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5 Tips to Improve the Mobile Candidate Experience

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The world has gone mobile. It seems like all of us are using our mobile devices to manage the important aspects of our lives today. Including job seekers—both active and passive—who are conducting their job searches on their mobile devices. To engage prospective candidates where they spend the most time, employers must be proactive about offering a mobile-friendly candidate experience. …

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The LinkedIn Microsoft Merger: How it Could Disrupt HR

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On Monday morning, June 13th, the world woke up to the news that Microsoft had acquired LinkedIn. It was the third largest acquisition in the history of the tech industry. In layman’s terms? It was HUGE!!! When the world’s largest software maker snaps up the world’s largest professional recruiting social network, people sit-up and take notice. And many of those …

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How HR Can Recruit for IT Departments of the Future

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I’ve written a lot about Millennials and the massive impact they are having on the future of work. The largest generation in today’s workforce, they are the generation perfectly matched to ride the wave of digital technology and mobility that came of age more or less at the same time they did, and they’ve helped turn traditional business practices on …

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Move HR to the Cloud and See the Difference: 5 Reasons to Switch

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Businesses are switching to the cloud faster than you can say, “I hate my filing cabinet,” and for good reason. Cloud technology can significantly improve a broad range of business processes. From the back office to the front desk, cloud technology is transforming the way we work–for the better. Take human resources. HR is seeing significantly positive results from switching …

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How Mobile Technology Impacts the HR Industry

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We use mobile devices for nearly everything, from shopping and researching to scheduling our daily lives. In fact, more than 85 percent of U.S. Millennials own a smartphone and use it frequently throughout the day. Businesses are already optimizing their use of mobile technology to reach their customers, and to make their employees work lives more efficient, but there’s one …

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HR: It’s Time to “Level Up” with Gamification

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Gamification – using game-play elements in a nongame activity – is trending across a range of industries. For a while, HR professionals were excited about its potential to improve employee engagement and training, but adoption rates have been slow. Isn’t it time for HR to “level up” with gamification? Consider this. In January 2016, U.S. employment engagement rates remained sluggish …

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Big Data: Now an Integral Part of Talent Recruiting

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Big data is a driving force behind business strategy today—and human resources is no exception. It’s given recruiters the tools they need to make better hires and is changing the way organizations measure performance, boost employee engagement, prioritize training, and analyze talent needs. HR today has access to a gold mine of data, an unprecedented amount of information: insights, intelligence, …