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Employers Focus on Hiring the Right Sales Talent
Increased competition for hiring top-notch sales talent is requiring recruiters and human resource managers to re-examine their own sales techniques.

Tech Sector Is Rocky Recruiting Terrain
The recent spate of mass layoffs hasn’t eased tight competition for talent in the technology sector.

HR-Based Reality Show Set to Start Third Season in September
The producers of the HR-based reality show spotlighting recruiters is a hit, according to its producers, but it’s getting mixed reviews from industry professionals.
 
 

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Instagram Poses Opportunities, Risks for Employers
Finding candidates through Instagram is becoming increasingly popular for recruiters, but it poses legal risks if certain hurdles aren’t cleared.
 
USCIS: More Nurses May Qualify for H-1B Visas
Responding to a predicted shortage of nurses in the United States, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has expanded the pool of nurses who may qualify for H-1B visas.
 
Startups Outsourcing HR: When, Why, What If?
By outsourcing and automating administrative services typically handled by hiring a dedicated HR staffer, startups can better deploy their human capital—up to a point.
 
Emerging Trend: FCRA Class Actions Against Employers
Time for HR professionals to brush up on their familiarity with FCRA requirements when consumer reports are conducted for them by consumer reporting agencies. Several million-dollar settlements show that employers’ noncompliance, even with hypertechnical FCRA requirements, can be costly.
 
 

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SHRM is committed to helping to remove the barriers that may prevent qualified workers from being fully considered for jobs—particularly because of their long-term unemployment status. Click here for resources that can help HR professionals address this challenge.

Manufacturing: Hard To Fill Jobs
This SHRM Foundation briefing addresses what manufacturers can do to ensure they have access to the workforce talent they need now and in the future. Read more in the report Closing the Manufacturing Skills Gap.

 

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Managing People and Expectations
Peter Sheahan, CEO of ChangeLabs, offers advice on how to manage both people and expectations in your organizations.
 

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Getting the Message Out, Getting Candidates In
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Presenter: Jessica Miller-Merrill, SPHR, Xceptional HR
Sponsor: Jobvite
Consultant and author Jessica Miller-Merrell shares cutting-edge techniques companies are using to attract high-quality candidates and how you can adapt these to your workplace, regardless of your size or industry. 

Recruit Like Google (Even Though You're Not)
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Presenter: Sabrina Baker, PHR, Acacia HRSolutions
Sponsor: Epicor
Social media is important, but it's just a small part of the recruiting marketing effort. Sabrina Baker, PHR, who works extensively with small and medium-size companies, will offer an array of actionable -- and affordable -- ideas to land the most desirable candidates on the market.

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