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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.

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HR Tech

By: Hannah Esbenshade
April 27th, 2021

If you’re in the market for a new HRIS, chances are you’re excited and overwhelmed with the options. A new and improved HRIS comes with exciting promises: streamlined processes, efficiencies, and automation that will give you back valuable time in your workday.

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By: Ber Leary
February 12th, 2021

Remote working has been a lifesaver during the pandemic - figuratively and literally. But when people are working outside of your secure IT network, they immediately become targets for cybercriminals. According to a recent Deloitte survey, phishing attacks have increased by a massive 26% in the past year.  

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By: Melissa Hajjar
January 26th, 2021

My first job in HR used a heck of a lot of paper and even more time filing it all away. There was a form for everything. Each one triggered a chain reaction of manual events, which usually included personally escorting the document all over for various signatures. Is this sounding familiar to you too?

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HR Tech

By: Ber Leary
January 15th, 2021

Video meetings have been commonplace for years, and the pandemic made them indispensable. Almost overnight, people had to get used to the Zoom meeting format: a Brady Bunch-style tableau of their colleagues’ faces, with speakers battling for control of the mic. After a while, it got exhausting.  

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HR Tech

By: Cindy Najera
January 13th, 2021

COVID-19 shook the world when it arrived, and it has taught us a lot, both personally and professionally. Many employers faced a significant challenge at the beginning of the pandemic, not being able to access essential employee data (for example, contact information). The shift to remote work occurred almost overnight. Those who were not prepared, quickly realized that they needed an HR Information System (HRIS) they could access virtually.

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HR Tech | Talent Acquisition

By: Ber Leary
November 19th, 2020

Artificial intelligence in HR offers many advantages, from faster application processing to automated screening interviews. Perhaps the best advantage, AI offers is to completely eliminate bias from the hiring process. After all, a machine wouldn’t discriminate based on someone’s gender or ethnicity.