Human Resources / 16 posts found

Writing a Job Description That Attracts Ideal Candidates [8 Tips]

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As a direct response copywriter, I specialize in making readers take a specific action. I write a variety of copy, including articles, landing pages, sales emails, and job descriptions. This article will walk you through an approach to job descriptions that allowed me to double my conversion rate of visitors-to-applications in less than a year. You’ll learn the strategies and best practices I used to grip candidates, exciting them enough to take action. What is a job description? A job description is a document written by an employer that lists the tasks and responsibilities of a specific role along with […]

The Ultimate Guide to Human Resources

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Remarkable Human Resources (HR) employees are critical at every company. They handle all employee relations so you can focus on your side of the business. Before we discuss more reasons why your company needs an impactful HR department and how you can go about building one, let’s talk more about what human resources actually means. Based on this definition alone, you can see how it would be difficult to run your operation successfully without the assistance HR provides. That’s why even small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have HR departments with employees who oversee all management, engagement, and development between the […]

30 Popular Job Boards That Will Help You Hire The Most Qualified Candidates

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As a recruiter, your job isn’t limited to simply finding the best candidates. You also have to promote these roles on job boards and convince applicants to join your company.  In other words, you’re not just a recruiter — you’re also a marketer and a salesperson. But, how do you know which job boards will help you find the most qualified applications for your specific position? Read on to find out.  Table of Contents:  What is the best job search engine? Best Job Boards Best Job Boards for Hiring College Students Best Job Boards for Hiring Freelancers Best Job Boards […]

10 Positive Feedback Examples Your Employees Need to Hear

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Years ago, I worked at an office where the only time I ever heard from my manager was if I fell short of expectations. Without positive feedback, I felt like all of my wins went unnoticed and that they didn’t matter nearly as much as my losses. This caused me to lose motivation and my productivity began to suffer. It also pushed me to leave the company and seek better opportunities elsewhere. While it’s important to let employees know where there are areas that need improvement, it’s equally important to give positive feedback so they know where they shine. Giving […]

The Meaning of Employee Relations

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Workplace culture and strong internal relationships are undeniably critical for your company’s long-term success. Focusing your efforts on employee relations, and cultivating good relationships between employers and employees can help your Human Resources department mitigate conflict, build trust between team members, and decrease turnover rates. If the term ‘employee relations’ makes you furrow your brows in confusion, we’re here to help. We’ll explain what employee relations is and why it’s important below. Jump to: What Employee Relations Is Employee Relations Examples Employee Relations Best Practices What is employee relations? Employee relations is a branch of human resources that deals with […]

How to Build and Maintain Workforce Resilience, According to Experts

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To understand the importance of resilience in the workplace, let’s start with an example. Let’s say your company has just been acquired by a major corporation. This means your organization is about to undergo some major changes — including your workplace culture, leadership structure, and even your team’s goals and objectives. When it comes time to deliver the message to your marketing team, however, you’re surprised by their reactions. While there is some trepidation, most of your employees are upbeat, positive, and excited about the new opportunities and challenges ahead of them. Their reaction doesn’t mean they aren’t also hesitant, […]

5 Human Resource Management Functions Every HR Manager Needs to Know

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There’s something every single company needs to operate, regardless of the industry or product, and that’s people. Just as there are professionals who specialize in managing products and services, there’s also a need for human resource management. Learn what it is and the key functions every HRM needs to operate. What is human resource management? 5 Main Functions of Human Resource Management Recruitment and Staffing Employee Relations Learning and Development Performance Management Company Culture Recently, we’ve heard the term “People Operations” used much more frequently than human resources. Are they the same? Not exactly. People ops is technically considered a […]

How to Write Professional Yet Kind Rejection Letters [4 Templates]

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It’s never easy notifying someone that they didn’t get the job. This often leads to generic emails, or worse, complete silence – that’s where a rejection letter template can come in handy. While it’s never fun to do it, there are kind yet professional ways to reject an applicant that preserve your employer brand. How to Write a Rejection Letter You might not think twice about a rejection letter once you send it. But the truth is, your rejection letter is a reflection of your company. If it’s poorly written, that leaves a negative impression of your company that could […]

11 Talent Acquisition Strategies to Find the Best Employees

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It can be difficult to find the ideal candidate for a specific position — in fact, in 2021, 69% of companies have reported talent shortages and difficulty hiring – a 15-year high. Regardless of the state of the economy and your talent pool, to succeed long-term, your business should be able to hire and retain the best, most talented employees. But hiring can be a daunting task, which is why you need a talent acquisition strategy. To succeed long-term, it’s critical you attract and retain talented employees regardless of vacant roles. Talent acquisition can help you do this, while solving […]

Does Your Company Need An Employee Referral Program? [Examples + Best Practices]

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Finding qualified candidates to fill your open positions can be challenging. Job posting sites claim to make the process easy by connecting you with hundreds if not thousands of potential employees. But having such a large pool of candidates can be overwhelming. Just thinking about the sheer volume of work involved in reviewing applications, narrowing them down to good fits, and then vetting those potential candidates is enough to make anyone’s head explode. You work with or run a solid organization with wonderful employees. How do you make sure that you don’t get a bevy of potential candidates, but rather […]
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