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Another month of 2020 is behind us. To help you catch up on industry news, we’re taking a look back at our most-read articles from October. 

#1. “Part of Growing As a Leader is Learning How to Let Go”: Sejal Shah, CEO of TotalMed, on the Challenges of Remote Recruiting in the Age of COVID-19

In this podcast chat with Sejal Shah, CEO of TotalMed, we discuss remote recruiting, listening to candidates, creating an inclusive company culture, and more.

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#2. The Importance and Benefits of Bringing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Initiatives Into Your Workplace

Business leaders who prioritize Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) bring positive change to their entire company. Learn more about DEI, its expanding definition, and how to build a successful DEI program in this guest post from Ajay Kaul of Agreeya Solutions.

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#3. “In Almost All Cases, Simple Is Better”: April Hansen, EVP of Workforce Solutions and Clinical Services, Aya Healthcare, on Leading Through Chaos

In the episode of The Staffing Show, April Hansen of Aya Healthcare discusses what it takes to develop a resilient company culture, the pandemic’s impact on travel nursing, and finding simple solutions for simple problems.

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#4. “There Was No Playbook for This” — Jake Wood, CEO of Team Rubicon, on How He Scaled a Global Nonprofit of 130,000 Veteran Volunteers to Help with Disaster Relief

Jake Wood founded the nonprofit Team Rubicon in 2010 and has since recruited more than 100,000 veteran volunteers to assist with global disaster relief. In this podcast, we talked to him about how he scaled this organization, as well as his forthcoming book, Once a Warrior: How One Veteran Found a New Mission Closer to Home.  

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#5. Soft Skills Staffing Firms Should Look for in Remote Workers

As remote work becomes more prevalent — and, in some cases, permanent — there’s a new set of skills in high demand, like self-motivation, communication, and problem-solving. This guest article from John Routhier of SkillSurvey covers what soft skills to look for to recruit the top remote talent. 

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