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How to Effectively Manage a Remote Team

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of employers became remote-only workplaces overnight. That instant and drastic change posed challenges for many companies, and some leaders are still dealing with a few growing pains as they transition to remote-only. If you are still navigating challenges, use these tips to effectively manage a remote team.   Remote Team Management Tips Be Flexible … Read more »

5 Tips for Interviewing Candidates Over Video

The COVID-19 pandemic will have a lasting impact on the way companies do business. One of the areas likely to see long-lasting change will be in-person job interviews. Even as we look to the future when social distancing is finally relaxed, it’s highly likely that businesses will continue remote interviewing not just to add a layer of protection but… Read more »

The Best Video Platforms to Conduct Interviews

Thanks to social distancing and stay-at-home orders related to COVID-19, many companies have had to switch to video interviewing. Even after restrictions begin to ease in the future, however, it is likely many companies will continue the practice of video interviewing as it protects staff and candidates, saves time and expands geographic reach. Here are some of the… Read more »

Tips for Onboarding New Hires Remotely 

Your onboarding process will shape the way a new hire feels about his or her job for their entire tenure. A great onboarding experience can lead to faster ramp-up, higher productivity and long-term retention, while a poor experience almost always leads to turnover within the first year.   Onboarding can be challenging no matter the circumstances and when a… Read more »

Mastering the Art of Video Interviewing in the Age of COVID-19

Just because COVID-19 is forcing you to work from home, doesn’t mean you need to stop recruiting world-class talent for your engineering team. Thanks to an abundant supply of tools and online conferencing platforms, video interviewing is a viable option for engineering managers who are unable to meet candidates in person. Even better, companies that… Read more »

How to Keep Essential Employees Safe 

In 2020, workplace safety has taken on a whole new meaning. While many employees are allowed to work from home, many jobs deemed essential provide no such option. Employees look to their company leaders to keep them safe, and many managers have been kept awake at night wondering if they are doing enough for their valued employees. Here are… Read more »

How to Find Top Talent for Specific Engineering Positions  

It’s no secret that hiring engineers has become more of a challenge in recent years. There are serious skill and talent gaps in the market, and finding top talent for specific engineering positions can feel like an impossible puzzle to solve. Use these strategies to broaden your talent pool and find the right person for your engineering roles.  … Read more »

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication with Your Candidates Through a Crisis 

Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. COVID-19 brought our economy to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close their doors, putting them in danger… Read more »

Maneuvering Your Job Search through COVID-19 

Right now, times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs, and millions more still are left… Read more »

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