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The Connector: Edition Eight

Posted by The O'Connor Group
December 23, 2020

Resiliency...Our word to summarize 2020. What a year it's been challenging ourselves and our communities to stay connected, stay grateful, stick together, and do the right thing always. Read more …


TA Leaders: Your Candidates are a Reflection of You!

Posted by The O'Connor Group
December 18, 2020

Are you looking to increase your interview to hire ratio and enhance your company brand? Read more about why it is critical for TA professionals to have a process in place to make sure candidates are as prepared as possible for interviews. Read more …



The Connector: Edition Seven

Posted by The O'Connor Group
December 9, 2020

It truly feels strange saying "Happy December", but here we are! As the temperature drops and the holidays approach, it is so important to reach out to your loved ones during this challenging time. Read more …


Employee Wellness – If Not Now, When?

Posted by The O'Connor Group
December 4, 2020

According to an April 2020 poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, 45% of adults are reporting that anxiety and stress related to COVID-19 has had a negative impact on their mental health. Read more …


The Connector: Edition Six

Posted by The O'Connor Group
November 25, 2020

All year long, but especially during the Thanksgiving season, we're so grateful for wonderful friends and supporters like YOU! Read more …


Lights, Camera, Action: How to Attract Talent Through a Video Job Description

Posted by The O'Connor Group
November 20, 2020

Not getting the candidates you want for your open positions? Turn your job description into a video! With social media, and now social distancing, the phrase ‘seeing is believing’ is more important than ever. A video job description is a creative way to market the job opening, attract talent, and capture attention. Read more …


The Connector: Edition Five

Posted by The O'Connor Group
November 11, 2020

Happy Wednesday! Happy Veterans Day to our soldiers, both past and present. We owe you our thanks, but more than that, we owe you our freedom. Check out this amazing video for kids that helps them understand why we celebrate Veterans Day along with other fun facts - it is too cute and even parents will learn a lot! Read more …


Why A Realistic Job Preview Can Lead To Employee Satisfaction

Posted by The O'Connor Group
November 5, 2020

Have you ever started a job only to find out that it wasn’t quite what you were expecting? This happens more than you might think. If your employees are quitting shortly after they’re hired, you might want to assess how realistic your job postings are and think about what you’re telling candidates during interviews. Read more …