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COVID’s master multi-taskers: How to keep parents for the long-haul

Why aren’t you working right now? 5 million Americans say there’s one big reason: They’re caring for children who aren’t in school or daycare. Frequent COVID-19 outbreaks are creating unexpected school closures and quarantines – and 80% of daycare centers report that they’re struggling to find enough child-care workers. And the resulting juggling act for […] Read Article “COVID’s master multi-taskers: How to keep parents for the long-haul”

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Employers are missing out on great veteran hires. Here’s how to fix it.

Camaraderie. Resilience. Discipline. Critical thinking. Veterans come with a wealth of sought-after transferable skills. Masters of navigating uncertainty, veterans often perform at higher levels and have lower turnover rates than their civilian counterparts. Many spend years managing large numbers of people and expensive equipment. And their sense of responsibility means they are often the first […] Read Article “Employers are missing out on great veteran hires. Here’s how to fix it.”

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Selling your soft skills

Hard skills on your resume might be what get you noticed. But it’s your ‘soft skills’ that will make you a stand-out candidate at the interview (and move you up the ladder when you’re in a job). Below, find out why soft skills are so critical these days and how to show your human side […] Read Article “Selling your soft skills”

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The unexpected opportunities in hybrid, flexible work environments

The COVID-19 pandemic upended work as we know it, and the hybrid model is here to stay – whether employers want it or not. However, it’s an opportunity to reimagine how we think about work. So, as you and your team continue a sporadic return to the office, what ways of working will ensure everyone […] Read Article “The unexpected opportunities in hybrid, flexible work environments”

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Understanding the 5 factors affecting employee absenteeism

From missed deadlines to rescheduled meetings to overwhelmed employees, unplanned absences can drag down workplace productivity by as much as a third. The effects of workers regularly missing work include low morale, frustrated clients, and a unsteady bottom line. So, what’s behind the rise in employee absenteeism, and why’s it happening now? We look at […] Read Article “Understanding the 5 factors affecting employee absenteeism”

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Surviving holiday hiring during the supply chain crunch

Pent-up consumer spending is roaring back after 18 months of disruption. But the supply chains that crisscross the world are woefully tangled, threatening shortages in everything from Thanksgiving turkeys to semiconductors to toilet paper. Below, we unpack the supply chain crisis and offer our advice on getting your business – and your people – through […] Read Article “Surviving holiday hiring during the supply chain crunch”

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What’s ‘ghosting coasting,’ and why is it spooking America’s employers?

We’ve heard a lot about the labor crunch in recent months. But there’s another trend developing among America’s workforce. It’s called ghosting coasting, and it’s happening right now. Find out what it is, why people are doing it, and how employers can buck the trend. What’s ghosting coasting? There are over a million more positions […] Read Article “What’s ‘ghosting coasting,’ and why is it spooking America’s employers?”

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Questions to ask before you make that big career change

It can be hard to course-correct once you’re on a particular career path, but the pandemic is triggering millions of Americans to do just that. Nearly 2 in 5 knowledge workers globally are changing or considering new careers. So, what about you? Itching to get out from behind your desk? Or maybe you’re ready to […] Read Article “Questions to ask before you make that big career change”

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Rethinking (and restarting) dress codes for your returning workforce

Good-bye pajama pants – hello necktie? Even before the pandemic, cultural transformations were pushing many American businesses away from formal attire. From Goldman Sachs to JP Morgan, even the most traditional stalwarts were relaxing dress codes in the hope of encouraging innovation, creativity, and individual autonomy. As workers return to the office after 18 months […] Read Article “Rethinking (and restarting) dress codes for your returning workforce”

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Why consider second-chance hiring? Champion new potential and talent

Getting formerly incarcerated individuals back into the workforce is one of the few issues with bipartisan support in our country. Pathways to meaningful work give returning citizens a chance to rebuild their lives, provide for their families, and break the cycle of recidivism. Yet, longstanding stigma means these job seekers face many hurdles to finding […] Read Article “Why consider second-chance hiring? Champion new potential and talent”