talent management

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Support Your Onboarding Process with Mentoring

When one thinks of onboarding, piles of paperwork and dramatic social and cultural assimilation are likely some of the first things to come to mind. It’s often an overwhelming process, and many employees look back on their onboarding experience and wish they’d had a mentor to ask questions and further...

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Engage Employees Through Collaborative Goal Setting

Employees are more likely to be engaged with an organization if they feel like they’re being heard. Whether it’s through performance reviews or less formal meetings with a manager, employees can often be made to feel as though their thoughts and feelings about their career development don’t matter. While this...

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Conducting Mid-Year Reviews

June is here, which means it’s time for mid-year reviews. Is your company taking advantage of this midpoint to check in with employees on goal progress? Maybe now is the time to start. After all, mid-year reviews are the best way to check in on your workforce’s productivity, efficiency and...

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Three Reasons to Practice Mobile Recruiting

With the amount of time we spend on our smartphones and tablets, it’s crucial to stay accessible to potential hires on these types of mobile devices. Without mobile access to applications, what could have been great, tech-savvy candidates might end up not being a contender at all. Here are just...

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20th Anniversary

2017 is a milestone year for BirdDogHR. Not only are we proudly celebrating our 20th year in business, we have added customer #1000 and are looking forward to innovations in our SaaS products and services offering and continuing to enhance customer success.

Recognized by industry leaders at both a...

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Introducing Generation Z

We’ve all just gotten comfortable with the idea of having millennials in the workplaces and their work ethic and habits. Now that they’re moving into management, it’s time to introduce the next generation— Generation Z . This year will be the first year they set foot in the workplace and...

Construction, engineering and manufacturing employees

Tips of the Trades

Recruiting isn’t easy but for employers in the skilled trades; it’s especially tricky.

Boomer generation retirements reveal an enormous skill gap and visible talent shortage which is creating a competitive and limited market of skilled candidates. Because of this, it’s more important now than ever, to make sure that...

How to Retain Top Employees in the Construction Industry

How to Retain Top Employees in the Construction Industry

Employee turnover can have a negative impact on any industry, but the effects are even more harmful for construction companies and contractors. Any construction employer knows it’s a specialized industry, and a project often can’t risk losing one of its top...

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