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When someone is diagnosed with a serious health condition, it impacts several important areas of their life, including work. A person may start to wonder: - How do I balance work and medical treatment? - What can I expect from my employer? - What are my legal rights? - What do other people do in this situation? Onecommon misconception is that people who have serious illnesses do not want to work. The results of Source: The Recruiter
2 days ago · From The Recruiter
Alexa sits on my counter. Officially, the product itself (a "smart speaker") is known as Amazon Echo. Echo connects to Alexa, a "cloud-based voice service," according to Amazon. Amazon named her "Alexa" after the Great Library of Alexandria in Alexandria, Egypt, one of the most important libraries of the ancient world, a font of knowledge and information. I originally bought Alexa as a toy, and to play music in my kitchen and living room. She connects with my Spotify and Apple ... Source: The Recruiter
2 days ago · From The Recruiter
Remote work seems to be all the rage,with some70 percent of professionals working from home at least once a week. Similarly, 77 percent of peoplereport working more productively when they work from home, and 68 percent of millennialssay they would consider ... Source: The Recruiter
3 days ago · From The Recruiter
Recently, I interviewed a potential new hire for our tech department. This engineer wasn't familiar with PHP, one of the primary languages used to build our company's technology, but that wasn't necessarily a concern. Our chief technology officer, Michael Henderson, and I agree that the right candidate can always learn PHP on the job. There are more ... Source: The Recruiter
3 days ago · From The Recruiter
Work is a big part of our lives. In fact, many of us probably see our colleagues more than we see our own families over the course of an average week. It makes sense, then, that employees want to feel respected in the workplace and to truly enjoy their jobs. If you're going to spendso much time at the office, you might as well be happy while you're at it. But Source: The Recruiter
4 days ago · From The Recruiter
The modern workforce is dominated by millennials and Generation Z. While these two generations do have their differences, together they make up one population that has changed the world of work and especially how we attract and retain talent. In light of today's tight labor market, and at the dictate of this modern workforce, workplace culture is a top priority that can make or break both the quality and quantity ... Source: The Recruiter
4 days ago · From The Recruiter
Article by YEC A leader is someone who,through their personality and skills, inspires others to be the best versions of themselves. While leaders may display different types of leadership styles, they all hope to achieve the same goal: motivating the team they lead to be better and to do better. But what makes an excellent leader? Tosome, leadership comes naturally from an innate ability to take ... Source: The Recruiter
5 days ago · From The Recruiter
We're in an employee-focused market. Steady job growthand record-low unemployment rates have empowered the besttalent to leverage the best opportunities at their disposal. This might spell bad news for their employers,as a McKinsey reportnotes that only 23 percent of managers and senior executives believe their current recruiting and retention strategies are effective. The pressure is on for companies to Source: The Recruiter
5 days ago · From The Recruiter
Should you hire for culture fit, or should you hire for skill set?It is an ongoing debate in the recruiting space, and both sides have advantages and disadvantages. If you hire for skill set, you're guaranteed to get an employee who can do the job. However, even if a candidate has the ideal skill set, they can be a detriment to the function of both the team and the businessif they don't fit the company culture. On the other ... Source: The Recruiter
5 days ago · From The Recruiter
It has long been accepted in HR and recruiting circles that language matters. From the words you use to describe a company's culture to the specific titles you give your roles, the way you say something can have a bigger impact on talent attraction and retention than the substance of what you're saying. A new report from LinkedIn, "Language Matters: How Words Impact Men and Women in ... Source: The Recruiter
6 days ago · From The Recruiter
You've probably encountered this scenario before: Your company hires a great new employee who quickly meets and exceeds all expectations. This employee is the definition of a rock star: They work well with everyone in the department, get things done, and think creatively. All seems to be going swimmingly but then, having reached their full potential within that department, the employee starts to look elsewhere for new opportunities. Eventually, they secure a position with another company, and your rock star leaves. ... Source: The Recruiter
6 days ago · From The Recruiter
In need of a marketing expert to build your brand? Looking for a copywriter to create content for your website? Wish you had someone on your team who could build you a brand new website? Regardless ofwhat you need, there are remote workers all over the world who could get the task done for you.But is hiring a remoteemployee the right move for your business? The answer ... Source: The Recruiter
9 days ago · From The Recruiter
Constructive criticism makes us stronger, and many professionals believe it is the challenging points in their careers that push them to reach their greatest successes. As Henry Ford famously said, "Failure is the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently." More and more professionals are adopting a Ford-style mindset and they're even applying it to the job search. As a 2017 LinkedIn report noted,feedback on interview performance is ... Source: The Recruiter
9 days ago · From The Recruiter
Cristine Sauter didn't mean to become a recruiter. Not at first, anyway. In fact, she kind of stumbled her way into the HR field. "I was an administrative assistant at a consulting company and business was booming," Sauter recalls. "One day, the HR manager asked me if I could help her sort some resumes, which I happily did. The next day, she asked me if I could help her with scheduling interviews. A few days later, I was asked to conduct ... Source: The Recruiter
10 days ago · From The Recruiter
Born between 1997 and 2001, the oldest members of Generation Z are now starting to enter the job market. The largest-ever generation in the US, Gen. Z constitutesroughly 5 percent of the nation's workforce,and that number will rapidly rise in the coming years. While there are many similaritiesbetween Gen. Z-ers and their predecessors, there are also ... Source: The Recruiter
10 days ago · From The Recruiter
Your internal recruitment function is a driving force of your organization's success. It's how you acquire quality talent that contributes to the growth and innovation that keep you ahead of the game. But consider this: Workers are leaving their jobs at the highest rate since 2001. This statistic needs to be at thetop of everytalent acquisition leader's mind.If you have not assessed ... Source: The Recruiter
11 days ago · From The Recruiter
Life may not be fair, but employee compensation should be and employees need to be confident it is. If not, you can expect increased turnover and a breakdown of trust between your employees and the company. The old approach to compensation, with closed-door negotiations and MI6-level secrecy, is hardly fair. This is important, because unfairness at work drives employees away. In fact, ina 2017 survery... Source: The Recruiter
11 days ago · From The Recruiter
Keeping your team engaged and thriving has never been more important than it is in today's hypercompetitive business world. Enter workplace mentorship programs: Done right, they can bolster everything from employee retention to productivity. Mentors and Mentees Both Benefit For the Mentee: According to executive leadership consultant Natasha Sistrunk Robinson, having an ... Source: The Recruiter
12 days ago · From The Recruiter
Article by YEC Creativity inspires us. It gives us purpose and direction, providing a way to pursue goals and establish dreams. However, creativity does not always come naturally, particularly during moments of stress. Sometimes, even the most creative minds need a little help to get that spark back. Boosting your creativity can be a simple matter of taking a step back and discovering what works best to motivate you. ... Source: The Recruiter
12 days ago · From The Recruiter
In a recent articlehere on Recruiter Today, Justin Moodley ofLASANAN shared his advice to new recruiters: "The talent acquisition professionals who spend more time [engaging with] their candidate pools tend to have a better sense of how their candidates could fit in and excel at our organizations." In contrast, Moodley explains, more mechanical, hands-off recruiting processes typically bring in poorly matched employees. Though he doesn't use ... Source: The Recruiter
12 days ago · From The Recruiter

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