How Can You Face Seasonal Workforce Changes with Ease?

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Hiring the right employees to power your company is critical for its success. But seasonal employees and short-term contracts are often inevitable, depending on your company’s needs or the type of workers you’re able to recruit. Such fluctuations can be challenging to any business—hiring new employees is expensive, unfamiliar faces can be stressful for your… Read more »

What is The Key To Retaining Your Best Workers?

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Retaining top talent can be the key to your company’s success. Most millennials, who make up half of the work force, feel little company loyalty, and are willing to speak with recruiters and switch jobs rapidly.  Hiring new employees is expensive, time-consuming, and can cause a dip in overall employee satisfaction. With thoughtful, deliberate planning… Read more »

3 Ways to Reduce Your Risk When Hiring

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Hiring new employees always includes some level of risk—will the candidate fit in to your company culture? Will he leave for a new position after a few short months? What if he’s not diligent or engaged enough? Onboarding and orienting new hires is expensive, not to mention the time and money lost if someone leaves… Read more »

How Can You Increase Your Workforce Flexibility?

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Workers are increasingly looking for flexibility in how they work and how they report to work. With voice, video, and collaborative technology making immense improvements in the last few years, this desire is becoming a very feasible possibility for a lot of companies. Many employers are trying to facilitate flexible and remote work while making… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Micromanage New Hires

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Micromanaging employees can be a very costly mistake for bosses. Whether the reason behind it is ego, inexperience or perfectionism, when a manager closely observes and controls the work of his new subordinates, the effects on those employees can be counterproductive. While you want to support your new hires, you must give them enough freedom… Read more »

Common Interviewer Mistakes That Put off Candidates

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Hiring managers and employers sometimes make very costly mistakes while conducting interviews. You risk either hiring the wrong person or repelling talented and qualified candidates. Hiring is a two-way street—you have to work to attract candidates just as much as candidates should work to attract your company’s attention. Here are 14 mistakes employers make during… Read more »

How to Attract (AND Retain) Millennial Employees

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Millennial employees are far different from their older employers and co-workers. They crave individuality and flexibility to establish a work-life balance. With social media, they’re used to expressing themselves and being heard, so they need an outlet for that at work as well. They also need to know they have a future at your company,… Read more »

How Can You Make Your Interview Process More Effective?

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The key to an effective interview process is structure and consistency. If you fly by the seat of your pants each time you need to fill a position, you’re not guaranteeing that applicants are all treated fairly and you may miss an opportunity to secure a qualified, talented hire. Instead, you should have a standing… Read more »

What Are The Basics You Need to Include in Your Onboarding Process?

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A good onboarding process is the key to any company. In addition to easing anxiety for the new hire, it can increase retention by 25 percent and improve employee performance by 11percent. Employees who go through it are 69 percent more likely to stay with a company for at least three years. It’s important for… Read more »

3 Steps to Hiring Top Talent to Improve Your Business

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Hiring and retaining top talent can be an art form and the key to your company’s success. Unfortunately, many companies do it haphazardly with untrained workers doing the hiring. This leads to misplaced hires, unhappy workers, and even early departures. But with thoughtful, deliberate planning and the right system in place, you can attract and… Read more »