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Best Practices for Onboarding New Talent

Starting a new job is exciting, but it can also be stressful and challenging. Without a formal onboarding process, the toughest parts of the first days, weeks, and months at work are amplified—which isn’t good for the employee, or for your business. Turnover is expensive

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Job Interview Red Flags

You’ve gotten your toe in the door for an interview with a company you’re excited about. You’ve done your research and visited their careers site, LinkedIn and Glassdoor pages. The job and the company seem like a great match for your skills and goals. But

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The Value of AI Chatbots in Recruiting

AI chatbots and other AI tools have arrived in recruiting, and their use is expected to grow exponentially in coming years. Many companies are using AI chatbots to boost communication, answer questions, improve candidate matching, and even bolster employee engagement after hire. According to LinkedIn’s

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Don’t Let Cultural Fit Undermine Diversity

Diversity matters to the success of companies. Multiple studies have found that businesses with a diverse workforce outperform those with less gender, racial and ethnic diversity. Companies whose employees vary by race, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation and ability are more innovative and agile. A

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Three Tips for Leading a Multinational Team to Success

The way we work together is changing. Globalisation, expansion into new markets and flexible workplaces require diverse teams of people working together: virtual teams, cross-border teams, matrixed organisations. Working with people you do not see — or who live in a different time zone, or think,

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Best Practices in Talent Acquisition Reporting and Metrics

Talent acquisition metrics, analytics and reporting are all crucial to successful recruiting. But for many busy HR professionals, understanding, analyzing and using recruitment metrics to improve their businesses can be overwhelming and more than a little confusing. As a result, many organizations collect and report

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Demand for Medical Device Talent Still Outpaces Supply

CareerBuilder’s Supply and Demand Insights tool shows that available U.S. talent supply for key medical device roles is meeting just a small portion of the demand. Across three common medical device roles, Sales Representatives and Industrial Engineers registered the most significant talent shortfall with supply

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RPO trends in Canada: recruiting meets agility

Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) agencies manage an organization’s permanent recruiting efforts enterprise-wide, within a specific department or for a specific short-term project (such as hiring sales people for a new product launch). The RPO team “becomes” part of the client company, while taking ownership of

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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,