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Automated Candidate Sourcing: Create a Talent Pool Before You Need One

11 March in Applicant Tracking Systems, Best Practices, Human Resources, Recruiting

Employees are the heart of every organization, and that is one of the reasons why finding the right talent is a vital function of Human Resources professionals everywhere. With that in mind, how does a company ensure that they have built relationships with talent before...

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Why You need a Subject Matter Expert

16 December in Applicant Tracking Systems, Best Practices, Human Resources, Uncategorized

Importance of an SME to maximize Value from Vendors With software-as-a-service (SaaS) and the introduction of platform-as-a-service, it has become imperative that companies invest in maximizing the value of their services. Investing time and resources in having an internal employee become a Subject Matter Expert...

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Webinar Recap: AI and Recruiting: 5 Factors You Must Know

13 October in Analytics, Articles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Best Practices, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Innovation, Jobs, Metrics, Recruiting, SmartPractices, Staffing, Technology, Webinars, Workforce

On November 7, 2019, Meghan M. Biro, CEO, TalentCulture led a SmartSearch SmartPractices webinar that addressed the growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI) and how it is impacting talent acquisition and staffing. According to a McKinsey Global Institute research report, “AI could deliver $13 trillion in...

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Why Gratitude is an Effective Leadership Skill

08 December in Articles, Best Practices, Engagement, Health, Human Business, Human Resources, Well-being, Workplace

This holiday season, it’s important to express gratitude to those around us: those who help us out, make us smile, or even provide some measure of comfort during these difficult times. Gratitude is proven to be beneficial to your physical and mental well-being. It can...

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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...

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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...

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4 Things to Do When You Aren’t Hiring

22 September in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Careers, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing

The global pandemic has impacted us in many ways; especially when it comes to employment. Millions of U.S. citizens are out of jobs, and companies have had to make difficult decisions about their workforce. As a result, less organizations are hiring than usual right now. If...

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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...

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5 Tips For Hiring Now

15 June in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Engagement, Human Resources, Jobs, Marketing, Networking, Recruiting, Staffing, Workforce

The coronavirus pandemic has flipped the world on its head, impacting nearly every industry across the U.S; especially when it comes to jobs. For hiring professionals, this means your workload may have been cut in half overnight – but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things...

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Boomerang Employees: Pros and Cons

02 June in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Careers, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Workforce

What is a boomerang employee? A boomerang employee is someone who leaves a company, usually by resigning rather than getting fired, but later returns as a re-hired employee for the same company again. There are many different reasons why an employee might leave in the first...