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Why Choose Managed Services for Creative and Digital Hiring Needs

Time to read: 5 minutes

Is managed services staffing the right move for your hiring needs? Summary:
– Understanding what Managed Services is and how this type of staffing fits into a company’s hiring plans.
– What are the benefits of managed services and why should companies choose this avenue over traditional outsourcing?
– Managed services are very suitable for marketing and creative technology departments.

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The Best TED Talks for Inspiration and Overall Well-Being

Time to read: 2 minutes

Summary of the Best TED Talks:
– An all-up, digestible list of some of the best TED Talks gathered by the Profiles team as an employee engagement initiative.
– TED Talk Topics include finding your potential, work-life balance, asking “what do I want,” better sleep, and much more!
– Sharing in hopes of brining light and inspiration during these times of uncertainty and beyond.

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Championing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Time to read: 3 minutes

Inclusion in the Workplace Summary
– Inclusion in the workplace is the follow-through of diversity efforts. It is one thing to hire diverse, but it is another to act on it.
– Simply put, creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is good for business.
– How to be a truly inclusive workplace and what needs to take place for a company to be successful.

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Tried and True Creative Resume Tips to Get Hired

Time to read: 5 minute read

Creative Resume Tips Summary:
– A resume as a creative professional is another way to showcase your eye for design, even though it is highly recommended to create in Microsoft Word.
– If your resume is poorly formatted or missing key elements, employers may skip over you, or worse, you will be overlooked by the ATS.
– There are many simple creative resume tips to follow to ensure you feel confident applying to jobs and walking into interviews.

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5 Reasons You Should Listen to Music While Working

Time to read: 4 minute read

The Benefits of Music for Productivity Summary:
– You would be hard-pressed to find someone who does not like some type of music.
– Music has many powers, and here, we discuss the power of music for productivity.
– Studies have shown the efficacy of music for factors that contribute to productivity, such as motivation, memory, and more!

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Why Company Culture is Vital in Remote Onboarding

Time to read: 4 minute read

Company Culture’s Role in Remote Onboarding Summary:
– Company culture is important in any new hire onboarding situation, but even more important when remote onboarding.
– The ways of company culture have shifted and evolved as the workforce shift to a fully remote workforce.
– Steps every business with a strong company culture should take to warmly welcome the new hire.

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Workplace Mental Health is the Key to Employee Engagement

Time to read: 3 minutes

Workplace Mental Health Summary:
– Mental health is the ability to cope and thrive as a productive member of society through the normal stresses of life.
– Workplace mental health is very seldom discussed but a key factor in employee engagement and success of the company.
– Addressing and taking care of our own mental health through acts of self-care (list included).

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Guide To Reopen Offices Checklist

Time to Read: 3 minutes

– Eight critical points to include in your reopening plan.
– Leadership, HR, Legal, Operations, Communications to determine an actionable plan.
– How to communicate the plan to your internal employees, customers, and vendors.

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What’s Next for Back to Normal? Work After COVID-19

Time to read: 4 minutes

Back to Normal and the Workforce Summary:
– The discussion around taking work back into the office is happening. However, the way we use to work will look significantly different from the ever-so-trendy open workspace changing to a more closed off setup.
– Networking and business travel will resume, eventually, but will be closely assessed and monitored.
– Companies are still trying to generate leads and continue with business as usual while also working to be a compassionate partner and resource to their customers.

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Creating a Strong and Sustainable Workforce

Time to read: 5 minutes

A Strong and Sustainable Workforce Summary:
– Sustainability is important for the environment as well as businesses and sets society up for success in the future.
– Profiles seamlessly moved its business remotely through prior sustainability efforts.
– How can you create a sustainable workforce to withstand future roadblocks?

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Remembering David Hill

It is with a heavy heart to report the passing of one of our consultants out in the field. David Hill passed away on March 26th, 2020. David was a light to all those he crossed paths with.

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