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    Topic: Recruitment Retention

    Contractors vs. Full-Time Employees: What's the Difference?
    By Drew Gieseke on July 7, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Employers looking to bolster their team may hire independent contractors, typically for a single project or expert perspective. Yet while these ...

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    Six Great Questions to Ask Candidates During a Job Interview
    By Drew Gieseke on June 9, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Hiring new employees is a tricky task. In many ways, the current hiring market favors interviewees—more often than not, if you find a qualified...

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    How Employers Can Prepare for and Conduct an Exit Interview
    By Drew Gieseke on June 1, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Exit interviews aren’t always comfortable for either party, but they do serve a vital purpose in how a company betters itself. Flip the entire...

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    How to Recruit, Hire, and Retain Millennials—and Why an HRIS and ATS Can Help
    By Drew Gieseke on May 22, 2020 | 4 min read time

    With more people in the workforce than any other generation, Millennials are key to any organization’s success. By utilizing a robust human...

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    Culture in the Time of Coronavirus
    By Travis Frady on April 10, 2020 | 6 min read time

    How do you maintain your company culture when everyone is working remote? The new norms for company culture that will keep your business going and...

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    Improve Your Onboarding Process
    By Ellen Rex on February 27, 2020 | 11 min read time

    *This blog is adapted from the HR Party of One episode, Improve Your Onboarding Process, which you can view below.A lot of organizations are...

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    How to Write Job Descriptions
    By Ellen Rex on February 20, 2020 | 9 min read time

    *This blog is adapted from the HR Party of One episode, How to Write Job Descriptions, which you can view below.This week, we’re talking job...

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    How HR Can Ensure Compliance After Making a Job Offer
    By Whitney Hathcock on January 16, 2020 | 3 min read time

    You've found the perfect candidate and made a formal offer of what? Your offer of employment might be contingent upon after-offer...

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    The Hiring Metrics You Need to Be Tracking
    By Whitney Hathcock on January 7, 2020 | 2 min read time

    BerniePortal's HR 2020 Issues and Trends survey report identified recruitment in the competitive labor market as a top concern for HR pros in...

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    Don't Get Left Behind—Adopt a More Effective Recruitment Process
    By Alex Tolbert on December 27, 2019 | 3 min read time

    Recruitment Strategies that Your Small and Mid-sized Business Should Implement Now Many businesses are struggling to stay fully staffed. With...

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