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    Topic: Recruitment Retention

    Email Template to Extend a Job Offer to a Candidate
    By Lauren Brown on April 9, 2021 | 2 min read time

    When bringing on a new teammate, it's common for hiring managers to extend a verbal job offer over the phone and, once accepted, send a...

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    Email Template to Schedule an Interview with a Job Candidate
    By Lauren Brown on April 8, 2021 | 3 min read time

    During the recruiting process, every interaction matters when hiring managers communicate with job applicants. And how an organization...

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    Email Template to Acknowledge Receipt of a Job Application
    By Lauren Brown on April 7, 2021 | 2 min read time

    A good recruiting process allows you to find the top and qualified talent quickly and efficiently, and a large part of recruitment involves...

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    New Hire Onboarding Tips and Best Practices for Organizations in 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on April 7, 2021 | 7 min read time

    A recent SHRM article reported that studies show “as many as half of workers intend to look for a new job” in 2021. For a growing business,...

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    Retention Strategies for Employers in 2021
    By Lauren Brown on April 6, 2021 | 5 min read time

    As vaccination efforts ramp up across the country, a report indicates that a massive wave of turnover is expected once the pandemic is more...

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    The Best Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) Use These Four Features
    By Drew Gieseke on March 10, 2021 | 4 min read time

    More and more, employers and HR leaders are using Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to optimize recruitment. For small- and mid-sized employers,...

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    How Do You Conduct Job Orientation During COVID-19?
    By Lauren Brown on March 4, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Orientation is usually an opportunity for companies to welcome new employees, set up their workstation, and introduce them to colleagues on...

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    Checklist for Remote Offboarding During COVID-19
    By Lauren Brown on February 2, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Normally, when an employee leaves an organization there’s an organized process that includes an exit interview, turning in parking passes and...

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    What Reference Check Questions Should HR Ask?
    By Lauren Brown on January 29, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Reference checks are about more than just double-checking a candidate’s resume. By talking to someone’s former manager or associates, hiring...

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    Email Templates for Responding to Job Applicants
    By Lauren Brown on December 24, 2020 | 4 min read time

    When recruiting top talent for your company’s open positions, sending timely emails with the right information keeps candidates engaged and...

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