A manager gives a layoff letter to his employee.
Layoff Letters (With a Template)
Letting an employee go is difficult for all parties involved, and there are right ways...
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What Are Soft Skills in the Workplace?
When evaluating job applicants, employers should rely on more than a person's industry experience. While...
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An overworked woman who cradles her head needs to learn how to overcome burnout at work
How to Overcome Burnout at Work
Burnout is a type of exhaustion that can be experienced by professionals and is often...
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What Are Professional Development Goals? 6 Examples
Personal growth is important for all employees, regardless of your industry or position. However, no...
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This team's manager knows how to boost employee morale and as a result, they are happy.
7 Ways to Boost Employee Morale
The way your professionals feel about their jobs can affect their productivity and quality of...
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How to Provide Feedback to an Employee
Knowing how to offer feedback to your professionals is a valuable skill that can lead...
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How to Reject an Interviewee
One of the sad realities of filling an open position at your company is that...
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How to Hire the Right Person
Hiring a new team member can be a stressful experience for those who don’t have...
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A female manager demonstrates that she knows how to be a good interviewer by engaging with a male candidate in a friendly manner.
How to Be a Good Interviewer
Interviews can be challenging for hiring managers and leaders who don't have previous experience interviewing...
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A manager demonstrates how to build a strong culture with a remote team by holding a regular team meeting on videoconference.
How to Build a Strong Culture with a Remote Team
It can be challenging for teams to develop close bonds when they work remotely, so...
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A female HR manager effectively interviews a male candidate.
How to Conduct an Interview Effectively
The purpose of an interview is to get to know your applicant, but they’re also...
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6-Step Offboarding Checklist
Offboarding is a vital process for any company: By providing positive offboarding experiences for outgoing...
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How to Build Trust Within a Team
The relationships between employees can impact how they feel about their job, which is why...
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How to Improve Employee Retention
Employee retention is the term used to refer to an organization’s ability to hold onto...
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If you want to know how to increase employee satisfaction, look at the factors that lead to increased engagement and retention, such as the high morale of this team of young employees happily working together.
Understanding Employee Satisfaction
The success of any company is a result of the contributions of its employees. However,...
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What Is Upskilling and Reskilling?
An employee’s position within an organization will naturally evolve as the company grows. For example,...
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3 Ways to Fail at Communicating Layoffs
Giving bad news is never easy. However, for business leaders and HR professionals, effectively delivering...
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4 Reasons You Should Use the Outplacement Support Your Company Offers
Being laid off ranks as one of the top five most stressful situations in a...
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How an Outplacement Program Can Help Retain Your Customer Base
Layoffs are short-term solutions that can have lasting impacts on your company’s bottom line: its...
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An HR exec points to a digital image of a globe representing a company's workforce around the world requiring career transition support.
4 Ways to Deliver Effective and Personalized Career Transition Support on a Global Scale
If you’re an HR professional at a company with more than one location, you’re well...
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An HR manager meets with a department lead to review how to conduct an exit interview.
How to Conduct an Exit Interview that Benefits Your Company
Why do good employees leave your organization? Knowing the answer to this question will help...
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Kim Baker Negotiates a VP Role with Better Pay, Comp Structure: A Candidate Success Story
If you’re a well-respected executive with a record of success, opportunities come calling when you...
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In keeping with current outplacement trends, a manager conducts a layoff virtually.
Outplacement Trends: Could COVID-19 Change How Companies Manage Layoffs?
The monthly U.S. jobs report for April 2020 revealed what many of us already suspected:...
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A consultant reviews the outplacement process with a manager.
Outplacement Process: Top 10 Things to Know
Much as hiring isn’t a simple matter of just saying “yes” to a candidate, the...
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A candidate accepts a job offer thanks to Intoo outplacement.
Bill Curry lands a role with better pay and benefits in the coronavirus crisis: A candidate success story
A senior program manager at a software company, Bill Curry built his career managing large...
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An empty office signals tech layoffs.
Preparing for Tech Layoffs: 3 Tips for Leaders
Until the pandemic, tech layoffs were rare, as the industry seemed like one that could...
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What’s Chapter 11 Bankruptcy & How Does It Work?
With the economic changes unleashed by the coronavirus crisis, many organizations are facing major changes...
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A college lecture hall sits empty due to COVID lockdowns.
7 Professors on How 2020 Is Changing Higher Education
So much has happened during 2020 that it often feels like ten years compressed into...
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An HR manager interviews a prospective employee.
