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Mitigating Hiring Bias: Techniques for Fair and Inclusive Recruitment

Cultivating a diverse and inclusive workforce isn’t just a moral imperative; it’s also a strategic advantage. Studies consistently show that diverse teams outperform homogeneous ones, bringing a broader range of perspectives and ideas to the table. However, achieving diversity in hiring requires more than good intentions. It demands a proactive approach to mitigating hiring bias…

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5 Tips for Crafting an Effective Employee Handbook

Why Having an Updated Employee Handbook is Crucial to Your Company Often overlooked or hastily assembled, the employee handbook is the cornerstone of organizational culture, compliance, and employee relations. As a Human Resources Consultant with extensive experience in guiding and assisting companies through the process of creating effective employee handbooks. Before diving into the tips,…

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10 Tips for Hosting Successful Interviews

Successful Interviews for Candidates and Hiring Teams As corporate HR professionals and hiring managers, you understand that hosting successful interviews is a crucial part of building high-performing teams. The interview process not only serves as an opportunity to assess candidates’ qualifications but also provides a chance to showcase your company culture and values. Additionally, a…

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The Golden Rule of Candidate Communication

More Than Just the Candidate Experience In the fast-paced world of recruitment, where first impressions matter and reputations are at stake, it’s crucial to uphold a standard of respectful candidate communication. Whether they’re on your team’s shortlist or not, every candidate deserves to know their status in the hiring process. This principle holds true especially…

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How to Manage Out Poor Performers Legally

Poor Performers: A Guide for HR and Corporate Leaders In the dynamic landscape of today’s corporate world, the performance of every team member is crucial for organizational success. In a previous post, we discussed how to reward and engage your top performers. If only most employees could be top performers! But, despite best hiring practices,…

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The New California Cannabis Use Employment Law

Understanding California AB 2188 – Cannabis Use The enactment of Assembly Bill No. 2188 in California marks a significant shift in employment law, particularly in how employers address cannabis use among employees. As HR leaders, staying abreast of these changes is crucial to ensuring compliance, fostering an inclusive workplace, and maintaining a positive employee-employer relationship.…

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10 Evolving HR Trends Businesses Should Watch

The landscape of Human Resources (HR) is rapidly changing. With technological advancements, societal shifts, and a global pandemic reshaping the workplace, HR departments worldwide are rethinking their strategies. Here’s a rundown of ten HR trends to keep an eye on: Transparency in Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Perhaps one of the most widespread and important HR…

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Uncovering Hidden Gems with Confidential Hiring

In the bustling realm of talent acquisition, confidentiality stands as a cornerstone for many businesses, more so for small to mid-sized enterprises. Confidential hiring isn’t just a buzzword but a critical practice that can make or break the future trajectory of an organization. At The PJF Group, we understand the unique challenges that come with…

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Embracing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)in Corporate America

Corporate America – the tech industry, in particular – has witnessed significant growth and change over the past decade. However, there is still work to be done in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). A 2022 survey by Builtin found that a large portion of tech companies has a predominantly white workforce, and many women…

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