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How EBI Advocates for Your Business Goals
How EBI Advocates for Your Business Goals

A new year brings a new set of business goals. Maybe you’re looking to improve your integrated workflows. Or streamline onboarding time? Or improve your candidate experience? Whatever your goals are, you need a support team who listens to your needs, understands your challenges, shares your ambitions, and most importantly, advocates for your success.

Top 5 Background Screening Trends for 2020
Top 5 Background Screening Trends for 2020

Topics like medical marijuana, Ban the Box, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are sure to grab a lot of headlines in 2020, but are they really the HR trends to which you need to pay attention? Not according to the data. We surveyed hundreds of HR professionals, recruiters, and generalists who use screening following the SHRM Annual Conference about what trends you’re watching in 2020. Here’s what’s on your radars.

5 HR Trends You Need for 2019
5 HR Trends You Need for 2019

As 2018 ends, you'll see loads of articles talking about what a big year it's been. Unfortunately, most of those tend to be clickbait without any real insights. But this year has been a blockbuster when it comes to the HR community. Going forward employers will have to deal with everything from legal marijuana to the effect millennials are having on the entire employment experience. We’ve had a front row seat for many of the changes. This blog gives you five of the biggest issues HR and employers need to be aware of as 2019 gets rolling.

The Cost of a Bad Hire [Infographic]
The Cost of a Bad Hire [Infographic]

Hiring costs you money. From the time it takes your HR people to read resumes and conduct interviews to the very real costs of running background checks and drug screens -- the dollars add up. While skipping or glossing over steps in this process might seem like a great cost-saving move, the truth is, hiring the wrong person costs you much more in the long run.

How to Write a Job Description: 15 Science-Backed Tips
How to Write a Job Description: 15 Science-Backed Tips

Whether your company needs to fill a new position or replace an existing employee, it is incredibly important to have the right job description to attract the talent you want. Crafting that description is not an easy thing to do, especially considering that 63% of all new job openings in 2016 came from the creation of new positions.So, how do you create a compelling and effective job description?

How Do Your Employees Feel About Their Jobs?
How Do Your Employees Feel About Their Jobs?

An HR professional’s role in a company cannot be understated. Aside from the hiring, training and payroll aspects of the job, the human resource department plays a direct role in the overall happiness of employees. This happiness can have direct financial implications for a company’s success as well as the health of the US job landscape. In one Gallup study, unhappy workers were found to cost the US between $450-550 billion in lost productivity. Apart from financial ramifications, studies have shown that being unhappy at work can lead to a myriad of health issues, including loss of sleep, unhealthy weight gain, lowered immune systems, and can even ruin relationships.

The Most Dangerous Jobs in the U.S.
The Most Dangerous Jobs in the U.S.

No matter who you are or what kind of work you do, you want to be safe while on the job. From agriculture to education, medical care to construction, there are risks, and it’s a good idea to understand what they are before accepting that new position. Every year, the U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics (BLS) compiles a list of workplace injuries, illnesses, and incidence rates. Here's a look at the industries and jobs that top the list for 2015.

60 Hiring Statistics You Need to Know
60 Hiring Statistics You Need to Know

Hiring a new employee can affect everything from company culture to company profits. So, it’s no wonder the interview process can take about a month and almost two months to give an official offer to an applicant.

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65 Must-Read HR Blogs for Professionals
65 Must-Read HR Blogs for Professionals

Human Resources is about connecting with your workforce. You can't do that effectively unless you are in tune with the HR industry as a whole. Major developments and bold new ideas in HR strategy are popping up everyday. And as technology continues to improve our lives, HR technology is rapidly changing for the better.

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