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Hiring in Charlotte: Job Growth, Quality of Life & Controversy

U.S. News & World Report ranks Charlotte as one of the top 20 best places to live in the United States. Its warm climate, Southern charm and impressive job growth has lured many transplants to the North Carolina city. Charlotte is also a U.S. banking center with blossoming

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Strategic Sourcing through Analytics

More than ¾ of executives state that people analytics are a priority, and more executives are recognizing the influence HR initiatives have on the organization. In fact in 2016, 51 percent of companies correlate business impact to HR programs, a 13 percentage point increase over

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Predictive Talent Pooling – 10 Tips for Getting it Right

Most businesses are in the midst of a workforce redesign to empower newer, more nimble business models. The HR team must anticipate and keep pace with ongoing business innovations while driving leading-edge talent solutions to meet changing workforce needs and challenges. Predictive talent pooling provides

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Predictive Talent Pooling: A New Approach to a New Type of Workforce

According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Human Capital Trends Survey, 90 percent of business leaders in North America and 92 percent in Latin America rate “Organizational Design” as their top human capital-related priority. The results are strikingly consistent across industries. This organizational redesign trend is driven

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Use Talent Pooling to Strengthen Your Employer Brand

Most businesses are in the midst of a workforce redesign to empower newer, more nimble business models. The HR team must anticipate and keep pace with ongoing business innovations while driving leading-edge talent solutions to meet changing workforce needs and challenges. Predictive talent pooling provides

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The Value of Pre-Hire Assessments for Sales Roles

Drawing top-quality talent to fill sales positions from entry-level to C-level is, for many companies, a pressing and ongoing challenge. According to a 2014 report from Harvard Business School’s U.S. Competitiveness Project, technical sales and sales management positions are among the hardest jobs to fill.

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4 Keys to a Great Leadership Strategy

“90 percent of my job is to fail.” Speaking at an event recently, that’s how the head of a digital company described her job. She was tasked with taking risks on an ongoing basis, with the understanding that only a handful of her initiatives would

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Attributes that Make Star Performers Bad Team Leaders

Have you ever worked for a “bulldozer” boss? Someone so focused on results that they leave a path of anxiety and intimidation in their wake? Or how about a “micro-manager” who leaves their imprint on every office matter while still complaining they have too much

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Candidate ‘Ghosting’ Hurts Your Employer Brand

Urban Dictionary describes ghosting as “The act of suddenly ceasing all communication with someone the subject is dating, but no longer wishes to date. This is done in hopes that the ‘ghostee’ will just ‘get the hint’ and leave the subject alone, as opposed to