The Hiring Freeze – What is Happening? And What Can We Do?

The hiring freeze is resulting in layoffs and hiring pauses throughout the tech industry and beyond.

Oh, so you thought the workforce couldn’t get any more chaotic than it already was? Think again. A handful of big tech companies have announced huge layoffs this month. Thousands of employees are being left without jobs, and companies are slowing down hiring initiatives. This “hiring freeze” is causing panic within many industries – especially […]

Hiring Great Sales Teams – And Where You’re Going Wrong

Hiring a great sales team is hard, but it isn't if you know where to look.

Sales teams are important parts of any organization. These teams build strong relationships with customers based on trust. They help with brand recognition and awareness by being our companies’ loudest cheerleaders. Most importantly, they bring in valuable revenue that helps nurture the growth of our businesses. This poses the question: if we know that sales […]

Creating a Sustainable and Environmentally-Friendly Organization and Hiring Process

Sustainability and having an environmentally-friendly company are the keys to success in 2022

The threat of climate change is something we constantly hear about – and for good reason. Not only do our poor choices regarding the environment affect our planet, but they also harshly and negatively impact our businesses. Sustainability has never been more important. Creating a sustainable and environmentally-friendly organization allows us to save money and […]

Employee Appreciation: Top 10 Ways to Show Appreciation

Our employees literally run our businesses. If it wasn’t for their commitment and hard work, where would our companies be? As employers, we should strive to value and appreciate each and every one of our employees. There are dozens of ways to show employees that you value them, but are they effective? You might show […]

Say This, Not That! 5 Work Clichés to Avoid Using in the Hiring Process

These five work clichés are major red flags to job candidates.

Language is important. Whether we realize it or not, the words we use are subconsciously setting the tone for the type of candidates we are drawing in. Words we think are doing the trick might seem empty in meaning to some. Or worse, they might actually be hindering candidates from applying for and accepting roles. […]

Great Resignation: How Bryq Can Help You Beat the ‘Big Quit’

The Great Resignation has been tough on companies everywhere, but Bryq can help you avoid the Big Quit.

As we enter 2022, “The Great Resignation” is still something that’s on everybody’s minds. Millions of people continue to quit their jobs monthly and in record numbers. There are over a million and a half job vacancies and employers are panicking trying to fill them.  An air of uncertainty lies ahead of us going into […]

Bryq’s Top 5 Office Resolutions to Start 2022 Off Right

Set realistic office resolutions to enter 2022 on the right foot!

Happy New Year! It’s finally 2022, and we’ve all made our way back to work after enjoying the holidays. With a new year comes new opportunities for us to set goals for ourselves. A new year tradition for many people is to make new year’s resolutions. Whether it’s losing weight or (finally) starting to read […]

Bryq’s New Code of Conduct: A Template for More Inclusive Policies

Bryq has updated its code of conduct to make it more inclusive. We want to help other companies draft better inclusion policies.

Bryq is all about eliminating bias. It’s what we do! Our talent assessment software makes it so that companies hire without judgment or bias. This is great for diversity and inclusion efforts, but what happens after you’ve made these new hires? Is your company protecting the rights of these diverse employees? You might think that […]

How to Plan a Great Remote Holiday Party

Planning a remote holiday party has its fair share of logistical challenges, but with proper planning they can be a great success!

It’s the holiday season! We are so excited to start celebrating the end of a successful year with our amazing team, and it’s been fun to navigate the challenges of planning a remote holiday party for our remote-first office! It’s easy to get caught up in Christmas. It’s a special time in our lives and […]