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Webinar Recap: Email Etiquette for Business

25 September in Best Practices, Business, Email, Jobs, Networking, Sales, SmartPractices, Technology, Webinars, Workplace

Today, with millions of employees working from home during the pandemic, understanding email etiquette is more important than ever. Gone are the days of walking into someone's office to have a brief discussion and being able to display body language to enhance the conversation no...

4 Things to Do When You Aren’t Hiring

22 September in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Careers, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing

The global pandemic has impacted us in many ways; especially when it comes to employment. Millions of U.S. citizens are out of jobs, and companies have had to make difficult decisions about their workforce. As a result, less organizations are hiring than usual right now. If...

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...

SmartSearch Blog: Is Now a Good Time to Be Selling Staffing?

A Good Time To Sell Staffing?

30 June in Articles, Business, Email, Human Resources, Marketing, Sales, Staffing

Volatile. Unprecedented. Turbulent. Whatever adjective you prefer to describe these times, one thing is certain: The staffing industry has never experienced anything like them. Right now, people’s priorities are shifted. Employers and individuals are struggling. And you may logically ask yourself:  Is now really a good time to...

Webinar Recap: Remote Work, The New Normal

24 June in Articles, Business, Careers, Engagement, Health, HR Technology, Human Business, SmartPractices, Technology, Webinars, Well-being, Workforce, Workplace

On June 23, consulting experts from Black Box Consulting conducted a panel-chat style webinar where members from the organization discussed the pros and cons of working remotely. They covered best practices and offered tips on how to stay focused and productive, how to overcome challenges...

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: 5 Tips For Hiring Now

5 Tips For Hiring Now

15 June in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Engagement, Human Resources, Jobs, Marketing, Networking, Recruiting, Staffing, Workforce

The coronavirus pandemic has flipped the world on its head, impacting nearly every industry across the U.S; especially when it comes to jobs. For hiring professionals, this means your workload may have been cut in half over night – but that doesn’t mean there aren’t...

SmartSearch Blog: Boomerang Employees: Pros and Cons

Boomerang Employees: Pros and Cons

02 June in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Careers, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Workforce

What is a boomerang employee? A boomerang employee is someone who leaves a company, usually by resigning rather than getting fired, but later returns as a re-hired employee for the same company again. There are many different reasons why an employee might leave in the first...

SmartSearch Blog: How Staffing Firms Can Use Video to Stay Top of Mind as Social Distancing Continues

Using Video When Social Distancing

13 May in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Resources, Innovation, Marketing, Recruiting, Social Media, Staffing, Technology, Training

Right now, staying visible is critical for your staffing firm. With so many of us forced to work remotely, account managers and recruiters alike are getting creative: adapting their business practices and adopting new digital tools like video to thrive in this economy. Some firms have stepped...

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