4 Biggest Mistakes: Crafting Great Job Descriptions


In the steps leading to recruiting, hiring and training your next top employee—the most valuable stage is crafting the job description. So why are there so many mistakes?

Why is it that so many companies make mistakes with their job descriptions? A complete job description is like any other piece of great sales copy—it engages, informs and creates a strong call-to-action.

Why is it that so many human resources departments make mistakes with their job descriptions?

It could be that many simply do not spend enough time; fantastic job descriptions—as with other notable content—often take several hours to produce.

The four biggest mistakes you are making in your job descriptions; avoid them and your organization will start to see better results, with more great hires: Continue reading “4 Biggest Mistakes: Crafting Great Job Descriptions”

Shed the Burden of Content Management with Content as a Service


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Learn how Content as a Service allows you to realize the full advantage of your Human Resources eLearning initiative.

Many organizations and HR departments are held back in their company training programs, underestimating the time, effort and knowledge required to successfully roll out eLearning locally or globally.

This can lead to inadequate training, wasted dollars and discontented employees. Content as a Service (CaaS) solves these problems by removing the need for organizations to manage the technology, infrastructure and administration, allowing them instead to focus on the effectiveness of the eLearning itself. Learn how CaaS enables: Continue reading “Shed the Burden of Content Management with Content as a Service”

State of Recruitment 2012 [Infographic]


English: Uncle Sam recruiting poster.

Talent Technology gathered data in their 2012 recruitment survey for giving businesses a solid recruiting strategy to find the best talent possible.

See the biggest challenges most companies face while recruiting for talent, the time spent on specific recruiting tasks, and where the best candidates are generally found (spoiler alert: it’s LinkedIn!)

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Top Ten: Your First Day On the Job


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Preparing for your first day on a new job can be more than a little intimidating; you are stepping into an environment with many unknowns—variables that are next to impossible to get before you step into the office.

It can be frightening, but is also one of the most exciting moments in your life. Although you think you are prepared, it couldn’t hurt for have a few tips to make things easier.

Ten ways to succeed on the first day on the job; think of them as a last-minute preparation checklist: Continue reading “Top Ten: Your First Day On the Job”