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 »
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Does GPA Matter When Applying to a Job?
When you’re in school, your grade point average (GPA) matters. It’s how teachers assess you. But does GPA matter when it comes to applying for a job? What do prospective employers think about your GPA? And, more importantly – what should you do if you’re coming out of school and don’t have the highest GPA? … 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 »
3 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Finding a New Job This Year
Looking for a new job in 2021? It pays to strategize some methods of increasing your chances. Many people read job boards and send in resumes. While that’s a fine strategy, it’s frankly not the way most jobs are found. More than 80% of jobs are found through networking! Plus, because so many rely on… 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 »
4 Best People to Choose as Job References
One of the most crucial parts of the hiring process is the period when the prospective company checks your references. Generally, this occurs after the initial interview. If you impress the hiring manager or human resources professional during the interview, you may be in line to be hired – but the actual hire usually won’t be made until your… 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 »