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Marie Larsen

Marie is a writer for Recruiter.com covering career advice, recruitment topics, and HR issues. She has an educational background in languages and literature as well as corporate experience in Human Resources.

A Salute to Towers Watson

Honestly, we like companies that stand the test of time. While we do get a few diamonds in the rough as far as startups are concerned, when it comes right down to it, there is nothing like a company that knows its business and has been doing what it does for decades. Enter Towers Watson, an incredible international firm that helps businesses of all sizes with benefits administration, risk and...

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HR Software Company Overview: Dovetail Software

Running a business is like walking a tightrope.  You're only one missed step away from either losing a client or losing a staff member.  Every single year, many a management team or human resources department rolls the dice in determining which they are more willing to lose, albeit with abysmal results. The truth is that you don't need to worry about chasing away clients or running off...

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Streamline your Workday with Saba

Wondering what's the most effective way to teach your staff about social networking?  What about a better and more effective way to not only manage the talent that you have, but your workforce and future workforces in your organization? When it comes down to brass tacks, there are an infinitude of companies that provide services that are intended to help you streamline your workday and...

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Increase Productivity with SilkRoad Life Suite

What kind of a program are you using to track applications for vacancies in your organization? The truth is that 93 percent of all organizations are using a third party program to assist with recruitment whereas another 4 percent make due with the one that was specifically created for their organization. What about the other 3 percent?  Spreadsheets. We wish we were kidding. While...

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Mercer: An Inside Look

Is your organization struggling with compensation and benefits administration? To be honest, it isn't all that uncommon to have a payroll and HR department completely shut down the week that payroll is due, but you can't continue down that path without looking at some serious damage to your bottom line. Regardless of how efficient a business is, there is always a way to improve. Have you...

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Manage your Workforce with Infor

There are very few companies that have the ability to not only create a great product, but also have a workforce replete with productive, talented staff.  What is the difference between a company with a positive corporate culture and one that is negative?  Is it possible for an organization to turn it all around despite a potentially bleak outlook? You might be surprised to know that some...

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Using Cornerstone OnDemand for your HR Department Needs

There's a big problem with Human Resources these days. Without getting into specifics, the problem is that we don't have enough hours in the day to get everything done. It seems that over the years, the amount of responsibility that has fallen upon HR has continued to grow at an alarming rate. Here's the trouble though: There aren't enough HR professionals to keep up the pace. In fact,...

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Manage Employee Benefits with Businessolver

Do you know how much time goes into managing the benefits for an entire company?  The answer is a whole lot, but let's break it down, shall we? You get a new hire and there is paperwork that needs to be filled out. Enrollment forms, dependent information and proper identification need to be provided to the company. If the HR department handles the benefits administration internally, then...

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Crunched for Time? Let Kronos do the Work

If you're an HR professional, what would you say that you spend most of your day doing?  If your answers include things like correcting scheduling errors, making amendments to payroll and dealing with employee absences, then you need to reconsider your HR strategy! The 21st century brings us an abundance of software programs, all of which have the ability to make our daily work lives that...

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Need help Managing Payroll and Benefits? Try Bswift

Are you an HR professional who has been desperately searching for a better way to manage your payroll and benefit function? Bswift is an American-based professional company that has more than 25 years of experience in the business, providing companies around the world with the solutions that they need to improve productivity at the workplace. While there is a huge offering of products...

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Being Prepared for Interview Day

After you have done all of your preparation before your interview, it is time for the actual day to come. You are not done preparing yet, however. What you do before you walk into the interview office will be critical to how your interview goes. So, make sure that you give yourself ample time to be ready so you can put your best foot forward and maximize your brief time to leave an...

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3 Steps to Quit Your Job

Usually when a person decides he or she is going to quit a job, it's not an overnight decision. Oftentimes, it is the product of years of frustration and disillusionment that leads him or her down the path toward unemployment. By the end, every little thing will annoy the worker to the point of anger and resentment, and the thought of just walking out is almost too much to bear. So, how does a...

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