Three Tips for Hiring Top Administrative Professionals

Administrative professionals are central to the success of your team, so you can’t hire just anyone. Trust is essential, as employees in these roles have their hands in many aspects of your company. A great administrative professional can help you shine brighter than ever, while a poor fit for the job can seriously hinder your… Read more »

Do Your Employees Give Up Too Easily?

Everyone makes mistakes, but some people pick themselves up and try again, while others throw in the towel. If your team largely follows the latter philosophy, it’s time for an attitude adjustment. No one is perfect, but how one handles failure speaks volumes. You need a team of strong, committed, hardworking professionals who won’t stop… Read more »

Encouraging Innovation at Every Level

Many companies make the mistake of believing innovation always starts in the C-Suite, but it doesn’t work like that. The best leaders know it takes an entire staff of forward-thinkers to build and maintain a successful organization. Every employee should be encouraged to find creative ways to improve their jobs — and the company as… Read more »

Hiring Temporary Employees to Fill Summer Needs

Summer is just around the corner, and your employees have vacation on their minds. Nearly half (42 percent) of Americans plan to take a vacation in 2017, according to a recent AAA study. If you’re not concerned because most of your staff stayed put in 2016, note the survey found people 30 percent more likely… Read more »

Transparency: Makes or Breaks Employee Retention Efforts

Change is a normal part of the business world, as innovation must happen to keep your company moving forward. Despite this, you need to be careful when introducing these adjustments to your employees. Implementing new changes at your company can be all-encompassing, but don’t underestimate the importance of getting full buy-in from your staff. Being… Read more »

Recruiting in the California Economy

Back in May 2012, the California unemployment rate was a sky-high 12.1 percent. The economy was in a state of disarray, but the silver lining was the availability of top talent. As an employer, you had your pick of extremely qualified professionals eager to secure jobs far beneath their skill level. Now that the economy… Read more »

Handling Interviews While You’re Currently Employed

Finding a great new job is rarely easy, but being gainfully employed throughout the process adds a whole new obstacle. It’s hard to spend much of your free time searching for a new opportunity, then report to work in the morning and pretend to be content in your current job. Follow these guidelines to handle… Read more »

Encouraging Leadership on Your Workforce

Some people are natural leaders, but others need a little push. Your sharpest, most driven employees have a bright future ahead, so help them shine by working to develop their potential. Everyone benefits when your workforce is filled with strong leaders eager to make a difference. People want to feel like they’re making an impact,… Read more »

Does Your Brand Attract Top Talent?

Industry-leading talent can find a job just about anywhere, so if you want to attract them, you’ll need to have something really special to offer. Salary and perks are important to a point, but the best and brightest candidates want a job they’re passionate about, where they can make a difference. If your organization doesn’t… Read more »

Boosting the Relationship With Your Recruiting Partner

More than just a business contact, your staffing partner serves as the recruiting arm of your company. Consequently, they should know your organization inside and out and be able to anticipate your needs — but this only works if the two of you have a great relationship. If you’re not as close with your recruiting… Read more »