Job Fair: The Ultimate Guideline for Employers

Technological progression makes people argue that doing things online is better and job fairs should be no exception. Both recruiters and job seekers can join with a computer set at home, a groomed face, a formal vest, a decent background, and then ready for the virtual job fair or even a job interview. Are they wearing shorts? Unpleasant body odor? Or even half-naked? Who knows and who cares? But not for the traditional offline job fair where both of them have to make more thorough preparation.

While it is true that companies are taking advantage of modern tools, the fact that on average over 200 organizations and around 1400 job seekers joined per career fair show great potential and competitiveness of traditional job fairs. This guide will help organizations get a good grasp of the concept of job fairs and excel in these ‘old but gold’ events.

Job Fair 101

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Is A Merchant Cash Advance Right For Your SMB?

Merchant cash advance providers essentially inject cash into your SMB in exchange for an agreed-upon percentage of your sales. These are sales paid for using a credit card. It’s why the provider requires you to use a credit card processor from their recommendation list.

Still, as advantageous as a merchant cash advance is, should you take one for your business? Is it the right source of quick capital when you need money, or should you apply for a loan?

Truthfully, a merchant cash advance has both advantages and disadvantages that you must weigh before applying. These will help you evaluate whether the risk is worth it or it’s better to seek another source of funding.

Advantages of a Merchant Cash Advance

1. Fast Processing Rate

Depending on your credit card sales volume, you can receive a large sum of money fast to inject into your business. The only requirements are Read more

SSR Presents: HR Tech Awards

SSR’s mission is to raise the bar across the HR Tech landscape so that it’s easier to find and buy the right tools.

As a way to highlight the people who are doing it right in our space, we are launching our first ever HR Tech Awards focused on practitioners, consultants, and vendors who are raising the bar in the world of WorkTech.

We’ll be accepting nominations through this form until March 5th, and announcing our winners on March 23rd.

HR Tech Awards

Our expert council will help us to judge nominations and select winners who we think have gone above and beyond to make a dent in HR Tech.

We will then present in-depth overviews of our award winners’ efforts through interviews, an actual award, and, of course, the respect of our community. 

Who To Nominate

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Being a recruiter what should be your key recruitment metrics for 2021?

Let’s say it loud, recruiting is a difficult task!  

Being a recruiter it’s terribly frustrating not to get the expected outcome even after putting significant efforts, time, and money into developing a good recruitment strategy. Because if a recruitment process unable to bring the right talent, the whole organization suffers.  

What is the actual reason behind the failed recruitment strategies? How to figure out what makes a good hiring strategy and what needs to be focused on to hire the right candidates.  

The answer to all these questions is – Know your key recruitment metrics to design a successful recruitment strategy.  

In order to measure the effectiveness of your recruitment process, you must decide the key recruitment metrics. The recruitment metrics help you have accurate data and measurable hiring goals to avoid the risk of wasting time, money, and efforts. 

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What is Talent Management?

You’ll probably come across the term “talent management” soon after your first day in the HR department. On paper, it’s defined as the strategy of finding, obtaining, and growing talent. But what it actually encompasses is much more than that.  

Betterworks found that companies with clear objectives outperform the competition by 42%. By understanding the ins-and-outs of talent management, you can utilize this framework to create measurable objectives for your People operations. 

Continue reading below to find the definition of talent management, the different stages of the talent cycle, and how workforce planning can measurably affect your business goals.

Defining talent management

Talent management is defined as the process of strategically growing and maintaining a strong workforce to empower business objectives. It’s not just about talent acquisition, performance management, or employee engagement. It’s all those things and more. 

The talent management process involves all stages of the employee lifecycle:

  • Early
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