Author: Sylvia Dahlby

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SmartSearch Blog: Energy. Focus. Expectations.

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...

SmartSearch Blog: Look for the Positives

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...

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...

Fun And Effective Training Helps Manage Organizational Risk

09 November in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Human Business, Training, Tutorials, Well-being, Workplace

On October 24, Hawaii employers learned how to manage organizational risk by providing more effective and engaging workplace training. The program covered strategies for mitigating risks in the areas of health and safety, legal compliance, financial controls, and corrective action. Participants experienced and practiced training...

Vendor Neutrality: Why Is It important?

09 August in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Business, HR Technology, Marketing, Sales, Technology

While at the 2019 California Staffing Professionals conference, I had the great pleasure of speaking with David Searns, CEO at Haley Marketing. Haley Marketing serves a number of our mutual clients and is a frequent contributor to our blog. David and his organization partner with...

Exploring Limitless Possibilities at the California Staffing Professionals Conference

21 June in Articles, Best Practices, Business, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Innovation, Marketing, News Updates, Recruiting, Sales, Staffing, Technology, Workforce

Small steps. Giant leaps. Limitless possibilities. This was the theme of the 2019 California Staffing Professionals Conference (CSP) held Wednesday, June 5 through Saturday, June 7 at the Hotel Irvine. The celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing was the perfect backdrop to...

Key Elements of an Effective Talent Acquisition Strategy

01 May in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Marketing, Metrics, Recruiting, Staffing, Workforce

“Ultimately, recruiting and hiring data can be correlated with business outcomes, such as increased revenue, which positions talent acquisition as a strategic function in the business.” ~Ji-A Min, Head Data scientist, Ideal Candidate SHRM Hawaii members gathered on April 30 for a presentation by Scott Ferrin,...

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