5 Ways HR Can Reduce Bias in Hiring
With millions of Americans newly unemployed amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the available pool of qualified...
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Candidate Success Story: Brian lands a job at Google
Intoo USA Launches to Bring Creer Development and Outplacement
INTOO USA Launches to Bring Career Development and Outplacement Services That Help Organizations Manage Workforce Change
INTOO USA works with companies in industries such as technology, higher education, nonprofit, retail, and...
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What Is An Outplacement Consultant and Why You Need One
If you work in HR, you know that staying on top of the rapidly changing nature...
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A candidate watches a plane take off while waiting to travel for an interview.
Will Walter secures a new job at Wiley during the coronavirus crisis: A candidate success story
When Will Walter was laid off from his marketing position at a publishing company in...
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A lecture hall sits empty as a result of university layoffs.
2020 Trends: College and University layoffs
Do universities share the same fate as department stores? Because the COVID-19 pandemic has changed...
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Business Succession Planning: 3 Ways to Create a Succession Plan That Works
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown companies big and small that business and life don’t always...
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Top 8 HR Questions today: Coronavirus, workforce diversity, and what’s forever changed
The coronavirus crisis has brought many sensitive organizational management issues to the forefront. HR professionals...
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Having just been laid off, a man sitting by a wall wonders, how does unemployment work?
How does unemployment insurance work?
Due to the economic effects of the coronavirus crisis, many American workers are asking for...
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Two HR managers discuss what their outgoing employees might expect from outplacement coaching in 2020.
Outplacement Coaching – What To Expect In 2020
With the coronavirus pandemic disrupting established workplace patterns and structures, employers are grappling with many...
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Aerial view of a laptop and notebook, from a writer's desk who found her new career with the help of Intoo outplacement.
Sharita Hanley Pivots to Her Dream Career as a Writer Amid the Coronavirus Crisis: A Candidate Success Story
Sharita Hanley always loved writing—so much so that she served as president of an International...
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Best Practices for Higher Education Faculty Layoffs & Furloughs
Due to the coronavirus crisis, many universities and colleges have had to make rapid workforce...
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Company Acquisitions and Mergers: Definitions, Difference, and Examples
Company acquisitions and mergers: is a merger the same thing as an acquisition? Surprisingly, although...
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What is Post-Merger Integration?
For two companies to merge, leaders of both organizations have to put tremendous effort into...
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How to Conduct a Layoff, Furlough, or Recall Legally During the Coronavirus Crisis
We’ve entered a new phase of the coronavirus crisis. This month, some non-essential businesses have...
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How to Deal with Company Reorganization: 5 Tips for Employers
The unstable economy has prompted employers nationwide to re-evaluate their organizational structures. This means we...
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Top 10 Legal HR Questions For Navigating Through and Out of The Coronavirus Crisis, Answered
Changing employment laws. Sudden layoffs and furloughs. New safety regulations. The coronavirus crisis has quickly...
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Aerial view of a person working on their laptop at a home desk, learning how to succeed in a new job during the coronavirus crisis with tips from a career coach.
How to Succeed in Your New Job During the Coronavirus Crisis: Tips From a Career Coach
Starting to work for a new company can be both exciting and anxiety-provoking, especially if...
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A group of HR managers during a meeting in which they are planning out how to protect their employer brand while going through organizational downsizing.
3 Keys to Protecting Your Brand During Organizational Downsizing – Webinar Recap
Since layoffs and terminations happen in every industry, preparing for potential workforce changes is an...
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How to Navigate the Job Market During the Coronavirus Crisis: Tips From a Career Coach
Unemployment rates have skyrocketed in response to the coronavirus crisis in recent weeks. Many employees...
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Jennifer O’Shasky Makes Her Move Into the Travel Industry: A Candidate Success Story
Getting laid off can be stressful for anyone. But getting laid off after decades at...
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Communicating Layoffs to Employees: How to Wrap Up the Layoff Notification
Layoffs are rough—for all parties involved. And communicating the message to impacted employees is never easy....
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5 Surprising Stats on the State of Post-layoff Support, Outplacement, and the American Workforce
This month has been a tumultuous time for HR professionals. Because of the coronavirus pandemic,...
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How to Maintain Morale During a Crisis
The coronavirus’ impact on American businesses has been sudden and dramatic. Restaurants with full reservations...
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How to Begin the Layoff Communication: Delivering the News & Mitigating the Risks
Sometimes letting people go is the only way to move your business forward. Still, no...
