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If you’ve not optimised the careers page on your website, then you’re missing out. A careers page is an excellent talent attraction tool, and this post will tell you how to use it.
Planning and executing team events that everyone enjoys can be a challenge. Find out what we've learned from extroverts and introverts for your next company event.
Personality types can be used to derive insight into working methods, teamwork, skills, adaptability, and much more. But does it really make sense to put employees into pigeonholes? Let’s find out!
When hiring for a role, hard skills and soft skills will play a massive part in each step of the process. But, which should you place more value in? This post will help you decide.
Employee engagement is much more than just a buzzword. Find out how to proactively and sustainably improve employee engagement in your workplace, following these simple steps.
Are you planning to invite a potential candidate to a job interview? That’s great news! Find out how to conduct an interview with these best practices for hiring managers.
Fair shortlisting means equal opportunities for all and promoting diversity in your team. Find out how to set up a shortlist that is both fair and legally sound.
We've recently written several useful etiquette guides describing how we work here at JOIN. Find out important things you should focus on when writing a Slack etiquette guide for your organisation.
Slack is supposed to make our lives easier at work. But, sometimes there are too many messages coming in, with notifications going off left and right. Keyboard shortcuts can make things a little faster.
Using polls, emoji reactions, and statuses gives you an in-real-time picture of how your team feels about everything. It’s almost like a live stream of feedback that you get daily. Find out how to use them effectively.
In this guide on Slack groups and channels, we share some of our favourite tips on how to use Slack to organise your organisation. These seven easy-yet-effective Slack hacks have helped us work smarter here at JOIN. It might do the same for your business, too!
Slack isn't always the best way to communicate. Sometimes emails and meetings are more effective. But, when?
We’ve been using Slack for a long time here at JOIN, and feel confident that we’ve built up some great guidelines and best practices. Especially since more and more people are working from remote locations, instant messaging tools are essential to the smooth running of teams.
Communication techniques, tone, and language all change depending on who you’re speaking to. In a workplace there are usually four different communication strategies that you should be aware of.
Automate and optimize your email inbox with these ten easy email hacks. These simple-yet-effective productivity tips and tricks help you work smarter and more efficiently.
Your email inbox doesn’t have to be an unorganized mess of endless unread emails. Find out how to organize your emails effectively with these five easy-to-implement email organization strategies.
Basic email etiquette can have a big impact on how effectively you and your team communicate in the workplace. Find out what professional email etiquette is and how it can benefit your business.
Before writing an email to someone, try to stop and think whether it actually should be an email. Find out how and when to use email in business communication by reading our handy guide.
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What is cultural fit?
Cultural fit is the idea of selecting and employing candidates for a position at a company based on how they might fit into your organisation’s culture...Read more
What is a cover letter?
Along with a resume, a cover letter is one of the classic elements of submitting a job application. A cover letter is a one-page document ...Read more
What is an active candidate?
An active candidate is someone looking for a new job opportunity. Most active candidates job hunt online, using job boards and search sites to search ...Read more