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  • This Is Why You Can’t Hold On to Your Top Tech Talent
    on February 19, 2020 at 7:04 pm

    Many think hiring the right employee is the hardest part of tech recruiting. In reality, that’s only the first hurdle. If you want your new tech employee to stick around for the long haul, you’ll also need to provide plenty of support, motivation, and development. Retention is a challenge for companies in all industries, but when it comes to tech talent, keeping turnover down can be uniquely difficult. Tech has

  • Revolutionizing the Industry: 3 New HR and Workplace Practices to Watch
    on February 18, 2020 at 6:02 pm

    Client-facing innovation is an important focus for companies of all types, but comparatively little time and energy are directed toward approaching internal activities with the same eye for improvement. However, in this robust job market, it’s more important than ever to take a hard look at your company’s internal HR and workplace practices. Any organization that falls behind will find it harder and harder to attract and maintain top-notch employees. If your workplace isn’t on the cutting edge of the latest …

  • Transferable Skills: What They Are, How to Market Them, and Why Recruiters Should Care
    on February 14, 2020 at 8:39 pm

    You’ve spent a considerable amount of time in the same industry, and now you’d like to make a change. You want to move into another field — but you’re not sure if any employer in this new industry would see you as qualified and relevant. It’s a genuine concern, but the good news is a career change can be made. The key is identifying and marketing your transferable skills. A Note for Recruiters: Transferable Skills Are More Valuable Than You Might …

  • The Upside of Ethics: An Ethical Workplace Is a Creative One
    on February 14, 2020 at 7:36 pm

    Discussions about ethics at work tend to focus on the negative. Notoriously unscrupulous companies like Enron and Theranos often come up. Researchers survey rates of bribery, sexual harassment, theft, and other misconduct. Rarely do we discuss how ethics can inspire beautiful, transformative behavior. I’d like to change that. Creating an “ethical workplace” isn’t just about minimizing …

  • Beware of Your Bias: 4 Key Steps to Attracting a Diverse Workforce
    on February 13, 2020 at 9:29 pm

    In today’s globalized world, businesses face diverse obstacles and challenges. To overcome those hurdles, companies need equally diverse workforces of problem-solvers. However, building diversity in an organization can itself be a challenge if recruiters fail to follow certain essential steps in the hiring process. With the help of the following fundamentals, companies can mitigate unconscious biases in their recruiting efforts, a critical first step in any attempt to create a more

  • Should Employers Still Be Testing for Marijuana Use?
    on February 13, 2020 at 8:20 pm

    For many organizations, drug screening is a critical component of hiring and talent management. Drug screening can happen in a variety of situations: before hire, on a random basis, after a workplace accident, or when there is suspicion of abuse. Until recently, drug screening seemed a clear-cut process: Testing positive for illegal substances, including marijuana, was typically grounds for adverse or corrective action. However, as more states legalize marijuana for medicinal and recreational use, there are significant implications for the workplace, …

  • First Impressions Are a Matter of Style: 5 Tips on Controlling the Conversation and Getting the Job You Deserve 
    on February 13, 2020 at 7:18 pm

    Within the opening moments of a job interview, your first impression is made. Controlling that impression is often a matter of personal style. Let’s talk about that one question we ask ourselves everyday: What am I going to wear? This question is never more important than it is on the day of a job interview. Yes, yes — your personality and skills matter, too. However, if we’re talking about …

  • How I Wake Up Every Morning Excited to Go to Work
    on February 12, 2020 at 9:58 pm

    Article by Malte Kramer In the past year, my real estate tech startup, Luxury Presence, has grown from nine employees to a staff of 38 and more than 800 clients, including some of the biggest agents and brokerages in the industry. To tell you the truth, it has not been an easy experience. The responsibility of managing a large team and sustaining hypergrowth while delivering results for every client can be a pretty intense and demanding experience. But I’ve also learned …

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