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The Five Most Important Things To Do During Your Summer Internship

June 8, 2017

The Five Most Important Things To Do During Your Summer Internship

You scored a summer internship, but maybe it’s not as exciting as you’d hoped. Filing, data entry, and coffee runs may not seem like meaningful work, but it’s possible to turn the experience into something rewarding. More than three-quarters of recruiters say that past work experience is more important than a college major for entry-level candidates, and 70% of college seniors agree that internship experience is more valuable than their college GPA when applying for a job, according to a study by talent acquisition software provider iCIMS.

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Having Trouble Retaining Entry-Level Employees? The Problem Might Be How You Hire

June 8, 2017

Having Trouble Retaining Entry-Level Employees? The Problem Might Be How You Hire

According to new research from the Rockefeller Foundation and Edelman Intelligence, finding, hiring, and retaining entry-level talent has become a challenge for many organizations. Although 97 percent of employers say entry-level jobs are important to their business performance, 43 percent of them are having trouble sourcing candidates to fill these roles. Where’s the disconnect?

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Hiring on a Budget

May 22, 2017

Hiring on a Budget

Employers with tight recruiting budgets can still hire excellent employees through word of mouth and other inexpensive methods, consultants say. ‘‘Encourage your employees to refer their peers and acquaintances within your industry,’’ Emily Elder, practice development manager at San Jose, Calif.-based out-placement services company RiseSmart, told Bloomberg BNA in a May 17 email. ‘‘Offer a reasonable gift to employees whose referral is hired. Inexpensive examples include offering an extra day of PTO or a gift card.’’

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How to Work With Recruiters to Win Your Next Job

May 16, 2017

How to Work With Recruiters to Win Your Next Job

Recruiters play a unique role in any company's hiring process. They are hired to find talent that a company can't find for itself and, in a sense, the candidates they provide for consideration are their "inventory." On the other hand, the more the candidate commands in terms of starting salary, the greater their commission...

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Project an Employee-First Culture by Offering Severance Packages

May 8, 2017

Project an Employee-First Culture by Offering Severance Packages

How an employee is treated on the way out can be just as important as how they are treated during their time with the company. A reputation for helping outgoing employees makes a business more attractive to top talent compared to its competitors.

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How Headhunters Use LinkedIn to Find Talented Candidates

May 5, 2017

How Headhunters Use LinkedIn to Find Talented Candidates

Today, about 95 percent of recruiters utilize LinkedIn as a major sourcing tool to find candidates to present to their client companies seeking top-tier talent. But if you want to be found by one of them, it's important to understand how they use LinkedIn to source their candidates and position yourself accordingly.

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15 Ways You Can Make Money From Your Computer Right Now

April 30, 2017

15 Ways You Can Make Money From Your Computer Right Now

Do you want to make money at home on your own time? Whether you are looking to make a full-time income or just make a few extra bucks a month, there are many ways to make money right from your own computer.

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How AI will improve corporate learning

April 28, 2017

How AI will improve corporate learning

Let me know if you have any questions,” is a phrase new employees commonly hear from mentors during the employee onboarding process, but new hire’s questions can be expensive. Managers’ time spent helping new employees learn procedures and basic company routines is time not spent on value-driven projects.

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As shoppers shift online, so do Southern California jobs

April 28, 2017

 As shoppers shift online, so do Southern California jobs

After more than five decades selling women’s clothing, Limited Stores Co. filed for bankruptcy early this year and closed its 250 stores nationwide, including several in Southern California malls where dozens of employees lost their jobs.

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Severance Best Practices For Your Annual Benefits Check-Up

April 21, 2017

Severance Best Practices For Your Annual Benefits Check-Up

What changes will you be making to your benefits and severance packages next year? What are the best practices for severance? What are your competitors doing to protect their employer brand and recruit and retain the best talent? In a recent survey of businesses with at least 500 employees, we captured answers to some of the most asked questions from HR leaders around best practices for severance.

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