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Workstream Weekly: Reasons why some jobs won't return, and how Amazon hired 175,000 workers

“We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work, they have the talent to put those men back to work." - John F. Kennedy

8 Creative Tips to Make Your Job Posting Stand Out

When hiring on digital platforms, you’re often competing with thousands of other job postings. Some opportunities may boast a more recognizable company name, or more attractive pay. How then, can you ...

Embracing Employee Diversity: A Q&A with IHOP Franchise Owner Joseph Knight

One of the many factors behind Workstream’s success is the commitment of our clients to provide the best applicant and employee experience to everyone under their wing. And in this Q&A, we learn more ...

Workstream Weekly: Job Demand Data for Public and Private Sectors May 2020

“Public sector employees are the eyes and ears on the ground for the communities they serve." - James P. Hoffa

Who's Still Hiring in 2020 - A Bloomberg Interview with Workstream's CEO

Workstream was recently in the news again, with Bloomberg's Emily Chang recently interviewing our co-founder and CEO on her daily show, Bloomberg Technology. Desmond shared his interpretation of the l...

Hiring Numbers and the (Disputed) May Jobs Report

The May jobs report is in and any way you slice it, it’s jaw dropping.

Should I Furlough My Employees? 5 Tips Business Owners Should Know

This article was originally published on Entrepreneur, and is adapted from Desmond's original guest post.  The term "furlough" comes from the dutch word verlof, which originally referred to the leave ...

Workstream Weekly: Hiring on the Rise, Remote as the New Norm, & More

“True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

Product Updates: New Integration, Remote Onboarding, Trackable Posts

We heard you - and our team of developers and engineers have been hard at work implementing exciting changes to the Workstream end-to-end hiring platform. Based on your recruiting challenges and feedb...

Q&A with Laura Huang, Author of Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage

We talked to author and Harvard Business School professor, Laura Huang, about her new book titled "Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage." In this insightful discussion, we learn about how to tweak p...

Q&A with Workstream Co-Founder and CPO Lei Xu

In today’s Influencer Series feature, we turn the spotlight on another of the creative minds behind Workstream, co-founder and CPO Lei Xu. Early in his career, Lei helped build a sales recommendation ...

What’s the Best Job for You: Benefits of Hourly vs Salaried Jobs

Picking the right job can sometimes be confusing. There are tons of different factors to consider: potential workload, company culture, benefits, growth opportunities, and so much more. There’s also t...