From Casual Exploration to Job Elimination Panic and Surprising Outcomes

I worked in Human Resources for 17 years and helped implement some of the earliest Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), those mysterious automated resume scanners. I moved out of HR for four years, and when I was ready to go back…

What are some of your tried-and-true interview questions? Or even just “getting to know you” questions? Of course, we all have them- it’s how we tend to start conversations with new acquaintances.

Now, what about your follow-up questions? Do you have any of those?

Unfortunately, most people don’t. Instead, they…

Recently, a client with a fully remote team came to us with a problem. Things had been humming along smoothly with reports of higher-than-average levels of engagement among the employees and then, suddenly it seemed, they hit a wall. After some digging, we discovered a common complaint. The company had…

A recruiting plan can help your organization grow by understanding the type of candidate you need, and in turn, target them with marketing and advertising campaigns. It’s also crucial to understand what your company is looking for to craft an effective job advertisement and attract relevant candidates. …

Balancing culture with compliance

You just started an interview and likely want the candidate to feel relaxed and comfortable. You might break the ice by asking if they had any trouble finding your office (logging in for virtual interviews). Perhaps you talk about the weather, or you compliment their notebook…

Stemming the Turnover for 2022

The Great Resignation is a term that HR professionals have coined to describe the current phenomenon of people leaving their jobs in droves. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look as if it’s letting up anytime soon. A Microsoft survey of 30,000 global workers showed that 41% of…

It is the end of the year — the most wonderful time of the year, right? Sure, and the time of year when your HR to-do list may surpass your holiday shopping list! Let us review year-end steps and best practices.

Employee Experience

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A Horse of Different Color

As the epidemic and its spin-off, the Great Resignation, continue to revolutionize the modern workplace, the ability to successfully conduct a remote interview has become an invaluable skill set. And according to LinkedIn’s recent Future of Recruiting Report, 81%of talent professionals say that virtual recruiting…

Shawna Lake

Founder of Deep End Talent Strategies-keeping job seekers and employers connected to what the other side needs and wants in today’s job market.

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