Can’t Afford to Promote Your Star Employee? Offer More Benefits

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We love our top employees and want to keep them happy … which translates to them wanting to stay. But what happens when you know you should promote that person but just don’t have the salary bump to match it? Consider offering more benefits, which many employees consider more important than money anyway. Flexible scheduling…. Read more »

A Guide to Screening Candidates Through Social Media

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With so many candidates out there, and you want to believe everything written on their cover letters and resumes, but you may want to get a more complete picture. Enter the wide world of social media. Nearly every candidate has some sort of connection with social media, be it Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Instagram or… Read more »

Our Four Tips for Solving a Candidate Shortage

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The irony of our improving economy is that with more companies adding positions, it can lead to a lack of candidates competing for positions. If you find yourself affected by fewer available candidates, you can take these four steps to improve your odds of finding employees and overcoming the general labor shortage.   Plan ahead…. Read more »

Onboarding Remote Employees Made Easy

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Onboarding new hires has its challenges, but how do you manage it when working with remote employees? As with any onboarding process, you need to keep it as streamlined as possible, but you’ll also have some unique needs to address to get them both excited and prepared.   Make getting the basics painless. Using services… Read more »

How to Be Flexible with Parents Now that Kids are Back to School

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Many employees talk about the importance of a work-life balance, and when that life involves parenting, they sometimes worry that they can’t possibly find enough time in the day to attend to both their jobs and their families. It doesn’t help that companies still don’t appreciate the desire of their employees to split their focus…. Read more »

4 Tips to Grow Your Talent Pipeline

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As you consider your hiring needs, you want to make sure you have access to a constant flow of talent so when you need your next employee, you already have quality applicants waiting in the wings. It may seem difficult to create, but doing so will create a quality pool of candidates ready to pull… Read more »

How to Emphasize Safety in Your Manufacturing Facility

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Obviously you want to keep your employees safe, especially in a manufacturing facility where forklifts and pallet jacks abound (a friend actually broke his leg when it got stuck between those two items). As a manager, you need to create a culture of safety in your space that employees view as both easy to follow… Read more »

4 Tips to Grow Your Talent Pipeline

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As you consider your hiring needs, you want to make sure you have access to a constant flow of talent so when you need your next employee, you already have quality applicants waiting in the wings. It may seem difficult to create, but doing so will create a quality pool of candidates ready to pull… Read more »

Why a Veteran Should Be Your Next Hire

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Want your next great quality employee but don’t know how to narrow down the pool? Consider a veteran. When you consider the skills and experience they bring to the workforce outside of that gained on the job, you’ll realize the true value of hiring one. They have desired managerial skills. Ask a manager or employer… Read more »

The Four Best Ways to Recruit Millennials

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Considering that millennials (the generation born between 1980 and 1999) will make up half of the work force in the coming years (and predicted 75 percent by 2025), you need to make sure your company has what appeals to them. Millennials’ work wants and needs differ from that of either baby boomers or generation X,… Read more »