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9 Hiring Tips: How To Extend The Perfect Job Offer

Hiring the right candidate for your business is resource-intensive. You put out the call, pour-over resumes, hold a number of interviews, and narrow down the field. Once you’ve finally picked out the candidate who best suits the role, you really want them to accept the job offer - you don’t want all of your hard work to go to waste. You can always extend the offer to the second or third best candidate, but there’s a reason they’re not the first on your list. When the job...

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Soft Skills You Need to Develop as a Remote Entrepreneur

Working from home started as a privilege only very few could indulge in. As the market grew and evolved, it became a benefit for many companies and entrepreneurs. At some point, it became a choice that every employee, or even boss, was able to make, with some opting for a mix. For example, some prefer a few days in the office for face-to-face meetings and interviews, and the rest of the week at home for reports, research, and creativity. However, the outbreak of the new coronavirus changed all o...

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Top Java Engineers Attracted by DHL ESS, the first and only DHL Freight R&D team based in Sofia, Bulgaria

Most people associate DHL with logistics, and few are aware of the fact that DHL ESS team develops Enterprise Software Solutions. What is even more interesting is that DHL Freight opted to base its first and only R&D team in Sofia, Bulgaria. " DHL ESS plays a fundamental role in the Freight Transformation program, aiming at harmonize the existing operational, financial and reporting processes and replace the legacy systems with state-of-the art standards operating procedures and te...

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Remote Jobs: The Fair Pay Rate Dilemma

Coronavirus pandemic had an unexpected side effect – organizations that were reluctant to adopt home office and remote work had no other choice than asking their employees to work from home. Digital nomads across the globe jumped from joy foreseeing an immediate rise in the number of location independent remote jobs. However, nothing like this has happened and is unlikely to happen in the coming years.  As millions of people worldwide already lost their jobs amid COVID-19 outbreak,...

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Recruitment Best Practices Through Virtual Job Interviews

The last couple of weeks have been bizarre, to say the least. The Guardian details how COVID-19, the coronavirus that has escalated to a full-on pandemic, has changed and will continually change, the world as we know it. It has upended everything from mass transport to business practices all over the world, as more and more people are being asked to just stay home. This has resulted in a massive shift regarding how we work, as work from home and remote working arrangements are slowly becomi...