Category: Employment News

Hiring at an All-remote Company

Ryan Malone, CEO of SmartBug Media, was told that an all-remote workforce might work for a few employees, but not if he hit 10. Later, as his company grew, he was told it might not work if he had 20.

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Remote work and GDPR: 7 steps towards compliance

5th Aug 2019 R It’s no secret that remote or flexible working arrangements have become one of the most important factors when choosing a job. Offering… By Menna Shalaby Source: HR Zone | Apply: Remote work and GDPR: 7 steps

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Trust & Attention: The Keys to Building Communities, with Hung Lee of Recruiting Brainfood

In a time when recruiters desperately compete for talented candidates’ attention, building communities could be a way to stay ahead.  The job advertising market has ballooned into a multi-billion dollar industry, which has, perhaps unsurprisingly, drawn the attention of tech

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Five things employers should do for mental health

5th Aug 2019 F In an era where people are finding it increasingly tough to switch off and unwind, such a change in pace for society can have a detrimental… By ArwenMakin_ESPLaw Senior solicitor Source: HR Zone | Five things

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The latest IR35 update for HR teams

5th Aug 2019 T The HR world has been anticipating what the IR35 draft legislation will look like since the Chancellor announced that the government would… By Nick Bowles Head of Stakeholder Engagement Source: HR Zone | The latest IR35

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5 Ways to Keep Your Recruiting Business Thriving in a Tight Talent Market

Growing a recruiting business is extraordinarily difficult in the best of circumstances. This historically tight talent market makes it even more difficult. The traditional methods you have relied on for years may not cut it in this environment. To keep your recruiting

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While Companies Make Strides Toward Diverse Workplaces, Political Diversity Is Lacking in Tech

Despite increased pressure to create more inclusive workplaces, many companies still struggle with diversity. Preexisting lack of diversity in hiring teams, limited recruiting strategies that fail to reach broad candidate pools, unconscious biases, and a misguided focus on quotas rather than

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For Better Onboarding That Boosts Retention, Copy the Marine Corps Model

A failure to retain employees causes tremendous expense for a company. Replacing a single worker can cost 6-9 months' worth of their salary when you factor in advertising, interviewing, and training. Moreover, new employees tend to be less productive and make more errors

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Research Reveals the 5 Things Successful Business Leaders Have in Common

At the helm of nearly every thriving business you will find an effective leader. They're responsible for steering the ship to prosperous new lands, for rallying the crew to work toward common goals, and for tackling challenges head-on in order

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Get Buy-In From the Boardroom: 6 Ways to Calculate the ROI of an ATS

When looking for the applicant tracking system (ATS) of your dreams, it's easy to imagine it will make all your hiring headaches disappear. You know it will save you a ton of time and money — but can you prove

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