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An Interviewer’s Guide to Virtual Interviewing

Time to read: 3 minutes

Virtual Interviewing Summary:
– Companies are hiring, therefore, just as work went remote, so did the interview process.
– Video interviewing is the next best thing to in-person interviews.
– Virtual interview tips mimic those for an in-person interview, but there are a few differences to take into consideration.

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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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LinkedIn Job Search Tips to Gain Hiring Manager and Recruiter Attention

Time to read: 6 minutes

LinkedIn Job Search Tips Summary:
– LinkedIn is the top professional social networking platform with 610 million members.
– There is more to LinkedIn for job seekers than crafting posts and applying to jobs.
– Balanced persistence is key in today’s job search. Additional tried and true job search tips to apply.

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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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Remote Staff Engagement via Virtual Team Building

Time to Read: 5 minutes

Virtual Team Building Summary:
– Before COVID-19, remote work is touted as a preferred method of work with employees citing better productivity, loyalty, and more likely to refer potential employees. However, with staff not in office, how do business leaders keep the workforce engaged on a human level?
– Leadership and company culture is the foundation for building a strong remote staff and must be established and lived by.
– Virtual Happy Hours are the most widely practiced form of virtual team building, however, we touch a couple more ideas that will break up the workweek.

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How Companies Can Strategically Plan for a Possible Second Wave of Coronavirus

Time to read: 6 minutes

Business Planning for Alleged Second Wave of Coronavirus Summary:
– As the US Government starts to entertain the idea of re-opening, public health officials warn and hypothesize the second wave of coronavirus is in store.
– What can we compare and learn from the Flu Outbreak of 1918?
– Should public health predictions be true, now is the time for businesses to re-evaluate initial approaches in response to COVID-19 to be better positioned in the event of a second wave.

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What Hiring Regulations During COVID-19 Look Like

Time to read: 6 minutes

Hiring Regulations During COVID-19 Summary:
– Clarification on hiring regulations through the EEOC.
– Understand what employers can and cannot do when hiring during a pandemic as explained in the Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and Americans with Disabilities Act.
– What steps employers can take to keep their workforces safe and healthy – remote and on-site.

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