Month: May 2021

Mutual Mistake Helps Ex-Employee’s Bias, Retaliation Claims Avoid Dismissal

If a terminated employee signs a contract releasing all claims against you, she can’t sue you, right? Wrong. A new Missouri Court of Appeals decision illustrates the effect a mutual mistake by the parties can have on the enforceability of the release. Read on to learn how Missouri courts analyze the issue. Facts From 2001

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“Purpose-Driven” is Not Enough

As organizations and their leadership continue to evolve and develop strategies for engaging their people ever more deeply in work, an important notion has developed which by some, is seen as the key to the puzzle to find the source of “purpose” connected to that work, then to establish that as the motivation or “driver”

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An Essential Guide For Building An Effective Student Program

We have written series about all the work that recruiters have to do in the short time that students apply, interview and accept offers, but all those hard work will be in vain if the students are not interested in the company in the first place. An effective student ambassador program can solve such a problem –

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The Lies We Tell About Talent Assessments and Candidate Experience 

Assessments create a poor candidate experience. It’s a charge many of us have heard many times. Here’s the truth, though: The charge is valid — but only when assessments are poorly designed or used.  So here’s another truth: While no one likes taking tests, it is a myth that assessments by default create a poor candidate

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How to Answer Questions From Interviewers About Your Unemployment

The U.S. unemployment rate recently fell to its lowest number since the coronavirus pandemic shocked the economy, causing many Americans to lose their jobs or quit to care for children. But despite these positive signs, millions of people remain unemployed — and many may be concerned about how to answer questions about their unemployment, career experts say. COVID-19 Unemployment

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Virtual Onboarding Checklist: 8-Steps to Nail Your Virtual Onboarding

“If you think happy and engaged employees just happen, you couldn’t be more wrong”. That’s the line Kate Pavlina’s thesis on virtual onboarding starts with, quoting Michael Krasman. You couldn’t find a better summary of everything we stand for at Enboarder, so the moment we read it we knew we’d have to get Kate Pavlina, HR Business Partner at Amazon, to

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The Value of a Good Reputation (or the Cost of a Bad One…)

As Covid-19 volumes decrease and staff begins to heal from the trauma of the past year, many healthcare leaders will reflect on important lessons learned. An unfortunate reality rapidly surfacing for healthcare leaders today is staffing won’t get any easier. Research predicts a mass exodus of healthcare workers due to burnout, accelerated retirement and natural attrition. Now

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