18 September 18, 2017

The Intersection of HR and Artificial Intelligence

2019-04-25T01:08:23+00:00September 18th, 2017|Artificial Intelligence, HR & Management, Staffing|

Algorithm-powered devices (Artificial Intelligence/ AI) are being successfully used in numerous business applications, but what about HUMAN RESOURCES? Intelligent Assistants or “chatbots” simulate human conversation for recruiting and HR-related transactions and are being harnessed by numerous companies with mixed results. In a recent survey of 400 Chief Human Resources Officers [...]

14 August 14, 2017

Working for a Small vs. Large Company

2019-04-25T01:10:20+00:00August 14th, 2017|Job Search, Staffing|

The overall goal is the same: continue building a successful business. But, how you work to achieve those goals may be different. Which working environment fits your work style? Some people prefer working for a larger company because there are just more people. They may enjoy being a part of [...]

16 June 16, 2017

You May Want to Consider Short-Term Assignments

2019-05-04T20:04:56+00:00June 16th, 2017|Job Search|

Obviously, most people want a full-time permanent position with benefits. But as a lot of people have experienced, it is not always easy securing full-time employment and it may take much longer than expected. The process of searching for a job, sending resumes, waiting and interviewing can become a bit [...]

23 March 23, 2017

Sleep and Your Career: Strategies for Success

2019-04-25T01:02:10+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Job Search, Staffing|

On World Sleep Day, we take a few moments to consider the relationship of sleep and your career, job performance, or success in job-hunting. Technology and the demands of family, partner relationships and other factors pull us in competing directions. According to a recent study by the Philips Corporation, Americans [...]

7 February 7, 2017

Cultural “Fit”: The Holy Grail of Hiring

2019-04-25T01:04:26+00:00February 7th, 2017|HR & Management, Job Search, Staffing|

Cultural “fit” is often described as the single most critical predictor of success in hiring. In a recent survey, 54% of professionals indicated they had been misled about a company’s culture during their interviews. And, in a related survey of 1,800 former employees, 64% said they left former employers due [...]

13 December 13, 2016

Co-Workers Do Not Have to Be Your Best Friends but You Do Have to Establish a Relationship that Works

2019-04-25T01:04:56+00:00December 13th, 2016|Job Search, Staffing|

The relationships between your co-workers and your close friends are pretty obvious. Generally, friends are your peers. You are most likely similar in age, share common interests, grew up together, they are the company you keep on a personal level and most importantly, you get to decide those that are [...]

13 October 13, 2016

Front Line Leadership in the Changing Workplace

2019-04-25T01:05:33+00:00October 13th, 2016|Job Search, Staffing|

In today’s competitive workplace, being a great employee does not necessarily guarantee elevation to management status. And, those who have been promoted based on their performance often discover that achieving results through others is more of a challenge than they expected. What defines a strong leader today? Most important in [...]

7 August 7, 2016

Hire Right! Hire Standard’s Best Hiring Practices

2019-04-25T01:06:10+00:00August 7th, 2016|HR & Management, Staffing|

How can you (the hiring company and future employer) increase your odds of making a successful hire? There are so many considerations, combined with the pressure to fill a vacancy that companies risk-making decisions that can backfire. We suggest reviewing these guidelines for improvement. ESTABLISH A HIRING SYSTEM AND STICK [...]

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