Leadership Qualities to Look For in All New Hires

Adding new employees to your team is a huge decision that must be taken very seriously. You want to choose forward-thinking leaders who will guide your company to a future filled with success. Some people have the capacity to thrive as a leader, while others are destined to follow — and that’s okay. Of course,… Read more »

Four Reasons Your New Hire Failed

A few months back, you hired a new team member and thought your days of being short-staffed were over, but here you are searching again. Whether the employee quit or you had to fire them, it’s always disappointing when a seemingly promising new hire doesn’t work out. The U.S. unemployment rate has been declining steadily… Read more »

Is It OK to Quit Without Notice?

If you really hate your job, you probably fantasize about just getting up and walking out, never to return. While this can serve as a way to channel stress, there’s a huge difference between daydreaming about it and actually doing it. Maybe you just got a new job and aren’t too keen on spending two… Read more »

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 »