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 »

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 »

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 »

Hiring Top Talent in a Competitive Market

In a down economy, companies have their choice of talented candidates vying for jobs — often-times those they are more than qualified to hold. However, California appears to be regaining its momentum, as the unemployment rate is lower than it’s been in years. The California unemployment rate has been steadily declining in 2015. In January,… Read more »

Health and Wellness for Administrative Professionals

More than just names on your staffing roster, your administrative professionals are people. These bright, hardworking employees could find work at any number of companies, but they chose to give their time to your organization. Having them on staff is an honor, so show gratitude for their dedication by investing in their physical and mental… Read more »

Are You Losing Top Talent Because of a Slow Hiring Process?

When hiring, it’s frustrating to have to keep starting over because top candidates frequently drop out of the running. The job at your company might be the most enticing, but if people are out of work or desperately ready for a new opportunity, they won’t wait around for too long. The average hiring process in… Read more »

Looking for the Perfect Candidate?

Your team has an open position, and you’re not going to fill it until you find the perfect candidate. On the surface, this seems reasonable because you want someone who will help your company move forward. What you don’t realize is the perfect person for the job probably doesn’t exist. The search for the perfect… Read more »

Looking to Build a Competitive Advantage?

Top talent has their choice of employers, so if you want to stand out from the crowd, give them what they really want — a strong work-life balance. People no longer desire an all-work-and-no-play lifestyle. If you want to attract and retain leading professionals, you need to make it possible for them to have it… 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 »

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 »