Monthly Archives: May 2015

HR Professionals Need Professional Development, Too

HR performance is stagnating or growing worse, according to Deloitte’s “Global Human Capital Trends 2015” report. Deloitte’s report points out that “HR is not keeping up with the pace of change in business. Today, there is a yawning gap between what business leaders want and the capabilities of HR to deliver, as suggested by the
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Soft Skills Are Key to Making the Best Hiring Decisions

This post has been contributed by Ray Bixler, CEO of SkillSurvey. If you’d like to be a contributor, please contact us. Earlier this year, Wal-Mart announced that it would soon begin paying its workers at least $9 per hour. Target did the same. McDonald’s soon followed suit, saying it would boost its minimum wage. As major companies
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Sidekick Helps HR Professionals Prioritize Email Follow-ups

In an ever-connected world, human resources and recruiting professionals rely more and more on email to connect with hiring managers and job candidates. Job offer letters, on-boarding links, and interview requests are all handled by electronic mail. What this means for most HR folks is spending hours each day in their inbox, quite often wondering
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MyUnfold Uses LinkedIn and Skills Assessments to Ease Recruiting Headaches

  In January, we gave you a sneak peak into a new recruiting service called MyUnfold, which leverages candidates’ LinkedIn profiles to replace the resume. Now, the company behind MyUnfold has brought the recruiting service into its beta stage and is working with a number of big names to change the way people apply for
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