Leveraging “Borrow” Recruiting Tactics to Meet Your Staffing Needs

Every time an organization needs talent, they do not need a full-time position. Sometimes organizations just need an extra set of hands for a few weeks or months. They would love to find someone who can be a regular extension of their operation. That’s why organizations need to use “borrow” tactics to meet their staffing needs.

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March 20, 2017 Hiring Latest News Recruiting 0

Are you asking the right questions?

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9 Ways to Improve Employee Retention

When it comes to employee retention, maintaining a great team is a continual effort.

We already know the cost of hiring is great: time, money and energy. Getting it wrong can be a huge detriment to the company, and losing a great team member is a real upset. According to a study by the Aberdeen Group, 86 percent of employees decide within the first six months of starting a new job whether or not they will stay with the company.

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March 16, 2017 Advice Job Seeker Latest News 0

How to get a job with a liberal arts degree

This year, I am graduating from the university that I love, with the majors that I am beyond passionate about. It’s my turn to find a job. Because of that, I never in my life questioned myself this much about my decision of pursuing a liberal arts education.

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March 8, 2017 Workplace 0

"I'M TOO BUSY." Sometimes it's not what you say - it's how you say it.

Do you ever find yourself telling people, “I can’t, I’m too busy” ?  Guest writer, Jane Harwood, explains why this might not be the best way to communicate your schedule to other people.

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Advancing More Women Into Leadership Roles



 [Editors note: International Women's Day (March 8) is a call to the masses and yourself to forge a more inclusive and gender equal working world. HR Expert Pierre Battah shares his incredible advice on what you can do to close the gender leadership gap. #BeBoldForChange #IWD2017.] 

Advances have been made when it comes to seeing women in senior leadership roles, but we still have a long way to go. Women represent half of our workforce, but a much smaller percentage occupy leadership positions. In fact, according to a recent study by the American Association of University Women, women in CEO positions make up less than 5 percent of S&P 500 companies. And based on the size of the organization, women CEO’s earn between 6 and 8 percent less than their male counterparts.

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February 23, 2017 Employment Latest News Management Work 0

But I don’t want a promotion!

 Not everyone wants to get to the top...

While many people are constantly looking to climb the corporate ladder at work, believe it or not, there are others who are happy staying put. This can be a tricky position to be in because in some organizations, refusing a promotion can be a career-limiting move. On the other hand, turning down a job you feel is not in your best interest can also be the key to being happy at work.

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Filling Your Talent Needs with “Build” Recruiting Tactics

This is the second post in a 3-part series by HR Bartender, Sharlyn Lauby. Sharlyn breaks down the Recruiting Strategy Tactics "Buy", "Build", and "Borrow". This second post looks at how companies can leverage the "Build" tactic to meet hiring demands and what extra benefits their existing employees can gain. Enjoy!

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February 14, 2017 Advice Job Seeker Latest News Tips 0

Didn't get the job? Maybe it's for the best.

Here's some reasons to not feel discouraged in your job search.

As someone who speaks frequently with jobseekers who apply via Alongside, I can understand their pain. They spend a lot of time creating and then tailoring resumes/applications for jobs they think they'd kill to have. Then? Silence. Or, an interview that they hype yourself up for, followed up with a two sentence rejection email. "Dear ______, thank you for your interest in Blah Blah Co. Unfortunately, we've decided to go with another candidate..." Bummer.

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February 10, 2017 New Product Updates 0

Introducing Alongside's Facebook Integration

Integrate Alongside with your company Facebook page to get your awesome job opportunities in front of your biggest fans. Facebook has a huge audience and you're most likely to attract passive candidates on a much more personal level. Alongside automatically updates the tab on your Facebook page anytime you post a new job. Saving you precious moments and helping you spread the word out faster, and better. 

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