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Would You Hire OJ?

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Jul 25, 2017 2:07:22 PM


For OJ, and the millions of other ex-felons, transitioning back into society is challenging to say the least. Any hope of building a normal lifestyle often begins with securing a job, but burying a criminal record isn’t easy, even for an ex-felon.

Employers have a difficult time looking past that check box marked “yes” for being convicted of a felony. Although it’s natural to have reservations, hiring an ex-felon might be one of the greatest things an employer can do for their organization and community.

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Topics: Now Trending, Recruiting

The Next Generation: Generation Z

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Jun 8, 2017 9:46:06 AM

Millennials have been the main focus point for the past few years, but now, there’s a new generation ready to take the spotlight.

Generation Z is comprised of individuals born between 1995 and 2010. This generation accounts for 25.9% of the U.S. population and contributes $44 billion to the American economy.

2017 marked the first full year that Gen Z settled into the workplace. Although there are many similarities between Gen Z and their predecessors, the Millennials, it's critical for leaders to understand the unique characteristics of this generation. 

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Topics: Recruiting, Now Trending

Mobile Recruiting

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Mar 15, 2017 10:10:04 AM

Having technology at the tip of our fingers to search, save, and apply for jobs has become an expectation for candidates looking for their dream job. 

Check out the image below and discover why your organization needs mobile friendly career pages. 

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Are You Still in Love with Your HCM Partner?

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Feb 13, 2017 5:03:35 PM

Your relationship with your HCM partner is a critical factor to your organization's success. That's why it's important to choose a partner that will remain dedicated, supportive, and engaged after the honeymoon phase.

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Topics: HCM, Now Trending

6 Leadership Resolutions for a New Year

Posted by Guest Post on Jan 5, 2017 11:38:39 AM

 This blog, 6 Leadership Resolutions  for a New Year, was originally posted  by Mike Figliuolo, thoughtLeaders LLC,  on January  4, 2017.

 A new year provides a fresh start.  Leaders would do well to assess  how they can be more effective in  the coming year before getting  overwhelmed by the day to day.

 Happy New Year everyone! I hope you  had a restful, safe, and enjoyable  holiday season. Now get back to work!

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Topics: Leadership, Now Trending

5 Ways to Stay Productive During the Holidays

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Dec 20, 2016 7:07:00 AM

We are deep into the holiday season, and the new year is right around the corner. In addition to the regular office chaos and the stress of year-end activities, holiday parties, buying gifts, and planning dinners can be major distractions as you work hard to meet your deadlines before the new year.

With all of these distractions, increasing productivity and concentration can be the best gifts of all. Here are five ways that you can stay productive at work during this holiday season:

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How to Keep a Customer When Things Go Wrong

Posted by Richard Cangemi on Dec 6, 2016 9:42:20 AM

Remember how hard it was to score that customer, right? What do you do when Murphy’s Law kicks in and you now have an unhappy, or even furious, customer on your hands? How do you retain them?

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VC Investment Alters the HR Technology Landscape

Posted by Richard Cangemi on Nov 22, 2016 2:34:08 PM

Billions of dollars invested in HR technology companies have created a handful of new and reborn one-size-fits-all HCM vendors who made a big splash on the HR scene throughout 2015 and 2016. Not to be outdone, niche HR specialist vendors have upped the ante with some very compelling niche products targeting recruiting, performance, learning, compliance, and social collaboration. Choice is always a good thing for HR departments. How does all this investment in HR technology companies change the way HR executives think about using technology within their operations? 

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Topics: Now Trending, HCM

HR All Trumped Up

Posted by Richard Cangemi on Nov 15, 2016 8:27:00 AM

Regardless of party affiliation or politics, the first 100 days of any new presidential administration are expected to bring change. The Trump administration is no different in that regard. He has made promises to voters and has gone as far as presenting America with a contract. With the Republican party controlling both the house and the senate, the Trump Administration has a good chance of executing on some of its promises in its first 100 days’ plan.

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Topics: Now Trending, Compliance

Don’t Build Walls with Coworkers This Election Season

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Nov 2, 2016 9:51:05 AM

Regardless of where you stand on the political spectrum, it’s been hard to ignore this year’s election. Every time you turn on the television or open up your social media accounts, the hype and unsolicited opinions of your Facebook friends swarm your newsfeed.

The publicity and attention that both presidential candidates are receiving continues to generate conversation and debates. Unfortunately, these conversations that are typically held between close friends and family members have made their way into the workplace.

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Topics: Leadership, Now Trending, Compliance




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