The Signs Top Talent Might Be Leaving Soon

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Retention is generally a top organizational priority, as replacing employees, especially high performers, is costly. Not only does it negatively affect productivity if you’re understaffed or while a new hire is becoming acclimated, but there are also expenses for advertising the opening and training replacements. Turnover may be able to be prevented if you’re able… Read more »

Is Your Company Culture Influencing Candidate Decisions?

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Company culture consists of the core values that set the foundation for the organizational mission. To truly put these values into practice, culture fit should be prioritized when evaluating candidates. Otherwise, it will not be a successful long term hire and will be mutually unsatisfying. Make hiring decisions with your company culture in mind with… Read more »

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

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Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close their doors, putting them in… Read more »

Dealing with Turnover? Here are Some Leadership Tips to Help

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When employees turn in their resignations, common reasons they give are the new job has higher pay or more responsibilities; however, they tend to stay silent on why they started job hunting in the first place…likely because it may be the company’s leadership. Managers account for 70% of the variation when comparing the differences between… Read more »

5 Ways You Can Motivate Your Team During the Holidays

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With all the festive cheer of the holiday season also comes major distractions for the workplace. It can be challenging for employees to focus on the work at hand when they’re thinking about social events, shopping, decorating, and other holiday-related tasks – and not to mention any upcoming time off from work. Although it may… Read more »

Are Your Employees’ Skills Stagnant? The Importance of Growing Their Talents

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The business market changes more quickly than ever due to advances in technology, which means that certain job duties can become outdated with little notice. To prevent skills gaps in your workplace, it’s more effective and affordable to adapt by keeping your employees’ skills fresh versus waiting until you must recruit externally, which may leave… Read more »

What You Can Do to Avoid a Bad Hire

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When you hire an employee who quickly ends up not working out, it’s more than just an inconvenience and extra work. From advertising the position to training a replacement to lost productivity, the cost of bad hires can be substantial. Fortunately, there are ways to improve the hiring process to make more successful decisions. Avoid… Read more »

Do You Have A Referral Program? Here’s Why You Should

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Finding quality prospective candidates for your available positions can be challenging, but you may actually have a wealth of leads you aren’t currently utilizing: your current employees. If you don’t have an employee referral program, you could be missing out on successful hires. Learn more about why you should have an employee referral program: Candidates… Read more »

What Should You Do When You See Gaps in a Candidate’s Resume?

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Resume gaps tend to be viewed as a red flag, but if you automatically reject candidates because they don’t have a seamless work history, you could be missing out on landing committed top performers. Especially when you’re facing a skills gap or competitive job market for candidates, giving candidates with breaks in employment a chance… Read more »

How to Develop a Corporate Culture that No One Will Want to Leave

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The culture of your workplace is one of your most valuable recruitment and retention tools. It is so valuable, in fact, that many top performers will pass on a bigger paycheck from an employer with a lackluster or negative culture in favor of a place with a more supportive and welcoming culture but less compensation…. Read more »