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What You Need to Know About a Four Day Work Week

Hiring Innovative TalentJob Seeker Advice & Tips ·  July 18, 2022

Time to Read: 6 mins

Four Day Work Week Summary:
- A four day work week refers to a 32 hour work week with the same pay rate as a 40 hour work week.
- Priorities are shifting in the workforce and employees value work-life balance.
- There are many benefits to a four day work week for both employees and companies alike.
- Various companies across the globe have adopted a four day work week using a range of models.

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Medical Marijuana and Drug Testing for a New Job

Hiring Innovative TalentJob Seeker Advice & Tips ·  June 27, 2022

Time to read: 5 min

Medical Marijuana and Drug Testing for a New Job Summary:
- A list of states which legalized medical marijuana use and recreational use.
- Each state varies with their employment protection laws. Here is what you should know when drug testing for a new job.
- Ask your Recruiter in advance if the employer has a zero-tolerance policy.

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Creative Recruitment Strategies to Manage a Job Applicant Surge

Hiring Innovative Talent ·  March 23, 2022

Time to read: 5 mins

Creative Recruitment Strategies Summary:
- A job applicant surge is promising, but is the talent pool filled with qualified applicants?
- Despite a candidate-driven market, companies are becoming more specified and trying to get the most out of their candidate search.
- Creative recruitment strategies attributed to a well established recruitment process effectively attract and engage candidates from the start.

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Employer Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

Coronavirus UpdatesHiring Innovative TalentJob Seeker Advice & Tips ·  November 2, 2021

Time to Read: 6 minutes

COVID-19 Vaccine Workplace Summary:
- Employers are trying to do right by their workforce.
- FAQ list to understand what employers can and cannot do when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine.
- Updates from the CDC; exploring workplace vaccination programs.

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Personality Types at Work: Best Career Options for Your Type

Hiring Innovative TalentJob Seeker Advice & Tips ·  September 17, 2021

Time to read: 10 mins

Personality Types at Work Summary:
- Personality types influence many factors and are a useful aspect of yourself to consider when navigating your career.
- The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a popular personality evaluation tool used today and dates back all the way to World War II.
- There are 16 personality types determined by evaluating four pairs of opposing psychological elements. 
- Once you determine your personality type, you will understand yourself on a deeper level and will be able to better navigate career and life challenges.

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What's on the Horizon: Copywriting Trends from Industry Experts

Hiring Innovative TalentJob Seeker Advice & Tips ·  August 12, 2021

Time to Read: 7 mins

- We spoke to industry experts to get a glimpse into copywriting trends for 2021.
- The pharmaceutical industry is booming, copy voice is changing, social listening is being utilized and advertising channels are shifting.
- Keeping up with pop culture trends and knowing your niche will give you the upper hand when it comes to writing copy.
- Profiles copywriting recruiters can help you a copywriter for your team or take the next step in your copywriting career.

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What Candidates Want: Job Search Trends 2021

Hiring Innovative TalentJob Seeker Advice & Tips ·  July 7, 2021

Time to read: 4 min

Job Search Trends 2021 Summary:
- US job listings up 29 percent from February 2020 to June 2021
- A candidate-driven market brought about with the success of business on the line as the economy opens back up.
- Job seekers understand their demand and worth.
- Remote work and diversity, equity, and inclusion are top priorities in their job search.

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The $1.9 Trillion 2021 Stimulus Explained

Coronavirus UpdatesHiring Innovative TalentJob Seeker Advice & Tips ·  March 10, 2021

Time to read: 6 minutes

2021 Stimulus Actions and Summary:
- Digestible explanation of the third stimulus payment to understand who will and who will not receive the payment.
- Unemployment benefits to extend until September 6 and decrease to $300 per week, along with an explanation of the unemployment tax forgiveness.
- Child Tax Credit, School, and COVID-19 Vaccination and Research, among other items addressed in the 2021 Stimulus bill.

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Employee Onboarding Best Practices Proven to Boost Retention

Hiring Innovative Talent ·  February 23, 2021

Time to read: 3 min

Employee Onboarding Best Practices Summary:
- Preparation is key in setting your new hire up for success in the long-run.
- Onboarding is comprised of three main pillars, whether you are in the office or remote.

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The 12 High-Paying Top Tech Jobs in 2021: Data Expands, Development Prevails

Hiring Innovative TalentJob Seeker Advice & Tips ·  February 4, 2021

Time to read: 7 minutes

Top Tech Jobs 2021 Summary:
- The tech industry is one of the most promising industries of work with constant growth and innovation.
- Each position within the lifecycle of a digital product has a place on the list.
- Outside of digital products, top tech jobs are becoming more and more in-demand to encompass data and database management.

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Hiring Innovative TalentJob Seeker Advice & Tips ·  February 3, 2021

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Top Digital Jobs to Keep an Eye Out For in 2021

Hiring Innovative TalentJob Seeker Advice & Tips ·  January 27, 2021

Time to Read: 6 mins

Top Digital Jobs of 2021 Summary:
- The digital job market is thriving in 2021 as most (if not all) jobs were computer-based and remote work-proof pre-COVID-19.

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