Human Resources

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...

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...

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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...

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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 overnight – but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things...

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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...

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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...

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,...

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How to Perfect Your Remote Hiring Efforts

06 May in Applicant Tracking Systems, Articles, Best Practices, Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing

The world has been flipped on its head over the past few months. The spread of COVID-19 has had a massive impact on U.S. businesses and more people are working from home right now than ever before. For hiring professionals, this is the ideal time...