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11 02, 2021

Diversity Hiring: Strategies to Implement

2021-02-23T13:20:54-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General News, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Diversity hiring is a practice being implemented and embraced by more and more companies. Diverse workplaces have an array of advantages including higher employee engagement, increased profitability, and higher levels of employee retainment. Workplaces saying that they value diversity is no longer enough, as actions speak louder than words.   By definition, diversity hiring is hiring based on merit with special care taken to ensure procedures are free from biases related to a candidate’s age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other personal characteristics that are unrelated to their job performance.    However, so many other things fall under the umbrella of [...]

9 03, 2020

Why You Should Drop “Culture Fit” In 2020, and Focus on “Culture Add” Instead

2020-03-09T15:52:31-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve all heard the term, “culture fit”, or “ensuring congruence between the candidate and the values and norms of the business”. Which sounds like a standard factor to focus on when pairing a candidate with a company. But what if we said that instead of finding a similar “fit”, you should focus on “adding” to the current company culture? Here’s why you should focus on “culture add” instead of “culture fit” for 2020. […]

30 08, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Prevent Ageism in the Workplace

2019-08-30T11:21:04-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Before we discuss how to recognize and address ageism in the workplace, let’s go over a few terms. Ageism is a “prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person’s age.” And the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was put into place to protect those who are 40 years of age and older, from discrimination in the hiring process or workplace. And unfortunately, there have been claims dealing with age discrimination. So, we are cover how to acknowledge it, and how to prevent it from happening in this week’s link roundup, below. […]

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