Creative Alignments Blog

Struggling to Hire and Retain Employees? You Need to Read This.

October 28, 2021

“Hiring is a cinch right now,” said no one lately. Nearly every thriving business is having a hard time finding the new employees they desperately need and keeping the ones they already have. Regardless of the

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4 Ways to Create a People-First Company Culture

September 24, 2021

Leaders know how important employees are to their business, but how many intentionally build people-centered cultures?People-first cultures are rooted in a philosophy that values people over profits. The ironic twist

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5 Ways to Become the Employer of Choice In a Tight Labor Market

July 26, 2021

The Great Resignation of 2021 is real. Record numbers of employees are changing jobs, choosing new careers, starting their own businesses, or going back to school. It’s understandable after the disruption and

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How to Get a Job After College

March 01, 2021

Though your college education may have helped you learn how to build a rocket engine, write a 50-page research paper, or design a software program, there’s a good chance that figuring out how to land that first job

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First Job Interview Tips

February 24, 2021

Facing your first professional interview can be intimidating. To help you prepare, we’ve collected important tips from our recruiters so that you stand out from the competition and increase your chances of getting

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Understand Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act

February 04, 2021

Colorado’s new Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (C.R.S. § 8-5-101 et seq.) went into effect on January 1, 2021, and it makes some important changes that employers need to be aware of. In short, the bill was designed to

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Employers: 7 Critical COVID Considerations for In-Person Interviews

August 26, 2020

As if hiring and interviewing were not hard enough. COVID-19 has necessitated additional layers of planning, safety precautions, technology needs and potentially awkward conversations for both employers and

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How to Write a Job Description to Attract Your Ideal Employee

August 17, 2020

With record-high unemployment, employers are now bombarded with an abundance of applicants. Screening countless resumes for open jobs can be time-consuming and very frustrating, especially when you don’t find the

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Six Steps to an Empathetic Exit

July 20, 2020

Very few of us can remember a stranger, more perilous economic time. Businesses of all sizes are shedding employees, furloughing others, and asking those whose jobs remain to do more with less. Americans have filed

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Virtual Interviewing in the Time of COVID-19 (and Beyond)

April 03, 2020

In the past month, business owners and employees have all learned a lot about working remotely. Mastering teamwork across virtual communication platforms will be essential for a return to global economic security and

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