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Work/Life Balance News: 10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable The Red Shoes, a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares for her into buying her a pair. Her love for the red shoes causes her to give them priority over the more important things in her life, and, as often happens in fables, karma is not on her side.

 

Talent Strategy News: A Strategic Plan Without A Talent Strategy Isn’t A Plan

A Strategic Plan Without a Talent Strategy Isn’t a Plan

“So what happens if I create strategy and ‘ignore’ the talent side since we have never paired the two together?” As a senior faculty member for the Human Capital Institute, I was leading a two-day strategic workforce planning session recently in Singapore when that question was posed to me.

Recruitment Advice: Three Potential Points Of Agony In Recruitment

Three Potential Points Of Agony In Recruitment

There can be three potential points of agony associated with hiring people. One is finding capable people in the first place. Two, when staff retention is crucial and you are worried that key people may jump ship. And three, when staff turnover is embarrassingly high and this speaks volumes about your business.

Recruitment Advice: The Hidden Talent Pool That Companies Are Missing

Grads of LifeVoice: The Hidden Talent Pool That Companies Are Missing

I just celebrated my tenth year at Google, and for a decade, I have had my dream job. I’m on the team that launched Google Apps for Education into higher education and K12. I’m on the team that launched Chromebooks into education.

 

Recruitment Advice: 5 questions you should ask in every job interview

5 questions you should ask in every job interview

This post from CEO and founder of Raad Ahmed, LawTrades, a legal company that helps people read and negotiate employee contracts, originally appeared onQuora as an answer to the question, “What questions should a job candidate ask the interviewer?” There are obvious benefits related to being a strong listener during a job interview.

 

Culture Advice: Microsoft’s CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail

Microsoft’s CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail

Just under a year ago, Microsoft launched a Twitter bot by the name of Tay (officially, Tay.ai), in an attempt to advance how artificial intelligence communicates with humans in real time. Things took a vicious turn, though, when hackers and others caused Tay to begin spewing racist and profane comments.

 

Culture Advice: Win the war for talent by improving employee experience

Win the war for talent by improving employee experience

This is not the first time I’ve heard this story. An acquaintance of mine questions whether she is in the right job, in the right industry and working for the right employer. She recounts the story of her 20-year career in different roles and divisions with the same enterprise.

 

Employer Brand News: Fortune 500 Graded “C” in Recruitment Marketing

Fortune 500 Graded “C” in Recruitment Marketing

One-third of the Fortune 500 scored an “A” or “B” on their recruitment marketing efforts. Recruitment marketing platform developer SmashFly ranked the 2016 Fortune 500 an overall “C” average or “good.” “The nation’s largest organizations are getting more sophisticated and becoming more successful by integrating digital marketing, content marketing, mobile and social into their recruiting strategies,” said Mike Hennessy, founder and CEO of SmashFly.

Employer Brand News: Hire The Best In 2017 & Stand Out From The Crowd

How to hire the best people in 2017: make sure your employer brand stands out from the crowd

The new year is a time for fresh starts and new ambitions. It’s no coincidence that it’s also the most popular time of year for LinkedIn’s 467 million members to update their professional profiles as they consider their next career move.

 

Career Advice: The Mid-Career Internship

The Mid-Career Internship

For women who have been away for the workforce for a spell, sometimes re-entry programs are the only way back in.

 

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