How to Minimize the Impacts of Attrition

Every company experiences attrition on some level, so instead of hoping people won’t resign or retire, you need to expect it. Losing a staffer can be a huge business disruption, but it doesn’t have to be. Stop treating key employees as indispensable and start assuming they won’t stay on your team forever, making sure your… Read more »

4 Nonmonetary Incentives for Temporary Employees

Many permanent employees are inspired to go the extra mile with hopes of eventually receiving a promotion or a hearty year-end bonus, but this tactic can’t be used for short-term workers. Temporary employees are only part of your team for a brief period of time, but that doesn’t mean their contributions aren’t just as valuable…. Read more »

Four Workplace Threats to Productivity

Your company is staffed with a great group of employees, but even the most well-intentioned people sometimes need a little help boosting their level of productivity. If your staff isn’t producing the output you know they’re capable of, look closely to see what’s going on. The issue might be an easy fix with hugely positive… Read more »

Warning Signs of Stress

Your employees are tough, but everyone has a breaking point. If you’ve recently noticed a change for the worst in your staffers, there’s a good chance stress is to blame. In addition to obvious stressors, such as a heavy workload, lack of training for the job and long work hours, many other factors can contribute… Read more »

Is Your Team Prepared for Change?

Change is a normal and completely necessary part of the business world. If you want your company to continue moving forward, your organization needs to keep pace with current trends and the general business environment. Sometimes these changes are good, allowing you to expand your staff and grow your organization, and other times they’re not… Read more »

Does a Candidate Seem Disengaged?

Unfortunately, many candidates seem perfect on paper, but fail to meet expectations during the interview process. It’s always exciting to find a candidate who is a perfect skills fit for the job, but if their level of enthusiasm is underwhelming, take this as a red flag and move on. Your company is a wonderful place… Read more »

Addressing Your Concerns With a Candidate

When it comes to hiring decisions, you can never be too careful. Sometimes you might get lucky and a candidate who is clearly perfect for the job may walk through the door, but it doesn’t usually work that way. In most cases, you’ll need to do lots of digging to make sure the person covers… Read more »

What Are Your 2020 Hiring Needs?

Now that 2019 is coming to a close, it’s time to start looking ahead to next year. You have big plans for your company in 2020, so you need to be ready to hit the ground running in January. It’s time to set your goals and create a staffing plan that supports them, to ensure… Read more »

How to Pick Between Two (or More) Great Candidates

Oftentimes, finding one really great candidate to fill an open position at your company can be a struggle, but being faced with multiple great candidates can be just as overwhelming. Determining which highly qualified candidate to choose is a struggle, as you don’t want to regret your decision down the road. The good news is… Read more »

5 Ways to Show Your Staff You’re Thankful for Them

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, meaning there’s no better time to reflect on the good fortune you’ve encountered by attracting a truly dynamite staff. Great workers can be few and far between, so it’s important to do everything in your power to show your staff how much they’re appreciated. Making people feel valued goes… Read more »