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A Professional Yet Kind Rejection Letter Template

It's never easy telling a candidate they didn't get the job after hours of preparation and interviews. Oftentimes, the awkwardness leads to generic emails, like "We have chosen not to move forward with your application at this time." You might feel like there's simply no ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Wellness at Work

There's a lot of buzz around "workplace wellness" in the HR industry recently, and for good reason. The modern day work environment, with long periods of sitting, quick takeout meals in-between meetings, and computer screen eye strain, isn't conducive to the mental and physical ...

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How Many Hours Is Full-Time vs. Part-Time

In high school, I worked for Winfrey's Candy Store. I worked three hours a night, on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Needless to say, I understood it was part-time. But distinguishing the difference between full-time and part-time hours isn't always easy. For instance, the Fair Labor St...

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What Organizational Culture Is & Why It Matters

You'll often hear someone, when speaking to a friend about work, say, "So, what's the company culture like?" In response, you might hear something along the lines of, "Really friendly people. Ping pong tables. Free pizza on Friday's." Culture is a critical compon...

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9 Employee Satisfaction Survey Questions That Will Reveal a Lot

Employee satisfaction is critical for more than just glowing Glassdoor reviews -- it can also mean all the difference for your company's long-term growth. Consider this: from 1998 to 2005, stock prices for companies listed in Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" rose 14%. ...

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5 Critical Phone Screen Questions & Tips

On average, a corporate job posting attracts 250 resumes. With such a large pile to sift through, it can be difficult to discern your best candidates from those unfit for the role. To quickly distinguish your most qualified candidates, it's critical to conduct phone screens. A phone screen is...

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Gender Neutral Pronouns: What They Are & How to Use Them

In the past few years, the U.S. has made some small but mighty strides towards inclusivity, and language plays a big part in that. We've become rightfully cautious when we label other people, and are learning the importance of asking permission before identifying someone as a certain gender. ...

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9 Fun (Not Cheesy) Ice Breaker Games Your Employees Will Enjoy

Asking "How is everyone?" at the beginning of every meeting isn't always the best way to encourage connection and team bonding. Sometimes, you need to take it a step further with an ice breaker. The best ice breakers have the power to strengthen coworker bonds, stimulate better brain...

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How to Write a Job Description That Attracts Awesome Applicants

As a direct response copywriter, I specialize in making readers take a specific action. I write a variety of copy, including articles, landing pages, sales emails, and job advertisements. So, you can believe me when I show you how to write an eye-catching job description that attracts the brilliant...

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