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A conversation of best practices - How to avoid the pitfalls of hiring

We recently published a 12 week, best practices series of articles here on the site based around a real conversation I had with a friend who has been in HR for over 20+ years.  This week, we thought it would be useful to take that information and turn it into an ultimate best practices ebook.
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Learn how to mindfully expand employer branding to include empathy and actions to get a leg up

We are all still in the midst of a pandemic, and we've already seen employer branding shift to address that; employers are being more communicative about future plans (remote work, office time, safety precautions for those with offices).  However, with many office times being reduced or phased out completely, it is expected that recruiting leaders will focus on employer branding in a new, radically different way...
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With everything currently in flux, is it time to lose the office?

It’s the million- dollar question: if employees are quitting instead of returning to the office, is it time to just give it up altogether? 
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Head your candidates in the right direction - Learn the difference between a HAP and an ATS

One of the questions that was sent to me after our recent best practices series formed from a discussion with one of my friends was this: "You mentioned a Hiring Automation Platform verus an ATS (Applicant Tracking System.  What's the difference?" --Rosanna C. Read on, and we'll break it down by the numbers...
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The 4 Secrets of Remote Hiring

Well, the jury’s in - remote working works. Hybrid and distributed teams are happier, more engaged, more loyal, more able to cope with sudden dramatic change, more attractive to top talent, and just as productive. 
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Afraid You'll Never Fill That Difficult Position? Discover Upskilling From Your Candidate Pool

Even with so many people on the market right now, it's difficult to find the right person.  Even moreso for highly specialized or cross-specialized individuals.  Because of a gap in skills, 87% of employers are currently having difficulty filling positions. How can your company get the people you need and stay ahead of the competition?
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Recruiting hasn't changed in 60 years - discover how to evolve your hiring

Let's face it, the process of recruiting and hiring hasn't really changed since the end of World War II.  Yes, the pandemic pushed *some* companies forwards towards digitalization of their processes, but even so, the process itself still hasn't changed much.  How can you evolve your own internal processes to create a predictable, successful hiring process you can replicate between your different departments?  Read on!
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Learn how to avoid the pitfalls of hiring and recruiting - help your company rise a head above the competition

Last week, we discussed performing a hiring post mortem and following up with candidates and hiring managers here, so it was at this point that my friend looked at her watch and realized we had been talking for over two hours!  "I wish there was a place where all of this information you've been telling me was collected," she said.  I nodded.  "That's not a bad idea, maybe I can do just that."  
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The 3 Steps You Need to Take If You Want to Hire Top Talent in a Post-Pandemic Job Market

It seems a little counterintuitive that, even though unemployment levels in the US are still hovering over 5%, companies are still struggling to hire the right people. One thing is clear - the skills gap isn’t going anywhere. If anything, it’s getting worse, thanks to the radical shift to digital brought on by COVID-19. 
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YOU MADE THE HIRE! NOW LEARN HOW TO NAVIGATE THE EYE OF THE STORM AND SUCCESSFULLY CONDUCT A HIRING POST MORTEM

Last week, we discussed how to know your offer to a candidate will be accepted here, so this week's part of the conversation was the final step.  "So once we make the hire, how do we make sure we repeat this successfully?"  She asked.  "Then it's time for Hiring CSI," I said; with Who are you.. who who, who who? echoing in the background in my head.  I mimed snapping latex gloves onto my hands. "It's time... for a post mortem."
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