How to Develop a Social Media Policy

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These days, almost every company has a social media presence. That is why it is important that your company have a clear social media policy that contains guidelines for posting. Almost two-thirds of people surveyed said their employer has no social media policy. It’s surprising, but more than that, it is a big mistake. Even… Read more »

Cutting Edge Recruiting Practices

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As companies scramble for top talent, and the recruiting process becomes more vigorous and intense, company recruiters looking to excel in this new environment are expanding their role in the process, leveraging their expertise to provide companies with new strategies to find the people they need. Here are a few of the practices that recruiters… Read more »

Workforce Trends

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With the pandemic acting as a catalyst, a new workforce trend is emerging, a hybrid model where part of the company workforce is at the office, while another part is working remotely. A survey by an independent research firm of more than 30,000 workers in 31 countries revealed that this new type of flexible work… Read more »

How to Attract the Best People

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Every company is looking to hire top notch people. The dilemma is often how to find them and then entice them to join your firm. There are the usual places to look, such as social media and job boards. And pay is naturally an important element in attracting good people. But there is much more… Read more »

How to Keep Remote Workers Engaged

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When people are working remotely and are more isolated, employee engagement might start to sag a little. As workers continue to struggle with the upheaval caused by the pandemic, stress levels are high. People are navigating a new and uncertain environment. This can take a toll on focus, energy and productivity. If you find that… Read more »

How to Write Noteworthy Job Descriptions

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To attract the best people, you have to catch their interest. That begins with the job description. It is the first contact a job candidate will have with your company and the job itself. If it is filled with plodding boilerplate language, it is unlikely to gain much interest. Here are a few tips on… Read more »

The Focus of Recruiters This Year

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2020 was a tumultuous year for recruiting. The pandemic caused massive layoffs, then hiring sprees, a mass movement to remote work and an increased emphasis on diversity. It set recruiters back on their heels to a degree as they tried to keep up with all the changes. This year, however, they are moving from a… Read more »

Company Branding and the Pandemic

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A company’s brand is its reputation, the values it embodies. It’s the image people have when they hear the company’s name. It is the defining qualities of the business. How a company responds to events can have a big impact on its brand, and that certainly holds true for the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. To maintain… Read more »

Remote Workers are Feeling Neglected

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One problem with working remotely is a feeling of isolation, being disconnected from coworkers. To remedy this problem, remote workers rely on networking platforms like Zoom, Slack or Google Hangouts to stay in the loop. But it now appears that, despite all the communication technologies and efforts to maintain connections, remote workers are becoming invisible… Read more »

Hiring People Who Will Be Working Remotely

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As the pandemic continues to spread, more companies are hiring people for remote jobs. It is an arrangement born out of necessity, but one that, it turns out, has been beneficial for workers and companies. For example, workers like the arrangement so much that two-thirds of those surveyed said they would like to continue working… Read more »