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Social media candidate screening: 8 steps to minimize risk when conducting reputation and character screening

Is there an expectation of privacy on Social Media? If we assume not, why is there any risk to prospective employers — especially in Canada — of liability or discrimination claims? Many companies remain “nervous” about the compliance risks with regard to social media candidate review. In Canada, especially, privacy …

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Attracting key talent: research indicates inefficient recruiting is impacting productivity and income: time-to-hire increases by 62%

Especially in today’s competitive job market, the hiring cycle can be long for key roles — averaging 60 days or more for many skill sets in Canada. “The average time to fill a job—from the initial posting to an accepted offer of employment—increased by 62 percent…” according to SHRM. [3] …

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If you are recruiting in these 15 career areas, expect higher competition — and more demands from prospective employees

Companies currently recruiting in the 15 “most in-demand” career areas in Canada, you may be in a “seller’s market” — to borrow a real estate term. Prospective employees in these “in demand” areas can demand more — making the assistance of outsourced HR recruitment vital for most companies. The pressures …

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Employers: 3 Ways to Support Working Parents during Back-to-School Season

Employers: 3 Ways to Support Working Parents during Back-to-School Season While much of the world divides the calendar up into four seasons — each with its lofty poetic imagery — many working parents are somewhat more down-to-earth, and divide the year into two phases: “thankfully, it’s not back-to-school season,” and …

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Is Your Applicant Screening Process Closing the Door on Great New Hires?

Is Your Applicant Screening Process Closing the Door on Great New Hires? When it comes to recruiting, the purpose of screening applicants is to identify the most suitable candidates – and separate them from those that don’t make the cut. Surprisingly however, many organizations — and especially smaller and mid-sized …

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5 Ways that Human Resources Drives Sales Success

While they have certainly not been avowed foes or mortal enemies, human resources and sales have traditionally not worked in the same space — and that was fine with both camps. Human resources focused on issues like recruiting, compliance and terminations, while sales focused on nurturing prospects into customers. So …

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Hiring for Fit – Integrating Contract Workers with your Full-Time Staff

Does your business use a blend of in-house employees and contract staff who are brought in to fulfill certain roles or work on a specific set of tasks? If so, you aren’t alone – many organizations find it necessary to bring on temporary workers for a variety of reasons. While …

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What to Expect From a New Hire: Debunking the Myths

In today’s fast paced economy, few companies can afford a lengthy lull in productivity while new hires learn their job. Nor can they afford to have a new employee leave within the first year for failing to meet the manager’s expectations. Hiring mistakes are costly and avoidable. It comes down …

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MYTH: Small Business’s Do Not Have “People Issues”

Starting or running a small business isn’t easy. Developing a great product or service and knowing how to sell it just won’t cut it! As a small business, you often do not have the luxury of having a marketing, accounting, sales, or payroll department to support you. Instead, as a …

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