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How To Separate Work and Life: 4 Habits for Remote Employees

How To Separate Work and Life: 4 Habits for Remote Employees

by BrightMove Team on 2020-06-05T17:55:00Z

A healthy work-life balance is more than utilizing the weekend to take a break from work-related tasks. This benefit ensures that employees are taking even more time for themselves outside of work hours as a form of self-care, to spend time with friends and family, or to attend appointments that pertain to their health. Events like a doctor's visit, therapy session or sonogram appointment, if you’re a working soon-to-be mother, are all considered necessary for some, and important to those who want to maintain good health. For those who may struggle to focus on their personal well-being and happiness, caring about your work-life balance can prevent burnout and reduce other challenges associated with productivity and motivation as well.

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Is your hiring process too hard

Is Your Hiring Process Too Hard?

by BrightMove Team on 2020-06-02T13:54:00Z

Many organizations are still bogged down by a hiring process that is...well, it’s just too hard! Candidates shouldn’t have to jump through hoops or lose months of their lives in order to land a job. Not only does it turn off top talent (and competition for truly exceptional talent will always be fierce, regardless of the overall job market), it means there is more time between when you need talent and when you land talent.

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Why Soft Skills Are In-Demand and Especially Important

Why Soft Skills Are In-Demand, and Which Are Especially Important

by Heidi Green on 2020-05-26T15:54:00Z

The need for soft skills is extremely apparent in a nearly 100% remote world. That percentage of remote workers is already starting to change as some cities and towns start to transition toward a “new normal,” but you can expect remote work to stick around for the foreseeable future (heck, it was already increasingly common before the pandemic hit).

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Your Future Marketing Job Won't Be in The Marketing Department

Your Future Marketing Job Won't Be in The Marketing Department

by Heidi Green on 2020-05-01T21:23:00Z

To begin, in order to achieve great results, such as attract and retain top talent, you must first have a solid strategy and execution plan in place. Marketing executives are great at strategizing and creating execution plans. Marketers also know how to organize information into different campaigns to share consistent messages that align with the overall strategy.

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Five Ways Everyone Can Step Up and Be a Leader Right Now

Five Ways Everyone Can Step Up and Be a Leader Right Now

by Heidi Green on 2020-04-14T18:41:00Z

Leadership doesn’t require a title. That sounds pretty “warm & fuzzy,” but it really is true. Businesses around the world are seeing leaders emerge in every role to help their coworkers and customers during a trying time. There’s an opportunity for each of us to make a positive impact.

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Three Candidate Communication Mistakes to Avoid

Three Candidate Communication Mistakes to Avoid, Especially Right Now

by BrightMove Team on 2020-04-14T18:25:00Z

You want your talent to know that you’re still here. But when people are scared, nervous or stressed, sending out too many messages may be just as damaging as not sending enough of them! It’s really an art and a science  - there is no concrete formula to help you determine how often to communicate with talent.

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Creating Positive Workforce Outcomes Amidst This Crisis

Creating Positive Workforce Outcomes Amidst This Crisis through Valuing People and Embracing Technology

by BrightMove Team on 2020-04-14T17:12:00Z

Technology has changed the way we work and how we will work moving forward, people once again are critical to how we steer opportunities that arise from embracing it. When we focus on the positive, we can take what we’ve learned and increase our skillsets enhancing our marketability, employability, and value to future workforces.

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How to Improve Employee Morale During a Difficult Time

How to Improve Employee Morale During a Difficult Time

by Heidi Green on 2020-04-06T14:23:00Z

We are all feeling stressed right now. It’s a difficult time for everyone, wherever you’re located. And yet, while we take precautions and do our best to stay safe while helping our neighbors, friends and loved ones, we also have to continue moving forward with work. When faced with such a serious, stressful situation, it’s completely understandable that employee morale would take a hit.

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Seamlessly Embrace Remote Interviewing and Onboarding

How to Seamlessly Embrace Remote Interviewing and Onboarding

by BrightMove Team on 2020-04-03T20:36:00Z

Your organization likely has the technology and processes in place to adequately source candidates online. But then what? Successful interviewing of remote candidates by remote recruiters isn’t as simple as talking more over the phone or using Zoom. Here are some keys to successful remote interviewing

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Should I Even Bother Looking for a Job Right Now?

Should I Even Bother Looking for a Job Right Now?

by BrightMove Team on 2020-03-30T14:09:00Z

DON’T STOP LOOKING! Jobs are being posted and there could be something out there for you. Also, take a moment to reflect and set goals. It may sound trite, but the slow-down in our daily schedules gives us pause to re-evaluate our career paths and identify new avenues we may want to explore but have put off doing so before.

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BrightMove pioneered Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) in 2005 and is now a global innovation leader in the hiring technology and recruiting software industry. Headquartered in St. Augustine Beach, Fla., BrightMove provides a cloud-based platform for RPO, PEO, and Staffing teams around the world.

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