Talent Acquisition

3 HR Processes Made Easier By Automation

Paperwork has long been considered a critical component of the HR industry. For years, even the most talented professionals in the sector spent hours approving, signing, and mailing forms as part of onboarding, training and scheduling processes. However, as technology…

How to Tell Who Is A Real High Performer

We usually know high performers when we see them, because their stars shine bright in the workplace. But how can you tell the difference between a high performer and a high potential performer? The latter have the talent, education, and training to…

Maybe You Should Interview Everyone

Note: With unemployment at a 17 year low, and the number of people in the labor force hovering around a 40 year low, there’s no reason to think hiring is going to get any easier in the coming months. So…

Is Credential Creep Strangling Your Hiring?

Every organization wants to hire top performers on a consistent basis. Unfortunately, this doesn’t happen very often. In fact, in most cases, organizations fail miserably. One reason for this rate of failure is “credential creep“: the act of raising minimum…

Microsoft Integrates LinkedIn With Outlook

Microsoft today released a LinkedIn integration with Outlook.com, enabling Office 360 users to view profile information of senders without leaving their inbox. The integration, coming 16 months after Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of the business networking company, is more of…

Retain Your New Hires By Talking to Them

It’s difficult to say which is a bigger challenge for employers: recruiting or retention. After all, hiring great people means nothing if they leave within their first year. And that happens — a lot. Companies with low turnover tend to…