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Apr 25, 2018 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, HRCI Staff Writer

Why Talent Stays Top of Mind? The Bottom Line

To stay competitive in today’s ever-changing business climate, C-level executives agree that finding and retaining the right talent is essential. But how to do that effectively remains a challenge, according to The Change Agents, a joint custom research study by Dow Jones Customer Intelligence and the HR Certification Institute, an organization that certifies HR professionals worldwide.

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Apr 18, 2018 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, Staff Writer for HRCI

Facing a Complex Acquisition, Wyndham Turns to HR

Mergers and acquisitions are business as usual at Wyndham Destination Network, the world’s largest provider of professionally managed, unique vacation accommodations and a division of Wyndham Worldwide.

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Apr 10, 2018 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, HRCI Staff Writer

Deloitte’s $300 Million Investment in Employee Education, HRCI Certification

If you’re a professional with Deloitte, there’s a good chance you’ve visited Westlake, Texas. The small Fort Worth suburb is home to Deloitte University (DU), Deloitte’s 700,000-square-foot learning and development center for its personnel.

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Apr 5, 2018 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, HRCI Staff Writer

How to Avoid Making a Disastrous Hire

Social networking sites can be invaluable research aides for sourcing new talent, but use them wisely and fairly.

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Apr 3, 2018 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, HRCI Staff Writer

Honing the Company Voice in Hiring

Generic job titles and standard lists of qualifications, responsibilities and duties are not just boring. They're ineffective.

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Mar 7, 2018 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, HRCI Staff Writer

Talent Acquisition Starts With Targeted Job Postings

To attract top job candidates to your organization, it’s essential to put as much emphasis on your talent brand as you do your consumer brand. That means recruiters, HR and hiring managers need to think more like marketers.

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Jan 12, 2018 | Chris Mullen, SPHR, Director of Human Resources, Housing & Dining Services, University of Colorado, Boulder

Searching for the Perfect Employee? 7 Ways to Find One

Finding the perfect addition to your company starts with a detailed, accurately-written job description. This sets the tone for what employees will be looking for, and what types of candidates will apply.

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Jan 12, 2018 | Chris Mullen, SPHR, Director of Human Resources, Housing & Dining Services, University of Colorado, Boulder

Make Onboarding a Positive First Experience

Most companies forget that recruiting a new hire doesn’t stop at his or her start date. New hires are constantly thinking, “Did I make the right choice?”

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Jan 12, 2018 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, HRCI Staff Writer

Don't Just Fill Job Openings, Hire Great Team Members

When companies place a premium on matching their open role’s comprehensive needs with the right talent, they tend to hire a great candidate – the one who will not only flourish in their new role, but be a great team addition as well.

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Dec 7, 2017 | Michele Koch, SPHR, Chief Culture and People Development Officer, Republic Bank & Trust

Scouting Candidates

Finding the right talent for a company is a huge factor and a bottom line difference maker. That’s why it’s important to do your homework before ever approaching a candidate. It’s critical to keep job requirements in mind to hire the most qualified candidate possible.

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Dec 5, 2017 | Michele Koch, SPHR, Chief Culture and People Development Officer, Republic Bank & Trust

Investing In Your Talent

Leaders in a company should never be too busy to invest in their talent — after all, the time spent growing an employee's skillset can ultimately open time on the leader's calendar as their employee takes on more responsibility.

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Dec 1, 2017 | Michelle Diaz, SPHR, PHRca, Director of Human Resources, California Correctional Peace Officers Association

The Digital Face of Your Company

A lot of people use a company’s website to get the quickest, most accurate snapshot of what the company does. That’s why it’s key to make sure the digital face of the company touches on the information people actually want to know and what they want to see. Use real photos of the employees instead of stock imagery.

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Nov 29, 2017 | Michelle Diaz, SPHR, PHRca, Director of Human Resources, California Correctional Peace Officers Association

Retention in the Age of Job Hopping

Job hopping has become a bit of a sport for the modern workforce. That’s why it’s key for companies to focus on building productive cultures and providing opportunities for employees to grow.

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Nov 21, 2017 | Willio Elmore SPHR, Principal Consultant, Top Management Solutions, LLC

6 Steps to Boomer Millennial Harmony

Regardless of the industry, organizations need to accommodate talent from different generations to find the skills needed to meet the needs of customers. Be prepared by creating a diversity network.

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Nov 16, 2017 | Willio Elmore SPHR, Principal Consultant, Top Talent Management Solutions, LLC

The Talent Management Plan for Every Generation

In a world where a lot of the conversation is around millennials, it’s important for an organization to ensure every generation is considered and included in their plan for talent management.

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Nov 14, 2017 | Willio Elmore SPHR, Principal Consultant, Top Talent Management Solutions, LLC

6 HR Functions You Never Really Thought About

When most people think of HR, their minds immediately go to something along the lines of "principal's office" — which couldn’t be further from what HR really does.

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Nov 10, 2017 | Willio Elmore, SPHR, Principal Consultant, Top Talent Management Solutions LLC

Adapting to Change: This Department Is Your Unexpected Key to Managing Change

Having an agile organization is imperative for any industry to compete in today's global economy.

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Sep 29, 2017 | Amy Schabacker Dufrane, Ed.D., SPHR, CAE, CEO of HRCI

The C-Suite's Secret Weapon

When someone thinks about a company’s success—they’ll likely go to a number of contributions like strong leadership, groundbreaking innovation, or a smart product or service.

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Sep 29, 2017 | Amy Schabacker Dufrane, Ed.D., SPHR, CAE, CEO of HRCI

Taking the ‘Risk’ out of ‘Risk Management'

Any successful company is focused on maximizing results. But equally, they need to be focused on minimizing potential risks that act as a barrier for employee productivity.

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