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November 11, 2022 Read time: 3 minutes

Hiring international employees is a tricky but essential practice for many businesses. Your company is growing and ready to take the next step of expanding globally. As your company grows, one of the first considerations is how to engage the workforce needed to support your expansion efforts.  Understanding employment laws and cultural expectations for the…

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Man looking frustrated over a contract
October 27, 2022 Read time: 1 minutes

Today, the item at the top of many executives’ lists is rising labor costs. To help employees stay afloat among increasing costs of living and keep them engaged, leaders are adjusting compensation. However, that leads to more business costs. So, how can company leaders manage their costs and invest in their talent?   Read the…

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Diverse Individuals that are Generation Z standing next to each other
October 10, 2022 Read time: 1 minutes

The oldest members of Generation Z are now hitting their early 20s and beginning to make their mark in the world of work. Gen Z is a unique group with a perspective founded on technology and rapid global change. As such, employers cannot treat them like any other generation—even millennials. Gen Z’s characteristics in the…

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Woman organizing and moving information on a 3D screen
September 9, 2022 Read time: 3 minutes

The power dynamic between employers and employees is shifting. As executives across industries struggle to keep and attract top talent, it is evident that employers no longer hold the majority of the power in recruitment. Because the workforce of today is more discerning, candidates are no longer afraid to turn down job offers and keep…

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August 24, 2022 Read time: 3 minutes

The work landscape has changed drastically, and as it has, new solutions for hiring and engaging talent have also come. There are many contributing factors, including a shift in the attitude of many workers prioritizing flexibility in their career paths, the rise of the gig economy, and the pandemic.   Enter  total talent management. Total talent management is…

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Global Hiring
July 29, 2022 Read time: 6 minutes

The way we hire has changed so drastically in recent years that it is almost unrecognizable. Since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted nearly every facet of the working world, we have learned how to embrace flexibility, remote and hybrid working, and communication through screens. Meanwhile, the disruption of our personal lives has led many of us…

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July 28, 2022 Read time: 4 minutes

It’s no secret that the world of work is changing, driven largely by Millennials, Zennials, Gen Zers, and other neo-digital natives. After all, Millennials make up 35% of the U.S. workforce, which means it’s the largest working generation right now. Although Zennials and Gen Zers don’t have as high numbers, they are the future workforce. This…

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Diverse Talent Pool of Skilled Workers
June 29, 2022 Read time: 5 minutes

Hiring and recruitment experts have warned of a looming skilled talent shortage for years. First, the resounding chorus was that robots would take over jobs, but when that didn’t come to pass and employers still couldn’t find the right talent, it turned into a new refrain: No one wants to work. Just like the fear of automation, however, this narrative is a…

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How to Attract GenZ Community
April 5, 2022 Read time: 4 minutes

Every day, new articles and information emerge regarding the Great Resignation and the sheer number of people planning to switch jobs in the near future. At last count, 55% of adults were planning to make a move in the coming year, and 28% said they felt a job hunt coming on, according to Bankrate’s August…

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March 28, 2022 Read time: 3 minutes

Recruitment strategies to attract and retain talent have had to change drastically over the past two years — especially in light of the Great Resignation. In December 2021 alone, 4.3 million workers left their jobs. Employers combating the Great Resignation must understand why workers are searching for new jobs and career paths en masse and what it means for their…

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