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6 Ways To Support Inclusion in the Workplace

10/27/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Learn how to ensure that your workplace is inclusive with steps like educating your leadership, eliminating bias in hiring, and providing safe feedback channels.

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9 Most Common Interview Questions (Plus 4 Curveballs)

10/12/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

An expert recruiter highlights nine interview questions that withstand the test of time and four creative follow-up questions. These Q’s highlight the best candidates during the job interview.

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It's Time To End Discrimination in the Workplace: Here's How

10/7/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Learn what acts of discrimination in the workplace are, the ways they can affect work and your employees, and how you as a leader can stop them.

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9 Practice Interview Questions and Answers To Know

9/24/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Many interviewers ask these nine practice interview questions. Study up with our practical guidelines for answering them. We share sample answers so you can prep your best responses.

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Managing Diversity for Greater Innovation and Profit

9/18/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Get some expert tips for managing diversity on your team, including examining unconscious bias, adjusting your job descriptions, offering diversity training, and going beyond affirmative action.

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These 5 Soft Skills in the Workplace Make for Better Hires

9/15/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Learn how to assess for soft skills in the workplace to make your interviews more effective. This guide to hiring for soft skills will make your teams more cohesive and productive overtime.

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement Do’s and Don'ts 

9/11/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

When well-written, the Equal Opportunity Employer statement has the potential to attract diverse job applicants that create better teams. Learn how to craft a stellar one and what to avoid here.

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A Simple Guide to Strengths-Based Recruitment

9/8/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Strengths-based recruitment can help you make the tough decision between multiple top candidates. Learn how to ask strengths-focused interview questions that will guide your hiring.

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Need Tech Talent? Hire a Technical Recruiter

9/4/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Technical recruiters are the key to getting qualified candidates in the door for your technical positions. Learn what they do, how much to pay them, where to find them, and how to attract them.

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Why Engineering Hiring Should Be Culture-First

9/2/2020
By 
Anna Wang

Take your engineering hiring process from average to amazing with tips from a hiring manager who created innovative systems to find high-performing engineers while maintaining team culture.

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Gender Inequality in the Workplace: How Hiring Managers Can Close the Pay Gap

9/1/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

By seeing how far we've come in closing gender gaps, it can continue to motivate more progress. But when it comes to gender inequality in the workplace, there is still a long way to go.

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How to Improve Your Technical Hiring Methods to Attract Top Talent

8/31/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Technical hiring is challenging for those who aren't fluent in tech-speak. Here are the seven most common hiring roadblocks and how to fix them so you have a smoother technical hiring process.

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The True Cost of Employee Turnover and 6 Ways to Remedy It

8/21/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Learn the cost of employee turnover at your company. Know the hidden costs of losing employees and proven ways to increase retention so you can keep your people happy.

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7 Tips on How to Reduce Bias Hiring

8/13/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Bias hiring decisions often go undetected. The first step on how to reduce bias hiring is to examine the different types of bias so you can address them in your hiring process.

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Pro Tips on How to Stand Out and Land an Interview

8/6/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

For most job seekers, it's hard to know how to stand out and land an interview in a competitive job market. Read through our tips to help you out.

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The Impact of ELTV on the Cost of Hiring an Employee

7/31/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Do you know the four main factors that affect the cost of hiring an employee? We'll share the most strategic ways you can maximize ROI when it comes to finding your next hire.

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9 Top Tips for How to List References the Right Way

6/29/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Get answers to common questions regarding how to list references. We'll provide you with formatting tips and offer a few ideas of who can potentially make the best references.

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What Is the Caliper Test and Does It Help With Hiring?

6/17/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

In this article, you'll learn more about the Caliper test questions, what the answers aim to reveal, and some expectations vs. reality when it comes to using personality tests for hiring.

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Keep Your Top Talent With These Onboarding Best Practices 

6/8/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

New team member starting soon? Get actionable onboarding best practices from an expert. Onboarding is an opportunity you don't want to waste — prep for your new hire's arrival with these tips.

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11 Types of Pre-Employment Screening: Which Ones to Use

6/8/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Here's everything you need to know about what pre-employment screening is, key details on the types of testing, and which types of screening to use for your unique hiring situation.

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Job Searching during COVID: Behind the Scenes with Candidates & Recruiters

5/19/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Allison Silber (Product Manager, Zeus), Carly Donovan (Recruiting Manager, Airtable), and Hope Weatherford (Head of Talent, InVision) share advice for jobseekers. Here’s our recording + recap!

