Author Archives for Melissa Bissing

Onboarding During the Holidays: 7 Ways to End the Year Strong with New Hires

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Nothing is more anticlimactic than showing up for your first day of work only to find that everyone’s out of the office on PTO. Did you know that a successful onboarding during the holidays can drive an employee’s performance by up to 15% and increase their effort by more than 20%? Year-end is a busy... read more

7 Cool Ways to Keep Your Candidates Warm Over the Holidays

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Tis the season! The holidays are usually about disconnecting from work and partaking in family tradition. While you’re focused on reaching top talent, your candidates are thinking of ways they can connect with their friends and family. Not to mention, many have pushed off job search activities until after the holidays or their year-end vesting... read more

4 Best Practices to Boost Your ChatBot Value

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It’s an exciting time in the HR tech space, as artificial intelligence (AI) finds a place and purpose in talent acquisition. When used correctly, chatbots offer countless operational and strategic benefits in hiring. Are you looking to introduce AI into your recruiting process? Follow these best practices and you’ll be set up for success! Use... read more

3 Things Candidates Want, but Won’t Tell You

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New technologies are shaping the way we communicate today – they’re also shaping our expectations for those interactions. As consumers, we’ve come to expect the fast, simple purchasing experiences. This is, of course, made possible by online tools, mobile-first design, and social selling. New HR technologies are playing a vital role as TA leaders try to... read more

5 Tips for Recruiting Millennials

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There’s a growing segment in the workplace today that recognizes the value the millennial generation brings. For years, many worried that three generations in the workforce would be a challenge. Articles in the space painted negative pictures of young and green workers. In 2018, as Baby Boomers continue to retire, millennials make up an increasing percentage of... read more

3 Ways Hiring Managers Are Hurting Your Candidate Experience (and How to Fix It)

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When working with hiring managers to locate talent, coordinate applicant screens and interviews and follow up with candidates, it can be difficult to make progress when managers are not cooperating with the process. Due to time constraints and heavy workloads, collaborating with hiring managers may be extremely stressful, resulting in a lower quality candidate experience when talent... read more