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Employment Branding: The Social Media Piece

Employment Branding: The Social Media Piece | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
I've had acquaintances and colleagues reach out to me regarding employment branding over the years, and, in many cases, they simply wanted to brainstorm different ways to build a grassroots brand w...
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Why Recruiters Lose Candidates

Why Recruiters Lose Candidates | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
Being a job seeker again showed me the many ways the recruiting process has changed, for better and for worse. While looking for work, currently and in the past, I’ve worked with some fantastic rec...
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Rediscovering Your Identity

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  Identity is a funny thing. We spend our time trying to distinguish it, both personally and professionally, and then spend our lives trying to build and protect it once we know what it is. Ou...
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Recruiters: Pick Up the Phone

Recruiters: Pick Up the Phone | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post covering some of my findings during an independent research project regarding recruitment shortcomings. Mainly, my discoveries covered a multitude of faux pas r...
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Creating a Culture of Wellness

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Human resources goes through great lengths to ensure they’re selecting the right benefits provider that will offer the greatest options for employees. Although this has been a common benefit to ens...
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Virtual Employment for Attraction and Retention

During the HCI event last month, several employers expressed the changes they’re seeing in employment trends. More employees and candidates are aggressive when attempting to progress in their caree...
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Employee Retention: Is Offering More Time Off the Answer?

Employee Retention: Is Offering More Time Off the Answer? | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
Losing an employee can have negative impacts on an organization, even if the separation was initiated by the employer. Despite terminating an employee for poor performance or something else unsavor...
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Simple Steps to Boost Your Employer Brand

Simple Steps to Boost Your Employer Brand | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
    As employment branding continues to be a trend in talent acquisition, more organizations are starting to see the positive effects of this, while others are sensing competitive pressur...
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Market Research Boosts Recruitment Strategy

Market Research Boosts Recruitment Strategy | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
Market research is an essential step in the talent acquisition process and, surprisingly, is a step that may be inadequately implemented or missed all together. During my time in recruiting and sou...
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Performing with Purpose

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  When reflecting on my career progression, I recall the early years when I first started working. I relied on delegated orders, would dutifully fulfill them and wait for new assigned tasks. I...
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Do You Have an Effective Onboarding Program?

Do You Have an Effective Onboarding Program? | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
A strong and efficient onboarding process can make or break the engagement of your new employees. Unfortunately, the onboarding process is often overlooked. How can your company ensure it’s hitting...
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Recruiter Spam and Other Recruitment Fails

Recruiter Spam and Other Recruitment Fails | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
Throughout my career, I’ve been a sourcer and recruiter for various industries and positions. I’ve learned what works for each industry, new tricks and new tools to make the most out of recruitment...
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What Questions Should You Ask When Considering Virtual Employment?

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  We hear a lot about the challenges organizations face when they consider virtual employees or telecommuting options. These challenges are even more predominate when discussing flexible work ...
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Asking Questions During the Interview Process

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Interviewing is never easy no matter how skilled or comfortable you are when it comes to selling yourself.  Preparation prior to the interview can be involved and the amount of interviews within an...
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2014 at a Glance

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Wow. We’ve made it through another whole year and it seems like they’re flying by faster and faster. As I take a moment to reflect on my personal and professional highlights of 2014, I’m reminded o...
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#UCFBizChat: Uncovering Company Culture through Social Media

#UCFBizChat: Uncovering Company Culture through Social Media | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
A former colleague of mine recently reached out to ask if I would host a Twitter chat for her students at University of Central Florida (UCF). As a career center advisor, she was excited about the ...
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How Working at a Startup Could be Good for Your Career

How Working at a Startup Could be Good for Your Career | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
While in college and early in my career, it was beat into my head that startups were not a viable choice as an employer. My peers and I were taught that startups were unstable and hard work. We wer...
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Branding and Communities: Finding Your Starting Point

Branding and Communities: Finding Your Starting Point | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
Lately, I’ve had the opportunity to work on multiple projects that deal with employment branding and talent communities. I’ve come across some fantastic examples while performing research on succes...
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Recap: HCI's 2014 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference

Recap: HCI's 2014 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
While living in South Carolina, I obtained the majority of my professional development though social media discussions, webinars and networking calls. Although these were tremendous in helping me l...
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The Importance of Accurate Interview Notes

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Interviews have evolved. No longer do people go through one or two face-to-face interviews before landing a job. The interview process has become more complex, with variations of interview options ...
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Please Excuse My Brief Hiatus

Please Excuse My Brief Hiatus | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
I would like to thank you all for the support you’ve given me over the last two years. When I first started this blog, I never dreamed of the reach it could have and the opportunities it would pres...
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Why Sourcers are Crucial for Talent Acquisition

Why Sourcers are Crucial for Talent Acquisition | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
When I first heard of sourcers, I’ll be honest, I had no idea what their purpose was. The job duties seemed similar to a recruiter and I couldn’t discern the need to divide the role into two. It wa...
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LinkedIn Mistakes Job Seekers Make

LinkedIn Mistakes Job Seekers Make | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
As an active or passive job seeker, the job market can be a bit tricky. Even more so, job seeking can seem intimidating when a seeker is constantly reminded of all the things they need to do in ord...
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Flexibility in Leadership

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Lately I’ve been having a lot of interaction with a variety of leaders, ranging in experience, function and more. I was impressed to see diversity in the ways they were able to successfully perform...
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How Video is Transforming Interviews

How Video is Transforming Interviews | The Social HR Connection | Scoop.it
  Over the years, I’ve seen the interview process transform into something proactive, innovative and sometimes creative. Within the last year, I had the pleasure of utilizing video for candida...
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