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How to Relieve Stress When Job Hunting

Job hunting can be incredibly stressful. Many unknowns are looming ahead, especially if you lost your previous job suddenly and are struggling with finances. With a blur of applications and interviews nonstop, it can start to feel like there’s no end in sight.

You can’t control external circumstances, such as when/where someone will hire you. However, you can control your stress levels and take steps to manage it as best as possible.

Here are some tips you can try to reduce the stress of finding a new job. 

Introducing SKILLR - a new kind of profile page

We just launched SKILLR - a new kind of profile page for those who value doing & shipping more than listing a job in their resume. We created SKILLR to help software developers show what they are good at to get more exposure and discover what others are doing.

Creative Ways To Increase Employee Engagement

The term "employee engagement" used to be seen as a bit of a buzz phrase, but today, it's an essential part of successful companies' overall strategies. Unfortunately, many organizations struggle when it comes to creating and optimizing employee engagement. At the same time, more and more employees are seeking fulfillment that comes beyond a paycheck. 

How To Hire The Best Interim Executive

Finding a good interim executive is typically a very difficult task for most companies and because of this difficulty often end up putting someone in the role who they happened to run across and not someone who has exactly the right competencies and cultural fit they need.

5 Ways To Encourage Your Team to be Happier and More Productive

Whether managing a virtual or a more traditional office-based one, keeping you team happy and content can be a challenge. Making sure your staff are happy is an important and admirable goal in and of itself. It also has distinct benefits for the team and the business overall: happier workers are more productive, meaning that your company in general will work better and be more likely to reach its goals. 

How to Recruit Gen Z Workers for Tech Jobs

“They were born between between 1995 and 2012. At 72.8 million strong, Gen Z is about to make its presence known in the workplace in a major way—and employers need to understand the differences that set them apart. They’re radically different than the Millennials, and yet no one seems to be talking about them—until now. This generation has an entirely unique perspective on careers and how to succeed in the workforce.” 

Skills Upgrade to Connections: Tips on how to get that job you have always dreamt of

Getting a job with the current economic depression has been a hassle. In fact, desperation has been worsened by the fact that most jobs getting filled are not being formally advertised as before. Human Resource Departments find it expensive to recruit externally and also believe that best-suited candidates are or have once worked in the particular organization. This trend has led to frustration and desperation among most job seekers. Have you been looking for employment from one organization to the other without success? Well, here are simple tips that if you follow, will land you in that job you have always dreamt of.

Creating an Employee Engagement Plan (that actually works)

Engaging employees has become a priority for HR departments and HR leaders in recent years. The trend started 5-10 years ago when employers started to understand the millennial generation valued more than just money. It was around that time that employers began offering non-traditional and unique benefits and placed a heavy emphasis on engaging their workforce. 

11 Killer Ways to Improve Your Hiring Process

How do you make your company grow? You hire the right people for the right positions. How do you hire the right people? Now, that’s a question that doesn’t have such a simple answer. Have you ever wondered why most hiring managers don’t have a laidback attitude when recruiting new people in their teams? They are serious about the process, and that’s because the future of the company practically depends on these decisions. 

5 Mistakes Recruiters Should Avoid

Being a recruiter is not an easy task. You have to ardently look for and recruit candidates, check their resumes, prepare interviews and then try to find the best one for a certain job position. No matter how hard you prepare for the recruiting process, it is the small details of this process that usually go awry and which can make a recruiter lose a valuable candidate.