Creating a Better Candidate Experience

When a candidate is really serious about finding a new job, they want an offer as soon as possible. With the exception of passive job seekers—who are typically content to take things slow—most people will quickly become discouraged by a hiring process that seems to drag on forever. If your hiring process takes months from… Read more »

What Do You Need to Improve Employee Engagement?

As an employer, you want your staff to be just as invested in their jobs as you are, but that may not actually be happening. Only 32.5 percent of U.S. workers are engaged in their jobs, according to a January 2016 Gallup survey. The majority of respondents — a total of 51.9 percent — described… Read more »

Time Management Strategies to Help You Take Control of Your Day

As a busy professional, you probably feel like there are never enough hours in the day to accomplish everything on your agenda. While you can’t make each day last longer, you can learn how to better manage your time and become more efficient. Imagine how much you’ll be able to achieve when you learn how… Read more »

Are You Looking for the “Perfect Candidate”?

If you have a hard time filling open positions because no one is good enough for your company, it’s time to re-examine your hiring strategy. Striving to find the perfect candidate is a very natural and understandable objective, but this behavior is holding you back. This laser vision mentality is causing you to miss a… Read more »

Is Turnover Hurting Your Bottom Line?

Chaos ensues when employees are constantly moving in and out of your company, which will eventually impact your profit margins. Every business has turnover, but if yours has become excessive, it’s time to dig deep and get to the root of the problem. Learn how to make your organization a better place to work, so… Read more »

New Employee? How Will this Impact Your Existing Team?

Adding a new employee to your team is a huge change that can bring mixed emotions from your current staff. You want them to be warm and welcoming to the person from the start, so it’s important to prime them for the arrival of their new colleague. It’s pretty much a given that your team… Read more »

The Benefits of Temporary-to-Hire Staffing Solutions

Hiring decisions can be very stressful for everyone involved. As an employer, you’re tasked with finding someone who has both the skills needed to excel at the position and a personality that fits right in with your company culture — not an easy feat. Similarly, candidates feel immense pressure to find a job that challenges… Read more »

The Performance Review

For workers at many companies, performance reviews aren’t what they used to be. Many major organizations, such as Microsoft, GE and the Gap have done away with traditional performance reviews and replaced them with a style that’s more fitting for millennials. In 2015, this younger generation officially became the largest in the workforce, so companies… Read more »

Should You Hire a Clerical Candidate With More Experience Than Required?

When reviewing resumes for an open clerical position at your company, you may be surprised to find the application of someone who is clearly overqualified for the job. At first glance, you may assume the person is simply looking to earn a paycheck in the interim until something better comes along, but that may not… Read more »

Interview Red Flags Candidates Are Watching For

It’s a common misconception that candidates are the only ones in the hot seat during a job interview. The best and brightest talent knows they have their choice of employers, so they’re also analyzing the company just as closely. Not only will they have plenty of questions for the interviewer, they’ll also be carefully observing… Read more »