8 Self-Improvement Books to Devour This Summer
Article by Megan Nicole O’Neal
As you’ve likely noticed, thanks to the recent increase in bathing suit ads and “Wanna Get Away?” emails from airlines, summer is upon us. While many of us longingly daydream about the obligation-free days of the summer breaks of our youths, summer as an adult doesn’t have to be a complete wash. We have more daylight hours to play with, and contrary to popular belief, attaining a summer bod is not the only way …
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Purposes Don’t Have to Be Lofty: 4 Ways to Discover Your Calling
Over the past 20 years, I have interviewed thousands of incredibly successful individuals — their success being why I, as a headhunter, was talking to them in the first place. Most of these successful individuals were unsatisfied in their work — which, of course, was why they were talking to me, a headhunter.
You might think I was interviewing people who were working soulless jobs in faceless corporations, but you’d be wrong. I was retained by purpose-forward nonprofits looking for mission-driven employees.
So then, …
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The Repercussions of Not Outsourcing Workplace Investigations: Two Case Studies
As misconduct scandals involving high-profile persons within blue-chip organizations continue to proliferate, companies are scrambling to keep up with the rapidly changing ideas around how to handle workplace misconduct.
Whereas misconduct investigations were once the work of low- or mid-level HR generalists, they now demand much higher degrees of attention, care, and independence. Current best practices dictate these investigations be conducted by neutral third-parties unaffiliated with the organization.
Below are …
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To Find the Perfect Candidate, Ask These 12 Questions in Every Interview
Hiring the most suitable person for a role can be tricky, to say the least. Crafting a perfect job post to attract qualified talent is only the beginning. From there, you still have to market the role in the right channels, sift through endless resumes, and identify top contenders.
But perhaps the most crucial component of the whole recruiting process is the interview. This is your chance to really get to know each candidate, to really evaluate their potential for success …
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3 Ways to Re-Energize Employees in the Age of Burnout
In corporate America, evolutionary change at revolutionary speed is becoming the norm, and workers are clearly feeling the brunt of these tectonic shifts. Political strife, international trade disputes, and angst over a particular industry’s or company’s health are weighing heavily on workers’ minds. Couple these concerns with a nonstop workload, demanding deliverables, and tight budget restrictions, and it’s no wonder employees are feeling burnt out and out of gas. Further, many employees also feel like they’re treading water career-wise, doing the …
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5 Metrics That Tell You Whether Your Recruitment Marketing Strategy Works
In today’s hyper-competitive job market, it is extremely difficult for a company to stand out without a strong recruitment marketing strategy.
But how do you know whether your recruitment marketing campaigns are paying off? With data, of course!
Data, in this case, means recruitment metrics. Metrics are the key to showing you where the ROI is, where the budget is being wasted, and which pieces of your campaign are worth …
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Getting Ghosted by Applicants? Take These 3 Steps to Build a Better Recruiting Process
While the concept originated in the dating scene, ghosting — the act of going dark with no explanation — has become widespread in professional realms. Candidates are suddenly dropping out of recruitment pipelines without a word, simply refusing to respond to recruiters’ and employers’ messages.
Perhaps this development should not be surprising. Unemployment is low and employment opportunities are abundant, with US job openings hitting a record high of 7.3 …
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The 2020 Recession: What It Means for Recruiters
It has been more than 10 years since the Great Recession of 2008, and talk about another recession in 2020 is only getting louder.
External recruiters should be especially alert to this chatter, as they can be seriously hurt by a decline in job postings. However, a possible recession can also present an opportunity for recruiters. Recruiting may be even more important in a dire economy where companies need any and …
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The Power of Paid Family Leave: Doing More for the Families in Small Businesses
Having a child irrevocably changes your life. I don’t have any of my own, but you don’t need to be a parent to know that having a child is a huge time commitment, especially for the first year.
Yet for the employees of millions of companies across the US, a parent could have a child on Friday and be expected to report to work at 9 a.m. on Monday.
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‘We’re Not All the Same’: A Former Staffing Firm Leader Offers a Peek Behind the VMS/MSP Curtain
I recently had the pleasure of sitting down and speaking with my friend Mindy Milligan, senior program manager at healthcare workforce solutions provider Qualivis.
Mindy and I met several years ago during her time as director of nursing services for a staffing firm in South Carolina. We bonded quickly over our passion for the healthcare staffing industry and our shared desire to create a better experience for travelers, for agencies, …
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