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?
The case for summer internship programs
Given the move to remote work and the uncertainty of where your business might be in the long term (or near term), you might be thinking about cutting your summer or fall internship programs. Our thoughts? Internship programs are still important - and matter to the success of your company.
By Team Scouted in College Students
Finding the balance between working hard and self-care as a founder and CEO
As business leaders, we have the opportunity to not only lead by example but to help shepherd our employees through these uncertain times. It takes trust, discipline, and confidence as a founder to actually disconnect, not check in on slack, and have faith that your team will be OK without you. (Spoiler: They will be).
By Jacqueline Loeb in Companies
How to build out a robust recruiting ops team (and why it’s important)
Finding and landing top candidates isn’t an easy task, and the companies that have an organized, data-forward internal team will inevitably secure better talent. Looking to improve, or perhaps implement, your recruiting ops? Here’s what you need to know.
Strategies and Resources for Virtual Networking
No matter what stage of life you're at - building, managing, and leveraging your network is going to be a key part of your success.
By Jacqueline Loeb in Candidates
Managing Layoffs as a Startup: How do you do right by your employees?
Layoffs, or reductions in force, hinge on thoughtful and well-documented processes. But in order to really get it right, you must lead your company through the difficult transition. The situation begs the question: How do you manage layoffs with empathy?