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Desperate Times, Desperate Candidates

While many companies are struggling to retain employees, others are facing a whole new situation, a surplus of candidates.  While an uptick in talent is typically a positive in the recruiting world, since more talent means more to choose from, the current situation has created a bit of a quandary.  Although the market is now […]

Coronavirus Hiring Strategies

Need Creative Hiring Solutions? Experts Share Some Novel Hiring Know-How

If you’re a company that needs to hire during these times of unprecedented quarantine, how do you do that?  With this question in mind, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) decided to hold its first Virtual Talent Conference. Their panel of HR leaders shared solutions that companies of all sizes can start implementing immediately.  […]

Backgrounds for Rehiring

Did You Cover Everything in Your Rehiring Plan? Here’s Your Check List!

Creating a rehiring plan with so many things to consider can be overwhelming.  We wanted to find a comprehensive check list to make it a little easier for you!  Here’s a quick guide which covers just about everything.  A few highlights to keep in mind as you create your new policies are: updated I-9 forms, […]

HR Supportive Culture

HR Leader’s Secret Formula for Crisis – 5 Key Ingredients

The job description for a Human Resource professional can be extensive.  The position is far reaching & requires the ability to wear multiple hats.  Multi-tasking is what they’re good at, and dealing with challenges is a normal day at the office!  However, now that THE CRISIS has arrived, HR leaders find themselves uniquely qualified to […]

HR says “It’s Finally OK to Drink on the Job” – Virtual Happy Hour Anyone?

Working remote has its benefits, but it can also be extremely isolating! It turns out those chit chats around the office water cooler might have been good for us. The SHRM article below shows how a variety of companies are creatively connecting co-workers and industry peers online. And the response they’ve gotten deserves a toast. […]

Faster Backgrounds = Faster Hiring

While healthcare workers and other essential employees are taking care of our families, co-workers and friends during this pandemic, some employers are quickly innovating their processes to get new employees hired faster.  Walmart announced it is hiring associates in as little as 24 hours.  (See article below.) The Swailes Backgrounds team is also partnering with […]