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    Compliance Tips for Your Business

    Providing the proper documentation to the US Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP) shouldn’t have to cost you time or money. During your busy season, here are some helpful tips to consider:
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    How to Recruit for Passive Candidates

    The stereotype of the standard job hunter needs updating. The most desired candidates are no longer sitting behind their computers scanning LinkedIn and every job board they can find. The perfect candidates may be already employed and working hard at their current job, though willing to look elsewhere if the right opportunity presents itself. This ...
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    Modify Employee Performance Management for Millennials

    As the traditional annual performance review is becoming more obsolete, Millennials are looking for a more fluid way to engage with their managers. Not all employee performance tracking has to be conducted on an annual schedule, creating distance between a company's workforce and managers. Considering a regular and more personal way to review an ...
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  • Five Benefits of Having a Millennial Workforce

    The Millennial generation, individuals born between 1982 and 2004, are stepping into leadership positions more rapidly than you might think. Having a diverse, open-minded work environment is never a bad thing, which is why Millennials are crucial to organizational success. Five benefits of having Millennials in your workplace are that they are: 
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  • How to Effectively Communicate with Your Hiring Manager

    Although both HR managers and hiring managers are working toward the same goal of filling a position within the organization, they can oftentimes be on two different pages if there is no line of communication. Whereas HR managers are able to tell whether or not the candidate will be a good fit for the organization, the hiring manager has a better ...
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  • How to Use Applicant Tracking in Construction

    The job of a recruiter is incredibly important and complex. Regardless of an HR team’s skills, the truth is that hiring is getting more and more challenging — especially in the construction industry. In fact, a survey from 2015 found that 32% of American employers are having a difficult time finding staff with the right skills.
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  • Can Diversity Be the Solution to the Skills Gap?

    Employers, especially those in the construction and manufacturing industries, are having trouble finding candidates to fill their positions. While the reasons behind the skills gap are being debated, what’s clear is that employers need to find new ways to find candidates.
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    Performance Management Improves Employee Engagement

    Employee engagement is a hot topic in HR and has been for a while, but it’s a hard concept to pin down. Do we chase engagement just so our employees are engaged? No. Smart businesses target high engagement because it contributes to better business performance. Without measurable outcomes, engagement would be more of a wishy-washy feeling, like ...
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  • How to Create a Fluid Employee Onboarding Process

    Onboarding is sometimes considered a "softer" side of HR, but it's come a long way in recent years. For tuned-in organizations, it's an opportunity to solidify the important relationship between the new hire and the company. Countless hours (on both ends) went into the decision to bring tihs person on board, and re-hiring would be a drain on your ...
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  • Creating the Best Possible Interview for Candidates

    Hiring and maintaining top talent starts with smart recruiting, this includes the all too well-known, and often over-complicated, interview. Though it may seem that your interview processes should be extensive and ultra-thorough, what make a difference is the quality of a perspective’s answers rather than the lengthiness of the discussion itself. ...
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