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Do Employees Really Need College Degrees Anymore?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

For generations, parents have told their children one of the most important ways they can help themselves succeed in life is to go to school and get a degree. But a college degree alone often isn’t enough for many students anymore. Source: Aaron Amat / Shutterstock.

Why Salary Transparency Could Help You Attract Top Talent

ConveyIQ

In an increasingly competitive job market, a great candidate experience can make all the difference when it comes to recruiting. And that means being as transparent as possible during the hiring process.

Busting the Myths Around Workers With Disabilities

Lever

The theme for this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month is “The Right Talent, Right Now.” This annual initiative held in October for the past 70+ years “celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates about the value of a workforce. Read More.

Do hiring algorithms prevent bias or amplify it and how to get it right?

Recruiting Daily

In some circles, these algorithms acquire the image of a ‘bias-free stakeholder’ in the hiring process. Often managers assume that because the software is devoid of emotions (unlike humans), using them would mean the complete removal of personally-motivated bias from the hiring process.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Referrals and the impact of referral on the Top Line

RippleHire

Employee referral is one of the best channels to hire quality talent. And if done well it can impact an organisation’s topline in a significant way. So what’s an employee referral? Brainwaves

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How Predictive Hiring Will Shape the Future of Work: Q&A With AssessFirst’s David Bernard

HR Technologist - RB

David Bernard, CEO, AssessFirst, speaks about the importance of predictive analytics in recruitment. He explains exactly how hiring managers can predict candidate performance, and more. Recruitment & Onboarding

Hidden Talent: Best Practices for Recruiting People with Disabilities

CakeHR

In case you haven’t noticed, there is a hidden talent pool just waiting to bring value and opportunity to your business.

Building a Productive Candidate Pipeline The Five Best Ways to Always Be Recruiting

Visibility Software Recruiting

. . . . . . . . . . . . Failure to attract and retain top talent is now the number one issue on the minds of CEOs, given even more importance than competition or the disruptive nature of technology.

Applicants, Bikinis and Instagram - OH MY!

Recruiting in Yoga Pants

EVERYBODY is talking about the latest kerfuffle between aspiring marketer Emily Clow and some salty chicks over at Kickass Masterminds , who have since taken down all their social real estate (THAT HASHTAG THO).

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

Innovative Hiring is the New iPhone

ApplicantPro

Unlimited PTO, gym memberships, ping pong tables in employee break rooms.

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What happens to non-billing middle managers in a downturn?

Greg Savage

I am not predicting a downturn. But it wouldn’t be a shock, would it? And many companies will be badly hurt if it comes. Especially now after the long golden run we have had. The danger is creating a fat layer of middle management who are no longer involved in sales or billing.

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Why Continual Conversations Are More Effective Than Annual Reviews

ClearCompany Recruiting

Employees desire feedback. In fact, 96% say that regular feedback is preferred to infrequent, formally-structured reviews. Sitting down only once or twice a year to discuss goals, behavior, career advancements, etc.

Employer Brand 101: What is employer branding and how to get started

Proactive Talent

If you’re a large corporation or a startup, have a weak employer brand, or don’t even know what an employer brand is, have no fear! This blog will cover it all. But before we continue, there’s one important term you need to know: Employee Value Proposition. Employee Value Proposition (EVP).

The Road Map to Improving the "Quality of Hire" in Your Organization

Speaker: Matt Craven, Talent Acquisition Project Manager, Schneider Electric

Hiring the right people and creating a strong and productive workforce is critical to the success of any organization. Likewise, bad hiring decisions will stifle an organization’s ability to expand and impact their bottom line financially. How does an organization minimize their risk? What steps do they take to improve the “quality of hire”? Most importantly, how do you measure change in quality of hire? In the end, it’s not about finding a body to fill an open requisition; it’s about bringing a person in who will be skilled, engaged, and committed. Join Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition Project Manager Matt Craven to learn how you can improve your quality of hire and bottom line.

Employee Handbooks: The Most Critical Legal Document in HR

JazzHR

Guest Blog by myHRcounsel. One of the most frequently asked questions we get at myHRcounsel is: do you do employee handbooks? The answer is always an emphatic, “YES!” Anyone who is a client of myHRcounsel gets an attorney-drafted, 50-state compliant, employee handbook.

Would your company survive a recession? (Free Webinar. UK)

Greg Savage

What would happen if your permanent Gross Profit (Net fees) dropped by 50%, and temporary/contract GP by 25%? Would your business survive a downturn in the market?

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The Top Biotech and Life Sciences Interview Questions

Lever

Biotech is one of the fastest growing industries. When it comes to recruiting employees for open roles at your biotech company, you’ll want to ask the right questions to assess their true aptitude. Below you’ll find our list of the best interview. Read More.

Two Questions To Ask Before Writing A Job Posting

Fistful of Talent

Asking questions is not built into the psychology of our society, and it’s unfortunate really. I mean, you tell me. How many times have you asked your partner or child – “well, did you ask?” ” How many times was the answer “no”? Exactly.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

3 Tips for Dealing with an Employee Complaint

JazzHR

Guest blog by Ashley Wilson. Businesses can’t be ruled by fear alone. Prospective employees, especially those with in-demand specializations, have more leverage with their employers than ever before.

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How to Identify and Interview Results-Driven Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

Hiring a new employee isn’t cheap — in fact, it may require an investment of up to “1.5x to 3x of salary” for a given role, according to Eric Koester.

Top Biotech Interview Questions to Ask By Role

Lever

When recruiting for biotech roles at your company, some industry and role-specific interview questions will need to be asked to determine if candidates are actually qualified for your open positions. Below you’ll find interview questions for various biotech and life science roles. Read More.

Transgenderism In The Workplace: The New Not-So-New Normal

Fistful of Talent

Many years ago I met a co-worker, Terry. Terry was quiet, but friendly enough, a bit of a loner, but social enough. Terry was introverted, but just outgoing enough to be someone to look forward to chatting with. We crossed paths frequently in the kitchen, the men’s room, the elevator, Starbucks, etc.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

How to Deal with 6 Common Performance Management Challenges

JazzHR

Guest Blog by Liliana Chitnis with NamanHR. Employee performance is directly related to business performance and success. But, most managers and employers don’t give performance management the importance it deserves.

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Prepare to Smash Your Job Interview

NPA Worldwide

Today’s guest blogger is Anthony McCormack , founding consultant, managing director and entrepreneur behind Macstaff with offices in Bristol and Abergavenny, United Kingdom.

Lever’s Lunch & Learn Seattle: Creating a Talent Strategy for Success in 2020

Lever

We just wrapped up our Seattle Lunch & Learn, 5 Steps to Mastering Your Talent Strategy. Our diverse panel all came to the table with an exciting angle on the topic of building their talent strategy at their organization. Our amazing panel. Read More. The post Lever’s Lunch & Learn Seattle: Creating a Talent Strategy for Success in 2020 appeared first on Lever. Lever Recruiting Talent Management

Sweet Lies About Work and Other Final Thoughts from HR Tech 2019

Fistful of Talent

Editor’s Note – FOT Contributor John Hollon is on the ground this week reporting from the HR Technology Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas. How do I know I’m at an HR conference? I know when I hear Marcus Buckingham giving a keynote speech.

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Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.