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Disaster Recovery Planning… Reflections from the California Fires

12 December in Best Practices, Business, Human Business, News Updates, Technology, Well-being, Workplace

What, when and why it’s worth every dime. Having been in various forms of executive management for over 22 years, I can attest it is sometimes hard to fork over the cash for “what if” scenarios. Sure, we all have health insurance, car insurance, life insurance,...

Employee Advocacy

11 December in Best Practices, Business, Engagement, Human Business, Innovation, Well-being, Workplace

Why Does Culture and Advocacy Matter? There is a lot of research out there that supports the direct correlation between employee satisfaction and its impact on customer satisfaction.  When employees are engaged advocates, they will go the extra mile for the customer, seeking out alternate and...

Flexwork Enhances Your Workplace Culture

13 November in Best Practices, Business, Careers, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Technology, Well-being, Workplace

“Workplace flexibility is about improving business results by giving people control over their lifestyle choices and to determine when they are most productive to work .” Today's top talent demands more flexwork options - and employers that offer telework, remote work and more flexible hours are...

Four Benefits to Integrating Background Screenings with Recruiting Software

26 September in Applicant Tracking Systems, Best Practices, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Innovation, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology

To mitigate risk and protect a company’s core assets, background screenings have become a ubiquitous part of the hiring process. However, outsourcing these screenings can be time-consuming for both your staff and candidates, delaying the time it takes to fill open positions. Because shortening time-to-hire...

Technology Should Enhance the Candidate Experience

06 September in Applicant Tracking Systems, Best Practices, Careers, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Social Media, Staffing, Technology

A great ATS should enrich the candidate experience — here’s how. Has your company’s online Career Center become the much-dreaded “black hole” that seems to suck candidates away into oblivion? That’s clearly the last thing you want for anybody, especially for someone interested in learning about...

Webinar Recap: Decrease Recruiting Time Without Sacrificing Quality

15 August in Best Practices, Careers, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Jobs, Recruiting, Sales, Staffing, Technology, Workplace

On August 15, 2017, Scott Wintrip, author of High Velocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant (McGraw-Hill, April 2017) lead a SmartSearch SmartPractices webinar. During the presentation, Scott addressed how better-interviewing methods improve precision and speed, why creating talent communities is a...

The Competitive Advantage of a Talent Rich Staffing Firm

31 July in Best Practices, Engagement, Human Business, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing

When it comes to success in the staffing business, one measure alone can accurately predict the future—wealth of talent. The more talent wealth a firm has, the more successful it will be. We’ve all experienced the benefits of organizations that are rich in talent. These are...