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6 Straightforward Strategies to Truly Increase Your Diversity in Candidate Sourcing

Yes, indeed: our talks on diversity and inclusion in recruiting here at The Intersect Group continue. We’ve discussed – and written about – how “looking” for “cultural fit” can lead to perpetuating unconscious bias in hiring, as well as looking at what inclusion really is and how companies can become more inclusive. Now it’s time …

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Leaders: Consider These 6 Things to Make Sure Your Remote Employees Aren’t Left Behind

By The Intersect Group

On-site workers “may get more visibility with leadership” and thus receive more attention, development opportunities, promotions, etc., than their work-from-home colleagues. In-office employees tend to be looked at more favorably because, as one remote work expert has said: “You may have a bad day at work, but you’re at work. Your boss sees you and thinks, ‘I …

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Remote Employees: Consider These 6 Things to Make Sure You’re Not Left Behind

By The Intersect Group

Some of us may work remotely two or three days a week, working in-house on the others. Although many people have come to enjoy the autonomy, traffic-free, and hyper-productivity that often accompanies remote work, there are some potential worries: Remote workers run the risk of being overlooked This is particularly so if you work from …

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Celebrating Payroll Professionals

By The Intersect Group

National Payroll Week (September 6-10 this year) was created to celebrate the administrative and finance workers who pretty much keep the world turning: payroll professionals. In fact, the celebration actually acknowledges “America’s employees and the payroll professionals who pay them,” adding that, “together, through payroll withholding, we contribute, collect, report, and deposit 70 percent of …

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Leaders: Consider These 6 Things to Make Sure Your Remote Employees Aren’t Left Behind

By The Intersect Group

Will remote workers “get left behind”? It’s quite possible: on-site workers “may get more visibility with leadership” and thus receive more attention, development opportunities, promotions, etc., than their work-from-home colleagues. This, of course, isn’t fair because remote workers are at least 13 percent more productive. In-house employees tend to be looked at more favorably because, …

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What to do when a colleague takes credit for your work

By The Intersect Group

When a colleague takes credit for your work, it can feel like the ultimate betrayal. You work hard, and you’re great at what you do, so having someone else put their stamp on that awesome presentation or that innovative idea certainly doesn’t feel good. While this is often a difficult and emotional conversation to initiate, …

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The Crucial Traits You’re Overlooking in Candidates

By The Intersect Group

Skills are critical, of course. Certifications also often are, as are certain post-secondary degrees. Past job experience is also important. But there are several important character traits that hiring managers often overlook when searching for new employees. How “thirsty” are they? The “thirstier” they are, the more they want it, and the harder they’ll work …

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Speaking Up: How to Ask for What You Want so That You’re Heard and Heeded

By The Intersect Group

Speaking up at work is a crucial leadership skill. Even if you feel REALLY uncomfortable speaking up about your ideas, needs. In other words, when you have something to say that adds to the conversation helps a project along corrects an unwise course of action but you never speak up because you’re worried about pushback; …

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Don’t Wait on This: Overcoming Procrastination

By The Intersect Group

We all procrastinate. We tend to procrastinate even more in the summer because….pool calling! Yet procrastination can mean: You end up scrambling and doing two things at once because you put off one of them too long. Feeling exceptionally stressed as you work quickly and hard to get a project done by its deadline because …

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