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June 30, 2017

Building More Diverse Organizations

Businesses and other organizations worldwide have traditionally ignored the importance of workplace diversity. However, modern businesses have recognized that diversity in the workplace can spur innovation, boost productivity, and cultivate loyalty among staff without necessarily compromising service delivery or revenue growth. Due to this, businesses now focus on the competency…
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Hiring
May 26, 2017

Employee Referrals Remain King, Delivering One-Third of All Hires

SilkRoad, a global leader in talent activation, has released Sources of Hire 2017, its annual report designed to guide companies in finding the best candidates. Analyzing millions of data points collected through the SilkRoad Recruiting Applicant Tracking System (ATS), SilkRoad’s Sources of Hire 2017 delivers the definitive view of talent acquisition sources and strategies for today’s…
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Hiring
April 21, 2017

HireRight Survey Finds Most Employers Don’t Rescreen Employees

Regularly-scheduled follow-up background checks can help protect employees, customers and company assets HireRight, a leading provider of global employment background checks, drug and health screening and electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify solutions, today announced findings from its 10th Annual HireRight Employment Screening Benchmark Survey. HireRight's report explores key issues, trends…
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Hiring
February 10, 2017

Playing the Long Game with Short-Timers

By: Chuck Saia Though rebounding job numbers are no doubt a positive development for the nation and economy, they actually pose a mixed blessing for corporations and business enterprises. Why? When employees succeed in finding a new job someplace else, their job performance and commitment often lag after they've given…
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Hiring
February 1, 2017

5 Ways HR Executives Can Avoid FCPA Liability in Hiring

Recently, HSBC announced that it was under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its hiring practices in Asia. HSBC’s practice of hiring employees based upon their ties to government officials may violate the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The FCPA regulates the activities of organizations and individuals with…
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Hiring
January 27, 2017

Look for These 8 Criteria When Hiring Your Next Chief Compliance Officer

Before a company identifies the criteria they will use to evaluate a potential Chief Compliance Officer, I tell them to start by looking at how the most progressive companies are viewing the role of compliance today. As an executive recruiter of compliance officers, I'm seeing a consistent desire that the…
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Hiring
November 28, 2016

Are You Creating Your Own Culture Traps?

By: Linda Henman When people talk about the inner contradictions of an organization, they frequently refer to "culture," that omnipresent word that describes all pleasant and unpleasant byproducts of decisions. But they seldom identify the real problem: the decisions that create the traps. Here are 10 examples of how that…
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Hiring
November 4, 2016

The Chicken or the Egg? How to Know When it’s Time to Hire More Employees

Deciding whether to hire more employees – even in the largest of companies – tends to evoke the classic chicken-and-egg situation. You can’t hire someone until you can afford another salary. You can’t afford another salary until your business has grown and you have more revenue. Your business won’t grow unless you…
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Hiring
November 2, 2016

Avoiding Risks in New Hire Onboarding

By: Julia Bailey A successful onboarding process is one that brings your new hires into the organization seamlessly and prepares them to make a positive impact on the company. But onboarding is more than just getting your new hires acclimated to their new roles and the organization; it is actually…
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Hiring
October 28, 2016

Hiring? 5 Tips to Help You Land the Best

In my 20-plus years as an executive recruiter, I've worked with hiring managers all over the world and in many different industries, and they all want the same thing: the best possible candidate and the lowest possible cost-per-hire. And so do you! Today you get to benefit from my experience. I…
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