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Tip of the Week: ‘Show Me How’ Day

Didya catch last week’s webinar, “How Can Science Help You Engage Your Workforce”? Here’s a genius idea shared by UNC Charlotte’s Jack Flinchum and Natalie Wilde that can help bring...
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Tip of the Week: Can I See You In My Office?

It’s Monday—time again to share a tool, time-saver, or just-plain-genius idea that your colleagues and members of The Association have suggested and tested. Mondays are also special for the undersocialized dogs...
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Guest Voices: Emily Klehm on Lifesaving Building Design

South Suburban Humane Society’s new resource campus will open its doors next month. Executive Director Emily Klehm recaps—and celebrates—the 15-year journey. The truth is that I have been building the...
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Tip of the Week: Nailing the Interview

Happy Monday. We’re here with a resource that can help you get to know your potential employees, courtesy of staffing guru Tom Erb. We didn’t mean to be sneaky. But...
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Conquering The Great Resignation

The CEO and co-founder of Integris Performance Advisors shares highlights of recent research on The Great Resignation, and how you can impact your staff to want to stay. The Great...
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The New Workforce Revolution Is Here

Tom Erb is back! Here, the staffing and recruiting expert explains how American workplace culture went from a 7-day, 100-hour week to a 5-day, 40-hour week…to where we are now....
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Tip of the Week: The Recruit-Cute

Heard of the meet-cute? How about a recruit-cute… This week’s tip comes courtesy of an agency that increased their applicant pool for open positions with some smart messaging and a...
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Comps & Benefits Survey Reveals State of the Animal Welfare Workforce

The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement is excited to release the results of the 2021 Biennial Compensation & Benefits Survey, since 2003 the only one of its kind designed with...
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Tip of the Week: Vax Tracking

It’s Monday, and that means it’s time to share a tool, time-saver, or just-plain-genius idea that your colleagues and members of The Association have suggested and tested. Looking for an automated...
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3 Ways To Make Sure Your Hiring Practices Aren’t Outdated

With current staffing shortages, and a shared vision to create a more equitable and just industry, the time to assess your hiring and retention practices is, well, NOW. That’s why we’re...
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Tip of the Week: It’s Not About You

For your #mondayinspo, we’re taking a look at your organization’s job listings. Are they all about what you need, or all about what you can offer your dream candidate? Here’s...
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2 Resources to Help You Advocate for Flex-Time & Remote Training Tools

At last year’s Fall Conference for Animal Welfare, Nicole Belyna of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) shared current research pointing toward a two-tiered workforce—employees whose positions are suited...
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