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3 Ways to Make Your Technical Interviews Work in a Virtual Hiring World

Done well, technical interviews follow a consistent process to identify the most qualified candidates for your team and leave candidates with a positive impression of your company. Done poorly, technical interviews can negatively impact candidate experience, produce inconsistent results, and even raise compliance issues for your company. For companies that have well-established processes for conducting...
January 19, 2021

Recruiting Made Easier: How One Free Chrome Extension Can Help

For recruiters, it’s frustrating when someone says hiring is an easy job. While the pandemic brought on a slew of terrible circumstances, such as economic turmoil, layoffs, and budget cuts, recruiting pre-pandemic wasn’t a walk in the park either. With record-low unemployment, 78 percent of employed professionals open to job hopping, and heavy competition from...
January 19, 2021

Ending the ‘Shecession’: 3 Ways Businesses Can Attract and Retain Female Professionals

The “shecession” is trending right now, and for good reason. Record numbers of women exited the US workforce throughout 2020 —
January 19, 2021

These Are the Skills Hiring Managers Need to Look for in 2021

While the past year has uprooted millions of workers and thrown the global economy into disarray, it has also had a catalytic effect on many industries and companies. For example, of all the changes COVID-19 has caused, perhaps the most significant has been a fundamental reconsideration of the way companies find and deploy human capital....
January 16, 2021

How to Deal With a Personality Clash at Work — Without Losing Your Professionalism

All workplaces are prone to occasional disagreements, most of which are due to simple miscommunication. Some, however, are driven by personality clashes between people on the same team. Such clashes have the potential to cause serious disruptions. What can you do if you find yourself on one end of such a clash — or you...
January 16, 2021

The Best Salary Finance Schemes for Employees

“Salary finance schemes” are a way for employees to withdraw their salaries in advance of payday. It is also a way for employers to provide financial assistance and increased financial security to their workforces. Though relatively new in the world of employee benefits, salary finance schemes have become an increasingly important incentive for today’s job...
January 16, 2021

Intention vs. Action in Diversity and Inclusion Recruiting: Can You Spot the Difference?

So here we are, the year 2021, arguably the most anticipated year in modern history.  Apart from the progress we hope to see in efforts to halt the pandemic, this year will also force us to confront another elephant in the room leftover from 2020: Did everybody really mean what they said about diversity, inclusion,...
January 15, 2021

10 Ways to Optimize Your Virtual Hiring Process

Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today’s Question: Many companies have moved to an online environment. What’s the best tip you’d give them on conducting a virtual hiring process? These answers are provided by
January 15, 2021

Resume Tips for Career Changers [With Summary Section Template]

Shifting careers was always a challenge, even before 2020. One of the biggest hurdles career changers face is being able to show hiring managers how their past work experience will help them succeed in the new role. Did you know hiring managers only spend an average of
January 15, 2021

Make Your Remote Workers More Secure With a VPN

As remote work becomes the norm, company security becomes more important than ever. VPNs can protect employees as they work remotely, allowing them to browse the internet free of risk. What Is a VPN? A virtual private network (VPN) allows users to protect their privacy …
January 14, 2021

Having Trouble Hiring Developers? Try These 5 Tips

Hiring great talent is becoming increasingly difficult. Companies are fiercely competing for the best candidates, and everyone is upping their hiring games in different ways, from offering amazing benefits to transforming entire company cultures. Nowhere is this competition more evident than in
January 14, 2021

Neurodiversity: Paving the Way to Universal Design Inclusivity in the Workplace

Though these last months have been fraught with global challenges, we have seen some hopeful developments when it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In particular, business leaders across the US, Canada, Australia, and the UK are providing more work opportunities for the historically marginalized group of neurodivergent individuals — people whose minds operate differently...
January 14, 2021
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