Is Your Company Adapting to the Changing Market?

The job market has seen quite a few fluctuations in the last couple of years, and one of the biggest concerns for managers is how to find the best job candidates, no matter the market and economy. To attract the right candidates, companies must stay competitive. But what does that mean? Here are a few… Read More »

Still Struggling to Find Candidates Despite High Unemployment Rate?

The last 18 months have been difficult for everyone to navigate. Managers and human resources personnel have had to re-imagine processes and procedures, in addition to hiring practices. Now, even though much of the country has opened up, millions of Americans are not working. However, even with high unemployment rates, some managers are still struggling… Read More »

Are You Understaffed? Here are Some Tips for Managing

A common headache for human resources professionals is keeping an office running smoothly with the right amount of employees to not be overstaffed or understaffed. More often, managers have a harder time keeping an adequate number of employees hired to keep up with work.  Unfortunately, being understaffed can cause major issues for the workplace and… Read More »

Things that Happen When You Take a Blind Eye to Bad Safety Practices

In most companies, safety practices are often grandfathered in with the original management. Over time, it’s important to consider if safety practices need to be updated to reduce workplace hazards and injuries.  While companies may have established safety practices, if they are only focused on one area of risk, the entire company could be overlooking… Read More »

Do You Have Balance Checks in Place to Know if You Are Under or Overstaffed?

Staffing your company with the right employees is a complicated job. Of course, you have to hire qualified talent that fits within your company culture. Then once you find those gems, you want to retain them for the long haul. You also have to find the balance between overstaffing and understaffing your office. Finding this… Read More »

5 Things You Can Do to Become an Effective Leader

There are many different traits of an effective leader. Adaptability, assertiveness, open-minded, positive, empowering. These are all qualities that a leader may have. Beyond traits, there are practices that an effective leader will do to help bring greater success to their team. Follow These 5 Tips to Be an Effective Leader Be a Good Listener… Read More »

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 »