HR Professionals Are on the Front Lines To Defeat Unconscious Bias

HR Professionals Are on the Front Lines To Defeat Unconscious Bias - The Panther Group

As business leaders have become more cognizant of the need to address unconscious bias, there has been an increasing top-down commitment to meeting it head-on. While this is excellent news, HR has an important role to play as well. After all, human resources is often a new employee’s first exposure to the organization, so it’s… Read more

Workplace Equity Issues Leaders Should Address This Year

Workplace Equity Issue Leaders Should Address This Year - The Panther Group

While workplace equity issues have been brought to the forefront, they are not new to the business world. It’s never been more critical for leaders to confront them in them head-on. The most important step is to recognize inequity. Some people don’t believe sexism or racism still exist because their manager is a woman, or… Read more

Great Leaders Develop The Strengths of Their Team – Here’s How

Great Leaders Develop The Strengths of Their Team - Here's How - The Panther Group

When developing your team, leaders can focus on developing their strengths or overcoming their weaknesses. Unless they fall short in skills vital to performing their jobs effectively, it’s more positive and productive to develop their strengths. They will gain a sense of mastery and the ability to hone their expertise. 5 Ways To Develop Your… Read more

What Steps Businesses Took for Working With Staffing Companies During the COVID Shutdown

How Did Businesses Continue Working With Their Staffing Partners During the Shutdown? - The Panther Group

The pandemic and ensuing shutdown in many regions left many businesses in chaos. Staffing firms fortunately offered the ability to be flexible and respond quickly to unexpected change is part of their mission and business model. As companies struggled to adapt to the new reality and keep their organizations moving forward, staffing partners like The… Read more

5 Tips for Speeding Up the Hiring Process and Reducing Risk at the Same Time

Some companies like to take their time when hiring. They want to be as careful as possible so they don’t hire the wrong person. Bad hires are costly, for sure! According to CareerBuilder, the average cost of hiring the wrong person is between $7,000 and $10,000. Here are five tips for speeding up the hiring… Read more

Did I Hire The Right Person?

No matter how much time and effort you put into assessing and vetting a new hire, it’s not exactly possible to determine how they’ll work out for your company until you’ve actually seen them in action. But, once you’ve officially brought them on board, it shouldn’t take all that long for you to know whether… Read more

What is the True Cost of Hiring?

As you probably have heard, interest rates have been on the rise over the past couple years—a trend that’s likely to continue at least through 2019. As explained by USA Today, the interest rate in the US for 2018 grew by 3%, and is now expected to grow by 2.3% throughout 2019. While this growth… Read more

The Skills Gap is Impacting Hiring

As a hiring manager, you probably don’t need us to tell you that there’s currently a bit of a crisis in terms of the amount of qualified professionals available for hire. Earlier this year, The Hill reported the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ findings that the IT industry would likely need to add around 100,000… Read more

Why You Should Do What You Do Best – And Outsource Your IT Recruiting

As you surely know, the efficiency with which your company runs depends largely – if not solely – on the quality of your employees. But, as you also surely know, finding high-quality employees isn’t exactly easy. Recruitment is a rather time- and resource-consuming process – especially in the highly-competitive realm of IT. That said, you… Read more

4 Keys That Build Diversity and Inclusion Into Your Business

The world is a diverse place; this we know. The question is: Is your company as reflective of this diversity as it could be? If it’s not, you should know that diversity and inclusion can benefit your organization in a number of ways. For one, it ensures that people from all walks of life bring… Read more