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6 Ways to Prepare for an Uncertain Job Market
Today’s job market isn’t just uncertain—it’s confusing. In August, CNBC reported that there were 11.24 million available positions in July, or almost two positions for every jobseeker. The talent market is tight, but we’re also teetering on the edge of yet another recession. Inflation is also impacting the job market; FlexJobs’ Career Pulse 2022 Survey […]
Quiet Quitting: What Employers and Individuals Need to Know
In the fast-paced tech world, burnout is real, and even if quiet quitting is actual quitting’s lower-key cousin, it’s a real concern for both employees and employers. Here’s what both groups can do to prevent quiet quitting.
5 Reasons You Don’t Need 5+ Interview Rounds
The trend to have numerous rounds of interviews isn’t sitting well with job-seekers. Here are 5 reasons you can hire with fewer interviewer rounds.
Gen Z is defining the new workplace
Gen Z is defining the new way of work by taking the workplace values that Millenials started and turning them into norms.
What Makes for an Inclusive Workplace?
Learn the key themes that emerged when we asked employees from the tech industry what makes them feel included at work.
3 Tips for Creating a Healthy Startup Culture
Here are three tips to help you create a health startup culture to ensure employee retention, business health, and success.
7 Ways to Embrace the “Great Retention”
For employers facing the impact of the Great Resignation, employee retention is likely top of mind. Here are 7 tips to retain your workforce.
A Day in the Life of a Startup Employee
Have you wondered what it’s like working for a startup? While no two experiences are the same, there are likely some daily basics to expect.
What’s the Deal with the Talent Shortage in the Tech Industry?
What’s behind the tech talent shortage? The industry as a whole has experienced a shortage for a variety of roles.
Work From Home is Here to Stay
While the shift to work from home environments may have initially been a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the past two years have shown us it is here to stay. Offering benefits to both employees and employers, remote work has proven to be an effective solution to offering employees more work-life balance and creating the potential for more diverse teams.
Does Confidence Really Impact Women Applying for Jobs?
The oft-quoted statistic—women only apply for jobs when they have 100% of the qualifications listed in the job description—has been examined and rehashed by a variety of publications over the years. Many journalists and other industry professionals have claimed that the culprit is a confidence gap among women, but others disagree. What’s the real story?
How People Gather in the Work-From-Home Era
In this work-from-home era, people are leaving LinkedIn for other channels to connect with other professionals. Here’s our rundown of new online gathering places.
Prioritizing DEI in the Workplace
Learn what companies are doing to help further DEI. Plus, check out studies about the benefits of working in diverse teams.
The Great Resignation: Why It’s Happening, and What’s Next
Learn the top reasons people are leaving their jobs as part of the Great Resignation and what they’re looking for in their next role.
Letter from Candidate Founder, Ryan Agresta
Ryan Agresta shares what motivated him to start Candidate with a mission to create connections through the power of diverse, trusted networks.