Business, Sales & Retail

Questions About Applicant Tracking Systems, Answered

JAMES HU | Sept 2017  |  If you’ve been through a job search in the last five or so years, you probably know all about the importance of using keywords to tailor your resume for applicant tracking systems (ATSs). Chances are, however, that those keywords are just about where your ATS knowledge ends. For being such commonly used hiring tools – 90 percent of

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Performance Review Is Actually Productive

Maria Onzain  |  August 2017  |  Employees and managers alike often dread performance review season, and for good reason: One poll found that only 2 percent of HR pros think reviews are useful. This raises an important question: Why are we still carrying out performance reviews if they’re so useless? The truth is annual reviews don’t have to be wastes of time. Done right, they can be powerful

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Flexible Work Opportunities

Matthew Kosinski  |  August 2017  |  Flexible work isn’t just for hip, young startups anymore. The biggest names in corporate America have started embracing it, too. In fact, some of these giants are even leading the way. The people at flexible work job board FlexJobs recently cross-referenced the latest Fortune 500 companies list with its annual Top 100 Companies with Remote Jobs

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Is Your Company Missing Out on Its Most Valuable Training Resource?

Jason McDowell  |  December 2016  |  Many businesses spend exorbitant amounts of money on external training programs. They bring in experts to train their workers or send employees to far-flung locations to gain new skills. Or maybe they just plop employees in a conference room with several hours worth of training videos. While all of these methods have some value, they overlook

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Non-HR Executives Are Starting to Take on HR Roles

Samantha LoCoco  |  December 2016  |  The human resources department is undergoing an extreme redesign, and career-long HR pros are no longer the only people overseeing the new and improved teams in the field. Many companies are now hiring non-HR executives, such as lawyers and accountants, to take on HR roles. According to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report, these new faces

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The Color Psychology of Branding [Infographic]

Matthew Kosinski  |  December 2016  |  Ready to design a logo for your startup? Make sure you spend some time carefully thinking about the color scheme. As it turns out, the colors of a company logo are about more than aesthetic preferences – they provoke emotional and psychological responses in people. It’s in your best interest, then, to choose a color scheme wisely.

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