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 »

Should You Consider a Temp-to-Hire Position?

If you’re like many job seekers, the word “temporary” is not part of your job search strategy. You’re only interested in permanent opportunities, because you want a sense of stability and job security. While this is certainly understandable, you might be impeding your chances of career success by refusing to consider temp-to-hire positions. Accepting a… 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 »

Workplace Competition: A Good Strategy?

At first, it may seem like creating workplace competition will divide your employees, encouraging them to disband, but that isn’t the case. When properly implemented, this strategy can actually foster creativity, encourage higher-quality work, and promote collaboration. A bit of friendly competition is fun, exciting, and gives your team an exciting new challenge to work… Read more »

What Does Your Online Reputation Say to Candidates?

In today’s tech-savvy era, job seekers no longer apply for positions at companies they’ve never heard of or know nothing about — they research them online first. If a quick Google or social media search produces a plethora of negative information, they won’t blink before moving on to the next. If you’re not sure what… Read more »

Work-Life Balance in 2016: How Can You Help Your Employees Achieve Goals?

Your workers deserve the best of everything, but having it all isn’t easy. Many employers expect staffers to dedicate their lives to the company by working nights, weekends, holidays and being on-call at any time. Taking this route might work for a while, but it will eventually lead to high rates of turnover, low levels… Read more »

Five Job Perks Today’s Employees Want

Now that the recession is drawing to a close, employees are feeling more confident about their job prospects than they have in years. Instead of simply accepting a position to earn a living, people are seeking out companies that offer great perks. If you want to appeal to top talent, you’ll need to institute some… Read more »

Applying for a Specific Job Opportunity

Previously, we discussed writing a resume that represents you well; however, customizing this key document for each individual opportunity is just as essential. For hiring managers, there are few things more frustrating than reading a resume that could be applicable to any job in the industry. Choosing a new team member is a huge decision,… Read more »