Hiring The Best Candidate, Not Just Someone Who Interviews Well

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Many people dread job interviews, but for others, it’s their time to shine. This can make interviewing difficult, because the right person for the job isn’t necessarily the smoothest candidate. The last thing you want is to hire a seemingly perfect candidate, only to realize their interview performance was all smoke and mirrors. Get it… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Active and Passive Job Seekers

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If you don’t know the difference between active and passive job seekers, it’s time to change that. Each group can include equally qualified candidates, but attracting them requires a different approach. You don’t know which category your next great hire fits into, so you need to know how to relate to both. Here’s an overview… Read more »

Four Tips for Increasing Employee Loyalty

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Long-term employees are crucial to the success of your business. Each time a team member leaves, they take valuable information with them that can’t simply be transferred to a new hire. If you’re having trouble keeping people around, it’s time to make a change. Here are four tips to help boost employee loyalty, so you… Read more »

How to Let Candidates Know They Didn’t Get the Job

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During the hiring process, you met a lot of really amazing candidates, but unfortunately, you could only choose one person. Extending a job offer is a fun call to make, but letting candidates know they weren’t selected isn’t the most pleasant task. When it comes to this step, many companies drop the ball, making those… Read more »

How a Slow Hiring Process Can Damage Your Company

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The average time to hire in the U.S. is 23.8 days, according to a 2017 survey conducted by Glassdoor. If your company takes notably longer, that’s a problem. While hiring decisions should never be taken lightly, there is such a thing as being too slow. Find out what you have to lose by allowing your… Read more »

The Top Four Reasons Your Company Is Losing Top Talent

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Your best employees drive your company to succeed. These people know your business inside and out, so when they leave, you can’t just replace them with a new hire. If you’re having trouble retaining top talent, it’s time to act fast. When they line up to submit their resignation letters, this is a clear sign… Read more »

If Candidates Aren’t Applying for Your Jobs, This May Be Why

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When you post an open position, you expect to be inundated with resumes. The unemployment rate is at an historic low, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t still seeking new opportunities. The best job postings always attract a lot of attention, so clearly something is up. You know your company is a great place to… Read more »

The Benefits of Having a Social Media Policy for Your Employees

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Chances are, your company has a presence on at least a few social media platforms. The employee(s) who manage these accounts abide by strict guidelines put in place to ensure all posts align with your brand voice, image and character. It’s absolutely necessary to have a social media policy for your company, but your employees… Read more »

Reduce Stress by Opening Communication Lines

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Chaos ensues when employees fail to communicate. If your team tends to march to the beat of it’s own drum, instead of joining forces with one another, you probably have a high-stress work environment. For every step forward, there are two steps back when people aren’t working together. Encouraging staffers to connect with one another… Read more »

5 Important Activities to Build Employee Engagement

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Behind every thriving company is a team of highly engaged employees working hard for the good of the team. If lately, your staff seems less than thrilled with their jobs, something is wrong. Disengaged employees are willing to do what’s necessary to continue earning a paycheck, and that’s about it. That kind of attitude won’t… Read more »