Month: July 2019

What Law & Order Can Teach Us About Recruitment Marketing: The Audio Tag

Look around. How many people around you are wearing headphones right now? Have you noticed how many people are walking around your office with various flavors of earphones and airpods and isolating headphones? The market for speakers, be they wireless, smart, or otherwise has exploded. By itself, Spotify has more than 217 million customers, and

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Episode 191: The Great #SHRM Debate

In case you’ve missed the drama unfolding after SHRM CEO Johnny C. Taylor Jr. took an aggressive posture at a conference in January, defending the organization’s participation in White House initiatives and associations with individuals some members find objectionable, you can catch up on Twitter with the hashtag #FixItSHRM. It’s something that everyone is talking

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Whose Opinion Matters Most in the Interview? Yours.

You’ve clearly identified the type of company you’d love to work for, the kinds of projects you’d like to be involved with, and the impact you’d like to make. You’ve tweaked your resume, networked your heart out, and sent your strategically crafted cover letters to the right people. And now you have the interview! Gulp. For most people,

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It’s Summertime, and That Means It’s Vacation Shaming Time

Employers are getting better about encouraging their workers to take vacations, according to US travel industry research, and a recent survey shows more Americans are seizing that opportunity. The upside of more employees taking more vacations includes greater employee engagement, satisfaction, and productivity in the long run. However, employers should be careful of a …

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10 Activities to Improve Communication and Collaboration Today

We put so much emphasis on hiring the right people for the job, but we often overlook two important components of any new employee’s success once they’re in the role: collaboration and communication. Eighty-six percent of employees pinpoint a lack of collaboration and ineffective communication as the key causes of workplace failures. Fortunately, such failures are

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