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A Hiring Outlook for 2021

What to Expect of Recruitment During and After the Pandemic 2020 was a challenging year. The global pandemic had undoubtedly transformed everyone’s lives, making it difficult to go back to the pre-pandemic situation. Businesses are no exception as many companies also had to transition into a remote set-up to continue operations despite lockdowns and quarantines.…

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Is it Time for a Home Office Makeover?

Redesign Your Office Space to Maximize Productivity If you have switched to remote work due to the pandemic like many people throughout the world, you may not have realized that you would have to utilize your “temporary” home office for such a long period. Perhaps your home office may require some updates to make it…

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Who Should be on the Interview Team

Selecting Members to Interview Your Candidates Conducting interviews is an essential aspect of the hiring process as it helps you determine the most qualified candidates to take on roles in the company. Hiring the wrong person or people can have significant repercussions on your business, so knowing which candidates to choose is critical. One way…

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Which Agency Model Should You Choose for Your Next Search

Contingency Search vs. Retained Search As you may know, finding qualified and talented employees to join your company is not easy. It can be daunting to look for someone who has the skills necessary for a particular role and fits into your company’s culture. As such, it is common practice for businesses to seek help…

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Office Gift Giving Ideas

Corporate Gifts to Give Employees and Bosses Gift-giving has long been a tradition of the holiday season, symbolizing a time of showing gratitude, appreciation, and care. While this is commonly associated with family and friends, the tradition also extends to the workplace, where you give gifts to your fellow workers and your bosses. That said,…

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COVID-19 and Privacy for Employees

Privacy Laws for Employers to Take Note of to Keep Employees Safe in the Time of COVID-19 The COVID pandemic has caused people from all over the world to become increasingly conscious and cautious about their health. With a larger emphasis placed on hygiene and the need for social distancing measures, it is clear that…

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Three Reasons to Hire a Fractional Executive

A fractional executive is a hiring trend that allows SMBs to get VP or C-level expertise for a “fraction” of the cost. Fractional executives usually offer long term engagement working on a retained basis for an agreed-upon amount of time per month. The fractional executive may work for several companies at one time or may…

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Hiring Trends for SMBs: the Fractional CFO

What is a Fractional CFO? All growing businesses need a sound strategic financial leader – the Chief Financial Officer, often called the CEO’s righthand executive. However many small and mid-sized businesses do not have the budget yet to pay for an experienced, educated CFO. Enter the fractional CFO. A fractional CFO is precisely what the…

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Six Behavioral Questions to Ask Your Next Candidate

A Good Place to Start Your Behavioral Interview Behavioral interviews are quickly becoming the top interviewing technique used by employers today. They are deemed to be highly beneficial and strategic as they help you learn about a candidate’s past performance, which you can use to glean ideas about their future behavior. As competition in the…

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