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The Alignment Between Business Strategy And HR - And The Role of RPO in This Paradigm

August 18, 2016
This post was originally posted at RPOAssociation.com. I often define HR as “everything people”, therefore the essence of HR has to be strategic. As HR expands beyond its traditional administrative role, that shift provides a significant impact on an organization’s value creation. To properly align HR with the business [...]
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RPO: Decreasing Your Cost of Vacancy & Improving Your Talent

August 3, 2016
Every company leader knows that the biggest cost of doing business is most often labor. Employee wages, benefits, payroll, and taxes can comprise up to 70% of a company’s cost structure, and that number is rising as the economy improves.
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The Waiting Game: Your Hiring Process

July 26, 2016
Waiting is the worst, isn’t it? When was the last time you were in a hospital, either because you were sick or you were helping someone else? Things take forever in a hospital. Waiting for tests. Waiting for test results. Waiting to be discharged. How about traveling in the airport? Waiting in line for security. Waiting [...]
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Day One Readiness: Onboarding for Employee Retention

July 6, 2016
“People don’t remember what you said or what you did, but they always remember what they felt.” – Diana Oreck Finding and starting a new job is often a stressful and emotional experience. It ranks up there with buying a new house or getting married. For many that first day on the job is anxiety ridden and full of [...]
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Hiring Process Health Check Up [Infographic]

May 26, 2016
A company’s greatest asset is its people. To have a thriving organization and a healthy bottom line requires a strong and healthy hiring process. Getting the right talent into a company is essential to its success. Give your hiring process a health check up with this checklist.
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What is Your Promise? Defining Your Employer Brand

May 19, 2016
  “A great brand is a promise, a compact with a customer about quality, reliability, innovation, and even community.” Stephen B. Shepard A brand is a promise. When a person thinks of certain top brands there are a few qualities that come to mind.  Take Apple for instance.  When I think of Apple I think of creative, [...]
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Diversity & Employee Engagement

May 5, 2016
Recently, a group of well-known publications (Fortune, Essence, and People in Español) teamed up with Great Places to Work to release their first “50 Best Workplaces for Diversity” report, bringing more attention to the topic of diversity and inclusion (see their methodology and a full list of the results here). 
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RPO: Rx for CX

April 13, 2016
One shining example of how much the world of recruiting is changing is the emergent importance of Candidate Experience (“CX”). It wasn’t long ago that finding a candidate was the key to filling jobs, and certainly, many times finding a candidate was a hard enough challenge for companies. Today, times are different thanks [...]
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RPO Providers: Choosing the One That is Right For You

April 9, 2016
The Recruitment Process Outsouricng industry continues to see steady growth. In 2014, the industry grew 13 percent, pushing it over the $2 billion mark, and indicators suggest it will continue to expand at a projected rate of nearly 9 percent through 2018. This growth is thanks to many drivers, including shifts in the [...]
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RPO: Benefits for Your Employer Brand

March 9, 2016
“Employer brand” is an organization’s reputation as an employer. It’s a trending topic that has recently captured the attention of many executives and HR professionals. What perception do active candidates, passive job seekers and existing employees have of your organization? That’s your employer brand. An employer brand [...]
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