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    Topic: Recruitment Retention

    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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    How to Write Job Descriptions: Best Practices & Tips
    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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    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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    BerniePortal Applicant Tracking Named Top 20 ATS
    By Sarah Weinstein on November 1, 2019 | 1 min read time

    Launched in 2018, BerniePortal's applicant tracking software (ATS) solution was recently named in Capterra's list of most popular hiring systems....

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    Use STAR interview questions to hire without sacrificing quality
    By Alex Tolbert on October 17, 2019 | 3 min read time

      There are more than 7 million open jobs across the US, according to the Department of Labor. While the historically low unemployment rate gives...

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    Is you onboarding focused on employee retention?
    By Alex Tolbert on September 10, 2019 | 4 min read time

    Why onboarding matters According to SHRM, employee turnover can be as high as 50 percent in the first 18 months of employment. A Gallup poll found...

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    Why HR tech lagged behind sales & marketing software
    By Alex Tolbert on August 21, 2019 | 3 min read time

    Emerging HR trends  Over the past few years, there has been a proliferation of human resources (HR) software tools for small and mid-sized...

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    Three ways HR pros can find more quality applicants
    By Alex Tolbert on August 7, 2019 | 3 min read time

    Recruiting and hiring top-quality employees These days, most small businesses have open positions, and many are struggling to find enough quality...

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    How HR teams can find better applicants, faster
    By Alex Tolbert on July 15, 2019 | 3 min read time

    How to accelerate hiring Many small and mid-sized businesses are growing and creating new jobs these days, but most aren’t hiring quickly enough...

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