Five Tips for Effective Employer Branding

Today’s competitive labor market requires organizations to enhance their game and stay as an employer of choice. Competition to hire the best talent is at an all-time high, and companies with an inflexible hiring process and talent-strapped market find it particularly difficult to find and hire the right candidates. The 2018 Deloitte Global Human Capital…

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  • Want to Be Uber Productive at Work? Take a Break.

    Even as you read this, there could be at least 10 tabs open on your browser, plus several active programs running at the same time.     Ever wondered why? With all the hustle around us, it’s easy to feel we aren’t doing enough if we don’t get a visual confirmation of our efforts. For…

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  • 3 Great Reasons to Become a Contractual Employee

    With the growth of the on-demand economy, people are showing an increasing interest in contract positions to kickstart their careers. Moving from one contract to another, within or across various industries, is being seen as a viable option to gain relevant work experience. While the benefits of a regular job can never be overstated, contractual…

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  • Recruitment Marketing: Nurturing Passive Talent

    Recruitment marketing is not a new term in human resource (HR) management. It is the tactics and strategy used by a company to source, manage, and train passive talent before they apply for a job. Take the marketing route to passive talent acquisition. Professional recruiters of today think like marketers and consider potential candidates as…

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  • Starbucks Signing Store in D.C. and a Quick Look at Sign Language

    With the first International Day of Sign Languages coming up on September 23, it is worth recapping Starbucks’ plan to open a new sign-language store in Washington, D.C. next month. It will be the company’s first disability-friendly coffee shop in the US, following the successful inauguration of their first-ever Signing Store in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia…

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  • What makes your workspace comfortable?

    Money and other perks surely bring people to work, but what does it actually take to have people show up fully charged every day and do a fantastic job? Recently we went around the room at our Somerset office and asked our fabulous employees who voluntarily go above and beyond their “official” job responsibilities to…

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  • Empathy in the Workplace: What, Why, and How

    Empathy is the ability to live and relate to the emotions and experience of others. It’s more than mere sympathy. It’s the ability to understand and lend support to other people with sensitivity and compassion. Empathy is like stepping into a person’s shoes and being aware of their situation. In the context of work, empathy…

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  • The ABCs of Temping

    Temporary jobs, often known in the industry as temping work, have fast emerged as a viable employment option for both employers and employees. While recruiters can evaluate candidate suitability for various job roles, those seeking temping opportunities get to work for an employer of repute. This acts as a very good selling point for both…

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  • Big Data to Predictive Analytics: The Future of Human Resources

    Everyone in the world of tech seems to be talking about big data. But what exactly is big data, and why is it useful to businesses? In today’s world of information overload, it is imperative that businesses analyze extremely large data sets (big data) to extrapolate patterns, trends, and correlations to predict future performance and…

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  • Four tools everyone in the recruiting industry should use

    With the advent of new tools and technologies, the recruiting process is becoming faster and more efficient than ever before. Here’s a list of four tools we think have the potential to change the way today’s recruiters and HR personnel work. 1. Applicant tracking system (ATS) A must-have in any modern recruiters’ armory, the new…

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