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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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 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...

Blog, Culture

Key elements of a great company culture – the story of Proxyclick

We often hear about companies with a great culture. Whether they’re big names like Google, smaller up-and-coming startups, or local businesses, these companies are known for their cool work environment...

Blog, Recruiting

5 New Year’s resolutions for recruiters

As we enter the holiday season, naturally our minds wander to vacation plans, tree decorations, cookies and our favorite movie. It’s also the time to reflect on the year that’s...

Blog, Recruiting

How to be the worst interviewer

Meet Joe – Head of Digital Marketing at “Fictional Company”. Joe is really good at his job but has been struggling lately, ever since one of his designers left. He...

Blog, People

Why you should consider non-traditional candidates

For some professions, career paths are sort of a given, almost pre-defined. For example, if you want to be a doctor, you’ll go to med school, complete a residency program...

Blog, Recruiting

Best job ad examples from the Workable job board

A clear and engaging job description helps attract the right candidates. But writing one is no easy feat. To inspire you, we dove into the Workable job board to identify...

Blog, People

Sales career path: A way to attract and retain salespeople

Traditionally, the sales industry suffers from high turnover rates. Every time a salesperson leaves, you need to start a new hiring cycle, spend money to advertise the job and train...

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