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5 Strategies that Have Powered Shopify's Stunning Growth

Lever

In 2011, Shopify had 40 employees total, no recruiting team, and one unassuming HR intern with no prior HR experience. Today, their employee count has soared to 2,000+ employees, 60 of whom are in talent acquisition. That former intern? She’s now the Head of Talent Acquisition, Anna Lambert.

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Progress and Potential: The Evolution of the Global Workplace for LGBTQ+ Employees

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Sylvia Ann Hewlett’s groundbreaking “ Power of Out “, revealed in 2011 that closeted employees, grappling with fear in the workplace, were 73% more likely to leave their companies within three years, creating a lose/lose scenario for both employers and employees (the vast majority of research since has confirmed this).

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs In 2011

Staffing Talk

Compiled annually by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) the list for 2011 was recently released (it is compiled from 2010 figures). In the spirit of the Thanksgiving season, here’s a reason to be thankful: hopefully you aren’t working in any one of these ten most dangerous jobs in America.

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Christmas just ain’t the same anymore. Thankfully.

The Whiteboard

When I first arrived on these shores in 2011, I soon realised that the recruiters of Aotearoa packed up way before the 23rd December. I swear these things were unthinkable in 2011. I met another yesterday who’s team were set to close off a further 15+ deals before that fat-ass squeezes himself down our collective chimneys.

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Worried About Brain Drain? Focusing on Older Workers Can Help

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development shows that workers 55 and older made up 20% of the workforce in 2011, 23% in 2021, and is projected to be 25% in 2031. Other countries also are seeing increases in the number of older workers, with Japan seeing the most.

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Staffing World 2011, A Picture Gallery

Staffing Talk

We are having a great time at Staffing World 2011! For those of you who can’t be here, I wanted to share some of the better pictures I took yesterday. The keynote speaker from yesterday, Jim Murphy, gave a very energetic speech that drew many parallels between flying an F-15 and staffing. Adam Arnold from Call-Em-All.

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Amid Coronavirus Fears, How to Support New Remote Workers

exaqueo

Here at exaqueo, we have been a fully-remote team since 2011 and some of our team members have been remote for decades. Getting comfortable with working from home and shifting to this kind-of-policy isn’t a quick change. It requires thought and purpose, even if the decision has to be made quickly.

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