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Email Automation Tips to Increase Candidate Response Rates by @will_ducey
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It’s 10am. Two weeks after the intake meeting with the hiring manager, and it happens: you receive an email asking when you think you will have candidates ready to interview. In the past you would have felt a rush of panic and fear. Not this time. Last week you worked with the manager to create […]

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The Top 20 Branded HR and Talent Pros: Meet Joel Peterson from Goshow Architects
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Let’s face it – Fearful of the spotlight and conservative to a fault, HR pros generally aren’t the best examples to look towards when it comes to professional branding. Kris Dunn (Kinetix RPO, The HR Capitalist) and Tim Sackett (HRU Technical Resources, TimSackett.com) think that needs to change.  That’s why they created this series – The […]

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T3 – @Betterific
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This week on T3 I’m taking a look at the innovation management platform, Betterific!  Betterific is a crowdsourcing, communication platform that allows employees to present and share ideas, and those within the company to communicate on each others ideas.  It can also be used as an idea generation tool for those in your organization looking […]

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Kris Dunn says Hard Work Is Irrelevant But In The Presence Of Talent, We’ll Take It
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Got a good play for you on the way home today – embedded below (email subscribers click through to see player) is a cool NPR podcast called Planet Money – the episode I’m sharing is with Patty McCord, former CHRO at Netflix. The hosts do a nice job of tracking the build of the Netflix […]

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So, Are You Working This Week?
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Last week on Friday was possibly the slowest official work day I think I have had in 2015. I think I had one meeting, took maybe one call, and received probably the fewest number of emails in a day since the end-of-year holidays. It was refreshing and kind of unnerving at the same time. Why […]

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How to Build Meaningful Relationships in the Workplace
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In TinyPulse's 2014 Employee Engagement and Organizational Culture Report, 79 percent of the more than 200,000 respondents surveyed felt undervalued at work. Entrepreneurs, managers and employees who make a genuine effort to recognize other …

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LinkedIn Revamps Its Messaging Tool To Catch Up With Chat-Style Apps
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Moving away from a clunky inbox design that mimics email, LinkedIn's new tool resembles the clean and simple interfaces of popular messaging apps such as Apple AAPL -0.89%'s iMessage and Facebook FB -1.12%-owned WhatsApp and Messenger.

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The Job-Offer Sucker Punch
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What a recruiter promises in a job interview is akin to what a salesman tells you — it’s intended to close the deal. Good luck collecting on the oral promises later.

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5 HR Trends To Look Out For Over The Next 3 to€“ 5 Years
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The modern workplace is fluid, dynamic and ever-changing. On the one hand, this is exciting because it presents a number of opportunities. Click to read more. Please share!

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Finally, LinkedIn revamps its boring "inbox" into a chat-like messaging feature
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And LinkedIn knows this, which is why on Tuesday it said that would roll out an entirely new inbox design for both mobile and desktop users. The revamped version is more akin to chat service Slack or your favorite messaging app, complete with emoji and …

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SHAKER Announces Strategic Partnership With EmployeeScreenIQ
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SHAKER, the market leader in custom simulations for pre-employment testing, today announced details of its new strategic partnership with EmployeeScreenIQ, a global provider of employment background screening services. The resulting combination of SHAKER’s Virtual Job Tryout® technology and EmployeeScreenIQ’s advanced screening solutions provide…

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The Seven Highly Effective Habits of Sourcing by @JimStroud
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Here are a few ideas for you to consider to make sure you’re a highly effective sourcer. Be curious / when I started I had no idea what I was doing and had no formal training. So, I researched and experimented and researched and experimented and researched and experimented. Now there is a lot of training […]

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It’s Not Amazon, It’s You
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So, about know the media/opinion machine news cycle has run its course on Amazon.  The initial story broke from the New York Times and Amazon was EVIL!  For two days we got to listen to comments and opinions about how awful Amazon is.  The folks at Walmart were happy for a few days as they […]

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All Hat, No Cattle
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I’ll start by making one broad assumption, which seems to be commonly accepted in the world of Talent Acquisition: It’s a candidate’s market. (Just don’t try to tell that to someone who’s been unemployed for 6+ months.) This one simple dynamic has incredible ripple effects throughout the staffing community. The challenges are apparent (at least […]

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