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5 Ways to Beat Stereotyping When Hiring

Stereotyping goes well beyond biases associated with a person’s race, national origin, gender, age or religion; it includes any unfair judgment based on that person belonging to a particular group or demographic. For example, many generations are associated with certain stereotypes. Similarly, those who enjoy certain television shows or movies, recreational activities or anything else may become...

Empowering Women in Tech: How Your Business Can Lead the Charge

Today, fewer women work in tech than men. While progress has been made over recent years to entice women to consider the field, there is still a substantial amount of work that needs to be done. Managers can take steps to create environments that are more welcoming to female tech workers. Similarly, they can select paths that eliminate issues of gender bias both in hiring and when it comes to o...

How a Staffing Firm Can Help You Find Your Next Accounting Superstar

When you need to hire a new employee for an accounting position, you may wonder if using a staffing firm is a good idea. Since the cost of hiring a single worker can exceed $40,000, finding a way to minimize your recruiting costs is a sound business decision. Activities like advertising a vacancy, screening applicants and interviewing candidates often cost you valuable time as well as money. Of...

4 Questions to Assess a Candidate’s Cultural Fit in the Interview Process

While finding a candidate with the right skills should certainly be a priority, cultural fit also plays a major role in whether a new hire will be a success once they join your company. If the job seeker won’t mesh with their team, manager or environment, or doesn’t share your organization’s values, they may struggle to integrate into the company. As a result, they may not thrive in the role...

The Power of a Flexible Accounting Workforce During Tax Season

Tax season is in full swing, and many companies are seeing increased demand for tax-related services. Plus, the busy season won’t end until April 15 as people and companies rush to get their information filed with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). As a result, tax-oriented businesses are under extreme pressure, and that often makes additional staff members a necessity. However, hiring more ...

How Businesses Are Navigating Recent Changes in the H1B Visa Program

Each year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) makes it possible for foreign workers to enter the country and work legally in the United States through the H1B visa program. The goal is to bring in skill sets that are missing in local communities, supplementing the American workforce by addressing skill shortages. However, while the program seems simple on the surface, it is an...

Why Do Diverse Development Teams Devise Better Solutions?

While most business leaders are aware that diversity can enhance a team’s problem-solving capabilities and lead to greater levels of innovation, not all managers understand why. In some cases, leaders attribute the success solely to the individuals, touting their ability and experience as the source of better outcomes. However, a diverse development team can perform at a level that is higher ...

2018 Recap: Top Posts for Managers and Hiring Professionals

As 2018 draws to a close, companies often look to the future, making plans to ensure the success of their business in the year to come. To help you make 2019 the best year possible, here are the top five posts that can assist you with your goals. 1. Four Professional Development Opportunities to Offer Your Employees When you offer your employees the chance to learn and grow, everyone benefits. N...

Three Steps to a More Diverse Hiring Process

Having a diverse workforce provides a number of benefits, leading many companies to make diversity in hiring one of their top priorities. However, figuring out how to attract a more diverse group of candidates can be challenging, and ensuring your hiring process doesn’t harm your goals adds another layer of complexity. Luckily, there are things you can do to increase your diversity in hiring,...

Making the Leap from Agile to DevOps

In 2001, Agile began to shift the software development landscape. As a methodology, it promoted efficiency by breaking down large projects into manageable chunks, accelerating feedback loops and providing an innate level of flexibility and adaptability. Over time, companies began to embrace Agile to speed up their development cycles. However, there was still room for improvement. This led to th...

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