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What Talent Experience Means and Why It Matters

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Article by Alan Margulis - Mar 15, 2018

For two decades, companies in the U.S. and around the world have been focusing on employee engagement as a means to improve talent acquisition and retention. Despite countless talent surveys and organizational research on this subject, global engagement scores have continued to remain at...

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Which Experiences Matter Most in Employee Engagement and Retention?

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Article by Alan Margulis - Mar 15, 2018

Employees spend more time in their relationship with their employers than they do with family, friends, spouses, or children. Their experiences at work matter, especially at a time when retention risk is at its peak.

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Fine Tune Your Recruiting Strategy to Target Top Performers

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Article by Alan Margulis - Nov 18, 2017

Recruitment strategy is a major factor in your organization’s success. For small and medium-sized businesses in particular, hourly front line talent is the company’s lifeblood. Yet many companies scrutinize their employees far more rigorously than their recruiting processes

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How To Avoid The 3 Most Common Hiring Mistakes

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Article by Alan Margulis - Oct 13, 2017

Sometimes hiring managers are so eager to fill open positions that they end up making mistakes that could lead to accidentally hiring the wrong person.

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The Top Issues In Healthcare Recruiting Are...

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Article by Alan Margulis - Oct 06, 2017

Filling positions in the healthcare industry is growing more and more difficult each day. No one is more acutely aware of this than hiring managers in the space, who find themselves struggling to attract and retain quality personnel.

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If Your Best Employees Are Quitting, Here's Why

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Article by Alan Margulis - Sep 21, 2017

Here’s a sobering statistic: the voluntary turnover rate was 11.6%. in the US last year. That may not sound like a lot, but it’s startling when you really think about it - on average, almost 12 out of 100 employees quit their jobs. This costs companies millions per year, not to mention the...

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Is Your Hiring Process Like The Mullet?

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Article by Alan Margulis - Sep 07, 2017

Remember mullets? The iconic “business in front, party in back” hairstyle was once  worn by pop stars, all the cool kid in the 80s, and even the irrepressible David Bowie. But eventually the mullet fell out of favor, along with disco and parachute pants. Today, the mullet is a cautionary tale...

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Pokemon Go And the Art Of The Employee Perk

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Article by Alan Margulis - Aug 23, 2017

There is a direct (and hopefully positive) correlation between your recruiting and retention efforts. Specifcally, the time, money, and effort spent landing the best talent for open positions is a complete waste without a commensurate effort to keep them engaged.

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Before You Hire Your Next Employee, Read Glassdoor

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Article by Alan Margulis - Aug 16, 2017

That candidate you hired today will likely write your company’s next review on Glassdoor. What do you want it to say? 

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Make Data-Driven Hiring Decisions That Count With Talent Analytics

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Article by Alan Margulis - Jul 20, 2017

It’s a new era, and big data is the name of the game. Companies have more information than ever at their fingertips. The key is turning all of that data into meaningful information that can be acted upon. In the hiring and recruiting realm,

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