Black History Month Employee Spotlight: Clifford Riddick

As a minority-owned business, we recognize the value of diversity as a catalyst for equality and expression. We embrace it, because when we hold hands in respect and acceptance, we can overcome barriers that limit our ability to capitalize on the unique fabric of our organization. That is why we are proud to honor the […]


5 Actionable Steps to Improve Your Company’s Candidate Experience

Empathy. Compassion. Decency. Common courtesy. These are words and phrases used in many social media posts describing key missing ingredients in a jobseeker’s candidate experience. Do you bake empathy as a core value in your hiring initiative, recruiting program or talent acquisition leadership approach? Are we failing as employers to account for this necessary element? […]


10 Key Skills for Collaborative Leadership in a Virtual World

The global workplace is becoming more and more reliant on virtual teams. An IWG survey reports that 62% of businesses around the world have more flexible workplaces. Increasing amounts of teams are seeing the benefits of remote work and are leaving the office, and are communicating through video conferencing apps like Microsoft Teams and other collaboration software. […]


AI in Recruiting: Make Better Hiring Decisions

[Editor’s Note: Know This, Do This is a blog series from System Soft Technologies. What is this series for? It’s a cycle of articles that take you on a journey, exploring ways innovative technology can help leaders drive transformation and growth.] Know This In the already fast-changing world of HR, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is creating unimagined twists […]


6 Ways to Transform Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Let’s set the record straight, so there’s no confusion moving forward. Simply put, workplace diversity is understanding, accepting and valuing differences between people. That encompasses those of various races, ethnicities, genders, ages, religions, disabilities and sexual orientations. It also includes distinctions in education, personalities, skill sets, experiences and knowledge base. And, that’s all a good […]


Recruiting Purple Squirrels

How recruiters and hiring managers can work together to ‘catch’ the perfect candidate Who is a Purple Squirrel? Purple Squirrels don’t exist in the real world. They often don’t exist in the workplace either. ‘Purple Squirrel’ is a term in recruiting lingo used to describe a flawless match for the job; the perfect candidate who […]