Do You Keep Losing Candidates to Other Offers?

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When you make a hiring decision and extend an offer to your top candidate, there is always the chance they are fielding multiple offers and may decline yours. However, if it becomes a pattern, it may be time to take a look at your recruitment process and see if there are areas that could be… Read more »

How to Replace Negative Energy In Your Office in the New Year

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It’s normal for employees to have their moments of venting or lacking motivation, but a pervasive negative attitude can take its toll.  Even if the work is getting done, low morale among your team can affect the factors that make your organization succeed, such as creativity, problem solving, and teamwork. Replace negative energy in your… Read more »

4 Questions to Ask Candidates that Show Their True Value

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Job interviews are intended to help you uncover a candidate’s likelihood of success, but often the standard questions don’t touch on the true value they would provide. Avoid surface level canned responses that don’t truly shed insight into their work ethic, performance, and skills by crafting your questions in a way to dig deeper. Here… Read more »

Are You Promoting Client Control in Your Workplace?

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The workplace standard is that clients come first, and staff does whatever it takes to ensure client satisfaction. Workers may be hesitant to ask clients to put forth any effort,  however, utilizing client control –a method in which clients/customers are informed about processes and any actions they will be requested to take to complete the… Read more »

Keep Your Employees Engaged and Committed

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As most experienced staffing managers recognize, the first step to building a focused, committed and energized workforce involves hiring the right team members in the first place. If your sourcing and selection strategies bring in top candidates with the passion you’re looking for, you’re halfway home. But you’re not finished just yet. Even the most… Read more »

How to Increase Your Likability in the Workplace

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Career success may start with strong, relevant skill sets and technical competence, but it doesn’t end there. And as most of us begin to realize a few years into our professional lives, the things that make a person trustworthy, magnetic, and highly respected aren’t necessarily related to concrete accomplishments, awards, or technical certifications. Simple likeability… Read more »

Looking for the Perfect Fit Candidate?

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After years of hiring experience including a share of both successes and failures, managers begin to recognize a simple truth: an excellent candidate and an excellent match aren’t always one in the same.  More often than not, managers need a candidate who doesn’t just have the skill sets required to execute technical aspects of the… Read more »

Does Your Job Search Strategy Land You On Recruiter Blacklists?

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You’re striking out on your job search with bold determination, and as far as you can tell, you’re doing everything right. You’ve been counseled to spread a wide net, reach out boldly to your contacts, and never take no for an answer. But before you incorporate this into a rigid mantra and start applying these… Read more »

How to Find Excellent Hourly Employees

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Hourly employees currently make up more than half of the workforce in the United States, and yet many companies find it surprisingly difficult to find employees with all the necessary skill sets who are willing to step into hourly positions and retain them for long periods of time. This may be due to the very… Read more »

Recruiting and Staffing Metrics: How to Analyze and Apply them Effectively

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HR managers stand in a unique position between company decision makers and the most valuable form of capital the company owns: Its human capital. Employees are the driving engine of most firms. They’re expensive and vital assets, and without them, making money just isn’t possible. And yet, treating them like capital—that is to say, numbers—doesn’t… Read more »