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5 Differences Between Travel Nurse Recruiting and Permanent Staff Recruiting

Travel nursing recruiting is very different from recruiting permanent staff. We discuss 5 differences to help travel nurses navigate the terrain. The post 5 Differences Between Travel Nurse Recruiting and Permanent Staff Recruiting appeared first on BluePipes Blog.

There Are No Do-Overs in Job Hunting

The Wall Street Journal shared a heart-warming tale of Abhijit Phadnis who messed up a job interview, asked for feedback, convinced them he could do what they wanted and ended up with the job. It’s a great story. But you shouldn’t bank on it happening to you. Show More Summary

For #HR Career Success: Here Are the Ingredients

Regardless of your career, you need to know what it takes to be successful in that profession. Given the theme of this blog, let’s call it the recipe for success. Specifically, what are the ingredients? For some professions, like human resources, the ingredients (aka competencies) are regularly under review. Show More Summary

Business Card for People In-Transition

In America, if you don’t have a business card, you’re a nobody. And nobody likes to be a nobody. I’ve been using that catchy phrase for years because I want people to remember the importance of having a business card—especially when in transition. Show More Summary

Why workplaces should let employees choose their own manager

If you don’t have a good relationship with your manager, you will never be happy at work. But how can a workplace ensure that every employee has the right manager – someone they trust, like, respect and communicate well with? London-based...Show More Summary

Tools of Titans: Derek Sivers Distilled

“If [more] information was the answer, then we’d all be billionaires with perfect abs.” – Derek Sivers Derek Sivers(@sivers) is one of my favorite humans, and I call him often for advice. Think of him as a philosopher-king programmer, master teacher, and merry prankster. Originally a professional musician and circus clown (he did the latter […]

Filling the Gaps Between Recruitment and Hiring Folks

At this year's SilkRoad Connections conference, IDC VP of HR and Talent Research Lisa Rowan discussed the differing expectations that recruiting and hiring managers have regarding HR-related issues. These disconnects matter because the all-important employee experience begins with the first...

7 Must Follow Holiday Marketing Tips

Tis the season for Starbucks red cups, Coca Cola polar bears, the majestic Clydesdales, and more. The holidays are a marketer’s dream come true. If you play your cards right, Q4 can be incredibly profitable for you and your business. 1. Show More Summary

My Thanks to You on Thanksgiving

This original article was written by Steve DiGioia. Thanksgiving, the most American of holidays.  Time to eat, time to drink, time to watch football. But also time to give thanks to those of you who have visited my blog, shared it with friends, read my articles, left a comment or two and subscribed. Show More Summary

Can You Go Home Again?

An interesting effect of the changing business landscape has been a change in the attitude toward departed employees. In the past, many companies treated those who’d left (whether voluntarily or involuntarily) as pariahs, traitors, or losers. Show More Summary

11 Tools That’ll Shave Hours off Your Branding Efforts

What’s one great tool you use to assist in streamlining your branding efforts (e.g. social media scheduling platforms, reputation management tools, etc.)? The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. Show More Summary

Keeping Employee Records Secure – Ask #HR Bartender

Recent research by PwC suggests that three-quarters of large organizations suffered a staff-related security breach during 2015, with half of the worst cases caused by human error. Educating employees on best practices to keep sensitive data secure is something HR will need to focus on in the years to come. Show More Summary

How to Build Your Brand When You Hate Attention

How can I build my personal brand if I don’t like being in the limelight? The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. Show More Summary

Does Your Brand Need to Invest in Paid Website Traffic?

A solid content strategy is an important part of building your personal brand online organically. Adding advertising dollars to the mix will help maximize your fullest potential and visibility. In order to attract a large audience to...Show More Summary

CAPITALIST PODCAST: The Top 5 Recruiters in the Sports World...

Great college & pro sports coaches have more in common than just expensive suits—they've all got the same recruiting chops. And those recruiting chops are the same ones that your best recruiters have. So who are the best of the...

Managing Seasonal Overtime: Rallying Your Staff for the Busy Season

Organizations that have busy seasons can have significant seasonal overtime challenges. Those challenges can include time management, filling shifts and compensating employees. When gearing up for a busy season, organizations are wise to anticipate obstacles and address them before they ramp up. Show More Summary

HR Humor in Hollywood

Every office-based TV show and movie needs an HR department. But what would happen if you were trained in HR by watching TV shows and movies? You’d probably learn both good and bad things. Mostly bad, though, because let’s face it, HR isn’t exactly portrayed accurately in Hollywood. Show More Summary

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Payroll Edition

I received this note from an HR Bartender reader recently: An employee’s home address is Texas. He works in North Dakota. He is being terminated. Should the guidelines for his final check be in accordance with Texas or North Dakota? Good news! We’ve actually answered this question in a previous post. Show More Summary

There is No Free Lunch

Subtitled: As the water cooler goes … So goes the company. When the water stops being delivered … When the sodas are not stocked … When the Odwalla’s stop showing up … You know the free lunch is coming to an end. One simple observation...Show More Summary

How Travel Nursing Companies Calculate Pay Rates and What It Means for Travelers

It’s fair to say there is a certain degree of mystery involved with travel nursing pay packages. They’re more complicated than permanent pay packages. There are huge differences between the lowest paying and highest paying packages. And companies quote and explain them in different ways. Show More Summary

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