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What Can We Learn from the Chicago Cubs about Building a Winning Team?

After 108 long years, the Chicago Cubs have won the World Series Title. Can we sit and assess exactly why the long drought? Actually, yes, we can. For most of
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Is a bad hire hurting your ROI?

ROI…aka return on investment. This number can either shake you to your core or lead you to celebrate. Understanding the ROI in your business can mean the difference between success
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Are ‘Soft Skills’ in Short Supply or Do You Need to UP Your Game?

Recently a survey was conducted by the Wall Street Journal where nearly 900 executives were polled.  An overwhelming 92% of those executives said that soft skills were equally important or
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How Plum and Greenhouse Work Together: A Look Under the Hood

          Lately, I am getting questions around ‘how does Plum and Greenhouse work together’. I started to explain it as the questions came, and then I
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Moving on Up!

The day our team has anxiously been waiting for has arrived. We moved from our old 900 sq ft office to our new space with over 3000 sq ft of
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Walking on Eggshells in Iron Boots: Insensitivity in the Workplace

  Everyone has good and bad days; some have more bad than good. In a workplace, the personalities and moods of one person can affect others around them. We have
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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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