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8 best practices for managing volunteers

We put together some best practices for managing volunteers to help build their skills and keep your best people returning for years to come. 1. Create a volunteer handbook The handbook should include: • Basic organization policies • Employee guidelines…

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Support Corner: What is SEO?

Is it teen slang? A new premium cable channel? Some investment bank? In fact, SEO stands for search engine optimization and it’s integral to making sure your organization gets on the radar of interested applicants. SEO involves finding ways to…

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Taking Time off and How to Plan for It

Taking time off is important. A vacation or staycation can offer a needed break and opportunity to relax and then return to the office with renewed energy. But too often the weeks leading up to your vacation can feel extra…

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Conducting Reference Checks for Interns

In our article, Getting the Most From Reference Checks, we explored some important questions to ask when calling professional references for a potential new hire. When making reference calls for a potential new intern hire, however, not all of those…

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Getting the Most from Reference Checks

You’ve reviewed resumes, interviewed candidates, narrowed down to your top contenders, and you’re ready to make some reference calls. But, what questions do you ask? Before we dig into that, a word on requesting references: typically organizations ask for three…

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Writing Strong Job Descriptions

Compelling job descriptions are a critical component of good hiring practices. They can help attract candidates who are a good fit and make the process of interviewing more manageable. That said, it can be tough to determine what information to…

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Organize Your Inbox and Keep It Clean

It's hard to imagine work life without email. For all its efficiency and practicality, it can also feel overwhelming and become a time-suck. With that in mind, we pulled together some best practices for organizing your inbox and keeping it…

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