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 »

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 »

How Can You Make Your Application Stand Out?

Finding job prospects that interest you is hard work — but that’s only half the battle. The best opportunities always attract a lot of candidates, and many of them have pretty impressive credentials. You’re definitely qualified to be the last candidate standing, but to achieve this, you’ll need to exert plenty of extra effort. Learn… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Top Strategies to Retain Top Talent

Your top employees are incredibly valuable to your organization. These people are constantly finding ways to save your company money, increase efficiency and bring in new business, so what are you doing to retain them? If your answer is “not much,” it’s time to get to work. A 2014 Jobvite survey revealed that 71% of… Read more »

The Pitfalls of Procrastination

Time is money, so you need a team of employees who work hard and fast. When hiring, make sure you don’t choose candidates prone to procrastination, because this practice can be detrimental to business. More than just a bad habit, one employee with a tendency to procrastinate can have a negative impact on the entire… Read more »