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Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – Clutter and Candidates

I am sending my apologies for another week of reposts, but this has been an exciting week personally for me. An interesting thing about reposting is that as time passes I find that I prefer to edit as I go. These have new graphics and a good deal of wordsmithing as well. Starting the week with one of the most popular of my older blogs, I talk about how clutter can affect the HR process… Read More »Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – Clutter and Candidates

The Candidate Experience – Part 2: People Interacting with People

(On vacation this week. This article edited and reposted from May 30, 2012) This is the final installment in a three part series on the candidate experience. Finally, we take a look at the details of the recruiting and hiring phase of the experience. It is this element that is most often discussed by employers and candidates because it is the area that is the most visible. Why does the candidate experience suffer after establishing clear… Read More »The Candidate Experience – Part 2: People Interacting with People

The Candidate Experience – Part 3: Transition to Employee

(On vacation this week. This article edited and reposted from May 21, 2012) No, you didn’t miss the two preceding parts of this series. They will come later. It appears that most of the discussion whirling around us is about improving the candidate experience during the recruiting and interviewing phase. I contend that Part 2 is important, but there is also a before and after picture that needs to be considered as well. The experience… Read More »The Candidate Experience – Part 3: Transition to Employee

Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – What DO Job Seekers Really Want?

The theme this week is not addressed to job seekers, but this question should be asked of them at every occasion. Instead the target audience is recruiting managers, recruiters, sourcers, and hiring managers who need to ask themselves this question in order to focus on the best results. There are dozens of surveys that attempt to get at the heart of the matter and most of them are very revealing in one way or another.… Read More »Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – What DO Job Seekers Really Want?

What Job Seekers Really Want – Location, Location, Location

Proximity to the place of employment has always been a key decision factor in accepting an offer of employment. In simpler times this usually meant going to work in a relatively nearby company with a family-like environment. Even branch offices of large corporations were cozier because the lines of communication were too long to exercise long distance command and control. Does this sound like ancient history? According to the World Bank the latest wave of… Read More »What Job Seekers Really Want – Location, Location, Location