Christina Pavlou

Christina is a writer at Workable, previously a recruiter. She writes about diversity in the workplace and reports on the shape of things to come. She tweets @ChristinaPaulou.

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Blog, Culture

Behind the scenes with 3 members of Workable’s sales team

A few days ago, I visited the offices of Workable’s sales team in Athens. Located in a business district, Spaces, is a modern, eco-friendly coworking place that hosts various companies...

Blog, Recruiting

Unconscious bias in recruitment: How can you remove it?

There’s a lot of talk around diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Companies try to get rid of any form of discrimination from their hiring process. Some of them are...

Blog, Culture

How to fire an employee gracefully: 5 ways to do it right

When you’re in a new relationship, you’re filled with enthusiasm, making plans for your future together. You certainly don’t think about the moment you’ll break up. Likewise, when you hire...

Blog, People

How to improve your restaurant turnover rate

Think of your favorite meal, perfectly cooked, beautifully served to you on a plate while you’re sitting in a comfortable chair in a nicely decorated restaurant room. Now bring this...

Blog, Culture

Gender inequality in the workplace: A lack of women in leadership

"We all have stories to tell and projects we need financed. Don't talk to us about it at the parties tonight. Invite us into your office in a couple days,...

Blog, Recruiting

6 candidate experience best practices

“Candidate experience is just another HR buzzword.” “Focusing on candidate experience will hurt my time to hire.” “No matter what I do, rejected candidates will always post bitter comments online.”...

Workable University

Why you need a strategic hiring plan and how Workable can help

Let’s say you’re an HR professional and your company doesn’t have a strategic hiring plan in place – you just work with emails. When a hiring manager wants to recruit...

Blog, People

Handling layoffs: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Do you still have a job at BuzzFeed? What seems like a normal, fun quiz hosted on the popular media website actually carries the bitterness of some recently laid-off employees:...

Blog, Culture

Can we discuss politics or other controversial topics at work?

Let’s say that one of your employees posts a racist joke on their personal social media page. Even if it was meant by that employee to be funny, many people...

Tutorials, Εmployee retention

What is Talent Management in HR?

What does “talent” mean in corporate lingo? Often it’s a high-potential candidate. Other times, a star employee. Or even an experienced professional in a competitive field. You can pick the...

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