment trends 2020: What they mean for you and your business

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With the onset of pandemic, the recruitment process was transformed overnight and trend predictions have had to evolve along with this. Below, we have detailed four of the most essential developments in this sphere. Employer Branding .

What Is the Top HR Priority in 2021? Attracting and Retaining Talent

The war for talent is heating up. The 2021 Gallagher Workforce Trends Report: People & Organizational Wellbeing Strategy provides a data-driven approach to total rewards, helping you attract and retain a competitive workforce and drive organizational success.

The importance of e-learning in a culture of remote work

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Referring to COVID’s effect on how people are operating has almost reached the lofty status of a cliché. But it’s impossible not to acknowledge the gargantuan shifts. Its nefarious tendrils have fundamentally changed how we work. We’ve all had to adapt to some degree.

How to reject job applicants with grace

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“ People feel with their hearts… and since he has destroyed mine, I have not power to feel for him.”. Emily Brontë in “Wuthering Heights” Rejection stings no matter the context. It signifies a failure or inadequacy and usually presents after having exposed yourself in some regard.

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7 reasons why you should include a salary range in your job postings

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The question of whether or not to disclose salaries in job ads is one that generally sparks much debate. It’s a contentious issue. Naysayers will often talk about how it can weaken negotiating abilities or give competitors a gratuitous glance at your rates of pay.

4 easy tips to kickstart your 2021 recruitment efforts

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A new year characteristically brings with it the hope of change. We look to fresh beginnings with anticipation and a renewed sense of determination. And while 2021 may not be starting with the bang we hoped, it is still important to proceed as you mean to go on.

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual on-boarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, August 19th at 2 PM E.T. for more information.

The language of diversity with Salma El-Wardany

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“Language informs behavior. How we speak informs how we treat people.”. We all know the power that words occupy, particularly when it comes to diversity. Used wisely and with compassion, they can make people feel included and at ease.

What’s your excuse? How to boost productivity when working from home

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Productivity never happens by accident. It takes a concerted effort on your part to reach that finish line in fine fettle. But with so many of us working from home as a result of COVID, the measures of productivity have blurred.

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Managing remote teams: A Q&A with Jason Lauritsen and Linda Jonas

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While there is nothing new about working remotely, the scale at which it has been adopted over the last twelve months has been staggering. An option that only a small section of the workforce were able to benefit from became a life raft for many organizations.

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Three ways to boost employee engagement during COVID

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It’s hard to think of another time when high employee engagement would be at such a premium. With the malicious tendrils of COVID snaking their way around every aspect of life, and the unintended diaspora to remote work, having committed and passionate teams is a life raft for so many organisations.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

The power of inclusive leadership: An interview with Simon Haigh

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Good leadership is such an important trait. Especially at the moment. In the wake of a pandemic, a migration to remote work and social unrest, we are looking to our leaders to steer us in the right direction, especially in our jobs.

The next normal: hybrid offices and the future of work

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Questions have always been raised about the effectiveness of the traditional office set-up and routine. Even Dolly Parton famously sang to condemn the practice of a staid nine to five job way back in the eighties!

Delegation, trust and learning opportunities

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Leadership advice to help you develop your team. There are loads of ways to measure how you are performing as a leader. You can look purely at results and performance, for example. Or at how happy and motivated your team are.

9 Companies Around the World That Are Embracing Diversity in a BIG Way

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Diverse organisations perform better. We’re always saying it, but there’s a very good reason why.

Explore a Roadmap to Pay Equity for Organizations Like Yours

The national conversation around pay equity has never been so hot. As employees push for better transparency, organizations are assessing and addressing pay gaps. Explore Gallagher's whitepaper, Pay Equity: The Time Is Now, to discover key insights.