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Timely blog posts by HR and Recruiting consultants responding to every day questions, hot topics and compliance-related news as it relates to attracting, engaging and retaining talent.

Debra Kabalkin

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Recruitment outsourcing

By: Debra Kabalkin
November 30th, 2022

Recruiting can be one of the most painful things about running a business. Talk to some CEO or HR leaders about their experiences on the hiring market, and they will tell you horror stories along the lines of:

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GovCon

By: Debra Kabalkin
November 21st, 2022

Government contracts can be a lifeline for private companies, offering a stable and reliable source of long-term income. But GovCon work can also pose some unique challenges, especially when it comes to recruitment and retention.

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HR Tech | Business Management & Strategy | Best Practices

By: Debra Kabalkin
March 31st, 2022

A human resource information system (HRIS) is not just about streamlining payroll and managing HR data processes. The HRIS implementation process is a strategic organizational decision that can improve every aspect of your company. That's why it's valuable to know how to select an HRIS. 

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Talent Acquisition

By: Debra Kabalkin
March 23rd, 2022

A surprising number of hiring managers still rely on a reactive recruitment strategy. They wait until a vacancy opens up, and then they put a HELP WANTED sign in the window – or they do the digital equivalent, which is placing an ad on a job board.  

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Best Practices | Talent Acquisition

By: Debra Kabalkin
October 12th, 2021

Right now, all across the country, people are seeing out their last day in their current job. Some are leaving because of a major life change, like retirement or moving to a new city. For those people, there will be farewell parties and promises to stay in touch. 

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Talent Acquisition

By: Debra Kabalkin
July 20th, 2021

Executive recruitment can be a monumental responsibility. If you’re involved in the selection process, you know that you’re not just hiring an employee. You’re bringing in a fresh face who will immediately influence your company’s strategy, goals, and culture. It’s not something you can rush. That said, you might run into problems if you’re not quick enough to fill a vacant position in the C-suite.