Persuader

Jackie is the SVP of talent optimization at PI. She was born in Switzerland but isn't a dual citizen.

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Make common sense a part of your human resources strategy.

3 min read

The best human resources leaders run departments that are fluid and proficient. This requires shaping effective processes but also knowing when to bend the rules. In fact, when we asked our people operations team to highlight top HR sins, recruiter Will Otto warned that process isn’t everything. Prioritizing process over common sense can come back to…

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5 ways to reward employees for standout performance

6 min read

Decrease turnover and improve employee performance by using these techniques to reward your employees.

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8 questions that need to be on every manager evaluation form

5 min read

No one has a more immediate impact on employee engagement, productivity, and workplace satisfaction than direct managers of staff. Yet, most performance evaluation models are top-down—employees receive feedback from the people they report to, but managers rarely receive feedback from the people they manage. In fact, many companies don’t utilize manager evaluation forms at all. Good employees…

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3 ways to improve your Glassdoor rating

5 min read

With over 48 million users and 32 million published reviews, Glassdoor is currently the No. 2 site for job searches in the U.S. 

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How to build more compelling job descriptions

6 min read

If you’ve ever searched for a job, you know that not all job descriptions are well written. And if you’ve ever had to build a job description—well, let’s just say many of us would prefer to watch paint dry. But crafting a job listing doesn’t have to be a horrible experience. Here are 14 tips to…

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9 tools to help you build bulletproof job descriptions

6 min read

You are staring at a cursor on a blank screen. Or, if you’re lucky, you have a template of some kind to work with. If you’re unlucky, you might be looking at a mess of a job description someone else tried to create—that you need to turn into a magic document that will not only…

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How to fix the tragic (and all-too-common) way we try to hire

3 min read

We all know how easy it is to get the hiring process kicked off. You’ve got your agenda. You know exactly what work needs to be done and the experience needed to do the job right. You create a job description, decide on an interviewing team, and you are off to the races.

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