Author: Sylvia Dahlby

Give the People What they Want... The Millennials Speak

Candidate Experience with JobTalk

12 November in Best Practices, Careers, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Training, Well-being, Workforce

Are we there yet? JobTalk Podcast on the Candidate Experience discusses how employers can pave the road for a smooth ride on the job seekers journey. This week I spoke with Matt Peal, President of iMPact Business Group about the importance of giving candidates a positive...

California Employers Prepare For 2021

20 October in Business, Compensation and Benefits, Engagement, Health, Human Resources, Legal, Webinars, Well-being, Workplace

Webinar recap: San Diego SHRM provides an update on State employment laws, new legislation and offers tips and strategies for regulatory compliance.  On Wednesday, October 14, SmartSearch co-sponsored a virtual event hosted by the San Diego chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) featuring...

Embracing BI, Data, and Analytics

08 September in Analytics, Articles, Business, HR Technology, Human Resources, Technology

On August 26th, I joined members of the Buffalo Azure Users Group for an online Teams meetup on how a global enterprise harnessed the power of Business Intelligence (BI), data collection, analytics, and reporting. Today, Aleron’s Business Intelligence reporting infrastructure delivers solid, accurate information directly...

Being There… Virtually.

22 July in Articles, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Networking, Technology, Well-being, Workforce

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” ~Albert Einstein   As an early adopter of telework and telecommuting, one thing that I find fascinating is how the 2020 pandemic has brought more of my professional colleagues into the virtual world – my world – than...

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Energy. Focus. Expectations.

22 June in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Business, Customer Service, Engagement, Human Business, Marketing, Sales, Training

Change is hard. The International Space Station effortlessly flies around planet Earth every 90 minutes, traveling at over 17,000 miles per hour. It is easy for the ISS to stay on course, expending virtually zero energy to maintain orbit at breathtaking speed. However, to change...

Look for the Positives

12 May in Articles, Best Practices, Business, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Innovation, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology, Webinars, Well-being, Workforce

“If you’re not learning, you’re sleeping.”  Every crisis is a learning opportunity. Looking for positive outcomes and recognizing the wins were central to an insightful StefTalks Webinar on March 6 when Spencer Gracias, CEO of Stefanini NA/APAC and Stefan Baier, VP Total Talent and Digital Services,...

Coffee, Chaos and COVID-19

23 April in Business, Careers, Engagement, Health, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Networking, News Updates, Recruiting, Technology, Training, Webinars, Well-being, Workforce, Workplace

We’re all in this together, but we’re not in the same boat. On Wednesday, April 22, I participated in a Virtual Coffee Hour panel discussion group for Human Resources leaders in the tech industry hosted by SmartSearch vendor partner Verified First, a leading background screening...

Working from home? Beware the refrigerator!

26 March in Articles, Best Practices, Careers, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Jobs, Networking, Technology, Well-being, Workplace

Did you wake up today with nowhere to go? COVID-19 lockdowns, social distancing, and homeschooling kept a lot of office workers from jumping in the car and commuting to the workplace. Welcome to my world. As an early adopter of remote work, I thought now...

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Why We’re Never Satisfied With the Status Quo

03 February in Applicant Tracking Systems, Articles, Business, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Innovation, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology

We strive to disrupt the traditional norms of our industry by re-engineering innovation as a solution. We build memorable customer experiences and are proud of our philosophy to create win-win relationships. Last year, our Version 21 upgrade created a lot of excitement among our clients who...

Smart Businesses Look to The Future

03 December in Applicant Tracking Systems, Best Practices, Business, HR Technology, Innovation, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology, Training

Companies that embrace digital technologies in their talent acquisition functions are two times more likely to improve quality of hire and retention, and three times more likely to improve the candidate experience. Source: Digital Transformation in Talent Acquisition study from Aptitude Research and Alexander Mann...