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THE IMPORTANCE OF TRAINING EMPLOYEES FOR YOUR BUSINESS

The Importance of Training Employees for your Business

The vast majority of businesses wouldn’t even consider having unskilled and unqualified workers on their staff. However, it is pretty common that their workers aren’t really on par with industry standards; and there may be multiple reasons for that, and many of them have nothing to do with the employees themselves.

A very common cause of a worker’s under-qualification is the constantly changing technology, which keeps becoming increasingly demanding. Whether it is the employees’ fault or not, it is the employer’s responsibility to improve their personnel’s knowledge base continually, so that their output continues to satisfy industry standards.

In this article, we’ve compiled a list of reasons why all business owners should care about investing in training their employees.

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The three most common mistakes in online learning

The three most common mistakes in online learning

At Recruitment Juice, we’ve seen what recruiter training looks like on the frontlines. We’ve been instrumental in helping thousands of people around the world learn, develop, grow and achieve in their careers.

But for every one of our successes, we’ve seen how online learning can go wrong. We’ve seen what makes a new initiative fail and, in the majority of cases, it comes down to the same few common mistakes.

Whether you’re trying to help your people get more from online learning or embarking on a new training programme, pay special attention to these three key areas.

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How to Overcome the Obstacles of Recruiting International Talent?

How to Overcome the Obstacles of Recruiting International Talent?

So, you’re thinking about hiring international employees. Congrats! Recruiting talent outside your country borders has numerous benefits. It lets you widen your talent pool, minimize skill gaps, diversify your corporate culture, and come up with fresh business ideas.

However, hiring and managing international staff comes with numerous complexities. According to the 2016 research study by CEMS, almost half of businesses struggle to find the right international candidates.

So, what the major pitfalls of recruiting foreign employees are and how to avoid them?

Let’s find out!

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An update from our partnership with United World Schools

At Recruitment Juice, we’ve always put people at the centre of everything we do. This is why we launched the Juice Reward Centre – a place where your completed courses become ‘coins’ that go towards real-life rewards. Teaming up with a charity called United World Schools on a project called Teach the Unreached, every 200 coins becomes a day of school for a child in Cambodia.

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Job Boards vs LinkedIn: Which is better for recruiters?

Job Boards vs LinkedIn

The heat between the two major recruitment platforms is getting hotter. Which is better, Job Boards or LinkedIn? Which is better for recruiters?

Discover where this battle began and its effect on the industry with a little help from our friends at CV Nation.

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How Humour Makes Learning Stick

How Humour Makes Learning Stick

“I used to work at the bank, but I lost interest.”

If we agree that, at least in theory, this is a joke, you can see it works using the element of surprise. The first half of the sentence sends your mind in one direction. The second half surprises you with something unexpected.

That’s what makes a joke work. But it’s also why jokes are often hard to remember and retell.

By definition, humour doesn’t always fit into your normal flow of logic. So as quickly as the brain takes a joke in, it quickly throws it aside once you’ve finished laughing.

And that raises a question when it comes to learning: why is humour so often forgettable, yet humour in training is proven to increase retention?

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How to Create Gated Content for Your Recruitment Blog

How to Create Gated Content for Your Recruitment Blog

Getting information out to consumers and finding leads is a challenging process. There are so many rules to follow for search engine optimization and keywords and content. It can be incredibly confusing. On top of all of that, you’re competing with hundreds if not thousands of other businesses online to have
your voice heard and your words read.

There are so many suggestions on how to have your content found, from developing online stories to engaging people with contests to gating your content for lead generation. All of these may or may not work for you, but you’ll never know unless you try. Having only one plan for marketing isn’t going to get you anywhere.

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Purpose over Paychecks: How to Cultivate Meaning and Attract Top Talent

Purpose over Paychecks: How to Cultivate Meaning and Attract Top Talent

As Studs Terkel said in his book Working (1974), “Work is about a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread.” If you were able to find a job that offered meaning, purpose and reward, would you be willing to take a pay cut? According to recent reports, we’ve entered an era of meaning over money — a huge consideration if your business is looking to recruit (and, importantly, retain) top talent. Read more

How to Use Gamification in Recruitment

How to Use Gamification in Recruitment

For the results of the business and the job satisfaction of your people, ongoing training and development is absolutely essential. People need training to perform, thrive and succeed. But that doesn’t mean people will see the value of training for themselves – or look forward to the prospect of yet another course.

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What’s to come in 2019 from Recruitment Juice?

We wanted to take the opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all at Recruitment Juice.

Recruitment Juice has had an amazing year and there’s even bigger better things to come in 2019.

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