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How to make sure your new employees fail from day one
smartblogs.com

New workers will quickly become frustrated if you burden them with all the unpleasant tasks you were looking to get off your plate before they were hired, corporate trainer Jeff Havens writes. Putting them in situations where they are likely to fail and not providing training will produce similar results, he writes.

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Turnover (or churn), like job creation, results in opportunities
www.upi.com

The U.S. job market is not only slow for the unemployed, it is slow for those with jobs, resulting in workers stuck in place, federal economists said.

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Why Changing Your Desk Changes The Way You Work
www.fastcompany.com

To clutter or not to clutter? That is only one of many work-space issues. Let’s go beneath the surface.

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Caring About Employees Is Not A Talent Strategy
tech.co

Almost every founder has the same mentality: talent can make or break your business. From finding the best talent to maintaining a strong culture, founders regularly wax poetic about how much they care about their people and their culture. We all know that people and culture matter. The real question is what are you doing…

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Here’s How Facebook Graph Search Enhancements Could Help Recruiters, Sourcers
www.hiredaily.com

Have you heard? Facebook is upgrading its Graph Search to include more segmentation. Starting today, Graph Search will include posts and status updates. Now you will be able to search for status updates, photo captions, check-ins and comments to find things shared with you. If you’re not already using Graph Search to source or aren’t […]

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A message to HR tech vendors
unconventionalhr.com

While HR tech vendors work hard to sell their [insert HR component] software, they have no idea that HR is missing an effective electronic foundation.

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3 steps to become the wired insider for a job
corcodilos.com

Forget about jobs. Jobs come from identifying good companies, products and people. She should make choices about these before examining any jobs, and she should start by going to the local library’s magazines and periodicals section. She should scan business and specialty publications to find products, services and companies that motivate her. This can take […]

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What It Takes to Build A-Level Talent
humancapitalist.com

Provide real-time performance feedback. Managers are required to meet with employees weekly about performance. These performance discussions review current performance, solicit improvement ideas and work with employees on areas of personal interest and growth.

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Helping your average employees find inspiration
www.thedailymuse.com

Average employees — those who do their jobs but give little more — aren’t necessarily a problem, Steve Errey writes. It’s worthwhile to figure out what inspires these employees so you can try to give them projects they’re passionate about. But it’s also true an average employee might be a reliable individual who may stick […]

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12 Hilarious & Horrible Recruiting and Hiring Videos
www.blogging4jobs.com

The importance of video and the candidate experience has grown in importance since we published our 12 Most Best and Ridiculous Recruiting Videos last year.

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Why it pays to treat your workers like human beings
www.hiredaily.com

Companies should aim to humanize business operations by giving employees space to act like real, authentic people and to make decisions for themselves, writes Jamie Notter. How to achieve that differs for every company, but actions will always trump words. “Enron had nice statements in their lobby about things like integrity and honesty, but that […]

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4 Types of Referral Programs Every Business Needs
www.hiredaily.com

You need to keep your referral generation efforts front and center and build many and varied touchpoints along the customer referral journey.

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Why Your Boss Cares If You’re Happy
www.fastcoexist.com

Companies from Google to Bank of America are investing in ways to measure how happy their employees are–and how to make them happier. But does that…

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Top Talent, Tight Wallet: 4 Budget-Friendly Ways to Reward Employees
www.thedailymuse.com

When your company is strapped for cash, bonuses aren’t exactly an option. Instead try one of these creative ways to incentivize your employees.

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