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Compassionate Offboarding: Managing Layoffs – Webinar Recap
Layoffs can take a toll on anyone, regardless of whether you’re the person delivering the...
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How to Retain Talent in Times of Change – Webinar Recap
Uncertainty is often a major source of stress, and during times of change, employees look to HR...
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Unlimited PTO: The Pros, the Cons, and the Reality
We all know that when it comes to sourcing and recruiting top talent, it’s tough...
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5 Ways Outplacement Counseling Helps with the Job Hunt
An employee exit is a difficult situation to navigate, whether you're the employer or employee....
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5 Ways Outplacement Solutions Can Ease Your Company Layoff
The start of a new decade is often a time for reflection, reassessment, and redirection....
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Layoff Notice: What’s Expected of Employers?
Communicating a layoff is often a complex process. Many questions have to be answered before...
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Reduction in Force Best Practices: How to Protect Your Employer Brand
Employer brand plays an increasingly important role in the social media age. Customers often read...
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INTOO Career Coach Spotlight: Jyl
“Be Prepared, Flexible and Open to Learning”: A Chat with Jyl, Intoo Career Coach The...
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Memo to Self: How to Write a Layoff Memo the Right Way
What is the best way to let employees know a layoff is coming? For most organizations...
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5 Steps to Using a Reduction in Force Plan Template
When an organization goes through a downsizing, HR professionals need to manage many big and...
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Layoff and Recall Policy: Do You Have One?
Because a wide range of factors influence business success, no industry or organization can consider...
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How to Negotiate for Outplacement Benefits
Finding a new job is often a challenging task, especially if you’re feeling angry, panicked,...
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How to Decide Whom to Lay Off During a Restructure
When organizations go through a restructuring, departments are often merged, whittled down, or eliminated altogether,...
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Restructuring? How to Avoid Layoff Discrimination
A business restructuring can be a positive time of evolution for an organization. The ensuing...
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Are Major Layoffs More Common Since the Recession?
From late 2007 until the summer of 2009, the U.S. experienced the worst recession since...
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HR Operations: 5 Tips for Managing Layoffs During a Merger
While mergers often make great business sense, they also bring up fears about pending layoffs...
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How to Calculate Severance Pay for Employees
While companies are not required by federal law to provide severance pay to terminated employees,...
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How Severance Pay Works and Who Typically Receives It
Discover How Severance Pay Works and How it Should Be Used In Your Organization Severance...
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5 Things Employers Should Know About Negotiating Severance
While companies are not required by federal law to provide severance pay, offering a severance...
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Severance Package: 7 Reasons Your Company Needs One
When employees leave a company, they are entitled to receive regular wages for time worked,...
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Communicating Layoffs to Remaining Employees in 5 Steps
When HR professionals talk about communicating layoffs, the discussion generally centers around breaking the news...
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INTOO Adds Seasoned Outplacement Executive Kim Johnson as SVP of Sales
We are excited to announce a new addition to Intoo’s executive team! Kim Johnson, a...
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Employees working on computers in modern office room, discussing recent layoffs.
How To Motivate Employees After Layoffs
When a company conducts a layoff, a lot of attention is given to the employees...
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Career Coach Spotlight: Holly
“We push you outside your comfort zone”: A Chat with Holly, Intoo Career Coach In...
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Are Companies Required to Pay Layoff Severance?
No matter the cause for termination, letting go an employee is never easy. It can...
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Organizational Change Management: How Does It Affect Employees?
Recent corporate history is filled with cautionary tales of large organizations that ultimately failed because...
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INTOO USA partners with Career Star Group to Provide Outplacement Across the Globe
We are excited to announce that Intoo USA (formerly CareerArc Outplacement) and Career Star Group...
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My Career Arc – INTOO CEO Yair Riemer
Intoo CEO Shares His Career Story What was your very first job? In high school...
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Career Coach Spotlight: Ellen
“It’s about working as partners”: A Chat with Ellen, Intoo Career Coach Seeking help isn’t...
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19 Fascinating Stats on Layoff Anxiety—Infographic
Nearly half of American employees experience layoff anxiety, despite record low unemployment rates. That’s according...
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How to Lay Off an Employee: Industry Best Practices
Almost every company has an employee onboarding process to help new hires start their jobs...
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Career Coach Spotlight: Natalie
“We Empower Their Self-Discovery”: A Chat with Natalie, Intoo Certified Career Coach A good career...
