As a term used to describe someone’s career, “neurological research” sounds a bit vague. So, I asked Cameron Blount, 22, to expand on what her day-to-day at the office looks like, as well as her experiences as a bisexual woman of color in a predominantly male field.
While working 9-to-5 jobs is hard work, the process of looking for one is often just as exhausting. You need to craft a good-looking resume, list down your skills and qualifications that make you an attractive candidate, and check hundreds of job postings on classified ads – whether online or on traditional newspapers – until you find the perfect match.
Social media has become a major part of everyone’s lives. Even businesses have integrated social media into their workforce recruitment campaigns, which has considerably helped recruiters get connected to the right talent.
The premise of personality tests ranges from Friends episodes to ice cream flavors, superheroes, and more. It’s hard to deny they can provide excellent entertainment or even a nice distraction from the everyday hustle and bustle. Most of them are just that, though: entertainment.
In Part One: Intro to Workplace Culture – It Makes A Difference, I touched only briefly on a few of the things that set eyeglasses designer and distributors, Warby Parker, ahead of their competition in the great company culture race that has caught momentum since Amazon came under a bit of fire for their guerilla-style management policies.
Recruiters and HR professionals sometimes focus on the wrong tactics and use inefficient recruitment platforms. This results in steep recruitment costs, lengthy recruitment processes, and ultimately, employee retention problems.
Hiring exceptional talents depends on an objective workforce recruitment process. However, most hiring practices are laden with different unconscious biases, and companies are spending big money to eliminate recruitment biases to boost diversity and foster inclusiveness in the workplace. But why do diversity and inclusion matter?
While the conversation surrounding workplace culture seems relatively new, it has been an important aspect of the workplace for as long as people have been working. It is the combination of the beliefs, traditions, values, assumptions, and behaviors of everyone who works within a given space. Think of it as the company’s vibe or personality, the attributes that make it attractive or repulsive (depending on the individual).