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How to Recruit and Retain Top Talent in a Post-Pandemic Market

You’ve probably seen the latest headlines about the current labor shortages affecting industries and businesses in DC and across the country. Simply put, there’s not enough talent to meet the demand. In the wake of the pandemic, the way business is done and what employees want has changed. Now more than ever, your company must […]

 

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You’re Looking for Top Talent in the Wrong Places. 4 Best Practices to Follow When Hiring for Your Business

Are you struggling to find qualified candidates for your open positions? Maybe you’re searching for specialized, in-demand skills or looking for someone with significant on the job experience. Often, finding the perfect employee with all the experience and skills you want is nearly impossible. That’s why, instead of assessing candidates based solely on a list […]

 

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Communicating for Remote Employees

Communication in the workplace can be challenging in the best of circumstances. There has always been the potential for emails and messages to be misunderstood, issues involving team meetings, and problems related to after-hours communication. Now add in a global pandemic and the rapid shift to remote work and you have a recipe for communication disasters. […]

 

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The Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion in the Contingent Workforce

Over the past year, we’ve witnessed a major shift in awareness around diversity and inclusion within the workplace. However, while many organizations have focused on D&I efforts with their full-time employees, far less have considered the importance of diversity within their contingent workforce. As a result, barriers to contingent diversity and inclusion initiatives remain. In […]

 

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