Samantha McLaren

Posts by Samantha McLaren

  • Candidates are Ghosting New Employers – Here’s How You Can Avoid This at Your Company

    January 16, 2019

    Imagine you’ve just spent months recruiting the perfect candidate. Their first day finally arrives … but they don’t. You’ve been ghosted. In case you're not sure what "ghosting" means, Urban Dictionary has the answer: And while it may sound like something that’s only relevant for dating ot friendships, ghosting has crept into the employer/employee relationship...

  • How to Build a Personal Brand That Will Impress Even Oprah

    January 10, 2019

    When you hear the name Oprah Winfrey, several things spring to mind: her “favorite things,” her book club, and most importantly her openness and empathy. That’s because Oprah’s personal branding game is on point. She’s worked hard to shape the way she’s perceived and developed positive associations with her name. “Even if you’re not a fan of Oprah, her brand is...

  • Talent Acquisition Teams Plan to Increase Spend on These 6 Things in 2019

    January 7, 2019

    With quit rates at an all time high and more open jobs than unemployed people, it's safe to say competition for talent isn't going to get lighter anytime soon. Because of that, many companies are increasing spending in several key areas of talent acquisition in order to attract top talent, as Criteria Corp found in its 2018 Pre-Employment Testing Benchmark...

  • Job Quit Rates Are Soaring: Here Are 5 Tactics to Keep Your...

    December 26, 2018

    In the United States this year, job attrition reached its highest rate since records began in 2000. Data from the Bureau of Labor...

  • 5 Recruiting Lessons From Your Favorite Holiday Movies (the...

    December 19, 2018

    From last-minute gift hunting to wrapping up work before the office closes, the holiday season can contain as much stress and chaos as...

  • 5 Ways Companies Are Changing the Conversation About Mental...

    November 26, 2018

    In the UK, mental health problems are the second biggest cause of absences from work. Combined with employee turnover resulting from...

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