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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, April 17, 2019

The tightest market for talent in five decades has resulted in a cavalcade of content from thought leaders, analysts and vendors, most of it focused on fixing what’s broken in current recruitment processes. Improving the candidate experience is a hot topic, because it’s a buyer’s market.

What do candidates really want? Recruitment marketing, which represents the largest portion of most talent acquisition budgets, is getting a lot of attention, and the prevailing best practices have their origins in consumer marketing.

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Posted by Nikki Morrison on Thu, April 11, 2019

“Sorry I’m late. I got caught up at work. No, I wasn’t busy with anything or swamped with any important projects. I just had to stay there. I literally just had to be in the building.”

This is one side of an actual greeting overheard at a recent social event. His remarks and explanation for tardiness were met with collective laughter and nods of understanding and empathy from the group. If there were any HR leaders in the crowd, they certainly would have cringed at the sound. Is there anything worse than an employee who is present but not productive, sucking up company funds without contributing anything in return?





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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Thu, April 4, 2019

Are your employees engaged? It’s a question that has earned its place at the forefront of business strategy, because it directly affects the quality of work produced and overall outcomes. Eight out of ten business leaders rank employee experience, including engagement, as important or very important for the future of their companies. But even when organizations have a generalized understanding that engagement is valuable, it’s not always easy to show a measurable return on investment in terms of dollars and cents. Yet that is precisely what it takes to demonstrate value to those in charge of budget approvals.




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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, February 27, 2019

Did you know that HR technology has the power to predict the future? No, it’s not a crystal ball that can tell you where to find your next VP of Finance or how long that new IT tech will stay at your company. But it can give you the data and analytics competence you need to make reasonable predictions and more profitable decisions in situations like these. The trouble is that HR leaders have been slow to jump on the bandwagon. If you’re among them, here’s why you should take the leap.

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