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The Importance of Millennials in the Workplace

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As millennials continue to join the workforce in droves, companies must be ready to work with these young people, whose values differ greatly from their generational predecessors. In order to maintain employee retention and productivity while improving company services, businesses must understand the importance of the millennial generation workforce. To…

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Building More Diverse Organizations

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Businesses and other organizations worldwide have traditionally ignored the importance of workplace diversity. However, modern businesses have recognized that diversity in the workplace can spur innovation, boost productivity, and cultivate loyalty among staff without necessarily compromising service delivery or revenue growth. Due to this, businesses now focus on the competency…

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Employee Referrals Remain King, Delivering One-Third of All Hires

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SilkRoad, a global leader in talent activation, has released Sources of Hire 2017, its annual report designed to guide companies in finding the best candidates. Analyzing millions of data points collected through the SilkRoad Recruiting Applicant Tracking System (ATS), SilkRoad’s Sources of Hire 2017 delivers the definitive view of talent acquisition sources and strategies for today’s…

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HireRight Survey Finds Most Employers Don’t Rescreen Employees

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Regularly-scheduled follow-up background checks can help protect employees, customers and company assets HireRight, a leading provider of global employment background checks, drug and health screening and electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify solutions, today announced findings from its 10th Annual HireRight Employment Screening Benchmark Survey. HireRight’s report explores key issues, trends…

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Playing the Long Game with Short-Timers

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By: Chuck Saia Though rebounding job numbers are no doubt a positive development for the nation and economy, they actually pose a mixed blessing for corporations and business enterprises. Why? When employees succeed in finding a new job someplace else, their job performance and commitment often lag after they’ve given…

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Are You Creating Your Own Culture Traps?

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By: Linda Henman When people talk about the inner contradictions of an organization, they frequently refer to “culture,” that omnipresent word that describes all pleasant and unpleasant byproducts of decisions. But they seldom identify the real problem: the decisions that create the traps. Here are 10 examples of how that…

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