Gregory Lewis

Posts by Gregory Lewis

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    The Most In-Demand Jobs Right Now

    February 16, 2021

    The pandemic may have disrupted everything from summer weddings to winter holidays, but there’s one thing even COVID-19 can’t stop . . . taxes. (Though, to be fair, it did delay them.) Tax professionals represented three of the top 10 most in-demand jobs on LinkedIn, according to our latest job posting numbers from January. While the tax season may be...

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    10 Unexpected Interview Questions to Get Unrehearsed Answers

    November 24, 2020

    “What is your greatest strength?” “Name a time you faced a challenge at work.” You’ve probably asked these generic questions more times than you’d like to admit. The problem isn’t just that they’re passé — it’s that candidates can see them coming a mile away and they’ve prepped predictable answers to your predictable questions. You don’t want to ambush...

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    Pixar Animator Shares Secrets to Telling a Compelling (Company) Story

    November 23, 2020

    Once upon a time, there was a boy who grew up working at his family’s toy store. One day, he mustered up the courage to tell his parents that he wanted to leave the family business to be a Disney animator — but they said no. So he took over the toy store, got married, and had a son of his own. When his three-year-old handed him a drawing, he decided to start...

  • Quote from the Future of Recruiting Report from Lauren Gardner (Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition)  “Recruiters have to be able to answer questions on culture. They have to be able to answer questions about the company’s stance on diversity. They have to teach leaders and managers how to think more broadly about their own choices and coach them to gravitate not towards who they ‘like’ but who adds to the organization.”

    Microsoft’s Head of Recruiting Shares Her Take on the...

    November 10, 2020

    Predicting the future right now might feel impossible — after all, who could have predicted everything that 2020 had in store for us?...

  • 6 Recruiting Trends That Will Shape 2021

    October 21, 2020

    Recruiting today looks radically different than it did just a year ago. Accelerated by COVID-19 and the movement for racial justice,...

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    New LinkedIn Data Shows People Are Paying Attention to...

    September 3, 2020

    Recent events involving police brutality and systemic racism continue to ignite the world as we’ve seen impassioned protest in support...