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The Accelerated Rise of the Skilled Onshore Freelancer


Freelancing is getting a ton of attention these days. One recent study predicted that by 2020, over 50% of the American workforce will be doing freelance work in some fashion. Welcome ...
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New Year’s Reflections on Job Engagement


This time of year, it’s natural to become reflective — to reflect on the last year and on resolutions you have for the New Year. One of my central messages in my keynote presentations ...
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5 Talent Acquisition Trends to Watch For in 2016


As we move into another year, the HR train pushes full speed ahead and trends that once set the tone for thought leadership make way for new ideas and innovation. When we sat down to ...
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FMS: The Missing Piece of the Contingent Labor Puzzle


A year ago, many people had never heard of Freelance Management System (FMS). The term was relatively new and the concept was still gaining traction in HR and contingent workforce circles. ...
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Empowering Your Staff


How do most companies grow? Some do it through the sheer determination of the CEO, coming up with a new innovation, meeting a need better than others, or networking or marketing very ...
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Stop Hunting Perfection And Look For Potential


If you’re hunting the ever-elusive purple squirrel, aka the perfect candidate, you might want to rethink your target. It takes time to find a perfect match for each and every role ...
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Why Your Candidate Turned Down Your Offer (And How to Prevent It)


After investing time and effort, you finally found “the one.” The perfect person for the job. Then things take a surprising turn when your candidate declines your offer – prompting ...
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Using “Tell Me about Yourself” with Behavioral Interview Questions


Many interviewers use “Tell me about yourself” as an opening question. So, let’s make it useful. We have spent decades teaching managers the fine art of behavioral interviewing ...
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Mend the Gap: How to Boost Employees’ Confidence and Secure the Right Skills for Tomorrow’s Jobs


The skills gap remains a significant hurdle as businesses evaluate staffing needs. With jobs becoming more specialized, businesses worry about finding qualified workers to drive continued ...
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Using Enterprise Performance Management to Track Goals


Now more than ever before, organizations of all sizes are striving to increase employee engagement levels. The logic is that better engagement leads to better performance and reduced ...
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