Author: Sylvia Dahlby

Give the People What they Want... The Millennials Speak

Candidate Experience with JobTalk

12 November in Best Practices, Careers, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Training, Well-being, Workforce

Are we there yet? JobTalk Podcast on the Candidate Experience discusses how employers can pave the road for a smooth ride on the job seekers journey. This week I spoke with Matt Peal, President of iMPact Business Group about the importance of giving candidates a positive...

California Employers Prepare For 2021

20 October in Business, Compensation and Benefits, Engagement, Health, Human Resources, Legal, Webinars, Well-being, Workplace

Webinar recap: San Diego SHRM provides an update on State employment laws, new legislation and offers tips and strategies for regulatory compliance.  On Wednesday, October 14, SmartSearch co-sponsored a virtual event hosted by the San Diego chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) featuring...

Webinar Recap: Email Etiquette for Business

25 September in Best Practices, Business, Email, Jobs, Networking, Sales, SmartPractices, Technology, Webinars, Workplace

Today, with millions of employees working from home during the pandemic, understanding email etiquette is more important than ever. Gone are the days of walking into someone's office to have a brief discussion and being able to display body language to enhance the conversation no...

Embracing BI, Data, and Analytics

08 September in Analytics, Articles, Business, HR Technology, Human Resources, Technology

On August 26th, I joined members of the Buffalo Azure Users Group for an online Teams meetup on how a global enterprise harnessed the power of Business Intelligence (BI), data collection, analytics, and reporting. Today, Aleron’s Business Intelligence reporting infrastructure delivers solid, accurate information directly...

Being There… Virtually.

22 July in Articles, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Networking, Technology, Well-being, Workforce

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” ~Albert Einstein   As an early adopter of telework and telecommuting, one thing that I find fascinating is how the 2020 pandemic has brought more of my professional colleagues into the virtual world – my world – than...

Webinar Recap: Remote Work, The New Normal

24 June in Articles, Business, Careers, Engagement, Health, HR Technology, Human Business, SmartPractices, Technology, Webinars, Well-being, Workforce, Workplace

On June 23, consulting experts from Black Box Consulting conducted a panel-chat-style webinar where members from the organization discussed the pros and cons of working remotely. They covered best practices and offered tips on how to stay focused and productive, how to overcome challenges when...

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Energy. Focus. Expectations.

22 June in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Business, Customer Service, Engagement, Human Business, Marketing, Sales, Training

Change is hard. The International Space Station effortlessly flies around planet Earth every 90 minutes, traveling at over 17,000 miles per hour. It is easy for the ISS to stay on course, expending virtually zero energy to maintain orbit at breathtaking speed. However, to change...

Look for the Positives

12 May in Articles, Best Practices, Business, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Innovation, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology, Webinars, Well-being, Workforce

“If you’re not learning, you’re sleeping.”  Every crisis is a learning opportunity. Looking for positive outcomes and recognizing the wins were central to an insightful StefTalks Webinar on March 6 when Spencer Gracias, CEO of Stefanini NA/APAC and Stefan Baier, VP Total Talent and Digital Services,...

Coffee, Chaos and COVID-19

23 April in Business, Careers, Engagement, Health, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Networking, News Updates, Recruiting, Technology, Training, Webinars, Well-being, Workforce, Workplace

We’re all in this together, but we’re not in the same boat. On Wednesday, April 22, I participated in a Virtual Coffee Hour panel discussion group for Human Resources leaders in the tech industry hosted by SmartSearch vendor partner Verified First, a leading background screening...