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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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Smart Inclusion Series: Women In The Workplace

14 February in Human Resources, Uncategorized

We're excited to launch the Smart Inclusion series! To advocate for diversity outreach, recruiting, and hiring, we're sitting down with our clients, vendor partners, and thought-leaders to discuss the trends, challenges, and solutions that employers can use to engage and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion...

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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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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...

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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...