Is Micromanagement Holding Your Team Back?

Being micromanaged is more than just a slight annoyance. If you have your team on an exceptionally short leash, morale probably isn’t great because people don’t enjoy feeling like they can’t do anything right. If people haven’t stopped trying to please you yet, they will soon, and productivity will plummet. When you think about it,… Read more »

Boosting the Relationship With Your Recruiting Partner

More than just a business contact, your staffing partner serves as the recruiting arm of your company. Consequently, they should know your organization inside and out and be able to anticipate your needs — but this only works if the two of you have a great relationship. If you’re not as close with your recruiting… Read more »

Addressing Your Concerns With a Candidate

When it comes to hiring decisions, you can never be too careful. Sometimes you might get lucky and a candidate who is clearly perfect for the job may walk through the door, but it doesn’t usually work that way. In most cases, you’ll need to do lots of digging to make sure the person covers… Read more »

Top Traits to Look for in Entry-Level Administrative Talent

When hiring for administrative jobs, many companies make the mistake of assuming it’s always best to go with an experienced candidate, but that certainly isn’t the case. When you hire someone new to the field, you’re able to train them yourself, without having to undo bad habits introduced by a previous employer. Like most career… Read more »