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How to Write an Inclusive Job Description

An inclusive workplace fosters a sense of belonging, encourages authenticity and open communication, and supports the career growth of all employees, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, education, or background. This is a tall order, but many companies are working hard to improve

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How to Calculate the Cost of an Unfilled Role

Imagine a bustling coffee shop where an employee leaves for a new position, and the manager delays filling the role. Other employees shoulder the workload as best they can, but the wait for orders increases, lines grow longer and customers walk away. If the job

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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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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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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

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Sending Out An SMS: Recruiting Texts From Last Night

This article originally appeared on Recruiting Daily. In recruiting we spend a whole lot of time talking about striking the balance between automation and personalization, and how best to blend high tech with high touch. But for all the talk about email blasts, talent communities

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The Creative Sourcing Myth

This article originally appeared on the SourceCon blog. Herein follows a tale of sourcing woe, like that of Juliet and her Romeo. Have you ever been in a meeting with a, fill in the blank, and at the end of the meeting the conclusion is,

Candidate Sourcing like Sherlock Holmes

How do you find something that can’t be seen? It’s a classic question we face when candidate sourcing. As the great detective himself once said, “My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people don’t know.” Like Scotland Yard sending

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Sourcing Alchemy: How To Transform Your Search Into A Hire

Alchemy is the study of focused transformation. I have always been fascinated by Alchemy because the aim is to take some low value resource, like lead and turn it into a high value resource like gold. In a way, a production line is an alchemical

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Sourcing, Analytics, Branding: Three Roads Diverge in a Career

At your desk in the morning you read Google alerts, at lunch you browse LinkedIn, and by dinner you realize you must call your ZoomInfo rep again to add contacts. At this point in your career, you’ve developed a six-cups-of-coffee-a-day habit that has ruled out