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One major shift that’s happened over the last year in hiring — more and more people are looking for jobs without leaving the home. That means spending a lot of time online weeding out potential employers and roles, sometimes before even applying for a job....

In the business world, we all talk about offering customers an elevated experience, but don't forget to treat potential employees like customers too. When you’re hiring, you’re essentially trying to please a prospective customer whose “purchasing decision” is whether they’ll come work for you or not....

What’s your work-at-home policy look like for 2021? And just exactly how much does it matter? Turns out a lot, if you’re hoping to hire. Here's why remote work matters to your hiring.  Owl Labs conducted an end-of-2020 survey to find out how employees around the...

Resilience. It’s one of the secrets to survival, both professionally and personally.  It’s what’s gotten you to where you are, and it’s what will help define who you will become. Looking back at some of the toughest situations you’ve endured, you may have felt there...

Some companies struggle with employee retention, but it's something that every company wants to excel at. Here are some practices for retaining your best employees. How to increase your retention efforts: 1. Find out why people are leaving 2. Connect the work each employee does to your company...

Did you know that crossing items off a to-do list causes your brain to release dopamine? No wonder we love it so much. But as management consultant Allison Rimm says, “The to-do list can be an indispensable tool when used to mindfully manage your time....

“Michael, thanks for all your help this year." It always feels good hearing “thank you.” But saying “thank you” to your teams shouldn’t be a once-a-year thing. Annual bonuses and sweet holiday messages are great, but creating a culture of gratitude takes continual effort.  Here are...