Posts byJeannie Mark

Companies and Recruiters Link Up with RecruitLoop

One of the major challenges in recruitment, besides finding and retaining the right candidates, has to be business growth itself, which sometimes entails using high-pressure sales techniques and fulfilling recruitment quotas. On the flip side, companies who’ve used recruiting services are forever fighting the high costs of using recruiters and weeding out ineffective recruiting firms
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Workplace Wellness 101 with Hallmark Business Connections

When sizing up what type of employee programs to implement in your company’s HR plan, what sometimes gets overlooked is a wellness program — and experts agree that this could be a mistake. According to the American Heart Association, “Poor diet, lack of exercise, and other major risk factors for heart disease and stroke are
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Disruptive Technology: Is it Hot or Not?

What does it mean when something is “disruptive”? In normal circles, this term means something quite negative. However, in the technology world, “disruption” is a surge of progress that affects the playing field of other technologies. Simply put, a “disruptive” technology is an invention that influences an established technology, sometimes replacing that established technology altogether
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Don’t Hit a Wall. Grow Your Company with DISC.

We’ve all been there in the business world — your company has been growing for the past three to five years and bam! It hits a plateau. You scratch your head in puzzlement, beginning the search for how to continue growth in your industry. It’s common to push more sales and marketing, even hire more
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Up Your Company’s Game: The “Bring Your Own Learning Webinar”

Following the explosive trend of “Bring Your Own Devices” that saturated workspaces all over America, what naturally followed is the “Bring Your Own Learning” (BYOL) movement. David Blake will facilitate an upcoming webinar on this new approach to learning and development. Becoming BYOL conversant is not about personalized training or managing training for others, but
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Checkster Elevates the Hiring Process

  Who is the best candidate to hire? This is an eternal question that human resource managers and recruitment companies wrestle with daily. Yves Lermusi, the CEO of Checkster, decided to solve that very dilemma. “Fifty percent of new hires are, on average, bad hires,” stresses Lermusi.   Several factors contribute to hiring the right
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What’s Driving Away Top Talent?

  Shifting gears in the work sector is nothing new — employees stay for a set term in a position and then move onwards to opportunities that offer better challenges or exciting projects.   While losing talent is an expenditure that companies prepare for, what can be damaging to a company’s morale, productivity, and creativity
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Measuring Collaboration for Success

Human beings are social animals, which should lend itself well to collaborative situations — particularly in the workplace.  Not so, says Stephen Willis, Ph.D., speaker and author of the Power of Collaboration book series.  “If an organization is not hanging together well, it’s going to come out on the bottom line — something really bad
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