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Why HR Should Focus on Talent Management in 2014

Following a year of economic pressure on companies’ recruitment and talent management divisions, 2014 is prediction to bring the much needed winds of change. But what should HR leaders be focusing on in this upcoming year?

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4 Strategies for Meaningful Performance Appraisals

For any company wanting its employees to grow, develop and adapt, supplying them with quality, meaningful feedback is an absolutely essential requirement.

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7 Reasons Your Resume Should Never Be Outdated

Don’t be mistaken. No matter where you are in your career, you should always keep your resume up-to-date.

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What To Know Before Making a Job Offer

Now that you’ve completed the often tedious and frustrating search and interview processes, you’ve found “the one” and you’re more than ready to put an offer on the table as soon as possible. Wait- not so fast. HR managers must keep in mind that once you extend a job offer, the balance of power now shifts and the candidate is in control.

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How to Build a Healthy Workplace Culture

In this upcoming year, many provisions of healthcare reform are set to take place including incentives for wellness programs offered employers. These health management and wellness programs address the need for a healthier workforce, as well as how it affects increasing health and productivity costs.

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Using Executive Assessments to Find the Right Cultural Fit

When looking over a candidate’s resume, an HR manager can instantly know his or her qualifications, certifications, years of experience, and work history. However, is there any way to look over candidates on paper and know how they will fit into your company’s culture?

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4 Tips for Finding the Perfect Candidate

Finding the perfect candidate for an open position is a challenge that often leaves HR managers frustrated and discouraged. How many times have you looked at a job description and said, “The person I hire must meet all of these requirements”— and then reality smacks you in the face and you get zero candidates that have all the requirements?

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Tips for Employee Retention in 2014

Since 2008’s economic slump, many companies have been focusing on restructuring, and ultimately recovery rather than growth. However, with the economy picking up, 2014 is sure to be a year of transition and accelerated growth for many of these same companies. This period of growth will lead to increased competition for top talent between you and your competitors.

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3 Role Review Questions CFOs Should Ask

Often times, those in the management role see annual performance reviews as a process required by HR. Various polls also show that employees don’t find much usefulness in the review process due to their formality and infrequency.

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Compensation Trends for 2014

In a competitive workforce, employers are constantly focused on retaining top-level talent. A critical factor in securing and retaining the best employees is your compensation package and how it compares to what your competitors are offering.

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