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How Do You Verify an Employee I-9 When Hiring Remote?

By Andrew Greenberg | Jan 20, 2022 |
Verify Employee I-9

The United States form I-9 is an essential document for anyone seeking employment. It’s the “Employment Eligibility Verification” form, and it verifies that the individual being hired is who they claim to be and is eligible to work in the United States. It’s required for both citizens and non-citizens of the United States and needs…

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5 LinkedIn Recruitment Strategy Tips to Stand Out

By Andrew Greenberg | Jan 17, 2022 |
LinkedIn Strategy Tips

LinkedIn has quietly become one of the most significant social networks globally. When Microsoft acquired it in 2016, few people thought it would amount to much. More likely, it would go the way of Google+ and slowly die off. Or, it would go the way of Skype and be supplanted by a Microsoft-based offering. Instead,…

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Remote vs Telecommute vs Hybrid Work: What’s The Difference?

By Andrew Greenberg | Jan 12, 2022 |
Remote Telecommute Hybrid Work

Two forces have pushed the business world in a new direction over the last several years. The first is the increasing viability and prevalence of communications technology. Better, faster, more effective technology has enabled more options for remote work. The second is the pandemic. Concerns over life, health, and safety have led many businesses to…

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10 Best Practices to Help You Hire a DevOps Engineer

By Andrew Greenberg | Jan 9, 2022 |

DevOps, short for Development and Operations, is one of the fastest-growing tech and engineering fields out there today. Professionals with DevOps training are in high demand, making it extremely important to hire the right people and keep them loyal. If you want to attract talented DevOps engineers, vet them properly, and hire the best candidates,…

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How to Help Your Employees Acclimate to a New Location

By Andrew Greenberg | Jan 6, 2022 |
Help Employees Acclimate

Millions of people change jobs every year. Many more keep their jobs but move to new locations, either because they’re transferred (or move on their own) or because the entire office moves. There are many reasons why an employee may need to adjust to a new location. A huge part of retention, both for new…

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A List of Questions You Should Ask When Contacting References

By Andrew Greenberg | Jan 3, 2022 |
Contacting Candidate Reference

Many people are used to adding references to their resumes, and those references are never contacted. Entry-level jobs are notorious for this, which is why so often references are either simply friends and family or left out entirely and “available upon request.” This leaves many people unprepared to list actual professional references or to be…

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How to Find and Hire Talented Front-End Developers

By Andrew Greenberg | Dec 29, 2021 |
Hire Front End Developers

Developers are some of the most in-demand people in the workforce today. So much of the world runs on computers, from phone apps to web services to critical infrastructure. Developers are the ones who make those systems. Among the different kinds of developers, front-end developers are responsible for making the parts that everyday people use,…

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The Right Way to Respond to an Employee Resignation Letter

By Andrew Greenberg | Dec 25, 2021 |
Employee Resignation Letter Response

An employee leaving is rarely a cause for celebration. The days of 50-year careers and retirement celebrations are over, and these events are a rarity. Today, when employees leave, they’re likely doing so because they have another, better job lined up. This kind of turnover can be both annoying and costly. Not only are you…

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The Ultimate Guide to a Scalable Hiring Process for SaaS

By Andrew Greenberg | Dec 23, 2021 |
Scalable Hiring Process SaaS

Software as a Service (SaaS) businesses have a unique advantage in the modern employment world. Their product is entirely digital and online, giving the company unprecedented amounts of mobility and flexibility in all aspects of business. This flexibility includes hiring, including the opportunity to hire and work with fully remote employees during a time when…

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[Guide] 25 Diversity and Inclusion Statistics You Should Know

By Andrew Greenberg | Dec 20, 2021 |
Diversity Inclusion Statistics

It’s one thing for us to tell you that diversity (in people and thought) in the workplace is essential to a modern business. No matter how much you trust us, though, it’s necessary to back up claims with facts. Here are 25 statistics worth knowing about diversity and inclusion in the workplace with that in…

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