Handling Negative Feedback and Restoring Reputation

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If somewhere has one hundred 5-star reviews and five 1-star reviews, are you skeptical or do you dive headfirst into catastrophizing?   Sure there are all these great reviews but the 1 star is the powerful star, the star that pulls the rug out of everything good and sends your business, product, or service crashing down…

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To ATS or Not to ATS

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There are also some potential drawbacks to consider before investing in an ATS.  In this blog post, we will discuss the pros and cons of ATS’s, and help you decide if one is right for your organization. At the end of this blog, we’re going to share a secret about some major changes that are…

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Why Recruiting in Rural Areas is More Important Than Ever

For some companies, especially those in industrial, manufacturing, or logistics-based spheres, work-from-home opportunities remain an impossibility (putting a CnC machine in your home is impractical at best).   For these companies, remote often means rural, and hiring for these types of remote roles can be challenging (but also surprisingly attractive to certain candidates). Rural communities, once perceived…

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6 Spine Chilling Recruitment Stats 

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Like any horror story, the world of hiring can be filled with chilling surprises.   As hiring managers and HR leaders, it’s essential to be aware of the spine-tingling stats that could haunt your organization if you neglect your recruitment strategies. Let’s take a terrifying tour through the haunted house of hiring and uncover these eerie…

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Talent Talks: Strategies for Hiring the Whole Person, Not a Resume

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In this enlightening episode of Talent Talks, Jonathan D. Reynolds, engages in a thought-provoking conversation with a seasoned leader and the Regional Vice President of Talent Optimization at Titus, Mike Kuenzi. Jonathan and Mike dive deep into “Strategies for Hiring a Whole Person, Not a Resume,” exploring the idea that people are often hired for…

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Lifesaving Lessons in Healthcare Recruitment

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CPR. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.  CPR is conducted in the severest of emergencies where it is determined that an individual’s life is in danger if immediate action is not taken to attempt to restart their heart.   It’s something we’ve all witnessed on TV or in movies and, heaven forbid—for some of us—in real life.  CPR. Compressions. Pulse…

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Anecdotes, Assumptions, and Poor Hiring Decisions

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Every week, I (Bethany Whitted) sit on at least 20 calls with recruiting teams from a spectrum of industries. We discuss the pros and cons of candidates. Often, decisions are made on those calls about how the candidates rank amongst each other and which candidates should be discarded. I want to shed some light on…

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ABCs of Healthcare Recruiting

Not the ABCs we learned in pre-school, but the medical knowledge foundation:  Airway – Breathing – Circulation.   As children, the ABCs are embedded into our brains, so when a medical emergency occurs, we know exactly where to start. Is the airway obstructed? If yes/no, follow the appropriate algorithm actions. Are they breathing independently? If yes/no, follow the…

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