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 »

Creating a Performance Review Strategy for Your Clerical Team

Performance reviews as we know them are going through a major transformation. In February, we discussed the changing landscape of these annual assessments. As they’re now conducted more than once per year, employees no longer dread them and the process has become much more laid-back. Now that it’s time to conduct performance reviews for your… Read more »

Interview Red Flags Candidates Are Watching For

It’s a common misconception that candidates are the only ones in the hot seat during a job interview. The best and brightest talent knows they have their choice of employers, so they’re also analyzing the company just as closely. Not only will they have plenty of questions for the interviewer, they’ll also be carefully observing… 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 »

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 »

How is Your Administrative Team Responsible for Your Company Culture?

More than just another name on your roster, administrative professionals often have a greater impact on your company culture than you might realize. Serving as the backbone of the organization, their responsibilities touch the entire team. Since the tasks associated with the job largely dictate your culture, it’s important to choose wisely when hiring. Opting… Read more »

How Will Your Employees Respond to Change?

Change is a normal, healthy part of the business world, but everyone responds to it differently. Some employees crave change and can shift gears on a moment’s notice, but everyone doesn’t work that way. Many people fear the unknown and are very apprehensive to even the slightest adjustments. If a change is coming to your… Read more »

Lacking Qualifications? How to Boost Your Skills to Land the Job

You’re a talented professional with big dreams. Right now, you’re feeling like you’ve outgrown your current job, but you don’t have all the required skills to land the  really want. Far from a helpless situation, it’s time to take charge and do what it takes to get those skills on your resume. Doing so will… Read more »