BrightMove, Inc.
BrightMove, Inc.
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  • A recruiter is looking to be on your side. Whenever you’re sitting down with a recruiter, you’re being presented with an opportunity for a better career future. While it’s always best to be honest in these situations, it isn’t always best to volunteer a little more than your recruiter wants to hear. Don’t let a […] The post 10 Things a Recruiter Does Not Want to Hear appeared first on BrightMove.

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BrightMove, Inc.
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  • Have you been considering conducting criminal background checks as part of your recruiting and hiring process for potential employees, but you’re not quite sure how to go about it? If you’re a recruiter or manager who is responsible for assessing and/or hiring employees, it’s on your shoulders to ensure that anyone you bring in is […] The post Criminal Background Checks: Save the Reputation of You...

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BrightMove, Inc.
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  • Summertime—a great time to kick back, read a book, and relax.  How about some time off?  How about an entire month? Sound fun—or crazy?  While taking a month off may seem like the next big perk, it could actually put your company ahead in innovation, problem-solving, and retention. In 2016, Glassdoor offered survey results for […] The post Time off? Go Ahead—Take the Month appeared first on Bright...

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BrightMove, Inc.
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  • What’s Your Sign? Introvert or Extrovert? The personality characteristics of your workforce have an impact on the success of your company. The dynamics of any enterprise or small team are influenced by the personality features at play.  Many productivity gurus have their own rating systems and vocabularies to categorize the leader, the helpers, the visionaries, […] The post Personality Characteris...

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BrightMove, Inc.
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  • In theory, HR units and employees have a five-year plan.  But how important is a five-year plan and what does it mean in a chronically unstable marketplace? The answer is very. Planning is a great thing.  Having a blueprint for life or business is a fine idea.  As a tabletop exercise, employment planning cannot be […] The post Five-Year Plan — Who Has It? A Focus on the Future appeared first on Br...

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BrightMove, Inc.
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  • Hire Education:  What Do Your Candidates Really Need?  Is it possible that the right candidate for your company or your client might not have a college degree? We all know that a college degree equates to a higher income later in life, right?  For years, the media has reported the benefits of higher education, which […] The post Middle-Skill Workers: The Backbone of Company Work Teams appeared fir...

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BrightMove, Inc.
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  • How to Build Your Talent Acquisition Strategy to improve your HR Performance? “With great workforce comes great business”, however cliché this phrase may sound, it doesn’t change the fact that employees are the soul of any corporation or business. Investing in the top talents of the industry not just gives businesses a competitive edge over […] The post Build Your Talent Acquisition Strategy to Im...

BrightMove, Inc.
BrightMove, Inc.
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  • What to Do If You Discover That an Employee or Candidate Has a Misdemeanor Conviction Description: A recent pre-employment background screening pulled up a misdemeanor conviction on a candidate’s record. How should you react? Picture this scenario: After weeks of sifting through resumes and conducting job interviews, you find a candidate who you think is […] The post What to Do If A Candidate Has ...

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BrightMove, Inc.
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  • Text Messaging When You’re a Recruiter When you want to find ways to improve your recruitment process, it’s time to look at how you communicate with potential job recruits. When you use text messaging to reach out to potential candidates, you are going to reach a wider audience. While most text messages are going to […] The post Getting The Most From Text Messaging As A Recruiter appeared first on...

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BrightMove, Inc.
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  • Perks can make or break a job offer.  But perks are not a one-size-fits all proposition.  Depending on the life stage of your employee—or your workforce—different perks work for different folks. In a recruiting marketplace that continues to tighten, businesses of all size are looking for ways to improve their competitive edge.  Some more expensive […] The post The Value of Perks in the Workplace a...

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BrightMove, Inc.
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  • Bed bugs – They are creepy and crawly, and if you are not careful, they could be coming home from work with you.  At least that is what happened at New-York-based media firm, Buzzfeed, last month. In mid-June, Buzzfeed employees logged on to find an email from the company communications officer alerting workers that the […] The post Bed Bugs in the Workplace – It’s Real appeared first on BrightMov...

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BrightMove, Inc.
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  • These days, getting a promotion at work isn’t simply a matter of keeping your head down and doing your job duties. Once upon a time, it was taken for granted that employees would get promoted after a certain amount of time on the job. But in today’s economic environment, you have to really stand out […] The post Here’s How to Get the Promotion You Deserve appeared first on BrightMove.

BrightMove, Inc.
BrightMove, Inc.
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  • This very instant, you are likely looking for fast and easy ways to boost your career in one way or another. You might be unhappy with your employer, stuck in a dead-end path, bored with your current responsibilities, or confused by changing trends. You might just be looking for a better way to make a […] The post Continuing Education: What It Does For Your Career appeared first on BrightMove.

BrightMove, Inc.
BrightMove, Inc.
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  • Selling a Business: When and How to Tell Employees If you’re interested in selling your business, your compassion has probably kicked in. You know it’s more than just numbers and a building: you’ve had loyal employees who have worked with you for years, and you want to take their feelings into account. In some ways, […] The post Selling a Business: When and How to Tell Employees appeared first on ...

