4 Problems That Plague Small Business HR (and How to Solve Them)

4 Problems That Plague Small Business HR (and How to Solve Them)

4 Problems That Plague Small Business HR (and How to Solve Them)

HR thought leaders frequently mention best practices that large companies utilize (think Google and Boeing). Every company has unique hiring practices, but companies like Zappos and Starbucks take recruiting and retention to advanced levels. They have found unique ways to attract and retain the ideal people for their teams.

Small businesses might not have the time to “reinvent wheel” when it comes to HR. Instead, take few tricks from the industry top dogs, and incorporate their HR processes into yours!

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How to Survive as the New HR Pro at a Company

How to Survive as the New HR Pro at a Company

How to Survive as the New HR Pro at a Company

Recruiting is a company’s “circle of life,” when someone leaves, someone new is hired.

While it is typically HR’s duty to fill out the paperwork associated with this process, at times, HR itself is the victim of turnover. If you are the new recruiter, HR generalist, etc., you are going to have to familiarize yourself with the existing processes, procedures, and programs needed to perform the job effectively. 

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What to Consider Before Your ATS Implementation

What to Consider Before Your ATS Implementation

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Most HR professionals today have some experience working with HR Tech. In fact, from recruiting, to hiring, to onboarding, to training, to succession planning, software has become an integral part of the employee lifecycle. However, even if you have experience using some type of HR Tech, the idea of selecting and implementing something new can be overwhelming.

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Why an ATS is the Most Valuable Tool in Your HR Tool Kit

Why an ATS is the Most Valuable Tool in Your HR Tool Kit

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Recruiting is one of the most important responsibilities that Human Resource professionals are tasked with. Since recruiting is such a top priority, it is important to have a tool you can rely on. As you start writing your job description, keep in mind, you are about to lay the foundation for your entire hiring process. If the foundation of your hiring process is cracked, you will be facing future trouble. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) can be the tool you are looking for to lay a solid foundation for your organization.

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4 Recruiting Challenges that HR Will Face in 2016 (And 4 Proactive Ways to Solve Them)

4 Recruiting Challenges that HR Will Face in 2016 (And 4 Proactive Ways to Solve Them)

4 Recruiting Challenges that HR Will Face in 2016 (And 4 Proactive Ways to Solve Them)

Finding quality employees is always top of mind for HR teams.

In a recent study by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), HR professionals were asked what their biggest challenges would be over the next decade. Half (51%) indicated that it will be obtaining human capital. This trend is likely to be a more immediate concern for companies as they look ahead to 2016. These four factors are contributing to recruiting challenges this year:

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7 HR Trends That Will Continue to Make Headlines in 2016

7 HR Trends That Will Continue to Make Headlines in 2016

7 HR Trends That Will Continue to Make Headlines in 2016

HR professionals have their hands full, as they strive to meet their organizations’ talent management needs. Recruiting, hiring, onboarding, and employee retention are all major issues as companies maintain profitable operations and seek competitive advantages. Despite these challenges, HR teams can’t take a myopic view of the world. In 2015, several HR topics made news throughout the year. It appears that many of these issues will continue to be top of mind in 2016, as well.

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