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By Marcel Schwantes – Inc. Chief executives and heads of HR have been wrestling for years with the question, “How can I create a great workplace?” To answer that question, follow the evidence. The research asserts that leaders in those so-called “best companies” lean heavily on that one human value that not all so-called “leaders” actually possess. Trust. In many… read more

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By Sam Blum – Life Hacker When it comes to business etiquette, a few unwavering standards seem to exist, without any definitive rules explaining why—consider the expectation that you will always send a thank-you note after an interview. And while the choice of file format to use when emailing your resume may depend upon why you are sending it, another common… read more

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By Monica Torres – HuffPost A phone screen is the first step of the interview process, at which point a recruiter or a human resources professional calls a job candidate to gauge their interest and weed out candidates who wouldn’t be a good fit. “They are trying to determine if you hold those minimum qualifications,… read more

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By Jessica Thiefels – Fast Company The “next normal” is officially setting in, especially when it comes to remote work. Simform’s 2021 Remote Work Survey found that 82% of surveyed companies plan to allow their employees to work from home indefinitely and 77% want to make this a permanent solution. Even some of the largest corporations in… read more

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By Shana Lebowitz & Aman Kidwai – Insider Talent leaders have had their hands full. A global pandemic upended traditional models of work as employers across industries sent staff home from the office. Leaders in human resources were tasked with figuring out how to make long-term remote work effective and maintain company culture virtually. Meanwhile, anti-racism protests… read more

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By Sam Blum – Life Hacker   It’s a corporate custom that might seem outdated, or even like a trivial formality. Yet anyone with a good deal of job hunting experience will tell you how important it is to send a thank-you note after an interview. That’s the conventional wisdom, at least. How much does… read more