The Era of Climate Positivity

Sustainability is a term that’s gained an increasing amount of weight and significance in the past decade. But how will sustainability and eco-friendly measures come to define the first half of the 2020s?

With the recent advent of remote work and the ever-changing dynamics of the office, companies are becoming much more aware of the measures they can implement to reduce their environmental impact. Market demands also reflect this shift; consumers and employees are establishing sustainability-related requirements for the companies they purchase from and work for, respectively.

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 Janice Bryant Howroyd, ACT•1 Group Founder and CEO, Receives Key Appointment to White House from President Obama




Congratulations to our Founder and CEO, Janice Bryant Howroyd! Janice’s key appointment by President Obama to serve on the Board of Advisors for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities is a huge honor and pathway to directly advise the President and the Secretary of Education on methods, programs and strategies to strengthen Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Read more about this key appointment here:


4 Tips for Writing Job Descriptions that Attract the Right Talent

Winning Job Descriptions

Most companies invest a lot of time and effort on marketing to ensure their products and services catch the eye of their target market. Many employers would agree it’s just as important to attract the right employees as it is to appeal to their ideal customers. Here’s how to write job descriptions that capture the attention and interest of precisely the talent your company needs and wants: Continue reading “4 Tips for Writing Job Descriptions that Attract the Right Talent”

AppleOne Wins Inavero’s 2016 Best of Staffing® Award


TORRANCE, CA – FEBRUARY 19, 2016 – AppleOne Employment Services, a global innovator committed to delivering “Hiring Made Human” results in staffing and career placement, announced today that they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Award. Less than two percent of all staffing providers earn this recognition for service excellence. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based completely on the ratings given to them by their clients and talent. On average, those working with winning agencies are nearly three times more likely to be completely satisfied with the services provided compared to those working with non-winning agencies.

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Making a Compelling Job Offer

As employers, we’ve all experienced that oddly miffed feeling that comes with finding a great candidate, extending a job offer and having the candidate react with reluctance, accept a counteroffer or take too long to respond.

Today’s tips focus on how to create a job offer they can refuse (we’re not the Mob!) but would never want to because it’s so well-tailored to address the candidate’s needs, wants and pain points. Continue reading “Making a Compelling Job Offer”

Hiring Managers: Frustrating Online Applications Can Kill Recruiting

Your company’s public-facing application process is a huge part of how many qualified professionals you will successfully pull through your process.

If your application is time consuming, invasive and mute once the app is submitted, these are the qualities your applicants will associate with your company. If your application is simple, quick, polite and frequently responsive to applicants, they will associate those feelings with your company as an employer. Continue reading “Hiring Managers: Frustrating Online Applications Can Kill Recruiting”

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