13 Questions you should ask to understand if a company cares about diversity, equity, and inclusion
Here are the top questions (plus a few tactical must-do’s) you should bring to your next interview to probe on an organization's dedication to providing an equitable and inclusive environment for its employees.
This Is What It’s Like to Work at a Seed-Stage Startup During a Global Pandemic
While we won’t pretend to have all the answers, we wanted to share what working at a startup has been like for our team this year while we did our best to pull out the good and celebrate the small (or not so small) wins of 2020.
The Recipe for Effective and Lasting Networking
As we are stuck inside and all go into our baking/cooking phase, I wanted to provide you with my favorite recipe for effective networking that will open you up to many opportunities and a great support network.
Future of Recruiting Series: Recruiting for a Remote Workforce
Planning for and executing a permanent remote strategy involves coordination across all departments and teams, from payroll and HR to tech and the executive office, and can involve a variety of considerations.
By Team Scouted in Candidates
Running a startup in 2020: Where to pivot and where to never change.
We often get asked, out of all the businesses we *could* have created, why did we create a platform that helps people get jobs? The short answer? Because a person’s first, second, or even third job has the ability to change the entire trajectory of their career.
By Jacqueline Loeb in Candidates
Secure top talent for the long haul by investing in their professional development
Millennials are forecast to make up nearly 75% of the global workforce in the next five years are more loyal to companies that invest in their future leadership potential within that organization. Ready to offer your team developmental benefits but not sure where to start? Read on.
By Team Scouted in Companies
Scouted’s 7 step guide to preparing for your first call with a career coach
So you have a call with a career coach coming up -- or you’re thinking about scheduling one. Read on for some of our best tips for prepping for a call with a career coach.
How to Request to Continue Working Remotely After COVID-19
Depending on the type of organization you work at, flexibility around future work from home policies will likely vary a lot. For those of you whose company WFH policies are less black and white, here are some tips for those who are hoping to have those conversations with their managers and how to get started.
7 Lessons I Learned as a Remote Manager
At the beginning of March when the entire Scouted team moved to remote work, I faced learning an entirely new facet of management: not only were my employees remote but I was now also remote and learning to work from home in real-time.
By Sarah Schultz in Candidates
A Practical Lesson I Learned During My Hedge Fund Days
It took me a while to realize this, but when all our meetings are in front of a screen, it creates fatigue that is different from when we are all together in person.
By Jacqueline Loeb in Companies
Scouted Spotlight: Cynthia Madu: The lasting impact of non-inclusive workplaces.
In college, at Dartmouth, on several occasions, I was called the “affirmative action admission” or the “token Black girl”; my friend and I, still to this day, chat about the various times we were told, in one fashion or another, that we did not get into Dartmouth on our own merits but rather, because we met a “Black, inner-city kid” quota.
By Cynthia Madu in Candidates
Scouted Spotlight: Allie Fleder’s journey to owning her sexuality in the workplace
The idea of having a seat at the table, not despite one’s sexuality but rather because of it, felt like a completely foreign concept. It sparked something in me that began to shift the way I thought about sexuality and the workplace.
By Team Scouted in Candidates
Being Out And Proud at Work
While there is no blueprint for designing a career or a workplace that is universally inclusive, there are guiding principles we can embrace to orient ourselves in the right direction, whether as an employer or employee.
By Mark Weyland in Candidates
5 Ways You Can Help Create an Inclusive Workplace for Your Employees
Diversity is not synonymous with inclusivity. This is a critical distinction that is often lost or overlooked. So, what can we do to make sure that our employees feel comfortable, stimulated, appreciated, and part of the team? How do we foster inclusive working environments?
By Sarah Schultz in Companies