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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) investigates charges of discrimination against employers. Laws that the EEOC enforces include the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, among others. Employers are prohibited from…

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Technology is rapidly becoming a part of every type of work we do, every day and everywhere. Headsets, barcode scanners, and smart badges have been in use for some time, but research firm Tractica says devices like the Apple Watch, smart glasses, wearable cameras, and smart clothing will be part of the workplace by 2020.…

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Recruiters will agree that recruiting for executive level positions and talking to executive candidates requires a unique set of executive interview questions. Executive interviews are different than interviewing candidates for non-executive positions. They involve longer recruiting cycles with more comprehensive interviews. Non-executive interviews may take one to three hours, while executive interviews are typically a…

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Social Distancing

A global pandemic shuts down a lot of different aspects of daily life, but sooner or later, the show must go on. While debates rage over when to reopen what, some parts of life, business, and management can continue with proper precautions in place. Among those challenges a business faces are recruiting and hiring new…

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Team Building

One of the biggest drawbacks of a remote workforce is the lack of team unity. Physical separation leads to mental separation, but the effects can be mitigated with the use of regular team-building exercises. In fact, Jeanne Wilson, professor of organizational behavior, has researched the subject. Her conclusion: “…Communication and shared identity within a team…

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Millennials and Gen Z

Millennials, now mostly in their 30s, have been struggling in the workforce for most of their adult lives. With recessions and a lack of traditional career openings, they’ve come to be known as the job-hopping generation. As Gen Z starts to enter the workforce, they too will have unique challenges to face. These challenges mirror…

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Healthcare Recruiting

Healthcare survives on the backs of its workers. A hospital, a hospice, an urgent care facility; no matter what the healthcare role, without good workers, it’s nothing. Recruiting healthcare workers comes with it’s own challenges, and must be handled with a different approach than most other types of recruiting. The question is, how? Special Considerations…

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Contract Recruiter Need a Rockstar Contract Recruiter? When you need additional help to grow your workforce, you don’t always have the time and resources to source, interview and select contract recruiters. That’s why so many companies opt to use companies like ContractRecruiter. Unfortunately, traditional staffing agencies don’t always deliver the results you need. Some miss…

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Webinars Featuring Industry Authorities with Insights for Your Employee Programs Talent Sourcing with Swoop! Sourcing candidates can be very time-consuming. Your very best candidate could be in your workforce, in your applicant tracking system or anywhere across the internet. Isn’t it time to streamline the recruiting process? The Recruiting Division and Swoop Talent have teamed…

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Trends in Finance Finance is a highly competitive hiring market, requiring strong succession planning and solid recruiting practices. Major impacts on the finance industry from new technology, big data, regulations, and cyber-security issues, along with tough new competition from Internet payment processors Google, Amazon, Apple, PayPal, and Square are causing disruptions in traditional finance. Big…

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Managed Recruiter Turnkey Team-Based Recruiting Services Want a Hassle-Free Recruiting Solution? When you need additional talent to scale your workforce, you don’t always have the time and resources to source, interview and select candidates. That’s why so many companies opt to outsource their recruitment activities. Unfortunately, traditional RPO solutions don’t always deliver the results you…

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Whether it’s called the annual performance appraisal, a quarterly conversation, check-in, dashboard meeting, GPS session, or some other euphemism, getting the performance evaluation right is important. Too many expectations during performance appraisals take away from focus on goals and results. Not enough, and you risk losing clear communication. The ideal evaluation should be a collaborative…

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