Dealing With Unexpected Hiring Needs

You can’t plan for everything. As much as you’d like the opposite of that statement to be true, one of your main duties as a CEO or team manager is to expect the unexpected. No matter how much planning you put into getting your organization running like a finely-tuned machine, it’s important to keep in… Read more

Hiring is Not a One Size Fits All Solution

When assessing potential candidates for an opening within your company, what do you look for first? Most likely, you check out your applicants’ credentials, their educational and job-related history, and similar “on-paper” facts about each candidate. While doing so will help you determine whether or not an individual has the necessary skills to complete the… Read more

HR Risk-Mitigation Rules

The difference between a successful company and a not-so-successful one often comes down to the company’s ability to avoid – or at least minimize – the amount of detrimental occurrences it encounters throughout its daily operations. While avoiding risks entirely is an expensive, resource-consuming undertaking (that may or may not be effective in the long… Read more

Why Candidate Pools Are Essential For Future Business Growth

There’s no guarantee your employees are going to stick around forever. In some cases – such as your low-performing workers – this isn’t necessarily a bad thing. But having a star employee hand in their two-week notice can be a bit shocking. If you’re not prepared, it can also leave you scrambling to quickly find… Read more

How Can Your Company Benefit from Staying Agile?

You’ve likely heard the word “agile” been thrown around the business world in recent years to describe a company’s ability to adapt to changes in the industry seamlessly and without hesitation. And, with technology at the forefront of most (if not all) modern industries, a company’s ability to remain agile can often be the difference… Read more

Is Your Company Culture Attractive to Millennials

Millennials often get a bad rap when it comes to their work ethic. But the truth is, they aren’t a bunch of lazy, entitled kids. It’s just their career-related needs and goals are different than those of their predecessors. As an employer, how can you ensure your organization is attractive to millennials? For starters, look… Read more

2 Types of Questions You Should Avoid Asking Candidates

When interviewing prospective employees, you want to get to know as much as possible about them. But, not all questions are appropriate – or legal – during an interview. In this article, we’ll discuss two types of questions you should never ask candidates during an interview, and provide specific examples of each. <<< Find top… Read more

Tips For Using Social Media to Recruit Qualified Employees

Though social media today is dominated by political discussions and cute cat pictures, it’s an effective way for employers to unearth top-quality employee candidates. While getting set up on sites like LinkedIn is easy enough, using them (and seeing positive results) is a whole different ballgame. <<<Need Qualified Employees? Contact us today >>> Here we’ll… Read more

3 Top Traits of Effective HR Managers

Unfortunately, when most people think of their HR department, they think of layoffs, discipline and firing. However, human resources is in many ways the backbone of an organization. For the department – and the company as a whole – to run efficiently, HR managers must exhibit the following traits. People Skills A good HR manager… Read more

3 Tips for Reducing Your HR Workload

As you’re probably aware, your human resources department is an inherent cost to your company as a whole. It doesn’t serve to create revenue – but it certainly can cut into your profits if it’s inefficiently run. For this reason, it’s important to determine ways to streamline processes within your HR department in order to… Read more