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Sarah Perlman

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5 Steps to a Better Online Reputation

Posted by Sarah Perlman on Apr 10, 2019 10:44:00 AM

In the past, business reputations were dependent on word-of-mouth or ad campaigns expertly crafted by marketing firms. In the age of social media, it is critical that organizations build and manage their online reputations. Companies should manage their online reputations not only to increase profitability and establish themselves in the market, but also to attract and retain quality employees.

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Topics: Company Culture, Digital Era, Reputation

Recruiting and Managing Autistic Adults

Posted by Sarah Perlman on Apr 3, 2019 10:34:00 AM

One in 68 Americans is autistic. Autism is a spectrum disorder, so many individuals only slightly differ from a "neurotypical" person. Many autistic adults have significant skills that could benefit many jobs and industries. So why hasn't this untapped group of possible employees been utilized to the best of their potential?

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Topics: Recruiting, Autism Awareness, Managing

4 Tips to Speed Up Your Hiring Process

Posted by Sarah Perlman on Mar 6, 2019 10:51:00 AM

Candidates have the upper hand in today's job market. Unemployment under four percent means that there is a high quantity of jobs available but a lack of candidates who have the required skills. Great candidates are harder to find which increases the length of the hiring process Managers spend valuable time reviewing resumes and holding interviews—if the candidates even show up that is.

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Topics: Recruiting, Benefits, Interviews, hiring

What Will Amazon’s Impact Be on D.C. Area Businesses?

Posted by Sarah Perlman on Feb 14, 2019 11:17:00 AM

In 2018, the Virginia Chamber Foundation commissioned a study titled, "Economic Impact of Amazon’s Major Corporate Headquarters in Virginia and the Washington MSA." Their findings? The total economic impact of Amazon HQ2 will be $14.2 billion in Virginia. While this is great news for the region’s economy, what does it mean to businesses already operating in the area?

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Topics: Recruiting, Workforce, Local News, Retention, Unemployment, Original Content, Business

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