Surprising nuances of building an inclusive culture (how I’m still learning)
As a leader, I had been acutely aware of making sure that no one felt marginalized based on their race or ethnicity, but I hadn't been as consistently deliberate about how socioeconomic differences, among others, might also impact how people feel and relate to each other day-to-day.
Future of Recruiting Series: AI in Recruiting
When we think about the future of work, so much focus is on the individual -- the employee -- but the workplace is changing just as fast, and the way we think about traditional processes and tasks is rapidly evolving.
Introduction: Scout the Future of Recruiting [Series]
Our goal is to share our wealth of knowledge -- and our network of talent and recruiting experts -- with our community so that you and your team can prepare for what’s ahead, whatever that means for your business right now.
Closing top talent when you’re cash poor
After minimum financial needs have been met, it becomes about tapping into a candidate's values and motivations, and this is where I see companies constantly fall short: Companies fail to effectively sell the opportunity to the candidate.
How to run an internal pay equity audit (and why you should)
Despite the passage of major legislation and an arduous fight for parity in the workplace, women still make less than their male counterparts. Why women make less is clear: unfair systemic policies prevent women from reaching their fullest potential. What’s less clear is how we can unravel decades-long disparities in the workplace -- and how we can implement equitable policies for all employees.
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
A Strong DEI Policy Will Help You Outperform — Here’s Why
You would never trust your assets in only one type of investment, so why would you hire a homogeneous team to lead your company? Just as diversified investments are smarter and reduce risk, the same goes for diversified teams. Simply put: representative teams, make better teams.
Don’t Make This Mistake When You Want to Close Top Talent
While companies are constantly assessing if a candidate is adequately passionate about joining their team, I cannot stress enough how important it is for the employer to demonstrate excitement about a candidate's candidacy as well.
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.
By Sarah Schultz 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
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.
Introducing: Coached by Scouted
Coached by Scouted is how we can best help companies manage layoffs with empathy and compassion, and help job-seekers get back on their feet as soon as possible. At its heart, Coached by Scouted is career coaching for humans.
By Team Scouted in Candidates
Tighten Up Your Hiring Process To Bring In Top Talent
Make Room For a Chief Talent Officer in Your C-Suite