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Ho, Ho, Hold on — I Can't Do That? Avoiding Liability in the Workplace This Holiday Season

Liam Morgan 06/12/2019

Ho, Ho, Hold on — I Can’t Do That? Avoiding Liability in the Workplace This Holiday Season

Between all the parties, the gifts, the scrumptious food, and the laughter, who doesn’t love the holidays?

But is this jubilation all that jolly in the workplace? Employers can get so caught up in the hoopla they may unknowingly set themselves up for serious legal issues.

Here are some tips to help your reduce your risk of employment-related liability this holiday season:

To Pay or Not to Pay Holiday …


Source: Recruiter – Ho, Ho, Hold on — I Can’t Do That? Avoiding Liability in the Workplace This Holiday Season

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How to Hire Programmers: In-House, Freelance, and Outsourced

Liam Morgan 06/12/2019

How to Hire Programmers: In-House, Freelance, and Outsourced

You’ve got a brilliant idea for an app — now, you just need to hire some programmers to build it.

But how do you do that? Do you hire a team of full-time programmers? Do you look for freelancers? Should you outsource your project to a software development company?

It’s a tough call, because the answer depends on your project, resources, and company vision. Even if you have a lot of technical knowledge yourself, 


Source: Recruiter – How to Hire Programmers: In-House, Freelance, and Outsourced

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Turning Prospects Into Loyal Customers: The 5 Skills of the Most Successful Salespeople

Liam Morgan 06/12/2019

Turning Prospects Into Loyal Customers: The 5 Skills of the Most Successful Salespeople

Article by Brittany Hodak

Turning a prospect into a loyal customer starts with the sales experience. Salespeople set the tone for the relationship, and to make that first impression count, they must learn to work efficiently and communicate effectively.

Successful salespeople know they have to hone specific skills if they want to deliver great customer experiences. Here are five of the most important skills, plus some advice …


Source: Recruiter – Turning Prospects Into Loyal Customers: The 5 Skills of the Most Successful Salespeople

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Mixed Tables: How to Create Breakthrough Solutions Through Surprising Collaborations

Liam Morgan 05/12/2019

Mixed Tables: How to Create Breakthrough Solutions Through Surprising Collaborations

If you were asked to help soldiers detect roadside bombs, where would you start?

I’m guessing it wouldn’t be Hollywood.

This was my exact dilemma in the mid-2000s, when the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) asked me to do just that. At the time, roadside bombs were a prime cause of casualties for US Army soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq. Something had to be done. So, I used an approach I’d learned from my former boss, Secretary of …


Source: Recruiter – Mixed Tables: How to Create Breakthrough Solutions Through Surprising Collaborations

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Take Your Time — Even Under Pressure: The 4 Secrets of Successful High-Growth Hiring

Liam Morgan 05/12/2019

Take Your Time — Even Under Pressure: The 4 Secrets of Successful High-Growth Hiring

So business is booming, and you need to expand your team to keep up? Congratulations! And be careful.

You should make all hiring decisions with care, but this is especially true for hiring decisions during periods of high growth. Bringing new employees into your growing startup is a momentous and somewhat intimidating process. Your employees are your greatest asset; they decide the direction of your company’s future and act as …


Source: Recruiter – Take Your Time — Even Under Pressure: The 4 Secrets of Successful High-Growth Hiring

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Culture Quake: 4 Things That Will Shake Up the Work World in the 2020s

Liam Morgan 05/12/2019

Culture Quake: 4 Things That Will Shake Up the Work World in the 2020s

If you thought the 2010s were a disruptive decade for workplace culture, wait until the 2020s arrive.

In the next 10 years, you can expect the trends that rocked workplace culture — like the proliferation of remote and flexible work options, social activism, and


Source: Recruiter – Culture Quake: 4 Things That Will Shake Up the Work World in the 2020s

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Your Employees Are Crying at Work Because They Feel Unappreciated

Liam Morgan 03/12/2019

Your Employees Are Crying at Work Because They Feel Unappreciated

If you’ve ever cried at work, it turns out you’re not alone. In fact, you’re in the majority. According to Monster, 80 percent of us have cried at work.

But why are so many of us shedding secret tears? According to a new survey from my company, enterprise gifting platform Snappy, a lack of appreciation may be to blame.

Employees should feel good where …


Source: Recruiter – Your Employees Are Crying at Work Because They Feel Unappreciated

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5 Key Reasons HR Pros Need to Understand Data Analytics

Liam Morgan 03/12/2019

5 Key Reasons HR Pros Need to Understand Data Analytics

We have more employee information available to us today than ever before, and that’s a great thing. Data analytics is vital to performance management, leadership development, and finding talent. No wonder 71 percent of companies see people analytics as a high priority, according to Deloitte.

I have been in leadership and management roles …


Source: Recruiter – 5 Key Reasons HR Pros Need to Understand Data Analytics

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Recruitment 2020: 5 Ways the Field Will Change Next Year

Liam Morgan 03/12/2019

Recruitment 2020: 5 Ways the Field Will Change Next Year

It’s that time of year again, when trend lists flood the internet. For recruiters and talent acquisition pros, this is a necessary ritual. So much can change in the span of a year, and keeping up with the latest developments can be a daunting task.

Sometimes, however, the changes are not as extreme as people would have you believe, and the coverage, frankly, is unoriginal. You’ve certainly seen enough lists heralding the dawn of artificial intelligence (AI) and the arrival of …


Source: Recruiter – Recruitment 2020: 5 Ways the Field Will Change Next Year

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4 Not-So-Obvious Signs of a Successful Sales Candidate

Liam Morgan 03/12/2019

4 Not-So-Obvious Signs of a Successful Sales Candidate

Five years of experience or more, a top earner in their last role, outstanding recommendations from previous supervisors — yes, these seemingly perfect sales candidates really do exist.

However, a candidate is not guaranteed to excel on your team just because their resume ticks all the boxes. Perfect on paper does not necessarily mean perfect in real life.

When looking for new sales talent, it’s critical that hiring teams don’t focus all their attention on stereotypically “perfect” 


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