• 5 Thoughtful Ways to Retain Your Top Talent

    Employee turnover costs US companies $160 billion a year. That's a sobering statistic for any organization, but the stakes can be even higher in certain industries. For example, failure to retain key talent can be a potentially life-threatening situation for a health care company. As we kick off 2019, employers have to consider how they can ensure their employees ... […]

  • How to Use Technology to Manage the Cost and Complexity of Business Regulation

    Executives in senior management face many challenges, and chief among them might just be the growing cost and complexity of regulation. As a result, regulators are under pressure to increase efficiency and response times, as regulatory backlogs can have serious impacts on business innovation and growth. The good news is advances in technology can help regulators and businesses work together to improve regulatory processes for the benefit of all. The Regulator's Role The goal of a regulator is to ... […]

  • 5 Ways Recruiters Can Use Content Marketing

    Could content marketing help attract candidates and gain the interest of employers? If you own a recruiting company or operate as an independent recruiter, you will be pleased to know that the answer is yes. To quote Geoff Mason, content director at consulting firm Project One, "From a recruitment perspective, [content marketing] is working extremely well." ... […]

  • 10 Tips Working Mothers Can Use to Maintain Their Well-Being

    Too often, working mothers are expected to work as if they didn't have children and to raise children as if they didn't work. However, despite the many challenges that come with juggling work and family, there are ways to maintain your well-being. Here are 10 tips I've learned as a working mom of five children, a sociologist, and founder of a social platform dedicated to empowering moms: 1. Practice Self-Care ... […]

  • 3 Reasons Better Benefits Packages Are Critical to Business Success

    With 29 percent of workers planning to leave their jobs in 2019, according to a survey from the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), employers need to understand how to get employees to stay. One key to retention: benefits. The AICPA survey found that 80 percent of people would choose a job with better benefits over a job with ... […]

  • Structured for Success: Resume Formatting 101

    The average recruiter spends just six seconds looking at a resume. With this in mind, applicants need to ensure their resumes are easy to read so that recruiters can find the information they are looking for within that minuscule time frame. The best way to make sure your resume lands in the "yes" pile is to structure it for success. Keep the Format Simple You want to make ... […]

  • A Letter to the Best Mentor: Thank You for These 5 Essential Career Lessons

    Article by Emile Lee To the best mentor I've ever had: I've been fortunate to have had great supervisors, managers, and mentors throughout my career, but you were the first one who insisted I be myself. As a vice president at a Fortune 100 company, I thought I knew what I wanted and how to get it. You taught me that I had not only the confidence to do ... […]

  • 7 Reasons Your Company Needs to Adopt Video Interviewing Software in 2019

    Video interviewing software has been available for a decade now, but only 60 percent of recruiters and hiring managers use the technology. If your company hasn't tried the software yet, you're missing out on a great opportunity to find better candidates and make your recruiting process more efficient. Here are seven reasons why 2019 is the year you ... […]

  • 4 Ways to Improve Cross-Departmental Communication

    Team. Departments. Divisions. Silos. Wait, what? If you're not familiar with the jargon, "silo" is a term used in business to refer to a group of individuals within a company. Having silos within your company isn't an issue, but problems do arise when the silos become disconnected from one another, creating a "silo mentality." To quote BusinessDictionary, this is "a mindset present in some companies when certain ... […]

  • Student Recruiting: Why You Need to Show Up on Campus Regularly

    Campus recruitment events are hotbeds for high-quality candidates who are chomping at the bit to join your company and help it succeed. To get the most out of these events, your organization needs to maintain a consistent presence on campus throughout the year. Simply dropping in on occasion is not enough. Showing up regularly can boost your employer brand, improve candidate engagement, and strengthen your talent pipeline. Boosting ... […]