Giving Back: How Every Firm Can Make a Difference with Corporate Philanthropy

Small business practicing corporate philanthropy

Whether your firm is already involved in corporate philanthropy or just starting out, it’s always a great time to give back. Not only do consumers think highly of brands that practice philanthropy and sustainability, but employees also want to work for those companies.

In fact, a company’s social and environmental commitments are a deciding factor for 64% of millennials when …

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How to Hire for Soft Skills

Hire a candidate with soft skills.

Whether you’re a busy recruiter or a hiring manager, bringing on the right people takes creativity, resourcefulness and (sometimes) a little luck. Candidates may have their hard skills locked, but what about things like team spirit, or conflict resolution?

Work, at its core, is a social endeavor. Most of us have to interact with colleagues, clients or customers. And all …

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Once upon a Time: How to Use Storytelling to Attract Top Talent

Use storytelling to attract candidates to your company.

People of any age can’t resist a good story, whether it’s the fairy-tale movies of our youth, sagas about wizard boys or Netflix binging. Stories make for wonderful entertainment — but they’re also an effective way to show potential candidates why they should work for your company.

After all, today’s job seeker is often distracted and overwhelmed with options. Using …

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