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The Art of Authenticity: Amy Poehler at Indeed Interactive

Amy Poehler is one of the most versatile and sought-after talents in Hollywood today. Famous for her role as Leslie Knope on “Parks and Recreation,” she was one of the biggest stars on “Saturday Night Live” in the 2000s. Today, she helms many of her own projects through her production company, Paper Kite Productions, and

Three for Thursday- Paying attention to the FLSA

Three HR lessons to educate you in the middle of the week. The US Department of Labor is one of those agencies that have been fully funded during the shutdown. Their activity continues, thus it is important to not let your adherence to the FLSA lapse. My friend, Jon Hyman, publishes a weekly curation of

Onboarding in 2019: What a Knock-Out First Day Should Look Like

The first days and weeks when new employees come to work are a make-or-break time for their success with you.  A positive welcoming experience puts them at ease and reinforces that joining your company was a good choice. That breeds loyalty – a key component of a stronger workforce, and an essential characteristic of what

Rejected by a Talented Candidate? Do This

It’s inevitable that someone you want to interview or hire will say “no.” However, that “no” isn’t permanent. You can get a talented person to change his or her mind by applying a powerful principle of selling.

Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: @Content_App – Job Branding

This week on the Weekly Dose I review the job branding and messaging technology Content. Content is a mobile-based SMS text-based technology (app) AI social media assistant that scales across your recruitment teams to help your business get the most from LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Content will send you a text message when she/he/it discovers something relevant for

Use Emotional Intelligence in Your Recruiting

Emotional intelligence became popular in 1995 by Daniel Goleman, but has always been the core of psychology and sociology in helping understand human behavior. We as recruiters, are set on trying to understand our candidates’ motivations and behaviors on a daily basis, so it makes sense to incorporate EQ into our practice.

Think Like a Marketer to Increase Awareness of Your Open Roles

In today’s tight labor market, recruiters need innovative tactics to increase awareness of their open roles and reach the right candidates. So why not take a page from the marketing playbook? You’ve likely heard about the “talent pipeline.” In marketing, there is something similar: a customer journey “funnel.” But whereas a pipeline has the same

Employee Handbooks Revisited: Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

I read an article today where the author was talking about the Top Five Small Business Trends to Monitor in 2019. The fifth trend was Consistent And Transparent Employee Communication. The “I have found creating an up-to-date employee handbook that is readily accessible will benefit both upper management and employees.” I agree! I wrote this post on

Working At Target | Work It Daily

Working At Target | Work It Daily Work It Daily Target is one of the most successful and well-known retailers in the world. Their success is a result of the positive work environment they’ve created, where all employees know that their voices matter. Target’s commitment to offering the latest products coupled with its dedication to

More About Working At Facebook | Work It Daily

More About Working At Facebook | Work It Daily Work It Daily Facebook is one of the world’s largest and most successful social networking platforms, with the goal of bringing the world closer together. Your work at Facebook impacts billions of users around the world every single day. They live by the belief that “this

If You Really Want to Help Government Workers … Recruit Them Away

It’s not an overstatement to label the current federal government partial shutdown as the most extraordinary opportunity to recruit government employees since the end of World War II! Firms in nearly every industry are faced with the painful tripartite combination of record low unemployment, record high employee turnover, and a prolonged “skills shortage” that are

Working At Facebook | Work It Daily

Working At Facebook | Work It Daily Work It Daily Facebook is one of the world’s largest and most successful social networking platforms, with the goal of bringing the world closer together. You work at Facebook impacts billions of users around the world every single day. They live by the belief that “this journey is

How We Are Experimenting With Talent

Drug development entails risk. Clinical trials are elaborate and expensive experiments, and unfortunately sometimes promising hypotheses prove false. This can be frustrating and even painful at times, but ultimately such are risks worth taking, since new and improved medicines can mean the difference between life and death for patients with serious diseases. At Roivant, we

A Look at Job-candidate Expectations Shows Europe Is No Monolith

Thanks to a growing talent shortage in their local labor markets, international recruitment is becoming an interesting option for many companies in Europe. Proper insight into the target group will allow you to find the right candidate for that difficult-to-fill position. While it may appear straightforward, the labor market in Europe is extremely complex. Europe

How technology may alter your timekeeping

Technology can both help and hurt companies. If you have been around in the working world, especially in a manufacturing or restaurant position, you are familiar with a timecard and punch a time clock. You show up to work, insert your time card, and it gets punched with a time stamp. Those timecards were the

Recruiting Trends to Watch for in 2019

If you thought recruiting top talent was tough going in 2018, experts predict 2019 will be even tougher.  Why? Because today’s increasingly competitive recruiting challenges are set against a backdrop of ever-changing, more sophisticated and even more costly recruiting trends. Here is the short list of trends to watch for, so that you can

Revisited:Under the FLSA a late paycheck is as bad as no paycheck

Missing a paycheck because of cash flow violates the FLSA With the current government shutdown, many employees have been furloughed. Others have been described as “essential” and are required to work for no pay, with the promise of getting all monies owed them when a new budget is authorized. It has happened in the past,