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Remote worker, why some companies allow it and why others don’t want to

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Effective remote workers in their element

How the remote worker can demonstrate success

Do you want to be a remote worker? With evolving workforces and the new technologies entering the job market, one common perk in a comp package is the ability to work as a remote employee.

There are several reasons this request is made by a candidate or existing employee: 

  • The employee doesn’t have to worry about a commute
  • Independent workers who don’t interact with customers don’t have the need to be in the office
  • Laptops were a game changer and technology has made communication seamless with programs like Skype,
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A different attitude towards workplace diversity

workplace diversity

Let there be cake!

Disclaimer: *The following story is a true workplace diversity story. I wrote the below post which was uploaded on our company website and am reposting it here with permission. The names have been omitted to protect from poaching. 

Celebrate

Today, one of our Senior Developers brought in carrot cake for the entire company. 

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Company compensation philosophy and how it effects your desired salary

Compensation philosophy

A compensation philosophy isn’t just about the Benjamins

The interview question of questions

I don’t think a week goes by where I am asked how to answer the standard interview question “What is your desired salary?”  Truthfully, I don’t hear about it this topic in the form of a question, I hear about it in the form of an accusation.

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Job Interview Etiquette, the specifics on what is expected

job interview etiquette

Don’t stay seated when you shake hands. Stand up and show job interview etiquette

Job Interview etiquette during your first interview

Is there such a thing as job interview etiquette?  Yes, there is. Not just “Yes there is”.  “Hell Yes there is!” Our company recently opened 4 entry-level positions and I have been surprised by the lack of job interview etiquette.

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Internship Interview process demystified

Internship Interview

What does this sophomore know about the Internship interview that graduating seniors do not

Beat the internship interview

Last week we discussed the Nasty logic on how to land an internship for undergraduates. A sophomore wrote in the below email and I had so much detail, I had to break the post up into two parts.

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