Technology

A CFO Discusses Culture and Profits
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Here’s something HR professionals don’t often hear: a CFO advocating for that company culture be measured as closely as financial performance.

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10 Business and Recruiting Reasons for Requesting Salary Information
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The practice of firms either requesting or requiring applicants to provide their salary history is coming under tremendous pressure as part of the overall push for pay equity for women. As a result, there are many new and proposed laws about the salary history request, including outright bans.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Leadership Consistency Quotient
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Leaders unknowingly destroy trust, undermine productivity, increase employee stress, and decrease engagement through inconsistent behaviors and practices. Substitute the word “leader” for salesperson, administrator, teacher, coach or parent, and the statement still rings true.

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In China, recruitment startup Beichoo.com acquires funding
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The startup recruitment platform Beichoo.com has announced that it has completed series A funding round, acquiring “several tens of millions of RMB” (several million US Dollars) from Zhejiang Sinowisdom Capital and Jiu Yuan Capital. Little is known about the Hangzhou-based outfit. According to web traffic analytics platform SimilarWeb, Beichoo.com has totalled less than 5000 unique visits […]

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Your ‘Open Door’ Policy May be Sending the Wrong Message
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While probably well-meaning, the phrase “My door is always open” tells your people:

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The HR Skills You’ll Need In the Age of AI
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In a recent TLNT article on the dawning age of AI and automation, TLNT Editor John Zappe states,

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Why Talking ‘Passion’ Can Make All the Difference
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“Passion will move men beyond themselves, beyond their shortcomings, beyond their failures,” iconic American writer Joseph Campbell said. That’s true at the organization level as well. A passionate, engaged workforce can push your company out of the mire of mediocrity. There’s no time to waste.

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Using Twitter for Lead Gen
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The other day I got this Direct Message in my Twitter account; It’s a lead gen message from the entry-level job board WayUp and I thought it’s a great

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IT vulnerability is an employment issue
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The stakes are huge when a departing employee takes confidential information.

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4 Steps HR Can Take to Protect Employee Medical Records
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In April 2014, as electronic medical records became standard, the FBI issued a “private industry notification” warning health care organizations of an increased number of cyber intrusions targeting medical records due to, among other things, the higher payout for these records on the black market. Three years on, this prediction sadly appears to have proven […]

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Companies are recruiting algorithms to hire a workforce which looks more like their customers
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They have a long way to go. Black Americans hold only 1.75% of white-collar tech positions despite making up 12.3% of the country’s total workforce.

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SuperCareer works on the CV to improve matching
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SuperCareer is a jobs site start-up which rewrites resumes by extracting the essence, and turning them into more useful documents for recruiting companies. The site was developed by a Turkish entrepreneur in Instanbul, Turkey, but launched in the U.S. (not Turkey) about six months ago.

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2 Friends, a Few Cocktails, and 10 Years of Sourcing History – Reminiscing the Early Days of SourceCon
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I remember SourceCon 2007 like it was yesterday. Yet, here we are, nearly ten years later, taking a look back at when the magic all began. Everyone that was there will have a story to tell, and I was lucky enough to have a front row seat. At the time, I had been working with […]

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The Phone Screen Experience
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How many phone screens does it take to hire someone? Today’s phone interview experience has become a nightmare for candidates, hiring managers and recruiters alike. Why so many redundant phone conversations to get to the root of a candidate’s qualifications? How did we get to this? Roles and job requirements are becoming increasingly specialized. It’s […]

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