Reboot the Resume: Maximize Your Hiring Efforts

It is no secret among HR professionals that resumes are outdated, plain, and notoriously fickle. They have become documents designed to be people pleasing and optimized for keyword scanning. Recruiters are often left to guess at soft skills and...

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Getting it Right the First Time: Onboarding with Emotion

By David Cory A Tale of Two Impressions Margaret was at a party when she met Shae who worked at Thread the Needle Electronics (TNE), a company where she had recently submitted a resume. She thought TNE would be a great...

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Dare We Include Realistic Advice in Onboarding?

By David Creelman Onboarding is usually an upbeat process. However, the truth is that bad things happen in any organization and the question is whether we should warn employees about them. What sort of bad things? Here...

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Onboarding with Innovative Intent: A Tale of First Day Realities

By Ingrid Vaughan You never get a second chance to make a first impression and first impressions are often difficult to change—which should make innovative onboarding a workplace norm. However, the reality is more divisive. A Tough First Day to Forget Amy...

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Making the Most of Final Days: Bringing Value to Offboarding

By Ian Gibson, CHRP Are companies missing out on the final piece of the employment cycle puzzle? At the opposite end of the spectrum, onboarding is all the rage for good reason—greater numbers are poised or in the process of...

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Small Changes and Large Rewards in Recruitment

By Jane Terepocki, CHRP “I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies.” —Lawrence Bossidy, former COO of General Electric Without a...

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The Humanity of High Tech: Re-Connecting the Workplace

By Andrew Woods From the phone in our pocket to the laptop on our desk to the proliferation of pads, screens and devices, the technologies at play speak to an ever greater potential for connectedness and innovation.  Putting those technologies...

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Sharing the Responsibility: Seeding the Recruitment Mindset

By Morgan Kemick, CHRP As much as human resources professionals appreciate and value the recruitment and selection process within an organization, we all know what an onerous task it can be when it is the sole responsibility of the HR...

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