grand rapids, west michigan, Leadership, Culture, Talent Management

The Importance of the Team

What is a team? It seems like a simple question, almost to the point of ridiculousness. But what are the qualities that define a great team? Trust? Chemistry? Ability? Everyone’s gone through a ...

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By HR Collaborative on Apr 24, 2018

hiring, recruiting

How HR Onboarding Can Help the Whole Company

You don’t get a second chance at a first impression - it’s an old adage, but one that still rings true. When it comes to hiring new employees, they’ll only ever have one first day, week, month, and ...

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By HR Collaborative on Apr 19, 2018

hiring, recruiting

In the Process of Recruitment? 10 Common Mistakes to Avoid

Recruitment is a long process with a lot of moving parts, so it’s easy to see how mistakes happen. But when you’re trying to find the best person possible for a position, one misunderstanding could ...

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By HR Collaborative on Mar 28, 2018

hiring, recruiting

Should Your Business Leverage an HR Partner for Recruitment?

Hiring has long been seen as the responsibility of the human resources department, but more often than not, managing hiring strategies is only one of many hats worn by HR professionals, managers, and ...

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By HR Collaborative on Mar 20, 2018

hiring, recruiting

HR Tips: How to Write a Job Description

Recruiting and hiring new employees is a process that’s full of hard work. In comparison to interviews, job offers, and onboarding, writing a job description and posting may seem trivial and ...

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By HR Collaborative on Feb 22, 2018

Talent Management

Why Onboarding is Critical in Talent Acquisition

Imagine this: a company recently hired a new employee. On her first day, she comes in, receives some paperwork and meets her manager, and gets started. Her performance is shaky at first, but shows ...

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By HR Collaborative on Feb 15, 2018

Leadership, Talent Management

How Human Resources Development Can Prepare Tomorrow's Leaders

Six years ago, the oldest members of the Baby Boomer generation began reaching the traditional retirement age of 65. Due to many factors, people have been choosing to defer their retirement, but now, ...

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By HR Collaborative on Feb 8, 2018

Business and HR

Should Your Small Business Partner with an HR Provider?

The entrepreneurial spirit is an admirable thing: small business leaders are adaptive, they’re fast on their feet, open to innovation, and think critically. But even when they’re passionate about ...

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By HR Collaborative on Jan 5, 2018

Business and HR, Talent Management

5 Reasons Growing Companies Need HR Help

Small business growth is every entrepreneur’s dream, but with all the extra work to put in and logistics to consider, it can feel like a nightmare. When a company reaches a stage of rapid growth, ...

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By HR Collaborative on Dec 21, 2017