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 »

So, What Exactly is a Staffing Agency?

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When you’re job searching, trying out a variety of strategies is your key to success. Rather than trying to go it alone in your job search, there is the option of working with a staffing agency. A staffing agency can help you find a job that is right for you. So, what exactly is a… Read more »

Why Playing Favorites With Your Employees is Bad for Business

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It’s natural that you will have personal preferences for certain employees over others, such as your top performers or those you have a rapport with or things in common. However, it is crucial to have a consistent management style with your employees and ensure you are treating all your employees the same. Learn more about… 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 »

Send This Email After You Were Rejected from a Job

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When you made it to the final round in the hiring process only to find a rejection email in your inbox, your first instinct may be to delete it immediately out of frustration. However, if you reply in the right manner, it can actually benefit you. So how do you go about responding to a… Read more »

How to Follow Up After Your Job Interview Without Being Irritating

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After you’ve interviewed for a job opportunity you really want to land, the anticipation is on to hear back about the final decision. Following up after the interview can reiterate your enthusiasm, but if not done properly, can backfire and make you seem desperate and could even annoy the hiring manager – not exactly the… Read more »

How to Keep Your Employees Focused During Summer Distractions

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When summertime hits, it is often a struggle for employees to maintain focus and productivity when there are sunny skies, warm temperatures, and everyone seeming to be having nonstop summer vacation fun. This “summer slump” is common and understandable, but business doesn’t stop and there’s still work to be done. Keep your employees focused during… Read more »

How to Ask Your Employees for Feedback to Start Your Year Productively

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If you want to start the new year off in the best possible way, go straight to the source: your employees. After all, they are on the front lines and can sometimes see problems and solutions you might not. So how can you get feedback that will help you get you going in 2019, read… Read more »

How to Choose Between Two Perfect Candidates

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It seems like a wonderful problem to have: You have two fantastic candidates for one position. They both seem like they would fit, both have the star qualities you want. So how do you choose one over the other? And how do you make the “right” choice? Instead of going with your gut, the better… Read more »