Is Now the Right Time for a New Job?

Have you been thinking about changing jobs? Simply thinking about leaving a job can be a sign something is wrong. Unfortunately, many people convince themselves things eventually will get better. Maybe your terrible supervisor will leave? Maybe your workload will become more manageable? Maybe you will get a promotion or a raise? However, as bestselling… Read More »

Benefits of Direct Hire Recruiting #1: Access to Skilled Talent

Overcome the Challenges of Tight Labor Market When candidates are scarce, your business may face a growing number of unfilled positions. Open seats often lead to disruption and delays. In response, your company might react by hiring good enough candidates (rather than high performers) just to fill positions as quickly as possible. When you use… Read More »

Great Tips on Improving Your New Hire Process

Your company’s new hire process is good chance to make a great impression. Don’t waste the opportunity. Poor onboarding links to both lower retention and engagement rates. (SHRM, 2015) If your organization’s onboarding could use a bit of an overhaul, here are seven ideas to design a more effective program. Plan Ahead A new hire… Read More »

Importance of Keeping In Touch with Your Recruiter After You’re Placed

You may lose contact with your recruiter after finding employment. After all, the recruiter found you a job and now you’re hired. There are, however, important reasons to maintain the relationship. You May Switch Jobs When you are newly employed, changing jobs is the last thing on your mind. But, things happen including better opportunities,… Read More »

Are You Managing Your Online Reputation? Job Seekers are Looking

A top-level candidate is thinking about applying to your company and decides to do some research. What will he or she find online? If you don’t know, it is time to strategize. Every organization wants talented and motivated workers. And, guess what? Those are exactly the individuals who are most likely to do their homework.… Read More »

A Recruiter’s Advice: How To Answer “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

Job seekers be prepared. You are going to have to explain why you left your last position. But, don’t worry. Even in the worse-case scenarios, you can ace this question and the interview. Bad hires cost a company money, so employers always are on the lookout for red flags. Unfortunately, these include unemployment, employment gaps… Read More »

Here Is Why Taking Temp Work Is Great for Your Career

Most of us like the idea of a dream job, but perfect opportunities seldom fall out of the sky. Sometimes finding a job, any job, can be both difficult and discouraging. Whether you are newly graduated, unexpectedly unemployed, looking to re-enter the work force or aspiring to switch jobs or careers, temporary work can be… Read More »

Advantages of Leveraging a Recruiting Partnership When Looking for Work

You are looking for a job. It is exciting and exhausting. There are so many options. Maybe you could use some help? Have you considered calling a recruiter? Although most people think they can find a job on their own, a partnership with a recruiter can provide numerous advantages in an employment search. How Can… Read More »

The Importance of Having a Workplace Safety Policy and How Often You Should Conduct Trainings

Whether your company is a small start-up or an established corporation, implementing and maintaining an effective workplace safety policy can be overwhelming. However, it is essential and possible. Why a Workplace Safety Policy Is Necessary? It’s the Right Thing to Do An accident or tragedy in the workplace is far-reaching. It affects the individuals directly… Read More »

Improve Your Company Culture through Communication, Team Building and Focus on Your Values

Culture seems to have taken on buzzword status lately. Every organization wants to have a great culture, and there are plenty of exceptional examples from Zappos to Southwest Airlines. The benefits of a strong company culture are well documented. They include an engaged workforce, higher retention rates and a more recognizable brand identity. However, great… Read More »