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So, You Think Thank You Notes are Just for Candidates?

Do you think that post-interview thank-you notes are just something for candidates to send to hiring managers? In today’s candidate-driven market, candidates are interviewing with multiple organizations and accepting and then declining offers (sometimes letting you know two days before you expected them to start working for you). We’ve taught candidates to prepare substantive thank-you…

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Attract Candidates with a Strong Online Presence

Did you know that 79% of job seekers say they are likely to use social media in their job search? (The Open University, 2019). Before candidates decide to apply to your company, you can be certain they’ll research you online. It’s up to you to make sure they like what they see. 

Your candidates will focus on sites that offer reviews on working for your company. Spend some time reviewing these sites and existing reviews to understand your strengths so you can better sell the job to your ideal candidates, and discover where your company culture has room for improvement.

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Make Communication the Cure for Uncertainty

The last year has created an uncertain environment in most industries. While most workers have become accustomed to this uncertainty, that doesn’t make it any easier to live with.  One of the best ways your leadership team can combat this uncertainty is to emphasize strong communication at all times. This will help you bring clarity to your team,…

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How to Invest in Your Team

Investing in your team is more than just a business expense. From the quality of life at work to the bottom line, there are plenty of reasons to go above and beyond for your team. Whether you’re a small nonprofit or a larger business, investing in your team ensures your employees develop and maintain the…

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Narrow Candidate Fields with Case Studies

When evaluating candidates for open positions, it’s important to not rely solely on resumes and interview questions.   The use of skills tests and case studies allows you to get a firsthand look at how your top candidates approach certain projects and challenges, and where their specific strengths and abilities lie.  •  Pay attention to the effort…

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Invest in Developing Your Team

In a fast-changing environment with constant uncertainty, one of the best investments your business can make is in professional development for your team. This will ensure your employees develop and maintain the skills necessary to keep your business on the cutting edge. Skills that are becoming critical for finance roles include: Tech proficiency: Technology is…