Archive for April 2016

Good Business Practice:  Keep Recruiting Metrics

  In an economy increasingly driven by data, hiring managers and recruiters cut costs and improve best practices by monitoring the recruiting numbers. Glassdoor provides some interesting survey statistics: An average American company takes about 52 days and spends about $4,000 to fill one position. Almost 50 percent of small business owners say there is…

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Merger: HR Concerns During a Merger or Acquisition

Shifting Ground:  HR Concerns During a Merger or Acquisition What positives steps can HR take to support the workplace during a merger or acquisition? As markets continue to fluctuate, expect another robust year for mergers and acquisition (M&A).  Globalization and intense competition make the synergies, savings, and strategic assets of M&A’s attractive business options. For…

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What’s in a Question? A Second Look at Interviewing

Onboarding top talent does not happen by accident.  Boost your interview skills by giving a second thought to what you are asking. Interviewing is the bottom line method across industry for vetting potential hires. Whether via phone, video, or in person, there is usually an interview involved at some point in all hiring processes. Thomas…

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Hiring PreCheck:  Did You Cover the Background ?

Background screening is an important but sometimes time-consuming aspect of recruiting.  Do you have a pre-employment background check process in place? Workplace safety and security is essential. Tragic headlines speak too often of another case of workplace violence, or the discovery of a significant employee fraud.  Your industry may heighten the need for background scrutiny…

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