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    Topic: Recruitment Retention

    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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    Apprenticeship Expansion and What Employers Need to Know
    By Lauren Brown on December 2, 2020 | 2 min read time

    The House of Representatives approved the reauthorization of the National Apprenticeship Act (NAA), which would invest billions into overhauling...

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    Smaller Companies Need to Hire Faster to Find the Best Talent
    By Drew Gieseke on November 29, 2020 | 1 min read time

    Human resources personnel at small and mid-sized businesses often struggle to find and keep quality talent. Why do smaller employers fall behind,...

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    What HR Needs to Know About Asking Illegal Interview Questions
    By Drew Gieseke on November 10, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Did you know that asking when a job candidate graduated high school can get you into hot water? There are numerous regulations to ensure equal...

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    Differences Between Offer Letters vs. Employment Contracts
    By Drew Gieseke on November 10, 2020 | 3 min read time

    When recruiting new employees, HR professionals and hiring managers may find that they use the terms “offer letter” and “employment agreement”...

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    What Can HR and Employers Do to Improve Employee Satisfaction?
    By Drew Gieseke on November 6, 2020 | 4 min read time

    Employee retention is a struggle that many employers face in the modern recruiting market. In order to remedy high turnover rates, employers must...

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    Three Ways HR and Employers Can Reduce a Company's Time to Hire
    By Drew Gieseke on November 1, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Hiring managers and HR pros at smaller organizations often struggle to find and keep quality talent, but most aren’t prioritizing a swift ...

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    Are Job Offer Letters Legally Required?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 7, 2020 | 3 min read time

    When bringing on a new hire, it's common to extend a verbal job offer and, once accepted, send a written offer letter to confirm the details of...

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