Questions to Determine a Candidate’s Independence

Many bosses prefer to keep employees on a close watch, giving them very little freedom to act independently, but micromanagement isn’t your style. When hiring a new person to join your team, you need to choose a candidate who is confident enough to make their own decisions. The last thing you want is to hire… Read more »

Social Media in the Workplace: Is It Time for a Company Policy?

These days, pretty much everyone is on social media, so it’s very likely your company has a presence on major platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. These sites serve as a fun and effective way to connect with your target market. If you haven’t done so already, it’s time to formalize your efforts. If… Read more »

New Employee? How Will this Impact Your Existing Team?

Adding a new employee to your team is a huge change that can bring mixed emotions from your current staff. You want them to be warm and welcoming to the person from the start, so it’s important to prime them for the arrival of their new colleague. It’s pretty much a given that your team… Read more »

Learning About a Candidate’s Job History

When trying to fill an open position at your company, every applicant you encounter will have some type of work history — with the exception of those vying for entry-level jobs. Take advantage of this by learning as much as possible about what the person learned from past positions and why they chose them in… Read more »