Do All Resumes Include Lies? Learning to Detect the Lies.

A 2011 study by the Society of Human Resources shows that 53% of all job applicants lie on their resumes and another study reports that at least 80% of all applicants are misleading. Stretching the truth  When it comes to resumes most candidates won’t flat out lie on their resume, but they’ll stretch the truth […]

The Future of HR – Foreseeing What Would be Next

Impact of Technology, Innovative Employment Brands, Critical Role in Successful Companies

The future of HR looks bright. A decade ago the HR profession was more or less an administrative function that everyone deemed as glorified paper pushers. Most professionals in the industry worked long hours, had little resources, and were doing everything by hand. Fast-forward to today and the profession has undergone major changes. The technology […]

4 External Factors that Affect Human Resource Management

The Vital Role of HR Management in Today's Business World.

When it comes to human resource management there are several factors that affect day-to-day operations. Adapting in this field is important because at a moments notice new legislation can be passed with an immediate effective date or corporate polices are changed where human resources feels the brunt. A well-developed strategy for your human resources department […]

The Biggest Challenges in Human Resources

Navigating HR Challenges in Making a Successful Department

The Human Resources profession has seen many shifts in how work is conducted and how companies interact with potential candidates. The biggest shift comes from the source of hire. When looking back in the past ten years recruiters have started sourcing candidates in several new and innovative ways then ever before. Far from perfection, the […]

Your Staff Can Become an HR Referral Source

Maximizing Employee Referrals

The power of an employee referral is well known in the recruiting industry. A recent poll of business showed that 41.4% of businesses referrals account for 80% of sales. From a business perspective that is an overwhelming number in terms of dollars earned from word of mouth marketing. Through the eyes of an HR professional, […]