Administrative Professionals Day | April 24, 2019

Administrative Professionals Day is just around the corner! It’s important to take the time this April 24th, to honor your hardworking administrative team. These professionals keep your company running smoothly on a daily basis. In fact, you’re probably a bit lost when they’re out of the office for even one day, right? Every company needs… Read more »

Are You Conducting Post-Interview Reviews?

Choosing the right candidate for the job can be a very difficult decision, which is why the hiring process should always be a group endeavor. You’re well aware of this and make a point to have contenders meet with multiple employees, but your efforts may be in vein if you’re not conducting post-interview reviews. This… Read more »

How to Identify Performance Problems in the Workplace

If you’ve noticed a drop in productivity at your company, it’s important to get to the bottom of it as soon as possible — before it spirals out of control. Performance issues rarely fix themselves, so you’ll need to step in and see what you can do to get your team back to functioning at… Read more »

Your Job Search in 2019

Have you decided that 2019 is the year you’re finally going to take the next step in your career? If so, congratulations! As a seasoned professional, you can certainly use your many years of experience and the skills you’ve developed along the way to your advantage. However, if you’ve been out of the job search… Read more »

Preparing for a New Employee’s First Day on the Job

After wrapping up a long and tedious hiring process, it’s always a relief to have finally found the perfect candidate. However, your work is far from finished. You’re now tasked with living up to your new hire’s expectations, so they choose to continue their employment with you. Approximately one-third of U.S. employees have left a… Read more »

Top Soft Skills to Look for in Candidates

When searching for the best candidate to fill an open position, it’s easy to get caught up in finding someone with all the right technical skills. It’s definitely important to hire a person with the experience needed to excel at the position, but don’t forget that hard skills can be learned while soft skills, on… Read more »

Temporary Employees and Company Culture

It’s no secret that hiring for company culture is the key to lasting success. Research from the New Century Financial Corporation revealed that companies with happy employees outperform their competition by 20 percent, have 1.2 percent to 1.7 percent higher revenues and operate 2.1 percent above industry benchmarks. When it comes to hiring temporary staffers,… Read more »

3 Tips on How to Clean Up Your Online Reputation

In life, your reputation is everything, and in today’s tech-savvy world, that includes your online presence. When was that last time you typed your name into a search engine to see what shows up? If it’s been a while, it’s time to take a look. Potential employers will conduct a thorough check to learn more… Read more »

Did Your Best Candidate Reject Your Salary Offer?

The hiring process is often a long and draining ordeal, so it’s beyond frustrating when you finally select a great candidate, only to have them turn down your salary offer. The route you take to rectify this situation should vary on a case-by-case basis, as the circumstances will likely be different each time. Take your… Read more »

Should You Hire a Candidate with an Online Degree?

In the past, online learning was seen as an easy way out, as people could earn a flashy degree without much of a time or financial investment. However, things have drastically changed. As of 2012, 62.4 percent of colleges and universities offered fully online programs — representing a nearly 30 percent increase from 10 years… Read more »