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Seven Reasons to Choose Plum over DiSC

One question that we are asked a lot at Plum is, “How are you different from surveys like DiSC?” DiSC has been around since the WWII era, and while this
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What’s your Employer Brand? Part 1

“Employer Brand” is not a new term by any stretch of the imagination, but it has become a bit buzzwordy in the last few years. Maybe not for HR professionals
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Expert Interview: Caitlin MacGregor, CEO of Plum, Discussing Online Recruiting

HOW HAS ONLINE RECRUITING EVOLVED SINCE YOU GOT INTO THE BUSINESS? Since coming into the business, online recruiting has evolved from being an online job search platform where job seekers
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Hiring: Hurdles VS The Whole Person

                          When creating the Plum Match Score algorithms, Plum steered clear of a common and flawed practice in
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Plum and 80-20 Growth Corporation Announce a Partnership Focused on Transforming the Sales Hiring Process!

In North America, there is a growing gap in sales skills. Combined with the 89% turnover rate due to culture fit, we are at risk for a detrimental business issue.
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Best Practices: Using a Personality Assessment to Place Co-op Students

Hiring co-op students is exciting, or at least it should be. Sometimes, the information provided by a candidate in the standard process can be difficult to sort through. Last year
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Predict Your Employee’s Job Performance Before You Commit

Commitment can be a scary thing. How do you know that the time and energy you put into a person will give you what you are looking for in the
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4 Reasons Why Interning at a Startup is the Best Experience for Students

Interning at Plum for the last four months has been an amazing experience. I have really enjoyed myself and have learned so much. When I reflect on why this has
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Congrats Andela on Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s Chan Zuckerberg Initiative investment of $24M!

The Plum team is really excited to congratulate Andela on raising $24 million from Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s Chan Zuckerberg Initiative! Andela’s commitment to training African engineers to become
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Free and Inexpensive Ways to Get More People to Apply to Your Jobs

In order to get more applicants to your job postings without breaking the bank, you can apply multiple free or inexpensive strategies: 1.      Optimize Your Job Postings Don’t make your
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