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Here's your weekly update from Careercloud. ​ ​New on Careercloud.com​ Here are a few of the recent articles from Careercloud! ​ ​A Guide To An Effective Recruitment Process in 2021 The recruitment process can be a lot more complicated than hanging a “help wanted” sign in your window. But, just because it’s complicated doesn’t mean it has to be hard. Creating a good, straightforward process can increase your candidate portfolio and help you fill positions quickly. Here’s how to to get started.


Having a platform to find new employees is a vital part of the recruitment process. If you are looking for a place to find employees, check out ZipRecruiter. You can post a job opening on ZipRecruiter or search their resume database to find your next hire. Get started for free!


How To Hire A Virtual Assistant When you feel overwhelmed at work, a virtual assistant may be the best option to help keep your email under control, your calendar up to date, and your meetings scheduled. A virtual assistant can be an excellent addition to your team. Here’s what you need to know about bringing one on board--virtually.


If you’re ready to hire a virtual assistant now, consider posting your job opening on ZipRecruiter. ZipRecruiter distributes your job posting to 100+ other job sites with a single click. You can get started with ZipRecruiter for free.


How To Hire Remote Employees

With 40 percent of Americans wanting to work full time from home and 35 percent who prefer a hybrid situation, you may need to hire remote employees just to keep your business open. Of course, you also have to manage these employees once you get them. However, you’ve probably had several employees working remotely since the pandemic began, so that you can do this!


Hiring remote workers can be a bit different than hiring in-office people, so be prepared. Here’s what you need to know. ​ ​New on Careercloud Radio​ ​The Careercloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests! ​ ​Navigating Parental Leave With Dr. Amy Beacom and Sue Campbell In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Dr. Amy Beacom and Sue Campbell. Dr. Amy Beacom is the Founder and CEO of the Center for Parental Leave Leadership, the first consultancy in the US to focus exclusively on parental leave. Drawing on over 25 years in executive leadership development and coaching, Amy consults with Fortune 100 companies, international organizations, and working parents, transforming the way our companies and our country engage with the parental leave transition.


How To Recognize Opportunity And Be Ready To Say Yes With Ray King In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Ray King. Ray is the Global Head of Sales at Devbridge, a digital product and technology consultancy. A first-generation immigrant from The Gambia, Ray migrated to the US as a teen and has gained experience building and leading high-performing teams since. He has successfully led digital product delivery for Global 2000 clients in the US, Europe, and the UK. So when the opportunity to build out Devbridge’s UK practice came up, Ray accepted the challenge and grew the practice into a thriving $8M operation in just over three years. He recently transitioned from his post as the Managing Director of the London office back to the US to build a global sales team responsible for generating $20M+ a year in new business revenue for Devbridge. Soon to be a first-time dad, Ray lives in Chicago with his fiancé Megan and their dog, Crede.


From Around the Web


PwC announces nearly 40,000 U.S. employees can work remote from anywhere in the country

PwC announced it will allow all U.S. employees who can telework the ability to work virtually from anywhere in the continental U.S. moving forward.


The new policy will impact nearly 40,000 employees who work in client services, including consultants, auditors and tax professionals. The company says it is the first professional services firm to offer workers a permanent work-from-anywhere option.


Remote Working Fueled by COVID Pandemic Gaining Popularity

As was the case for many offices, last year’s sudden move to send many people home to work was a stunner for the Le Sueur County Human Services Department. “When we started (remote), it was like pulling off the Band-Aid. We were forced to do it,” said department head Sue Rynda. “We were considered essential employees but the governor asked that anyone who could work from home should.”

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