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Planet Professional’s Top 10 Blogs of 2023

As a recap of the year, we’ve compiled a list of our top blogs for 2023. Our team, with decades of combined experience, sheds light on topics ranging from returning to the office and conducting informational interviews, to onboarding recent grads and tips for performance reviews.

Recruiting Millennials and Gen Z

Millennials and Gen Z make up a significant portion of today’s workforce. Today, it’s critical that organizations develop creative strategies to recruit this diverse and sizable cohort.

HR: The Year of the Employee

Human Resources is more than benefits and employee complaints. At some companies, HR Departments are taking a leading role, especially as it relates to charting the employee experience.

Avoiding Job Search Burnout

2023 was a tumultuous year for employers and job seekers alike. Thankfully, there are many strategies that can help candidates manage the stress of the job hunt and maintain a healthy mindset throughout the process. 

Returning to the Office: The Benefits of an Onsite Position

2023 marked a return to the office, mostly on a hybrid basis to accommodate employees’ needs and desires.

Why Onboarding is Even More Important for Today’s College Grads

Onboarding is critical for all employees, but a thorough process is absolutely essential for new graduates and those just entering the workforce.

2023: Annual Jobs Report

While hiring overall has slowed in 2023, SIA forecasts a 2.4% overall growth rate across sectors for 2024, with an overall valuation of $216.9 billion. Sectors slated for growth include IT, Finance and Accounting, and Industrial.

5 Necessary Soft Skills for HR Professionals

The perfect blend of creativity and adherence to process, combined with excellent communication and decision-making skills, is key to thriving in HR.

The Power of Informational Interviews

While the goal of an informational interview is to learn and explore, not necessarily to interview for a specific job, it can get your foot in the door. It’s an opportunity to get closer to the people who might influence your future prospects.  

4 Ways to Ace Your Performance Review

There’s no way around it — performance reviews are, and likely always will be, a little nerve-wracking. But preparation can calm those butterflies and ensure you have a productive conversation with your manager. 

Why Healthcare is a Great Sector for Professional Roles

Healthcare is an excellent sector for professional roles. For one, everyone needs it, the industry is constantly growing, and the skills are easily transferrable across organizations and providers.

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