3 Ways You Can Make Your Hiring Process More Cost Effective

Hiring costs money, there are no two ways about it. The average cost to hire in American business tops $4,000. These costs can be compounded, of course, if a poor hire is made. A person who either leaves abruptly or needs to be replaced in short order means that your company will incur these costs again.  Is… Read More »

Avoid Ageism When Hiring

Ageism in hiring can be all too real. Many older workers, for example, report that they feel pushed out of jobs once they reach the age of 50 or older. Yet surveys have shown that older workers perform equally better or better than younger employees. Not only that, but people in their 50s, 60s, and older are often… Read More »

The Importance of Understanding the Motivations of a Candidate

If you’re in the process of hiring a new employee, it’s very important to understand their motivations. Build in a method of getting to the bottom of why a candidate wants a new job. It could be money, for example, or time, or a new opportunity, or even a shorter commute.   Methods such as an open-ended interview… Read More »

This New Year Focus on Bringing the BEST Out in Your Employees

A new year brings with it new year’s resolutions – and 2021 is no exception. Make this a year in which you focus on bringing out the best in your employees. Why? Because bringing out the best in them works to your advantage and the advantage of the company. If you can help employees succeed… Read More »

Can Managers Be Friends With Employees?

Whether you’re new to management or a seasoned hand, the issue of whether or not to be friends with your employees is a common one. Can you be friends? Can you hang after work? What is the norm around relationships that are both manager-subordinate and friendships?  First, let’s clarify what “friends” means. There’s a difference between friendly and friend. It’s important to… Read More »

What Is Your Priority as a Manager?

It’s very easy to become overly busy as a manager. In fact, many would say it comes with the territory! But you also must show and demonstrate the ability to prioritize and manage. So how can you do those things instead of being overwhelmed with work from every direction? Here’s how.    Prioritize by looking at… Read More »

How Online Reviews Can Impact Your Hiring

Online reviews exist for everything under the sun: products, services, and yes, companies. As a result, job candidates have ample opportunity to access online reviews of your company’s products, services, and hiring practices if they wish.    The Effect of Online Reviews  Does this have any impact on your hiring? It may, for several reasons.… Read More »

Make Safety Concerns a Top Priority in Your Workplace

Safety is a top priority in light industrial fields such as warehousing and logistics. Despite this, however, workplace injuries and fatalities are climbing—lack of safety costs businesses in a thousand ways. Injured workers cause productivity losses and can cause higher premiums.   The good news is that workplace injuries are preventable with a strong safety culture. Businesses… Read More »

4 Ways to Ensure Diversity at Your Company

Hiring for diversity has become a massive issue in America, fighting for racial and ethnic equality and fair treatment. These issues also stem from the increasing diversity of the United States.  But how can companies ensure they are hiring for diversity? Here are four ways to do so.    Grow Your Outreach and Networking Pipelines… Read More »

Dead-End Interview? Here Is How You Can Politely Wrap it Up

Every once in awhile, hiring managers begin an interview … and then realize that the interview is a dead end. The candidate isn’t who you’re looking for. There’s no reason to continue the interview since it isn’t going anywhere, and the candidate isn’t who you are looking for.   But how should you wrap up a dead-end interview? Here are several tips.  … Read More »