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Revelation — Treating Job Applicants Who Are Also Customers Poorly Is Costing You Million$

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 07:45

If the customer is always king, then an applicant who is simultaneously your customer must also be treated like a king.

Google Hire Pricing Revealed

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 14:40

It’s been a busy week for Google Hire, the company’s foray into the applicant tracking market, which officially launched this week. The news was covered here, with John Zappe saying, “Google’s Hire goes well beyond what most of the basic tracking systems used by small and mid-sized businesses offer. Perhaps its most powerful feature, besides the convenient integration, is that it leverages Google’s search.”

7 Steps to Successful Technology Adoption

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 12:28

So you’ve decided to implement new technology (ERPs, EHRs, SaaS, mobile, cloud, etc.) within your organization – congrats! New technology can definitely make your organization more effective and productive, but only if the people within your organization actually use the new technology.

ATS Executives Sound Off on Google Hire

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:03

Aside from Indeed, most job boards seem to be pretty giddy about Google for Jobs and the free traffic they receive from the world’s most popular search engine. Snagajob has said it has seen a 17 percent increase, and even itty-bitty YourMembership is touting a 12 percent bump. I think the joy will be short-lived, but that’s a different post.

Combining Common Sourcing Tools to Create a Sourcing Solution – Part 4

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:00

Many tools come and go, but some have become very reliable in our efforts to better source talent. Sourcers are keen on the advantages of sourcing tools, but many are still learning the power behind combining sourcing tools to achieve optimal success.

3 Steps to Building Engagement Among Your Hourly Workers

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 10:49

It’s time to stop taking the hourly employee for granted.

Using a Vacation Day Is Not Discipline

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 08:40

I’m gonna let you in on a little secret — an easy-peasy way to accommodate an employee who needs a day off from work as a religious accommodation…

This Wharton ‘Startup Challenge’ Winner Wants to Improve Your Internal Hiring

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 07:56

Startup Twine, created by Wharton MBA 2017 graduates Joseph Quan and Nikhil Srivastava, beat out 28 other semifinalists to win the University of Pennsylvania Wharton Entrepreneurship’s first “Startup Challenge.” Twine’s software uses algorithms with the goal of aiding companies in determining internal candidates to fill open positions in hopes of increasing employee retention and reducing the cost of new hires.

Winter Is Not Coming; It’s Already Here

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:00

― Olaotan Fawehinmi
The Soldier Within

How to Sell the Need For Employer Branding

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:00

You already know employer branding is a must in today’s competitive market for top talent, but if you’re struggling to get your executive team on board it’s difficult to know where to start.

What to Do When Managing People You Don’t Like

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:04

When you get promoted to a managerial position, you don’t automatically gain managerial skills that allow you to easily treat people fairly. You’re still the same person you were the day before, and let’s face it, that probably means you don’t like everyone equally.

Don’t Hire a Data Scientist to Lead Your People Analytics

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 08:41

The head of people analytics is a new role in HR and from what I’ve seen most organizations are not quite sure what kind of person they need. The tendency is to lean towards someone who has some expertise with big data; or at least as close to that as you can get.

I’m a Responsible Babysitter, But Something Tells Me That Job Alerts Aren’t Working

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 07:58

I’m concerned about job alerts. These are the micro-apps that job boards, applicant tracking system vendors, and others, have created to keep candidates interested (warm) by pushing out opportunities to candidates that are supposed to be relevant to the candidate.

Are You Treating Open Enrollment as a Step-Child?

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:00

Benefits may not be the glamorous part of human resources, but for employees, benefits rank right up there with pay in importance.

Targeting Locations to Search on LinkedIn

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:00

Have you ever wondered what all the cities and states are on LinkedIn that are hidden gems? As we have all come to know LinkedIn doesn’t always play nice on the playground and certainly does not make it easy for someone to be able to find that information in a quick and streamlined manner. (I am pretty sure they are not going to compile a beautiful and neat list for us to utilize.)

5 Keys to a Passionate Workforce

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:30

Every organization has the potential for world-changing impact.

Sweep Away Obstacles By Going Rogue

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 08:45

Matt Corker tells two stories in this DisruptHR presentation.

Google Enters the ATS Market With a Full-Featured Tool For Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:18

On the heels of its May announcement of a powerful job search tool — Google for Jobs — the company today publicly released an ATS designed for small- and mid-sized businesses.

Google Launches a Powerful New ATS For SMBs

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:11

On the heels of its May announcement of a powerful job search tool — Google for Jobs — the company today publicly released an ATS  designed for small- and mid-sized businesses.

Better Late Than Never: LinkedIn Will Soon Let You Upload Videos, Reveal Some Viewer Data

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 13:41

It’s about five years overdue, but news is spreading that LinkedIn’s 500 million users will soon be able to upload a video and share it. Yes, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and, of course, YouTube have had this functionality for years, so it’s not particularly newsworthy on its face, but this is LinkedIn we’re talking about.