PeopleMatter Blog

February 18, 2014

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Ryan Glushkoff

If you’ve read Diffusions of Innovations, then you’ve probably heard the terms innovators, early adopters, early majority, late majority, and laggards used to reference how people adopt technology. Or you may have seen them together in a what is commonly known as a “Roger’s Curve”.

The earlier you find yourself on the Roger’s Curve, the more you tend to be open to new ideas...

February 10, 2014

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Smiley Guy


Last week’s #PeopleChat got us thinking. When we asked the question “What is your biggest struggle right now in HR/Recruiting?”, the overwhelming responses was talent. Some companies are growing too fast to keep up with hiring demands, while others are still struggling to find the “right fit” candidate instead of someone just looking for a job – any job.

Based on this, we dare to ask:  while searching for the best candidates from your...

January 24, 2014

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Keegan Peterson

Eighty percent of companies indicate that finding high quality talent is a difficult challenge. According to AMR Research, a consumer will abandon your brand after approximately 2.3 negative experiences. High Quality Talent = Good Customer Experience, which results in Customer Loyalty!

We all have a goal of gaining market share and profit margins. With the creation of online reviews, positive customer experience has become more important everyday. In order to give every customer a...

January 18, 2014

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Cat Carlos

We’ve heard all about the trends, what we should be doing, how to have a successful HR department. But now what? How do we actually implement it? Let’s say we are a part of the many HR Directors that don’t have a lot of support or budget. It’s time to get scrappy and creative. Think like an entrepreneur. What do you need most to get your HR department going in 2014?

Social is not an option anymore. We’ve been talking about it for years and have warned that recruiting is going social....

January 18, 2014

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Smiley Guy


What does the future hold for HR? Glad you asked. We don’t use on our crystal ball to find the answer – instead we looked at the cold hard stats, trend growth and insights from HR managers. The answer is good news – it’s “opportunity”!

There are 10 big trends affecting HR in 2014 – all of which provide the perfect opportunity for business growth if you know how leverage them correctly. In a recent webinar, Kay Lucas, Vice President of Product Management for PeopleMatter...

January 18, 2014

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When it comes to creating a positive company brand, nothing turns your candidates into fans or haters faster than the hiring process. Every step in the hiring process is key, not only to building the best team you can but to leaving  a great impression with every candidate.

Here are 4 hiring moments that matter the most:

1. The 1st Impression

Will Rogers was dead on when he said, “You never get a second chance to make a good first...

October 25, 2013


The world has changed dramatically over the course of a short period.

Consider this: social security numbers came to be in 1935 and social media, on the other hand, made its debut in the early millennium. These relative systems are used to keep track of people, but in very different ways. As far as employment is concerned, social security numbers are the prevailing tool to collecting background information about job candidates. Now, social media is proving to be an...

October 15, 2013

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Ginny Drinker


A great partnership is all about synergy. Yeah, it sounds cheesy, but with a truly complimentary partnership, 1+1 really does equal 3 (or sometimes even 5) and your customers are the ones who benefit! But how does a company find the right partner and what is it that makes a partnership “fit”?

As the Director of Strategic Alliances at PeopleMatter, I have the pleasure of managing our partnerships and acquisitions. Over the years, we have developed great partnerships that...

September 30, 2013

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Liz Wagnon

Your Affordable Care Act Questions Answered

Following our first Health Care Reform webinar, we posted a blog series with the answers to all of your questions we couldn’t quite get to during the show. It was such a success, we decided to do it again after our most recent health care webinar “Your ACA Questions Answered.” Our co-host and benefits expert, Yvonne M. Frame, CEBS at Marsh & McLennan Agency, answers your questions, and...