Most Important Human Skills in Today’s Workplace

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In an evolving business landscape candidates are now sought after in several ways. No longer does an employer know about a candidate from a faxed resume, but social profiles, college fairs, and filling out information from a career portal page. Employers are looking for more than book knowledge. If you are looking for training courses, […]

Is Employee Stack Ranking a Good Thing?

Several very successful large companies do this as a matter of course. Are they successful because of, or in spite of, this practice? Profiling or stack ranking employee performance ratings has long been touted as an industry best practice to cultivate a higher performance-based workforce. GE, Pepsi, Microsoft and other Fortune 500 companies use this […]

A Day in the Life of an HR Professional

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The life of an HR professional can vary from day to day depending on company size, department structure, and employee strength. There is no right or wrong answer to this question and if you’re an HR professional reading this, you might have a completely different day filled with most, a few, or none of these […]

5 Reasons to Invest in Team-Building Activities in 2022

Being an HR professional means being able to handle challenges with grace. You need to be creative in finding ways to work with people who may not always be easy to work with. That is why, sometimes, you should bring everyone together through a team-building event. Team building does not have to be expensive. You […]

How to Keep Your Employees on Track – Five Employee Development Ideas

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We are currently experiencing an unemployment rate of 3.7%, the lowest in the U.S. Labor Market since 1969. Companies are struggling to hire, as well as retain, workers in their organizations. Also, a recent study of millennials performed by Qualtrics (the world’s leading experience management software provider) found that 74% of millennials who like their […]

How to Evaluate a Job Candidate’s Soft Skills

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As the founder and CEO of a Software as a Service (SaaS) company that tests job applicants for their skills, I know how powerful and equitable testing and assessment software can be to identify the best candidates in terms of their current skills. Throughout the years, however, I’ve learned that no matter how techy a […]