Human Resources Trends

How to Throw a Virtual End of Year Party for Your Coworkers

How to Throw a Virtual End of Year Party for Your Coworkers

During any other year, companies would flock to breakrooms, restaurants, and hotel conference rooms to celebrate the end of the year. Complete with food, drinks, games, music, and so much fun, employees look forward to these parties every year. But as we all know, 2020 is no such year. This year and into the future, virtual end of year parties …

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How to Hire Employees Remotely: The Best Practices for Hosting Virtual Interviews

The Best Practices for Hosting Virtual Interviews

With the shift to working remotely, companies have to transfer many of their typical face-to-face processes online, including HR interviews with potential employees. However, much of the interview process involves ascertaining an individual’s “hireability” by analyzing their ability to think on their feet, non-verbal cues, and interactions with others in the office. To seamlessly host virtual interviews and hire employees …

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Four Helpful Tips for Maintaining Company Culture Across Virtual Teams

Four Helpful Tips for Maintaining Company Culture Across Virtual Teams

In April 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work was at an all-time high. With 62% of employees working from home. This forced remote environment was many teams’ first encounter with a virtual workforce. As a result, many companies worried about maintaining their company culture while their team worked remotely. However, companies like Buffer, Basecamp, and HubSpot have been working remotely …

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4 Ways Webcasting Software Can Improve HR Functions

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Human resources is a tricky department. On top of managing employee engagement and happiness in the workplace, the department is also responsible for finding qualified, eligible employees to join the company. However, some human resources departments still use outdated processes and technology, causing hiring bottlenecks and poor company decisions. Fortunately, more and more HR departments are embracing technology. For example, …

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Knockout Interviews with Effective HR Management Tools

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Human resources teams know all too well that gearing up for the interview process can feel like a boxing match between them and human resource management tools. With so many rounds of interviews, you need a tool that gets you to the very end. Round 1: Pick the Best Video Interviewing Tool Whether you have already begun conducting online interviews …

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Using Modern HR Tools to Gamify Training Programs

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Human resource (HR) teams are constantly challenged with balancing recruitment and developing talent. Whether your company is onboarding new hires or training longtime team members, you can make your training more interactive and effective with GlobalMeet human resource tools. Have you ever wanted to make HR processes paperless? Wondering how you can gamify your onboarding and training programs?  See how …

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Flex Work Schedules Could Help Attract Top Talent

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If you’ve spent any amount of time reading our blog, you know that we are huge advocates for finding the perfect balance between professional and personal life. And while that’s an ideal goal, a recent EY survey revealed that one-third of employees report that managing a work-life balance has become harder than ever before. The same survey also showed that …

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4 Recruiting Tips from Top Remote Companies

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No doubt about it: the success of a company ultimately comes down to its workforce. After all, when you have a united, happy, productive team whose members feel valued and respected and whose talents are utilized, the company has the potential to reach new heights each and every day. But when your company is a remote one, you have to …

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5 Ways to Ensure Your Remote Workers Will Succeed

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Ask any employer and he will tell you that the key to a successful company is a happy, unified, and productive workforce. After all, when employees are unhappy and disengaged from their jobs, the company on the whole can suffer. That’s why it’s crucial to look for the signs that will let you know your virtual team will be a …

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5 Interview Tactics to Weed Out Bad Remote Workers

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You have years and years of experience hiring traditional office workers for various positions within your company. So when it comes time to hire a remote worker, you might think that you can follow the exact same processes and procedures you’ve previously used in hiring office employees. Think again. Hiring a remote worker is quite different from in-office hirings. If …

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Abusing the Online Interview Process

This is a public service announcement: There is definitely a right and wrong way to conduct an online interview! Technology has come a long way in helping human resources departments with the interviewing process. Online interviews can help businesses save time and money when looking for the right candidate for the job. But, as I unfortunately found out, companies can …

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Signs You Might Have a Company Culture Problem — And How to Fix Them

Signs you have a company culture problem

When is the last time you gave your company culture a checkup? The culture of your organization shapes the experience of everyone in it, so the last thing you want is for a problem to take root and start growing without you noticing. But too often companies will leave their culture to develop on its own. And that opens the …

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13 Tips & Tricks for Attracting Millennials to Your Business

The Millennials are a generation full of unique values and character traits that differ from any previous generations.  Some automatically view Millennials as difficult to work with; however, Millennials embody many talents that could be of much benefit to a company. Need guidance on how to attract Millennials to your business?  Here are some tips & tricks from our Millennials …

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Tips for Interviewing Millennials — Free eBook

Last month, thousands of Millennials from around the country were celebrated as they graduated from college. Now that the graduation celebrations are over, it’s time for the recent college grads to enter the workforce. Millennials are the 80 million young adults who were born between 1976 and 2001. Currently, they account for 26 percent of the U.S. workforce. By 2020, …

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10 Things NOT to Do in an Online Job Interview

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In our busy world today, the online job interview has become the norm.  Hectic schedules for interviewers and potential employees make it easier to meet face-to-face virtually.  However, don’t be mistaken—just because you are not physically in the same place as the interviewer does not mean you get a free pass to act and present yourself in a more casual …

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5 Tips for Nailing Your Next Online Job Interview

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The future of hiring lies in online job interviews. As companies become more global, more and more recruiters are beginning to use video interviews to meet and interview prospective job applicants. These types of interviews save time, money and are simply more convenient than in-person interviews. HR departments and recruiters aren’t the only ones who prefer video. Approximately 66% of …

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The New Virtual Face of HR: Collaborative Conversations with Kim Pettibone

The trend of conducting face-to-face, online job interviews has increased 49% since 2011. Technology is revolutionizing all aspects of HR, from identifying candidates, interviewing, onboarding, conducting orientations and more. I had the opportunity to discuss technology’s impact on HR with Kim Pettibone, PGi’s Human Resources and Talent Management Director and an HR professional with over 20 years of experience. Josh …

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How Social Media is Transforming the Role of HR Recruiters

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Social media has changed the way people work and think. You can gain access to multiple social media sites via a computer, mobile phone and even a tablet. One tweet or status update can potentially notify thousands of individuals in a matter of seconds. When change occurs, you will usually find those who accept it with open arms, while others …

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How to Manage a Conference Call When You’re from the Texting (Gen Y) Generation

Millennials in the workplace

Not only is the workplace changing but so is the workforce. More and more Millennials, also known as Gen Y, are entering the workplace. According to Time Magazine, there are currently 40 million Millennials in the workface. This will mean that three out of every four workers will be a Millennial by 2025 worldwide. Millennials are social beings who enjoy …

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How Video Conferencing Can Help Businesses in the Wake of DOMA’s Demise

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision on June 26 to strike down the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was a monumental victory for advocates of same-sex marriage. The fall of the DOMA law paves the way for individuals in legally recognized same-sex relationships to receive benefits through Social Security, the tax system, healthcare and other federal benefits, as well …

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