Decoding The Mystery of Passive Candidates

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Your company probably vets through the most eligible job seekers when filling a workplace vacancy. You might post a JD that targets fresh graduates, gig workers, or the recently laid-off seeking to begin a new chapter in their careers. But the common theme is that you’re looking for people who are actively in search of… Read more »

How to Fix Gender Inequality in the Workplace

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Gender inequality and workplace harassment are big problems worldwide. Some organizations are trying to fix it, but we all need to work together to stop it completely. Victims of gender inequality and harassment suffer poor physical and mental health. Women are more likely to suffer from gender discrimination as compared to men. A survey found… Read more »

Why Your Company Should Care About The UN SDG

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We see diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in almost every modern workplace setting. DEI creates a good environment where teammates from diverse backgrounds work together well. Thus, the organization gains from having diverse perspectives. The results speak for themselves. Gartner projected that 75% of companies with diverse and inclusive decision-makers exceeded their financial targets. Much… Read more »

10 Recruitment Buzzwords and their Meanings

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The way companies hire is always changing. You might have heard of trends like quiet quitting, quiet hiring, boomerang employees, and shift shock. These trends show how people think about jobs. So, the job market is always evolving. And people’s ideas about work are shifting. In addition, you might have also heard some fancy recruitment… Read more »

How to Build a Disability-Inclusive Workplace

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Having a disability-inclusive workplace means hiring people with physical, mental, or developmental disabilities. It gives people with disabilities a chance to work, get paid fairly, and also grow in their careers, just like everyone else. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it is estimated that 1.3 billion people worldwide have a major disability.   But,… Read more »

4 Ways Flexible Scheduling Attracts Top Talent 

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Are you still dangling the carrot of yesterday’s perks? Then stop. Your competitors are capitalizing on the magnetic pull of flexibility. The contemporary “workplace” is no longer confined by four walls. And it’s no longer defined by a time clock. Today’s employees are seeking more than just monetary compensation. They’re after a holistic employment experience…. Read more »

7 Tips to Create a LGBTQ Friendly Workplace

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LGBTQ+ discrimination in the workplace is the biased treatment LGBTQ+ employees experience due to their gender identity or orientation. It may have been developed due to deeply ingrained social and cultural norms that historically favored heterosexuals. Those who don’t conform to these gender stereotypes are vilified.  LGBTQ+ employees mistreated in the workplace may have their… Read more »

What is an Inclusion Writer? (and How to Become One)

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Have you ever heard of an inclusion writer? If you create written content of any kind, you may want to consider whether the words and language you choose to use is inclusive of all people.  When you intentionally assess how you write, the words you choose to use, whether any of your language includes any… Read more »

How to Scale Your Remote Workforce Payroll for Growth and Success

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Growth — the often elusive goal every business strives to achieve that comes with many practical, everyday challenges, especially from your HR and financial perspective.  Even though the world is now officially the employee’s market, you, as the employer, have the chance to create the kind of remote environment that fosters retention and transparency. With… Read more »

Contract Management: How to Take Care of Your Active Contracts

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Keeping track of active contracts helps business owners ensure compliance, while optimizing customer relationships. If you’re a solopreneur, you may find contract management overwhelming. As your business grows, the task can become extensive. No matter what phase of growth your company is in, knowing how to manage contracts helps you stay organized and prepared for… Read more »

Quiet Quitting vs Loud Quitting

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Everyone loves a buzz phrase until you’re an HR pro facing 2 phrases about employee dissatisfaction. The term Quiet Quitting went viral on the social media platform TikTok, last year (2022), coined by influencer Brian Creely. A year later, Loud Quitting became the newest talked-about workplace trend. On the surface, the terms seem to describe… Read more »

7+ Must-Read DEI Books for HR Pros 

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If you read blogs about diversity, you can get fast tips for including everyone at work. But if you want to really understand diversity, equity, and inclusion, reading DEI books is better. They can give managers and HR leaders like you a complete understanding of DEI and how to use it in workplaces. For managers… Read more »

What is intersectionality in the workplace?

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What is intersectionality in the workplace? “Intersectionality” was coined by civil rights activist and professor Kimberle Crenshaw as:  The interconnected nature of social categorizations, such as race, class, and gender as they apply to a given individual or group, is regarded as creating overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage. In other words, it’s… Read more »

Are You Guilty of These 7 Common Hiring Mistakes?

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Hiring and recruitment are necessary for keeping a company going. It’s inevitable to introduce new faces to your organization down the road as teams mature and pass on the baton. But here’s the rub – modern companies face high turnover rates and poor employee retention. People leave their companies at a staggering rate before the… Read more »

The Ultimate List of 60+ Job Description Benefits

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Employee benefits are a crucial part of a job description and can significantly influence a candidate’s decision to apply.  A Glassdoor study pointed out that 63% of job seekers and employees pay attention to employee benefits in job ads. Aflac also revealed that 83% of companies believe their benefits package positively impacts productivity. In comparison,… Read more »