Without a doubt, working from home has become the new norm for modern-day workers. Employees no longer have long commutes, meal prep, deal with in-office distractions. They can work from the comfort of their own home, work on their schedule, and spend more time with themselves and their loved ones.
You get one shot to interview a candidate and test their skills, and that is through the hiring process. Every company, both internally and externally, has different steps, processes, and elements that will test the skill set of talent. There is no right or wrong method, but certain steps will make or break the attraction of candidates. There are rights and wrongs in the hiring process; we will break it down for you.
Over a year and a half into the pandemic, we all thought the world would be back to normal. Now that individuals are vaccinated, socializing is returning to normal, and large events are happening, it felt bittersweet to be back to normal.
The first step of the interview process with a recruiter is different than an internal interview. If you are speaking to a recruiter as a first-step interview, the process is much more condensed but more information-heavy about your wants and needs at a company. Here are the best tips to prepare for an interview with a recruiter and what you should expect.
It’s an unfortunate reality, but most working Americans experience stress from work from a weekly to a daily basis. Humans were not designed to work in corporate America for 40+ hours a week. Most of us sit at a desk and stare at our computers for most of our adult lives. There is not much we can do about this reality, but the issue lies with work-related stress.
Working from home has created better lives for employees, and it doesn’t seem like there is any turning back. The work-from-home life has employees no commute, more time to themselves, flexible work hours, and more freedom and trust. Even though these perks sound amazing, companies are navigating the culture of remote work.
The Delta variant of Coronavirus continues to spread throughout the world and in the United States, and companies are questioning their decision about returning to normal. Once restrictions for Coronavirus were lifted, including mask mandates and social distancing, companies had a one-track mind to return to the office. Now that variant is spreading faster than the original virus, and hospitalizations are beginning to rise, companies will rethink their return plan.
When applying for a job, one of the most challenging parts of the application process is getting the attention of a hiring manager/recruiter. It takes a lot of time and energy to create a resume that stands out and includes all of your information, build a website for your portfolio, and write a cover letter for each individual job. We get it – that’s why we come in Clutch.
Companies are doing everything in their power to prevent their employees from working remotely, even if that means docking their pay. Candidates are passionate about the benefit to work remotely, and we are seeing tons of people quitting jobs to pursue permanent remote work. One of the most recent changes we have seen to the current job market is Google’s decision to cut the pay of remote workers.
One of the most controversial benefits in the United States is paid time off. Over the years, the structure and balance of paid time off have changed drastically, especially during the pandemic. We want to help you debunk why there is such a stigma around PTO and why many people are unsatisfied.