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4 Ways to Attract High Performing Talent
Companies with top performers will outdo competitors, enjoy elevated levels of human capital productivity, and see their revenue trending upward. So, how do you attract top talent and raise the skill level of your employees? Because, let’s face it: top performers aren’t just going to inundate your ATS with applications. What you need is a robust people strategy, an innovative and well-structured recruiting program, and a strong value proposition and employer brand. Here’s how.
Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:00

The Best Jobs in the U.S.: 2019
Which sounds more like your perfect job: managing a construction team, or analyzing high-volume data sets? Everyone will have a unique answer. However you define it, two factors are universally important: there need to be open positions, and they need to have appealing salaries. Job seekers can focus their efforts by knowing which industries and job titles offer the most …
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 09:00

How to Train for Grit: Transform Potential with These Targeted Strategies
Soft skills are often assumed to be inherent traits; either someone has them or they don’t, right? Wrong! A growing body of research shows that people can be trained to develop personal and behavioral attributes.   Grit — the powerful combination of passion and perseverance — is a strong predictor of future success, and it’s just one of the many …
Wed, 03/13/2019 - 09:00

RecPlus: greetings from sunny Barcelona!
I was in Barcelona last week (I know, the life of a Doctor is hard :-)) attending and speaking at the RecPlus conference. It was an eye-opening experience – and one that I highly recommend. The content was top-notch, the…
Tue, 03/12/2019 - 08:30

Improving Candidate Quality: Three Steps to Finding the Best Fit for Your Role
The candidate looked good on paper, said all the right things during your interviews and received favorable references. So you offered them the job, they accepted and you celebrated. Exciting, right? But to your disappointment, when onboarding was over and your new hire started working, they simply couldn’t deliver on the potential they conveyed during the hiring process. Finding the …
Fri, 03/08/2019 - 09:00

Gen Z Rising: How This New Generation Will Transform the Workplace
Generation Z is the first generation that can barely remember a time before smartphones and the internet. They hold many qualities in common with millennials, but have been greatly influenced by coming of age during the Great Recession. Understanding how these factors make them unique is the first step to understanding how they will change the workplace.
Thu, 03/07/2019 - 13:00

Competing up: succeeding against bigger companies
Note: The Doctor is away at RecPlus this week, so enjoy this post from last year! As long as I’ve been in this industry, there have been the ‘big boys’. The companies that have grabbed attention, market share, and investment.…
Tue, 03/05/2019 - 09:30

The Top-Rated Workplaces for Compensation and Benefits
They say money can’t buy you happiness … but it’s still a crucial consideration whenever you’re looking for a job. And in today’s world, compensation is so much more than just a number — it also includes the added benefits offered to you by your company, such as health insurance, wellness, time off, bonuses and more. In addition to being …
Tue, 03/05/2019 - 09:00

Employee Appreciation Day: How Recognition Transforms Workers, Teams, and Companies
Everyone wants to feel appreciated — including at work! Employee Appreciation Day gives U.S. employers a chance to show staff how much they care, and it’s coming up on March 1. This annual event is a great excuse to do something special for workers, but there are lots of ways to show your gratitude every day of the year. So …
Thu, 02/28/2019 - 09:00

Workflow Templates & Navigation Changes
We are gradually rolling out workflow templates and interviews to all customers. You will receive a notice 2 days before these features are activated in your account, and another the day they are turned on. Your workflow is the cornerstone of a successful, efficient hiring process. JobScore’s workflow templates add flexibility and power by allowing […] The post Workflow Templates & Navigation Changes appeared first on JobScore.
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 20:04

Interviews & Interview Templates
We are gradually rolling out workflow templates and interviews to all customers. You will receive a notice 2 days before these features are activated in your account, and another the day they are turned on. We’ve made some improvements to help your team conduct interviews. Now, instead of adding notes after you talk to a […] The post Interviews & Interview Templates appeared first on JobScore.
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 20:00

Alright, cough!: What does the Doctor actually do?
One of the recurrent features of my consulting life is someone – a close friend, a new acquaintance, or a potential client – asking me: ‘So what exactly do you do?’. If I say, ‘Well, I’m a consultant’, that often…
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 09:30

REPORT: The State of U.S. Salaries and Raises
Pay is a sensitive subject for employers and employees alike. But finding a happy medium between what job seekers want and what employers want to pay is vital to both talent attraction and retention. In spite of the current low unemployment rate, overall wage growth is expected to be slow in 2019. Salary budgets are projected to grow by …
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 09:00

19 Kids and Recruiting: A Series About Recruiting Internationally
Imagine you have 19 kids. (This is just an exercise) (unless you actually do have 19 kids, and my hat goes off to you). Now one of them is allergic to strawberries. Another one absolutely hates turkey sandwiches. The youngest has speech therapy in the morning, and that afternoon, your eldest is in a piano recital. Now imagine those 19 kids are in reality the 19 countries where your company recruits, and you are the one in charge of creating your global recruitment strategy.
Fri, 02/22/2019 - 13:00

Hiring for Grit: Why it Matters, and How to Identify It
What do you need to succeed in today’s age of nonstop innovation? Intelligence, technical skills and education might come to mind. But it turns out one of the biggest predictors of success isn’t listed on many resumes: grit. Angela Duckworth is a psychologist and the author of the best-seller “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance,” and she …
Fri, 02/22/2019 - 09:00

Movement by the superpowers – challenges for you?
Let’s face it – most of us in the industry are NOT LinkedIn, Google, Facebook, or Indeed. We just aren’t. Perhaps we’re on the road to getting much bigger (looking at you, ZipRecruiter) or perhaps we hope we’ll be acquired…
Tue, 02/19/2019 - 09:30

Tech Sentiment Report

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 09:00

A Tale of One City – What Employers Can Learn from NYC and Amazon’s Squandered Deal
By now, almost everyone has heard that Amazon has backed out of moving one of its two new headquarters to Long Island City, NY. The reason? NYC and Amazon just couldn’t agree on things, and negotiations came to a standstill. And, while there’s much debate over who was right and who was wrong, there are a few lessons employers can take away from the situation to ensure good talent doesn’t slip away, much like Amazon slipped away from NYC.
Fri, 02/15/2019 - 14:30

Retiring Forward Candidate
Forward Candidate is one of the oldest pages in JobScore. The page is not widely used, but those of you who do use it, love it… and have been asking us to make a few improvements for a while. Your primary requests are: Forward candidate templates that pre-populate text to use at different stages of […] The post Retiring Forward Candidate appeared first on JobScore.
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:47

The United States of Hipster Jobs
In the years after the global economy fell in 2008, another trend seemed to be on the rise: “hipsters,” a subculture commonly defined by its rejection of all things mainstream. Journalists would have had us believe hipsters were taking over the country one kombucha pop-up and handlebar mustache at a time — and that their presence was partly …
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:00

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