Human Resources

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What talent wants [infographic]

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 22, 2015 04:03 pm


If only we knew what talent wants, right? Those mythical creatures. Maybe this will help.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources
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Watching cat videos at work might not be bad for productivity

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 17, 2015 04:34 pm


The next time you catch an employee watching videos of Grumpy Cat or Lil Bub when they’re supposed to be working, don’t worry about it. Maybe you should even go watch a cat video yourself.



Category: Human Resources, Management
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The one question I always ask candidates in job interviews

Workopolis| June 17, 2015 02:39 pm


Workopolis Vice President of Human Resources, Tara Talbot, shares the one question that she asks every candidate that she interviews for a job.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources
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How your organization can benefit from an applicant tracking system

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 15, 2015 11:50 am


The hiring process can be complicated and messy, particularly if you are part of a large company. If your organization receives a lot of resumes and you haven’t considered an applicant tracking system (ATS), here’s why you might do so.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources
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25 awesome Twitter accounts you should follow if you’re in HR

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 12, 2015 12:53 pm


Looking for some new people to follow on Twitter for updates and insight on recruiting, hiring, HR, leadership, and management?



Category: Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges
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Five science-backed tips for a more productive workplace

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 8, 2015 04:38 pm


Try the research-tested ideas to motivate your team and get everyone working at full capacity.



Category: Human Resources, Management
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It’s time to put the kibosh on the performance review

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 4, 2015 04:02 pm


Everyone hates performance reviews. Well, nearly everyone, and those who love them can’t be trusted.



Category: Human Resources, Management
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Why your applicant pool sucks

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 2, 2015 04:57 pm


So, you’re trying to fill a position and you find yourself sitting at your desk, staring at an inbox full of resumes from totally unsuitable and underqualified applicants.



Category: Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges
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Attract top talent by treating candidates like customers

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 21, 2015 03:14 pm


Even rejected candidates should walk away from the hiring process feeling like valued customers.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources
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Netflix the HR Leader?

Kevin Makra| May 20, 2015 05:09 pm


You might not expect the video streaming company to have positioned itself as an HR leader but that’s what they’ve done.



Category: Human Resources