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    Topic: Recruitment Retention

    How Can Employers Engage and Recruit New Graduates?
    By Lauren Brown on May 7, 2021 | 4 min read time

    With graduation season in full swing, a whole new class of college graduates are entering the workforce. Recent grads are an important part of the...

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    Do Organizations Need to Pay Employees During Onboarding?
    By Lauren Brown on May 4, 2021 | 4 min read time

    When done right, employee onboarding is one of the most important and impactful first steps in an employee’s new position. While onboarding...

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    5 Ideas to Celebrate Employee Work Anniversaries
    By Lauren Brown on April 29, 2021 | 3 min read time

    It’s no secret that employees have had to adjust and adapt more than ever in the past year. For employers, the soft skills it takes to balance...

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    How Your PTO Policy Impacts Retention
    By Lauren Brown on April 27, 2021 | 5 min read time

    While some degree of turnover is expected in most organizations, experts are predicting a wave of widespread turnover after vaccine efforts help...

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    What Questions Should You Have on Your Job Application Page?
    By Lauren Brown on April 23, 2021 | 5 min read time

    The employee recruitment process starts long before screening resumes and interviewing job applicants. From the moment you post an open position...

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    Email Templates for Responding to Job Applicants
    By Lauren Brown on April 19, 2021 | 3 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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    Should HR or Hiring Managers Conduct Employee Hiring and Onboarding?
    By Lauren Brown on April 16, 2021 | 4 min read time

    For a growing organization, hiring and onboarding new hires is a big responsibility and team effort. How well you onboard employees plays a...

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    Hiring Guide: Step-by-Step Instructions for Great Interview Processes
    By Drew Gieseke on April 14, 2021 | 6 min read time

    No interview is the same because no candidate is the same. However, HR can work with hiring managers to establish standardized practices for the...

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    Email Template for a Job Rejection Letter
    By Lauren Brown on April 13, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Denying candidates a job opportunity is never easy, especially if the candidate was a strong contender for the position, or if you need to...

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    Email Template to Extend a Job Offer to a Candidate
    By Lauren Brown on April 9, 2021 | 3 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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