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‘Ruff’ Around the Edges: Collaring Personnel Problems in the Pet Industry

November 11, 2014
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FetchFind, a networking service for pet industry employers, hopes to usher the growing field into a new period of technology and professionalism.
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Caught on Video: Companies Use Audiovisual Methods To Reel in Candidates

July 22, 2014
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Thanks to YouTube, Skype and the fact that most employees have a video camera on their smartphone, live and recorded video have become popular tools for HR practitioners
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Is Diversity a Science or an Art?

July 11, 2014
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There’s more than one way to recruit a diverse workforce, and the most successful companies have done so by developing and then perfecting their own methods.
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How Do We Get Employees to Mentor?

June 30, 2014
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What do we do when experienced employees don't want to mentor fresh blood? Specializing in products for which experienced talent is hard to recruit, my company has to focus a lot on developing new talent and training them on the technical skills to build a critical talent pipeline. Because of the overall economic volatility, the employees feel insecure of losing what they have. We have found out through exit interviews that young talent is leaving us because they receive little help and training from their seniors. We suspect fear of losing their current position is the reason. What do we do?

— No One Cares Here, manufacturing/production, Lahore, India


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Overcoming Stereotypes to Attract Great Talent

June 6, 2014
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People who have left the workforce for various reasons are facing professional biases and challenges that are typically unwarranted and baseless.
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What’s the Ideal Breakdown for Recruiting Spending?

April 29, 2014
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How could we figure out an ideal percentage for allocating our recruitment spending? We presently spend about 30 percent of our recruiting budget on search functions, 25 percent on advertising, 35 percent on referrals, and 10 percent on boomerangs. Does this sound reasonable?

— Math Problem, HR manager, wholesale trade, India


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Are Internal Promotion Rates Increasing?

April 29, 2014
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Research reports suggest companies are finding it hard to hire externally. Has this led to an increased rate of internal promotions on average? How are companies filling jobs that become available if there truly is a skills shortage? Our small firm wants to figure out the best strategy to fill jobs that may become vacant in the near future.

— Sizing Up the Future, manager, services, Amherst, Massachusetts


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Getting HR Data Right Is Key to Leveraging Latest HR Technologies

April 23, 2014
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The biggest challenge isn’t which technology to adopt; it’s the quality and relevancy of the data.
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Watch and Learn: How Video Interviews Can Help Screen Candidates

April 22, 2014
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Video interviews let recruiters actually see how a candidate behaves —and how well they know their content.
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How Far Out Should We Forecast Skill Needs?

April 10, 2014
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How far in advance should we be forecasting our skills needs?

— Soothsayer, Health care, Atlanta


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