Monthly Archives: September 2015

Hiring and Recruiting Talented Employees

One of the most important duties, of a Human Resources Professional, is hiring and recruiting talented employees. This is a critical process that goes far beyond advertising your vacancy in the help wanted section of the newspaper. Quality employees are the lifeblood of your company. The best place to start your recruitment efforts is with […]

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Human Resources as a Strategic Partner

Human Resources as a strategic partner. The future Human Resources professional will continue to evolve as a valuable consultant and strategic thinker to their organization. In the past HR professionals would focus on day to day routines such as processing employment applications. Today they need to study business trends by identifying long term goals and […]

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The amazing power of curiosity

The older we get, the more we have a tendency to close down our creativity. We do not bring the same openness and wonder to learning as we did as children. Our minds are overflowing with too much information and data. As adults, we tend to gravitate toward safety and our daily routines. Children are […]

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Two ways to develop a flexible workforce

Human Resources always had to cope with the issue of employee supply and demand. With today‚Äôs workforce, you will find that educated workers with specialized skills are scarce. The skills that employers seek today are niche based such as computer skills, law, accounting, and finance. The key to an effective staffing model is to incorporate […]

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Stress management through self reflection

Stress Management is a topic that has been debated for centuries. The popular methods for reducing stress include quality exercise, eating right, mediation, yoga and getting enough sleep. These are behavioral techniques and little has been written about the role of self-reflection or philosophy in the realm of stress management. The value of self-awareness has […]

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