Lessons College Football Can Teach Recruiters

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When autumn rolls around, thoughts naturally turn to football – even in a year like 2020, when sports and virtually everything else in life has been thrown asunder. That’s why sports are categorized into seasons – and it’s right around now that fans’ minds turn to the gridiron. As a recruiter, you can draw many… Read more »

5 Key Steps to Attracting a Diverse Workforce

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When you’re hiring, you want to get it right for a number of important reasons, but if you had to pick just one, diversity should be at or near the top of the list. It’s not only the right thing to do (which is reason enough on its own), but it also has been proven… Read more »

Eliminating Unconscious Bias in Your Hiring Process

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The human brain is amazing, but it has its limits. As reported recently by Forbes, the average person’s brain takes in 11 million bits of information every day. But it can consciously process only 40 bits, so 99.9 percent of that data is processed at an unconscious level. Whirling around in all that processing stuff… Read more »

Staying Motivated this Summer with Your Work

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This is a summer like no other, to put it mildly. The entire world is emerging from being shut in and shut down since March – and this makes everyone even more antsy than normal to break out the shorts, sandals, and sunscreen and get outside. Read that: get away from work for a while!   … Read more »

Avoid These Communication Mistakes at Work

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How do your coworkers perceive you and the job you do? Perception is reality – and that depends on the way you communicate. Handle it well, and you’ll earn trust and respect, build bridges, and make friends as well as teammates. But ignore the finer points of effective communication, and the opposite will be true…. Read more »

How to Adapt to the Hybrid Workforce

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Artificial intelligence is here to stay. It helps companies streamline operations, modernize their workforces, and eliminate monotonous, unappealing job functions. But with its growth comes trepidation, primarily driven by people’s misconceptions about AI and its impact.   The most common concern among human employees is that automation will replace them and render their jobs obsolete. In reality,… Read more »

Highlight These Recruitment Skills on Your Resume

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Employers are looking for the best of the best when they review candidates for their open recruiting positions. After all, these are the people who will be responsible for bringing other people into their company. So, the bar is naturally set very high – and with good reason.  As you craft or update your resume,… Read more »

Effectively Creating Job Ads for the Modern Workforce

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Now more than ever, it’s critical to look to the future as you plan your hiring strategy. When it comes to advertising your open positions, a key up-and-coming market is Generation Z candidates – those born between 1997 and 2012.   “What?!” you may ask. Most of these people are still in school!    And you would be… Read more »

Are These Behaviors Holding You Back at Work?

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Do you act a certain way at work, thinking this behavior will help you better fit in or get ahead?   It’s not uncommon – and it’s basic human nature to want to be in the loop when plans and decisions are made. But what some experts have termed “below the line” behaviors can actually hold you back in the… Read more »

How Automation Can Help Your Team Reach its Full Potential

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There is virtually no business today that doesn’t use some form of automation. It may range from a simple software app to a self-driving car … but it’s here, there and everywhere, and the automation trend has only just begun.   Automation Circa 2020   Automation historically involved expensive servers and extensive teams of specialists to maintain… Read more »