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Sean Pomeroy

Sean has worked in the Human Resources industry since he graduated from Radford University with a Bachelors in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. After working in HR as a generalist for a government contracting company, he moved to the HR Technology arena and began assisting companies in the selection and implementation of HR software.

While selling other companies' software solutions, Sean worked with Michael Warden to design over a dozen applications for different organizations and industries over the years. Sean now focuses on the vision for the company, business development, and continues involvement in the software design of Cyber Recruiter and Cyber Train.
http://visibilitysoftware.com/

Smart Tech March 3, 2016
Why HR Tech Is a Supplement – Not a Replacement

For most of us recruiters, technology is our partner in crime. As we become more strategic in our methods, the technology we need becomes more advanced, too. And yet, for those recruiters who are still heavily dependent on the antiquated manual ways, new technologies can seem unnecessary or (gasp!) as if they are here to replace us all. But nothing could be further from the truth....

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Inside Recruiting February 11, 2016
5 Ways to Make Your Job Ad Stand Out

Last year, 83 percent of respondents in MRINetwork's "Recruiter Sentiment Study" said the job market was predominately candidate-driven. As a result of this candidate domination, organizations have to compete harder and harder with one another to attract top talent. And that, in turn, means traditional job ads aren't going to cut it. You have to find new ways to capture top talent's...

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Inside Recruiting January 8, 2016
How to Refocus Your Employer Brand (Hint: It's Not About You!)

Ask yourself this question: What is employer branding, and who is it for? If your answer was something like, "Employer branding is for me, the recruiter or hiring manager, and it's meant to help me promote our company to candidates," then I have bad news for you: You're wrong. Many people are under this misconception, but the fact is that effective employer brands are...

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The Innovators January 6, 2016
Ready to Promote an Employee? Read This First

If you've found the perfect person to take on more responsibility at your company, then it's your responsibility to make sure they're equipped to handle their new role. Many employees – especially the development-oriented millennials – expect their employers to train them as they climb the corporate ranks, but very few employers actually do. Be the company that defies expectations and...

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The Innovators December 11, 2015
Why You Should Let Your Employees Make Mistakes

You've come a long way since your days in college. Scratch that. You've come a long way since you began your leadership role. It doesn't matter if you've been in the position for two weeks or two decades: Leadership requires a constant evolution of skills and management techniques. But what leaders often don't know how to handle – no matter how long they've been in leadership roles –...

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Inside Recruiting March 11, 2015
The 5 Must-Have Qualities of a Modern HR Pro 

There are currently 275,000 members of the Society for Human Resource Management. These several thousand people all have to wear multiple hats: they must be adept at employee relations and employee development, knowledgeable about workplace regulations, and walk a fine line between protecting the needs of the employees and the needs of the organization. With all these HR professionals floating...

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Inside Recruiting March 6, 2015
Making Your Employee's First Day Their Best Day

An employee's first day on the job can sometimes be their worst. It's often filled with paperwork and onboarding activities, and they rarely get a chance to actually work. The first day of a new hire's job is often not indicative of what it's really like to work at the company. Despite the highly developed skill set a new hire may have -- say, a highly skilled programmer entering their...

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Inside Recruiting February 18, 2015
Everyone Is an Acquired Taste 

When it comes to a good glass of wine, not everyone likes the same levels of dryness or sweetness. It takes time, trial, and error to find your perfect wine. Similarly, it can take the same sort of time, trial, and error to find your dream candidate. Without an ATS, this struggle can be even harder. You are left to find the perfect combination of dry and sweet -- functional and cultural fit...

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Inside Recruiting January 14, 2015
Hiring a 'Boomerang' Employee Can Save You Big

The practice of 'boomeranging' -- or rehiring employees that used to work for you -- is on the rise -- but is it actually a good idea? I'd say yes, it is: boomeranging an employee can end up being better for you than starting fresh. Rehiring Saves Money Letting someone go is expensive. Between all the exit paperwork, potential severance pay, and having to train a new employee, laying...

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Inside Recruiting January 9, 2015
The Mobile Workforce Is Here to Stay

A survey from PwC predicted that the number of mobile employees will grow by 50 percent by 2020. Mobile work lends itself to a better work-life balance for employees and has brought productivity gains to companies who have implemented it properly. As a company with virtual workers in nine states, we at Visibility Software have seen the true benefits of having a mobile workforce. Quality...

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Inside Recruiting January 7, 2015
Hiring Veterans: 4 Reasons a Vet Is Your Best Bet

"We need to do our part to explain to HR leaders that veterans possess the skills to help organizations thrive." – David Sutherland, cofounder and chair of the Center for Military and Veterans Community Services at the Easter Seals Dixon Center. Last February, first lady Michelle Obama announced that more than 100 construction companies will hire 100,000 veterans over the next five...

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The Ultimate Recruiting Selection Process

Eight candidates walk into a room. Each sits at their own desk. In front of them is a piece of paper that reads "candidate," followed by their respective numbers, one through eight. A representative from the company tells them the exam they just sat down to take will last 80 minutes. It is only one single question. The catch: they can't talk to the company representative or the armed guard,...

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