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What to Keep in Mind When Hiring Remote Workers

What to Keep in Mind When Hiring Remote Workers

Thanks to the Internet and the prevalence of many other technological advances, remote working is an increasingly popular trend. While many individuals enjoy working remotely and being able to take better control of their work/life balance, companies also benefit in numerous ways.

For example, remote workers do not take up space in the office or require companies to pay for extra equipment and supplies. These workers are usually more productive because they do not have workplace distractions, such as chatting with co-workers and catching up on office gossip.

When the right candidate is selected for the job, both parties can benefit. However, in order to find the right candidate, you will need to work closely with the hiring company as well as the candidates.

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3 Major Issues to Keep in Mind When Recruiting Millennials

3 Major Issues to Keep in Mind When Recruiting Millennials

Each generation of workers can be characterised by unique skills, personality traits, and experiences. Millennials, who were born between 1981 and 2000, are one of the more unique generations of our time. This generation has had access to an incredible amount of technology for most of their lives, and they are exceptionally technologically savvy.

They are also used to being able to instantly find out how to do things with a simple Internet search or learn what friends and family members are up to with a quick look at social media accounts. These are only a few of the characteristics that differentiate millennials from others, and you should keep in mind some important things if you plan to hire them in the near future. Here are three major issues to consider.

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5 Ways to Get Creative with Employer Branding

5 Ways to Get Creative with Employer Branding

A great majority of companies tend to invest a lot of resources in the branding of their products. That is why we often associate a company with a product and soon enough, the product becomes a sort of a foundation for their brand.

But for some time now, companies have been using employer branding as a source of attracting new talent. This strategy was usually specifically created for recruitment, but soon enough, companies realised that this was also a perfect way to get them closer to clients.

There are several things that need to be included in creating the overall company brand, and they range from various recruiting policies to the work environment and reputation. Below, you will find ideas that will help your business become the brand for the best talent out there.

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Six Things to Consider Before Hiring Freelancers

Six Things to Consider Before Hiring Freelancers

For business owners, hiring freelance workers can prove incredibly beneficial towards company growth. Freelancers now make up 35% of the workforce, so there are plenty of talented contractors in virtually all industry sectors.

There are, however, some differences from hiring full-time employees that you need to understand before hiring a freelancer (if you need to classify a worker, here’s a handy questionnaire). Here are six key considerations before diving in.
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How Can Your choice of Employees Impact Your Company?

How Can Your choice of Employees Impact Your Company?

Hiring an effective team of people, which will help you drive your business to success, is a difficult process. After all, you must consider your options carefully and pick the best candidates for the job because the choices you make will surely affect your company. Every entrepreneur should strive to surround themselves with employees that are talented, motivated and good at their job. However, finding the right people isn’t always a simple task.

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To hire or not to hire, that is the question.

For the owner of a small agency, it’s a difficult decision that could take your business to the moon, or send it crashing into the landfill.

For the manager or director of a recruitment giant, it is also what your reputation and future promotions may hang on.

When to hire, who to hire and whether to hire at all?

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Your new team member – The first 90 days – Leading them to success

The first 90 days for any new hire is critical. It’s your role as their manager to lead them to success.

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5 places to find your next tech talent

With new startups sprouting up faster than you can say unicorn, there is a huge demand for tech talent.

If you are shopping in the same market, things are going to be tough.

With a large selection of employers to choose from, the limited number of tech talent could be very selective in who they wish to work for.

This means going beyond the old school way of just posting (a job ad) and praying (for applicants). Because that just doesn’t work anymore.

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Why cultural fit shouldn’t be the be-all and end-all when recruiting

Recruiting the right person for a position, any position, is not an easy task. If it were, there would be no need for recruiters and solutions like Recruitment Juice.

Different recruiters approach the mission of finding the right person for the right job in a number of different ways and it can safely be said that this is a field that has been developing for a long time now. New practices and concepts have been introduced over the years, some of them purely theoretical and some more applicable.

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