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    4 Ways Executives Can Improve Diversity Hiring

    From better morale to a better bottom line, Forbes Coaches Council reports that there are several major benefits for businesses that increase diversity and inclusion in their organization. Although this initiative is long overdue, organizations may still not always know where to find the resources they need to succeed. As the development of a more […]

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    Pursuing Your Passion with Wildland Organics’ Founder Marisa Quintanilla

    Did you know that a Biz2Credit study revealed the average yearly revenue of Latino-owned businesses in the U.S. increased from $258,702 in 2016-2017 to $327,189 in 2017-2018? And that more than 4.7 Hispanic-owned businesses — when combined — contribute to more than $700 billion to the U.S. economy annually? It only seems fitting then that […]

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    Inspiration and Innovation with Naturalicious’ Founder and CEO Gwen Jimmere

    Necessity is the mother of invention, according to Plato. But we would argue it can also foster some serious motivation and creativity — as proven by Naturalicious Founder and CEO Gwen Jimmere. To call her a trailblazer would be a mild description. In addition to being the first African-American woman to own a patent for natural […]

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    8 Surprising Jobs in the Pet Industry

    In celebration of the recent launch of ForceBrands’ specialized pet hiring division, PetForce, we’re diving deeper into the industry to explore what employment opportunities look like inside the burgeoning sector. As we previously reported, the pet care industry has become a hot prospect for jobs — and some of these roles may surprise you. Mark […]

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    ‘Black Is Beautiful’ Beer Initiative Backed By Breweries At Home and Abroad

    Driven by recent events, the beer industry is answering the call to support equality and inclusion — and breweries stateside and across the world are getting involved. Black is Beautiful, a collaborative effort to raise awareness for the injustices people of color face on a daily basis, was created by Marcus Baskerville, Founder & Head […]

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    How the Pet Care Industry Has Become a Hot Prospect for Jobs

    According to a National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pets Products Association (APPA), approximately 85 million families — 67 percent of U.S. households — own a pet, and that figure continues to increase in light of the current COVID-19 crisis. “The pandemic has impacted every aspect of life in our country, and the […]

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    How to Write Non-Bias Job Descriptions — And Why It Matters

    Statistics prove that diverse and inclusive workforces provide tremendous value. As top priorities among employers, especially now, companies are looking for inventive ways to attract talent. Since job descriptions are typically the first means of contact employers have with candidates, it’s paramount that they are written in a non-bias way that reflects the company’s mission, […]

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    How to Hire Without In-Person Meetings, From Those Who Have Done It for Years

    ForceBrands recently ran a piece about virtual hiring, which featured some great tips on how to make remote interviews as effective as in-person meetings, but that’s only one challenge companies have had to face in recent weeks. Since the emergence of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the entire hiring process has changed in several ways. Fortunately, many organizations […]

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    How to Onboard Employees, Virtually

    The bad news: Coronavirus continues to impact us in ways we never imagined. The good news: Companies are still hiring, giving us hope for the future — something we’re happy to report on and share with you. Because the circumstances of onboarding new employees have to change to accommodate the current climate, employers need insights […]

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    ‘Women on Boards’ Is Building Bridges — Here’s How and Why It Matters

    As part of our ongoing Female Forces series to celebrate Women’s History Month (March), we’re delving deeper into the subject of gender equity in the boardroom with an inside look at the Women on Boards (WOB), a project ForceBrands is proud to help support. This non-profit initiative seeks to empower women business leaders and to […]