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What To Do If You Get Fired: Quick & Simple Guide
Getting fired from your job can be emotionally devastating. A termination forces you to address...
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4 Outplacement Statistics That Could Save Your Brand Reputation
As trends and other industry shifts make their impacts on business, your company may sometimes...
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Retail Layoffs: How to Protect Your Brand During a Reduction in Force
Retail companies are laying off workers at a rapid rate. In 2018, companies let go...
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How to Evaluate Outplacement Companies and Provide Career Transition Assistance
If your company decides it needs to lay off employees, you can help people find...
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Staff Reductions: What to Avoid During a Reduction in Force
When management reduces the number of staff in your organization, it can be a difficult...
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Virtual Outplacement Services: How Do They Work?
Being fired or laid off is never a pleasant experience, but one of the biggest...
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Layoff Survival Checklist: How to Retain Talent & Manage Reputation Post-Layoff
Communicating layoffs is never an easy task. Delivering the news to exiting employees, remaining employees,...
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Retail Apocalypse: 27 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know
At 6,163 store closures and counting, 2017 is already one of the worst years on...
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Mercer and INTOO Win Silver Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award in Technology
We are pleased to announce that Mercer Intoo Candidate Care has earned a Brandon Hall Group...
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INTOO Candidate Care Wins Gold for Product Excellence at the 2016 Golden Bridge Awards®
We are thrilled to announce that our newest product innovation--Intoo Candidate Experience--earned the highest distinction in the...
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PenFed Credit Union Offers INTOO Transition Solution to 1.4 M Members
PenFed, one of the largest credit unions in the country, announced today that it will...
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A male employee demonstrates one of the many possible emotional reactions during layoffs.
How to Handle Employees’ Emotional Reactions During Layoffs: Anger, Silence, Denial, Threats
Employees can experience a range of emotional reactions during layoffs,and it is very difficult to...
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Having a box of tissues on hand is one of many tips for conducting layoffs.
Bring a Box of Tissues, and Other Real-World Tips on Conducting Layoffs
For many managers, there is perhaps no task more difficult than informing an employee that...
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Mercer and INTOO Form Strategic Partnership to Deliver Candidate Experience Solution
Intoo (formerly CareerArc Outplacement) announced today a strategic alliance with Mercer--a global consulting leader in...
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3 Keys to Protecting Your Brand During Layoffs: Lessons from HR Leaders
Guest Post | By Yair Riemer, CMO, Intoo | @YairR – View Yair's #TalkHR Webinar “3 Keys to Protecting...
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Tech Layoffs Looming? Analyst Predicts Over 330k Workforce Cuts in Technology Sector
Just a year ago, the tech world was dominated by unicorns -- VC-backed startups that...
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INTOO Wins 2015 Best in Biz Award for Product Excellence
We are very pleased to announce that we have once again been recognized for our achievements...
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Do Recent Startup Devaluations Signal Tech Market Trouble?
Silicon Valley has become the mythical land of “unicorns”--the term coined to define the 100+...
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INTOO Joins ADP Marketplace, Companies Can Now Provide Career Transition Assistance to Departing Employees
Intoo USA (formerly CareerArc Outplacement) has partnered with ADP to help companies strengthen and protect...
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3 Crucial Lessons from Amazon’s “Bruising Workplace”
After the NYT exposé of (allegedly) Amazon’s “Bruising Workplace” and following the quick rebuttal from Amazon employees...
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Oil Price Lows Lead to Massive Layoffs: An Earth Day Focus on Energy Labor
This Earth Day we consider the precarious position of oil industry workers: Massive layoffs spurred...
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Work Long Hours? Your Workforce May Be Less Productive
“You get what you give,” goes the saying. However, a study is now raising considerable...
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Key Findings from the CareerArc and INTOO 2015 Workplace Flexibility Study
CareerArc and Intoo's 2015 Workplace Flexibility Study reveals the types of workplace benefits organizations invest...
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1 in 5 Workers, Laid Off In Past 5 Years, Still Jobless
“While the worst effects of the Great Recession are over for most Americans, the brutal...
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3 Surprising Ways Twitter Is Linked To Unemployment
Protecting one’s employer brand is more important than ever as social media and review sites...
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Top Talent Trends of 2014
In a recent Intoo-sponsored ERE webinar, Nicole Dessain—independent talent expert and consultant at talent.imperative inc.—led...
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Long-Term Unemployment: 3 Psychological Effects You Shouldn’t Neglect!
As a part of the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, Gallup conducted a survey to study the...
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