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4 Things You Can Do to Get Candidates to Open Your Emails!

 

 

I found some cool data that probably got overlooked a while back from CB Insights [1]. Now, this data is from 2016, but it’s super relevant!

CB Insights did some testing with their own email newsletter that went out to 175K+. A very big sample and the reality is they have the exact same goal as we all do, Get Candidates to Open Our Email!

These 4 things work really well in getting people to open your email:

1. Brand Names. CB found that using a big brand name like Apple, Google, Nike,...

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Why Serve Employees When 47% Are Thinking About Quitting Right Now?

 

 

Forty-seven percent of workers are thinking about quitting right now.

Why expend time and resources serving people if they’re going to move on in four years?

1. Turnover stings

The only time turnover doesn’t sting is when you’re glad to see them go.

The people on your team today won’t likely be on your team in the future.

The median number of years that wage and salary workers had been with their current employer was 4.1 years in January 2020.

The median tenure of workers ages 25 to 34 is...

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Moving with the Times: Why Partner Employment Access Contributes to Successful Global Mobility Policy #SHRMGMIS

 

Permits Foundation is delighted to be taking part in the SHRM Global Mobility and Immigration Symposium. In our session, the Foundation and guest speakers will focus on the issue of mobile partner employment access worldwide. We will explain why now is a perfect time for global mobility professionals to support employment authorization policy for dependents of international employees  - to help ensure that companies can continue to move talent internationally while also recognising the needs of mobile families in these challenging times.

In countries around the world, the political landscape...

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What Leaders Forget When Leading Employees

 

 

When leaders need to hire, they first look at a resume. When leaders need to assign work, they do so based on skill set and past performance. When leaders promote, they consider potential leadership skills.

In each of these situations, leaders forget one very important thing.

Employees are more than just resumes, skill sets, histories of performance and potential leadership skills. There is a whole other side of them that, in my assertion, affects how they work even more than their education and experience.

Personality.

By personality, I don’t just...

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What Do I Do If They Cry?

 

 

Let’s be real. No one likes to hear what they’re doing wrong, particularly if they know you are right. Giving feedback is tough. Hearing tough feedback is even tougher. What do you do if they cry?

We hear this “What do I do if they cry?” question every time we teach the I.N.S.P.I.R.E. model in our tough conversations training. And we’ve had hundreds of managers confide that they’ve avoided giving needed feedback because the employee is a cryer.

Of course, if you avoid giving feedback because you can’t stand the drama, you’re...

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How Hiring Managers Can Attract and Retain Healthcare Staff

 

 

Globally, talent shortages top the list of the most compelling risks that all business organizations are facing. This is particularly true in the healthcare industry, where shortages of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals are affecting a sizable percentage of the world’s population.

There are multiple reasons for these talent shortages. For starters, government regulations dictate many of the criteria necessary for getting hired as a clinician. It isn’t an option for healthcare organizations to hire doctors, nurses or specialists who fall short of predefined standards. Cutting corners is taboo, and this makes...

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2 Steps To Help You Motivate Your Virtual Team In Uncertain Times

 

 

Marketers keep saying that crises can be enormous opportunities for branding because they define organizations, but it’s also the case for people. In uncertain environments, when guidelines are missing, we show our truth. Thus, we should play more with personal attributes and strengths to build resiliency and experiment with new behaviors while dreaming of a better future. And as managers and leaders, we can grow by reinventing ourselves to fit the new virtual management expectations. And why not try new things to inspire our team and foster virtual trust?

Step...

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How to Connect While Wearing a Mask

 

 

You may have noticed it. You are pushing your shopping cart wearing your mask at the grocery store and you see another person doing the same, but you hardly bother to look in their direction or attempt to make eye contact. Before COVID, I was good about smiling and making eye contact with others.  Now, not so much --unless I need their attention. Do you find it easier to retreat to your own world rather than decipher what’s going on with those around you?

Now imagine you are at work...

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