Tag: Technology and Social Media

Job Seekers – – Keep Your Contact Info Current and Answer Your Phone

I recently wrote a post about what recruiters would like job seekers to do when they apply for a position. The list includes submitting a cover letter, researching the company, and coming to interviews prepared. But applying for a job is only one way of getting a new position. Another […]

Everything #HR Needs to Know About Machine Learning

Have you seen the GE commercial about “Molly, the Kid Who Never Stops Inventing”? Every time I see it, I’m reminded about how robots are becoming a greater part of our workplace. And that’s not a bad thing, but it does mean that we need to get more comfortable with […]

3 Ways to Improve the Candidate Experience

(Editor’s Note: This article is an excerpt from my new book, “The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent“ (SHRM, 2018) SHRM members can order a discounted copy at the SHRMStore. Enjoy!) Organizations with a candidate experience strategy in place realize the work isn’t over. You’ll want to […]

12 Tips for SHRM Annual Conference Attendees: #SHRM18

For those of us in the human resources profession, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference is approaching. This year’s event will be held June 17-20, 2018 in Chicago. This is a must-go event for me. I’m really looking forward to the opportunity to see fellow bloggers that […]

New Hire Onboarding: Take a Pulse to Increase Employee Retention

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Readex Research, which provides expert survey services to help businesses understand their internal and external customers. Their services include employee experience surveys. Enjoy the post!) With unemployment levels at historic lows, it’s no wonder that employee retention is a […]

Make Your Data Easy to Consume – Friday Distraction

Years ago, I worked for a company that decided HR was going to produce a “metrics scorecard” each month. Three full pages of data about HR activities. Everything from cost per hire and time to fill to grievance trends and training effectiveness. I’ve always joked that HR closed the month […]

Workplace Distractions Are Impacting the Bottom Line – Friday Distraction

I know the open office concept is all the rage right now. And I’m not opposed to it. I can see the advantages it brings in terms of collaboration and team development. However, it’s important for organizations to realize it can also contribute to workplace distractions. The same is true […]

Organizational Trust Is the Key to Innovation

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos, a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. For the first time, Kronos was named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For according to global research and consulting firm Great […]