8 Onboarding Tips to Get New Employees Off to the Best Possible Start

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by Sophie Deering, UndercoverRecruiter So you’ve spent hours sourcing, interviewing and negotiating in order to find the perfect employee for your organization; you probably think that the hard part is over, right? Not quite. The first week or two in the job is an incredibly important time for your new employee, so it is essential that you ensure they get off on… Read more »

Being Liked Vs. Being Respected – You Don’t Have to Pick Just One

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by Lisa K. McDonald, Recruiter.com This or that, black or white, yes or no, one or the other – not everything can be defined in such simple terms. “Being liked” and “being respected” in the workplace are neither polar opposites nor absolutes. Unfortunately, we often guided to believe that you can only pick one. This is not entirely… Read more »

5 Tips for Writing Job Descriptions That Don’t Suck

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by Brie Reynolds, Recruiter.com In the past, hiring managers had their pick of candidates to choose from. Even with ho-hum job descriptions, your average hiring manager often found themselves inundated with job applications from eager job seekers. Not so anymore. Ask any recruiter, and they’ll tell you that today’s talent market isn’t what it used… Read more »

6 Ways to Immediately Filter Bad Resumes

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Recruiter.com Welcome to Recruiter Q&A, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Have a question you’d like to ask? Leave it in the comments, and you might just see it in the next installment of Recruiter Q&A! Today’s Question: How do you efficiently wade through the sea of resumes you… Read more »

3 Benefits of Offering an Employee Learning and Development Program

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by Jen Dewar, Recruiter.com The talent shortage has organizations struggling to find and retain top-tier talent. There simply aren’t enough qualified candidates to go around, and HR professionals are getting more strategic about how they approach recruitment and employee retention. However, organizations can get so caught up in the “here and now” that they often… Read more »

4 Questions You Shouldn’t Ask Candidates

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by Josh Tolan, Recruiter.com Employee engagement starts with the hiring process. Some professionals, no matter how great they look on paper, will never be engaged in the work environment. Why? Because their career goals and motivations are radically different from the employer’s goals and motivations. And if an employee isn’t passionate about their work, they… Read more »

Top 3 Interviewing Essentials For Hiring Teams

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by Chuck Cohn, SmartRecruiters Blog Whether you recruit chemical engineers, HR generalists, or salespeople, the right candidate possesses three qualities: competence, cultural fit, and the potential for growth. This holds true in all corners of the business industry, from an internet-based marketplace like Varsity Tutors, to a healthcare conglomerate with 100 offices worldwide. If you… Read more »

New Law Revises the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Definition of Small Employer

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Brought to you by ChamberChoice and JRG Advisors On October 7, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees (PACE) Act, which repeals the ACA’s small group market expansion requirement. The PACE Act affects employers with 50-100 employees that currently provide group health insurance. Effective for 2016 plan years, the ACA expanded… Read more »