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Today’s candidates want flexibility and autonomy — here’s how to hire them

Over 40% of today’s workforce is considered contingent, and more than 90% of candidates say they want to work for employers who are open to flexible and open work arrangements—including part-time and remote work. Where employees 20 years ago were committed to the traditional nine-to-five schedule, today’s workers value flexibility and the ability to get their work done on their own time. Here are four recruitment strategies to help you hire today’s alternative workforce.

How to be a company that attracts LGBTQ professionals

We’ve come a long way as a nation when it comes to LGBTQ rights and acceptance, but we surely have more work to do, especially in the workplace. In 30 states, it’s still perfectly legal to not hire someone or to fire them due to sexual orientation or gender orientation. But most forward-thinking companies actually have strategies to step away from that attitude, and are becoming more inclusive. But becoming a company that welcomes LGBTQ talent requires more than just not discriminating against them – it’s recognizing that diversity can be a growth strategy. We spoke with experts to learn concrete steps you can take to make your company more attractive to LGBTQ workers.