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The Benefits of Hiring Deaf or Hard of Hearing Individuals

By Andrew Greenberg | Sep 5, 2020 |

Diversity is important in any workplace. Diversity also means more than just making sure different genders and races are represented. You can, and should, hire people with disabilities as well. Yes, you will probably have to implement extra accommodations to make sure such employees can thrive in your workplace. Yes, you may have to combat…

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A Guide to Holding a Successful Virtual Job Fair for Employers

By Andrew Greenberg | Aug 29, 2020 |
Job Fair

You’ve probably heard of major companies like Amazon, IBM, and Disney hosting virtual job fairs, but did you know most companies aren’t using some exclusive software that only works for major multinational corporations? Most business owners that are willing to hire people outside of their immediate area can take advantage of a virtual job fair.…

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List of Job Description Ideas, Templates, and Samples [Free]

By Andrew Greenberg | Aug 22, 2020 |
Templates of Job Descriptions

Sooner or later, every company needs to hire. People leave and need to be replaced, business grows and you need to expand, requirements change and you need new skills and experience. Hiring is a science, but it’s also an art. There’s no one formula you can use to plug in your data and receive viable…

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The Complete List of Human Resources Job Titles and Descriptions

By Andrew Greenberg | Aug 14, 2020 |
HR Job Listing

Your job title is important. It’s important as an indicator of where you stand on your career path within your company. It’s important when communicating with others outside of your organization. It’s important if you leave your company, so the hiring managers at other companies know what role you held. There are, though, quite a…

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The Top 100 Tools for HR and Talent Acquisition

By Andrew Greenberg | Aug 7, 2020 |
HR List

Sometimes it seems as though there are as many different HR tools and apps as there are businesses out there. There are so many that it’s difficult to contain them all in a single list, but we’ll try. No matter what size business you run, what the needs of your HR team are, or what…

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The Pros and Cons of a Salary Range in Your Job Description

By Andrew Greenberg | Aug 1, 2020 |
Salary Range

You can spend all the time you like writing a fancy job description, but when it comes to effectively attracting candidates, you need some hard data. Some of this data will make or break whether or not a given candidate wants to apply to a job. Is the position in a location they’re willing to…

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The Benefits and Pitfalls of Hiring Through Employee Referral Programs

By Andrew Greenberg | Jul 25, 2020 |
Referral Program Illustration

No one in your entire company knows the ins and outs of a given role better than the people who currently hold it. It’s no surprise, then, that when it comes time to recruit someone to fill a gap, expand coverage, or grow the business, turning to the people currently working for you can be…

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The 35 Best Job Boards for Employers to Find Candidates

By Andrew Greenberg | Jul 18, 2020 |
Job Board Illustration

One of the greatest challenges as an employer is searching for and hiring new talent. Even simply finding people who are interested in a job with your company can be tricky, which is why a wide variety of job boards have sprung up over the years. These boards exist to allow employers to post jobs…

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A Guide to Recruiting and Hiring During Social Distancing

By Andrew Greenberg | Jul 10, 2020 |
Social Distancing

A global pandemic shuts down a lot of different aspects of daily life, but sooner or later, the show must go on. While debates rage over when to reopen what, some parts of life, business, and management can continue with proper precautions in place. Among those challenges a business faces are recruiting and hiring new…

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List of 50+ Remote Team-Building Exercises and Activities

By Andrew Greenberg | Jul 2, 2020 |
Team Building

One of the biggest drawbacks of a remote workforce is the lack of team unity. Physical separation leads to mental separation, but the effects can be mitigated with the use of regular team-building exercises. In fact, Jeanne Wilson, professor of organizational behavior, has researched the subject. Her conclusion: “…Communication and shared identity within a team…

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