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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...

AI and Recruiting

Webinar Recap: AI and Recruiting: 5 Factors You Must Know

07 November in Analytics, Articles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Best Practices, Business, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Innovation, Jobs, Metrics, Recruiting, SmartPractices, Staffing, Technology, Webinars, Workforce, Workplace

On November 7, 2019, Meghan M. Biro, CEO, TalentCulture lead a SmartSearch SmartPractices webinar that addressed the growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI) and how it is impacting talent acquisition and staffing. According to a McKinsey Global Institute research report, “AI could deliver $13 trillion in...

How to Win at Networking

29 October in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Careers, Engagement, Human Business, Marketing, Networking

Does the idea of networking make you cringe? Are you envious of people who can easily reach out to anyone in their network, and consistently get meaningful results from it? Not everyone is born with a natural ability to create connections with others. But the good...

Staffing Website Design Trends for 2020 and Beyond

21 October in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Business, HR Technology, Marketing, Sales, Staffing, Technology

Is your website producing all the results it could (and should) for your firm? Maybe it's time to look at it with a fresh set of eyes. Design trends, tools, and best practices evolve at breakneck speed. Over time, the branding of your site may no...

Foolproof Job Search Tips

23 September in Best Practices, Careers, Engagement, Generations, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Workforce

I had the opportunity to speak with thought leader, recruiter and job seeker advocate Tom Bolt. Tom is one of the most thoughtful and informed people in the talent acquisition space. In this article, he shares advice to help job seekers, applicants, and candidates better...

Tired of Staffing Customer Complaints? Get Rid of the 3 Biggest Sources

16 September in Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Business, Customer Service, Engagement, Human Business, Recruiting, Sales, Staffing

Fielding too many complaints from employers and job seekers lately? Here are two of the most common ones: From clients: "That temp was minutes late to their assignment - again!" From candidates: "Nobody ever followed up with me."   At one point or another, every firm has to...

Small Companies Can Be Recruiting Contenders

09 September in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Social Media, Staffing, Technology, Workplace

The ability to attract top talent takes more than just a posting on a job board, a newspaper ad or a sign in a storefront window. Many small businesses must compete with larger companies for talented recruits, without the luxury of internal recruiters or head-hunters...

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...

Current News: Pharmacy Benefits Management

05 August in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Compensation and Benefits, Generations, Health, Human Business, News Updates, Well-being, Workforce, Workplace

Drug benefits are the fastest-growing portion of overall healthcare benefit costs for employers – and have increased at an alarming rate for decades. On July 9, 2019, SHRM Hawaii Island Educational Foundation hosted a seminar on Pharmacy Benefits Management in Hilo. The program explored how to...

Artificial Intelligence, Networking and a Time to Learn

09 July in Articles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Business, Careers, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Innovation, Jobs, Marketing, Metrics, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology, Training

I’ve been to the California Staffing Professionals Conference (CSP) for the last two years; this is one of the most educational and enjoyable industry conferences. All the conferenciers have such great information to share and do it so willingly for the benefit of the staffing...