The Water Cooler

General Education

The Impact of COVID-19 on Interviewing

Some helpful resources from 180one.

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How to Successfully Recruit & Interview During COVID-19

In part one of this series, we address some skills and techniques that can help keep your business moving forward despite the current state of the union. There is still stability to be found in the world of recruiting, hiring, and on-boarding, and we hope to help ease you into this new “normal”. Keep reading to learn more!

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Helping You Navigate Through This Pandemic

We have connected with our clients, friends and partners over the past week and have been sharing what we are learning in the market and how we each can most effectively incorporate all this new information into our planning process. Here are some resources that we have found to be most helpful!

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Dos & Don'ts of Video Interviewing

We have put together a quick list of Dos and Don’ts to be aware of when participating in a video interview. While some may seem obvious, it never hurts to double check that you are following these guidelines and do your part in making this virtual transition as seamless as possible.

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What Employers Need to Know About the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 18, 2020, the President signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, HR 6201, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Aviva Kamm at Stokes Lawrence put together an excellent summary of key points for employers to consider in business planning and compliance during these weeks and months to come.

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Behavioral Assessment Tests: Best Practices in the Hiring Process


This article is the second in 180one’s two-part series looking at how your organization can effectively use behavioral assessment tests for hiring and developing your employees.

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How to Maximize Benefits of Behavioral Assessment Tests in the Hiring Process


This article is the first in 180one’s two-part series looking at how your organization can effectively use behavioral assessment tests for hiring and developing your employees. Stay tuned for part two, which will go live in May!

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Interview Bias: How It Happens & How to Avoid It

This article is the second in 180one’s two-part series looking at how your organization can avoid interview bias and improve your hiring processes. To read part one of this series, click here.

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Interview Bias: How It Happens & How to Avoid It

This article is the first in 180one’s two-part series looking at how your organization can identify and avoid Interview Bias, and why it’s a vital consideration in hiring. Check back in February for the next installment.

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The Oregon Equal Pay Act Has Changed the Executive-Level Salary Discussion -- Here's How to Strategize Communication & Hiring Success

The new Oregon law that restricts employers from asking job seekers about their current salary has revealed some unintended consequences in vetting candidates for executive-level jobs. Today on The Water Cooler, we share our strategies that allow hiring managers to gather comprehensive information about a candidate while honoring the spirit of the new legislation.

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