Create Career Paths in 7 Steps [or Lose Your Best Employees]

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Create career paths and improve retention dramatically. Career paths are essential to employee engagement. And every business owner knows that employee engagement improves retention. Therefore, career paths are the key to business growth. What is a Career Path? A career path is an advancement roadmap with short- and long-term benchmarks. It maps the route an…

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5 Ways to Use Texting in Recruiting

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Updated July 5, 2021 Many companies are using recruiting texting in their hiring operations. The open rates for marketing texts are legendary. Some studies put the text open rate above 90%! Compare that with around 45% for emails. No Communication is More Immediate Consider this: if a person has set up texting notifications, they can…

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How Manager Feedback and Interview Evaluations Improve Hiring in 2021

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Updated July 5, 2021. Learn how to standardize your interview evaluation process. This is the best way to identify best-fit talent and collaborate effectively. Candidate Evaluation Forms For Interview Feedback What is a candidate evaluation form? It’s a tool that allows members of the hiring team to rate applicants based on the same criteria. It…

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How To Hire Your Next Employee Series: How to Create a Job Description

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This is the first post in the ApplicantStack series: Hiring Your Perfect Next Employee: The Ultimate Guide. We’ll show you how to create and manage job descriptions with ApplicantStack. Before we continue, let’s review where we are in the series: Create a Job Description Prescreening Preparation Post Job to Job Boards Candidate Screening Schedule Interviews…

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Improve Employee Scheduling to Fast Track Business Recovery: The Comprehensive Guide

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Updated June 24, 2021 Have you looked at your employee scheduling lately? Poor scheduling hurts your business. In fact, it decreases customer and employee satisfaction. Good employee scheduling is essential for business recovery and post-pandemic success. Companies that moved employees to remote work during lockdown are bringing teams back in phases. And some companies will…

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Heart to Heart: 7 Strategies to Improve Remote Employee Relations

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As employers start bringing remote employees back to the office, there is renewed focus on employee relations. Problems that waned during the pandemic can flare up when employees are back in physical proximity. It has never been more important for managers to step up their efforts. Good employee relations result in lower turnover and higher productivity. There…

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Small Business HR Compliance

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Small business HR compliance has never been more complex. It’s critical that small business owners understand regulations and create a culture of compliance at their organization. We will discuss the following compliance categories that apply to small business employers: Hiring Laws Family Medical Leave, COVID Leave, and Paid Time Off Exempt vs Non-Exempt Employee Classifications…

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Successful Return-to-Work Strategies: Symptom Checks [With WorkforceHub Timekeeping Software!]

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Updated June 2, 2021 Are you in the process of bringing your workforce back? Do you have successful return-to-work strategies? This may help: WorkforceHub employee timekeeping can present a symptom survey at clock-in. How does WorkforceHub screen for COVID-19 symptoms? As the administrator, you create custom prompts in WorkforceHub. When employees punch in, the clock-in…

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