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Sylvia Dahlby
Build a better employee value proposition with SmartSearch Inc.
How to build the right employee value proposition Employment branding is no different than marketing in that it’s all about creating value. Just like your website must appeal to prospective customers, when trying to attract top talent to your job openings, your message must be effectively communicated to make your company stand out. Recently, Acara...
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  Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at USA Swimming, Leland Brown III talks with Sylvia Dahlby, DE&I Champion at SmartSearch about understanding, leveraging, and activating diversity, inclusion, and equity – and the practice of  turning these Nouns into Verbs for more effective actions. This interview is part of an ongoing series of video conversations...
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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Are we there yet? My personal journey on the road to social justice began in the 1960’s as one who grew up in a mixed-race family. I learned a few hard lessons about racism and discrimination at an early age. This helped prepare me for the harsh realities of sexism and...
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Why re-write your job descriptions
Since the age of the internet, job requirements and qualifications have gotten longer and longer, and now most job descriptions no longer accurately capture what a prospective candidate will actually do in the day-to-day work. This was the topic of an insightful podcast hosted by iMPact Business Group, a strategic staffing company within the information technology, accounting/finance, and...
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SHRM-Hawaii State Cofernce Change Management
SHRM Hawaii State Conference explores change management in turbulent times. On Friday, October 14, SHRM Hawaii hosted its first in-person State Conference since the pandemic started. The information-packed program delivered outstanding content, stellar speakers, and networking opportunities for attendees to talk about practical solutions to a myriad of issues, changes, and challenges in the post-pandemic workplace. Influencing...
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diversity, equity, and inclusion that works for companies
SmartSearch’s DE&I Champion, Sylvia Dahlby talks with Roger Simmons, president and Chief Operating Officer of Crossinculture, a consulting firm with extensive experience in providing cultural competency training for organizations that want to improve cross-cultural awareness. This is part of a series of video conversations with thought leaders on practical solutions to help create and promote excellence in Diversity,...
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In this video conversation on solutions for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the workplace, Sylvia Dahlby, DE&I Champion at SmartSearch, talks with Larry Goldberg, Accessible Media and Technology Consultant and Former Head of Accessibility at Yahoo, and Kathy Karneth, Principal Consultant at Black Box Consulting, about how employers can upskill and leverage the talents of...
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Employers adopt hybrid work as a key strategy for successful talent retention during The Great Resignation.   Sylvia Dahlby, Business Development Manager, SmartSearch, interviews Nigel Hapuarachchi, Regional Director of Business Development at Acara Solutions on the ‘Great Resignation’ and how this will affect the ‘Future of Work’. All across North America, employers and employees have experienced...
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AI-Smart-Artificial Intelligence Application for Candidate Matching & Sourcing.
AI Smart by SmartSearch was designed to learn how to apply context and meaning to search criteria so it “thinks” like a recruiter, not a machine. However, like any new recruiter who joins your team, AI Smart needs to be educated on how your team likes to get the job done.     Our AI Smart...
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Acara and SmartSearch recruiting smarter with Artificial Intelligence
The recent launch of our new AI Smart module is the result of a collaboration between SmartSearch and Acara Solutions, an Aleron company. It’s a great example of how we work in concert with our clients to stay ahead of the curve in recruiting technology. I spoke with SmartSearch’s President & CTO, LJ Morris and...
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