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Optimize Your Job Search With These Helpful Hints

5/6/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Hunting for a job? Here are some insightful ways to prepare, research, target, and follow through on opportunities so the job search feels less like an uphill battle and more like surfing a wave.

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5 Ways Workplace Diversity Is a Competitive Advantage, and Concrete Ways to Obtain It

4/28/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Learn the benefits of workplace diversity, the types of diversity you need, as well as common challenges (and solutions) when attempting to build a more diverse talent pool.

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How to Ask Someone to Be a Reference: 5 Best Practices

4/24/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Cut the confusion surrounding gathering references on your job application. HR experts share how to ask someone to be a reference without making it awkward, plus who to ask.

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Intake Meetings: The Ticket to Top Talent Is Under Your Nose

4/14/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Let a hiring expert take you through the structure of a successful intake meeting, including the preparations and guideposts that will help you know if your approach is working.

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5 Best Questions to Ask in a Competency-Based Interview

4/9/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Whether you’re interviewing a new project manager or a frontline lead, a competency-based interview can help you determine the best choice for your team.

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Zoom and Skype Interview Tips for Employers

4/8/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Virtual job interviews don't have to suck. Here are tips for every hiring manager to conduct professional, enjoyable Zoom or Skype interviews without sacrificing on quality or human touch.

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How to Optimize Your Recruitment Process for Better Hires

4/7/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Learn what is involved in the recruitment process. We'll show you what a recruiter does (and doesn't do) and what steps you can automate. Craft a more effective recruiting and hiring process now.

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Remote Hiring from the Front Lines: What’s Different Now?

3/28/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Dave Gilbert (VP Talent, Gitlab), Evan Connor (Homes Recruiting, Airbnb), and Fadi Hindi (People Ops/Strategy, Udemy) discuss remote hiring in the midst of covid-19. Here's our recording + recap!

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5 Smart Situational Interview Questions to Ask

3/27/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Interviewing someone soon? Mix things up with unique situational interview questions to help you learn more about how a candidate thinks and whether they will fit in with your company’s culture.

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The 5 Most Important Management Skills Right Now

3/24/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Amazing bosses all have a few things in common — and we have answers to what those traits are. By mastering these five key management skills, you'll set yourself and your team up for success.

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Second Interview Questions to Save You From Red Flag Hires

3/18/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

So it's time for the second interview. What should you ask? These examples of powerful second interview questions will help you uncover the most compatible candidate for your open role.

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The Secret to Masterful Reference Checks Every Time

3/13/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Let experts take you through a few guidelines to help you complete the best reference checks. We'll share a couple of tools that can help you get them done painlessly.

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8 Steps to Improve Your Employee Retention Strategies

3/12/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

By focusing on improving your employee retention rate, you can boost your company’s morale and your bottom line. Read on for 8 actionable strategies you can use today to keep employees longer.

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Pros and Cons of Using Personality Tests for Jobs

3/3/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Will personality tests for jobs help or harm your hiring process? Determine if you should use the ever-popular Myers-Briggs Type Indicator or DiSC Assessment before choosing a candidate.

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5 Types of Interviews to Help You Find the Right Hire

2/27/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

There are several different types of interviews that we choose from to ensure we’re getting the information we need from a candidate. We’ll share some of the most common.

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Turnover Rate: How to Stop Losing Employees (and Make Better Hires)

2/25/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

If you care deeply about employee engagement and retention, learn how to calculate your turnover rate here. Then, we'll share what causes a high turnover rate and how to fix it.

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How to Ask Behavioral Interview Questions (and Answers to Listen For)

2/19/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Use these behavioral interview questions and answers in your next interview to help you make the best hiring decision.

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Types of Interview Questions to Help You Find the Right Hire

2/18/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Who makes the cut when you’ve got several ideal candidates in the pipeline? It really boils down to what types of interview questions you ask job seekers — and how they respond.

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Expert Tips for Conducting Each Stage of the Interview Process

2/13/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

When you have lots of candidates to get through, the interview process can seem overwhelming. You can rest easy — this strategic interview process will make your best candidate rise to the top.

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Make Your Hiring Manager’s Job Easier With These Automated Solutions

2/11/2020
By 
Kerry Wang

Take a look at the common pain points of your hiring managers and some examples of how automating helps with the heavy lifting to make great hires happen quicker.

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