BrightMove, Inc.
BrightMove, Inc.
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  • How Texting Can Drastically Improve Your Recruitment Process When you are focused on hiring millennials, you have to communicate with this age group in the way they prefer. Millennials prefer texting over both emails and phone calls. This means that if you haven’t implemented a text messaging software to reach your target audience, you are […] The post Texting: Improve Your Recruitment Process app...

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BrightMove, Inc.
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  • Do You Need a Professional Resume Writer?  More likely than not, you don’t cut your own hair, you don’t stitch your own clothes, and you don’t cobble your own shoes – so why do you write your own resume? Most job hunters want to present their best selves during the application process. Just as showing […] The post Professional Resume Writer: Do You Need One? appeared first on BrightMove.

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BrightMove, Inc.
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  • Employee Retention: Why It’s Important and How to Do It Right As someone working in the field of recruitment, you no doubt are up to date on the latest hiring technology you can use to make your job easier, and the best ways to find, interview and choose top candidates. However, keep in mind that […] The post Retention: Why It’s Important and How to Do It Right appeared first on BrightMove.

BrightMove, Inc.
BrightMove, Inc.
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  • How to Cope with the Loss of a Loved One When Returning to Work After the loss of a loved one, your world feels like it has been turned upside-down. As time passes and you move through the grieving process, you know that you eventually need to manage your life and get back to work. […] The post How To Cope With A Loss When Returning to Work appeared first on BrightMove.

BrightMove, Inc.
BrightMove, Inc.
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  • 5 Recruiting Alternatives to LinkedIn Submitted by Michelle Arios LinkedIn is a great resource for recruiters, allowing you to search through more than 500 million members to find your next top talent. But if you are finding that it is falling short, you might want to go a bit more niche. There are lots of […] The post Social Media Recruiting: 5 Recruiting Alternatives to LinkedIn appeared first o...

BrightMove, Inc.
BrightMove, Inc.
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  • The Benefit of Staying Single in a time of M&A With the completion of the Verizon acquisition of Yahoo, another telecomm just got bigger. – and then there is Amazon and Whole Foods.  Merger or acquisition is the growth strategy of choice these days, enabling enterprises to double-down on supply side and customer efficiencies.  However, […] The post Acquisition or Merger: The Benefit of Staying Sin...

BrightMove, Inc.
BrightMove, Inc.
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  • Moving Forward or Backward?  IBM Tells Employees to Get Back to Work (In the Office, That Is) Even as reports show engagement and productivity are enhanced with remote work, IBM took a big step in May, telling remote employees in several of its divisions that it is time to come back in the office. IBM […] The post IBM Tells Remote Workers to Get Back to the Office. appeared first on BrightMove.

BrightMove, Inc.
BrightMove, Inc.
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  • When Is Hiring Bias a Good Thing? If part of your job involves hiring or recruiting, you know personal bias is a sure-fire way to ensure you do not make the right hire, encourage diversity, or nurture innovation.  But what if you could cultivate, instead of negate, personal bias? Do a quick Google search on […] The post Pop Quiz: When Is Hiring Bias a Good Thing? appeared first on BrightMove.

BrightMove, Inc.
BrightMove, Inc.
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  • Job Interviews—What Really Works? Is there a best way to interview? Panel or one-person, telephone or video, structured or unstructured?  These are just some of the variables involved with developing a fair and effective method of interviewing job candidates. The talent marketplace is tight and job interviews are being used by candidates as well as […] The post Job Interviews—What Really Works? ap...

BrightMove, Inc.
BrightMove, Inc.
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  • United Incident Highlights Power of Social Media…for HR The now-infamous incident when United Airlines roughed up a passenger on Flight 3411 concluded with the acceptance of a settlement by the injured party. But the settlement is by no means the end of the story. There are few people with access to the internet who are […] The post United Incident Highlights Power of Social Media…for HR appeared ...

BrightMove, Inc.
BrightMove, Inc.
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  • Be Careful Out There—a Reminder to Think Before You Click  A wide-spread phishing campaign involving Google Docs surprised a lot of users.  Although Google quickly disabled the attack, it serves as a potent reminder of the dangers and bad actors that lurk in digital landscapes. At BrightMove, we engineer our staffing, HR, and other SaaS […] The post Cyber Attack — a Reminder to Think Before You Cl...

BrightMove, Inc.
BrightMove, Inc.
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  • Too Much Turnover?  Could it Be Burnout?  Job burnout is an old problem with new impacts for employers.  If your churn rate is too high, thinking about burnout could save you money and talent. Burnout is a general term that applies to talent that has had enough—too much work or just too much of the […] The post Too Much Turnover? Could it Be Burnout? appeared first on BrightMove.

BrightMove, Inc.
BrightMove, Inc.
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  • How to Make Sure Your Candidates’ Data is Safe During Recruitment Contributed by Amelia Dermott During recruitment, you’ll inevitably receive massive amounts of personal data from boatloads of potential employees. A resume is deeply personal, and you need that information in order to come to a decision. When you’re receiving all of this data, you […] The post Make Sure Your Candidates’ Data is Saf...

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