Advice from a Recruiter: 7 Things You Cannot Do on LinkedIn

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Recruiters love LinkedIn. If we’re not looking for applicants on LinkedIn, we’re definitely checking all our applicants’ profiles. We want to make sure applicants look as great on LinkedIn as they do on our ATS. We definitely know our way around LinkedIn, so we also know when applicants are making mistakes that can hurt their chances getting […]

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5 Ways HR Impacts Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is one of the biggest challenges we face in HR. We’re tasked with the job to hire, train and retain great people, but those employees will never be great if they’re not engaged. And currently, less than one-third of all employees feel they’re engaged in their work. Because we’re not involved in the […]

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An Unexpected Employee Benefit to Boost Productivity [VIDEO]

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Do you work well when you’re panicked about paying for a needed surgery? Or worried about having enough to pay your credit card bills? Or wanting to contribute to retirement? No matter how much you try not to let personal problems seep into work and productivity, it’s nearly impossible. Benefits—even seemingly small ones—impact the real lives of […]

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11 Leadership Lessons from The Walking Dead

For those who aren’t familiar, the TV show The Walking Dead, is a story about people forced into extraordinary circumstances (a zombie apocalypse). The human survivors are forced to band together to survive, and the seemingly random assortment of people gradually become a functional team with individual roles and a common purpose—survival. It’s no surprise […]

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6 Ways HR Reports Inform Better Decisions

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Alice: “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” Cheshire Cat: “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.” Alice: “I don’t much care where –” Cheshire Cat: “Then it doesn’t matter which way you go.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland Sometimes when making decisions, […]

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Interviews: Have a Conversation, Not an Interrogation

As a child, when your parent was asking a pointed question about something that would get you in trouble, were you nervous? If you were on trial in court answering questions from a lawyer who was trying to stump you, would it scare you? Have you ever felt interrogated and gotten defensive? Most of us […]

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