#RedBranchWeekly: How to Stay Ahead of the Game

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Whether you need to kick productivity into high gear for yourself or improve employee performance throughout your company overall, the Red Branch Weekly has you covered! Check out our top articles from this week, like how data is being used to assess employee personalities or red flags to look for when screening candidate resumes. There’s so much more going on in the world of work, but you can stay in-the-know with these quick 4-minute reads…

apps-for-productivityClearCompany: 5 Free Mobile Apps for Productivity Boosts

If there’s one thing I know about HR Professionals, it’s that they’re incredibly busy people. In fact, most HR Managers or HR Generalists have to recruit, hire, onboard, select, schedule, purchase, mediate and plan on any given day at their jobs. Check out these 5 apps to boost your daily productivity…

Assist-Hiring-DecisionsVitru: The New Data to Assist Hiring Decisions

Ever increasing and ubiquitous data is used every day, backing up our premonitions and shaping our impressions. In business, analytics help make smarter decisions. The areas in which we use numbers should not be limited to machines and equipment. Check out the new data used to assist in hiring…

 

what-to-look-for-in-a-resumeRecruiterbox: #FirstInHR: Resumé Red Flags to Look For

Given that the cost of a bad hire can exceed $50,000, no one wants to make a hiring mistake. Poor hiring decisions–including misjudging candidates’ cultural fit, competencies and goals–can account for as much as 80% of employee turnover. Learn the red flags to look for on resumés to avoid bad hires…

Improve-employee-performanceReviewsnap: Improve Employee Performance with Proper Goal Setting

It’s sometimes difficult for employees to beat their best without goals in place, much less goals that fit their skills and experience. Their purpose is to make your team members better employees and help them along their path of professional development. Here’s how to make that happen…

 

gender-gapThe Olson Group: How to Fix the Gender Gap in Life Insurance

You’ve read a lot over the last few years about the gender gap in employment and in pay… but less discussed is the gap in benefits. The ratio between men and women in the workforce with life insurance is immense. Like the gender gap elsewhere, two questions remain… Check those out here…

 

choose-the-right-ATSVisibility Software: Hate the Game, Not the ATS Player

Hunting for a job isn’t easy and candidates are very frustrated with the process. Candidates that are in the large percentile that don’t get picked by the Applicant Tracking System are naturally more inclined to hate on the ATS. Here’s why you shouldn’t hate the ATS…

 

manage-new-hiresClick Boarding: How Startups Should Manage New Hires

Hiring for a startup is recruiting at its finest. Not only do you need one person with a plethora of skills but you are likely recruiting for yourself (or for the first time….unless it’s a recruiting startup) and you’re dealing with a limited budget and timeline! Check out how to manage your new hires at a startup…

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