Fostering an Inclusive Work Environment
Fostering an inclusive work environment leads to many concrete benefits. It makes it easier to hire and contributes to better retention. Improved morale and enhanced team spirit can also boost productivity. Statistics underline the way heightened inclusion augments your business. One survey found that 67% of job candidates rank a diverse workplace as a major […]
Improving Your Hiring Process by Eliminating Hidden Biases
Of course, everyone wants to run an unbiased hiring process. Doing so ensures that you get the best candidate every time. (And, it should be said, eliminating bias is just the right thing to do.) But not all bias is obvious. How do you eliminate hidden bias from your recruiting efforts when those preconceptions are, […]
How to vet potential employees applying for remote work
Covid-19 has given many businesses a chance to reconsider the value of remote work. Whether some see it as temporary or others are viewing it as the wave of the future, businesses and staffing agencies mostly agree that there can be different skillsets found in those who thrive as remote employees as opposed to great […]
Should I Prepare My Business for a Second Wave of COVID-19?
The outbreak of the coronavirus has caused widespread damage to the economy and has pushed many businesses to the brink. Finally, there are signs the crisis might be lifting. However, another threat looms: a second wave. How much do you need to prepare your business for a second wave of COVID-19? Of course, you should […]
Helping the Class of 2020 Find Work
Thanks to COVID-19, the class of 2020 will experience a very strange entry into the working world. No end-of-year parties. No nostalgic final day of class. They won’t even get a traditional graduation ceremony. It’s an eerie way to enter the “real world.” Yet, despite the unusual circumstances surrounding their graduation, these new entries into […]
Is Now The Time to Wait For Top Talent?
Hiring over the last half-decade or so has been tough on employers. To borrow a common metaphor, it has resembled a unicorn hunt. You’d search in vain for the perfect talent, knowing your quest would likely come up short. As a result, you’d quickly settle for whatever you could find. In other words, you knew […]