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Sharing ideas, tips and tricks, and the latest happenings in the job circuit.

8 Hiring Trends of 2016 for Employers and Employees

Is your New Years resolution to find a new job? Is it time for a new career step? What exactly are employers looking for? Or are you an employer hoping to find the perfect candidates to help grow your business? What types of candidates will you find out there? Both companies and candidates are shaking […]

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Top 5 Recruiting Hacks Learned in 2015

Innovative attended several conferences this year in order to maintain not only our competitive advantage within the industry, but also to share our industry expertise with our clients by staying abreast of all things related to employee relations, recruiting and industry trends. Through many of the conferences this year we learned of new, trending tools […]

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7 Unique Holiday Traditions From Around The World

Need a quick break to get you through the holiday work day? Wish you could be vacationing elsewhere for this Holiday season and enjoying festivities from another culture? Or are you just looking for some table talk to impress your family with at your holiday dinner? Check out these 7 unique (if not bizarre) holiday […]

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5 Ways To Keep Focused During The Holidays

The holidays are upon us! Travel plans, family gatherings, shopping lists, cooking, wrapping, caroling, and decorating are beginning to fill up our schedules and any free time outside of work is quickly being eaten up. But what does this increase in activity mean for our working lives? The personal stress of the holidays and all […]

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An Employment Year In Review: Legislative Changes of 2015

As we enter into the 4th quarter, Innovative felt it was a great time to look back and reflect on some of the legislation that went into effect in 2015. This year brought several pieces of legislation from both the Federal Government and the State of California that had, and will continue to have, a […]

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6 Ways Your Holiday Party Could Ruin Your New Year

As the end of the year approaches, management heads and Human Resource departments are planning end-of-year events for employees. These months and holidays are a time to give gifts, bonuses, and show appreciation to both employers and employees for their hard work. It’s also a time to relax and celebrate with colleagues without the pressures […]

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7 Ways to Defeat Competing Offers

The present hiring landscape looks nothing like the barren market of the early 2000s. The many peaks and valleys that job candidates had to trudge through to apply for a job–let alone a lifetime career–have been turned on companies throughout every industry. Where once candidates sold themselves as the obvious choice for a position, now […]

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Is Contract Employment Dead? Hire Better in a Hot Market!

Across the country, companies in various industries are amping up the number of positions that need the best and brightest talent of the day. During the slower years of employment in the United States, the pool of freelancers and contractors skyrocketed as people were searching for ways to make ends meet. While the opportunity to […]

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The New Recruiting Trends: Why HR Should Partner With Hiring Teams

Summer may be over, but hiring is still sizzling. As most Human Resources Professionals know, it is very challenging to find talent for open requisitions. The amount of applications being submitted are dwindling, as are those posting their resumes to job boards, or responding to one of your many competitors LinkedIn InMails, making it that […]

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