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).
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.
How to use a thank you note to fix an imperfect interview
Even if your interview didn’t go exactly the way you hoped, it’s still possible to leave a positive final impression before the hiring manager makes their decision. Here are a few first steps you can take to perfect the post-interview thank-you note.
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?
By Sarah Schultz in Companies
Practical First Steps After You’ve Been Laid Off
COVID-19 has affected lives around the world. But we also know that this situation is normal. Those who have been laid off will find jobs again. And in the meantime, there are practical steps you can take after being laid off to set yourself up for success in the future.
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
5 Ways COVID is Changing the Future of Work
Our rocket ship transition to a nation working from home will have a lasting, dynamic impact on the US and global white-collar work landscape.
By Sarah Schultz in Companies
7 Things to Do When You Get Laid-off or Fired
In moments like this, it’s important to remember that no one will hold getting laid off during this crisis against you. But the action you take to prepare yourself for what’s next (even if that action is getting in a good place mentally) will only help set you up for success.
By Nicole Sanfilippo in Candidates
How to Work From Home With Your Family
We're sharing a few tips about working from home with your kids that may come in handy over the next few months.
How to Mitigate Employee Anxiety During Uncertain Times
Here are a few ways that I manage employee stress and anxiety during periods of uncertainty that (IMO) are particularly relevant to today’s challenging climate.
By Jacqueline Loeb in Companies
9 Practical & Productive Things Soon-To-Be Graduates Can Do While Quarantined
There are proactive steps you can take while quarantined that will increase your post-graduation success. We’ve come up with 9 practical things you can do right now to finish your last semester strong from wherever you are.
By Erin Kelly in Candidates
How to Nail a Video Interview ?
Even before the COVID-19 crisis, companies were trending toward video or virtual interviews and one could potentially argue that even after it’s safe to return to our offices, that video interviews will continue to be increasingly utilized.
COVID-19 and You. What Are Your Next Steps?
If you’re still wondering what's happening with your job/job search/the world in general, we’ve come up with a list of suggested first steps for you to take during this transition. Hopefully, they’ll provide some direction and clarity and be helpful to you in the days to come.