Interviews

What to Look For in a CV When Hiring a Remote Candidate

Hiring a remote candidate is a little different from hiring someone to work in-office or on-premises. Remote workers have certain attributes that make them awesome at working independently and as any recruiter knows, there will be little “tells” hidden and sometimes not so hidden in a remote candidate’s CV. It’s often soft skills that demonstrate …

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my coworker lied about having a terminal illness — and we donated money to her

A reader writes: A few years back, I had a coworker, “Jane,” who told everyone she was suffering from a terminal illness. She missed a lot of work, but HR and the managers were really kind to her in making sure they accommodated her needs (she was getting treatments and also experienced pain/fatigue from her …

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Navigating Recruitment Challenges in Childcare

Squaring off against high demand, retention challenges, and reputation management are all part of the talent attraction game for this education and childcare provider. Derek Johnson is Talent Attraction Manager at KinderCare Education. Have a listen to the episode below, keep reading for a summary and be sure to subscribe to the Employer Branding Podcast. Listen …

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The State of Women in the Home Services Industry and Tips for Success

To be successful in any industry hard work, positive relationships and a willingness to learn is a must. However, it often takes more than that to be successful in the specific industries and the home services industries, like HVAC, pest control, plumbing, cleaning services, and more, are a great example of this. Women, for instance, …

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