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Dear Employer: Is Your Hiring Cycle Too Long?

Posted by Robin Walters on Jan 16, 2018 11:00:00 AM

We tricked you. The title of this article was a rhetorical question that virtually guaranteed a “yes” answer. The truth we’ve seen, based on years of collective experience, is that most employers already understand they have an unwieldy hiring process. A long hiring cycle at best frustrates candidates, and, at worst, loses them to your competitors.

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Why You Should Outsource Payroll

Posted by Robin Walters on Dec 19, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Payday is awesome.

Unless you’re the one running payroll.

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5 Reasons Your Recruiting process Sucks

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Dec 14, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Hiring these days is tough. When the unemployment rate was high, there were a lot more qualified candidates in the pool. Companies weren't looking to fill as many jobs either. 

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Design Guide: UI vs UX

Posted by Artisan on Dec 13, 2017 11:02:00 AM

Every industry is full of acronyms, but perhaps nowhere more than in the world of high technology. Recently we’ve been hearing the terms “UX” and “UI” interchanged, especially as demand for these skilled digital designers has increased. But the truth is, although these roles have similarities, the expertise needed for these jobs is actually different.

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You Reap What You Sow: Employee Development as a Retention Tool

Posted by Robin Walters on Dec 12, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Employee engagement is important.

The disengaged employee is more likely to leave, and each time that happens, according to HR Dive, it costs your organization an average of $15,000.

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Why You Need Emotionally Intelligent Employees

Posted by Robin Walters on Dec 5, 2017 12:13:52 PM

Who wouldn't want employees who are self-aware, can recognize the impact of their own emotions, and adapt their approach based on these skills? Employees with a high degree of emotional intelligence can be invaluable in the workforce, often make strong leaders, and make great team members.

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Is the 40-Hour Workweek Dead?

Posted by Robin Walters on Nov 21, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Spoiler Alert: The 40-hour workweek is definitely dead.

If you’re an employee, you probably killed it in one of two ways:

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Reasons You're not Getting Quality Job Applicants

Posted by Artisan on Nov 14, 2017 11:00:00 AM

If you aren't getting high quality job applicants for your open jobs, it may be because you aren't offering what applicants want these days. Today, job seekers have different priorities, especially when they have the talent and skill to be mobile. 

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The 5 Most Common Types of Remote Employees 

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Nov 7, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Remote is the new black, right? Today, flexible work arrangements are everywhere, from the part-time worker sitting next to you to the freelancer writing your corporate blogs. But not all of these remote workers operate under the same types of arrangements. Today, there is a lovely rainbow of diversity in the way we employ our workforce.

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The 4 Best Secrets for Staffing Smarter

Posted by Artisan on Nov 2, 2017 11:00:00 AM

At the very least, you’ve read about how much it can cost your company when you hire the wrong person for the job. Unfortunately, it’s probably more likely that you’ve experienced the frustration that comes from actually making that mistake.

Either way, it’s a bummer. Making a bad-hiring decision can be very costly in all kinds of ways. But how can you be sure that you’re staffing smarter the next time around?

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