Is a Temp-to-Hire Position a Smart Career Move for You?

You may have been looking for a full-time, permanent placement, but a temp-to-hire job came along. Should you accept it? The answer depends, but you should give it a second thought.  Some people shy away from temporary positions because they are short term. However, they often provide long-term career-building potential. Here are five top advantages of temp-to-hire. … Read More »

6 Skills You Need to Get the Job That Doesn’t Require A College Degree

Lots of good-paying jobs don’t require a college degree. But you’ll still need to demonstrate basic capabilities to land the position you want. Here are six of the top soft skills hiring managers look for in candidates.  A Strong Work Ethic If you want to be successful, the first step is to show up. This sounds simple, but many people struggle… Read More »

The Key to Workplace Health in Hot Summer Months

Summer is here along with picnics, lemonade and hot weather! But those high temperatures can pose a threat to some employees. If you want to stay healthy at work, be sure to STAY COOL.   Who Needs to Pay Attention to Hot Weather? Every year, thousands of employees become sick, or even die, from heat-related… 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 »

Important Tips on Evaluating Job Applicants

Your organization is hiring, and the interview process has been very successful. Hooray! You have two or more candidates with all the technical and soft skills required. This is a good problem to have. But, which one should you choose? After you have considered applicant quality, it is a good idea to look beyond skills.… Read More »

Top Strategies to Increase Employee Retention

Employee turnover is expensive and disruptive to businesses. To reduce employee turnover, managers must address why their employees want to leave. According to a 2016 article in the Harvard Business Review, “In general, people leave their jobs because they don’t like their boss, don’t see opportunities for promotion or growth, or are offered a better… Read More »

Top Tips To Retain Your Top Employees

It’s no surprise to any employer that turn-over is expensive. Industry estimates vary replacement costs from 30-50 percent of an entry-level worker’s annual pay up to 400 percent of a highly specialized employee’s salary. (ERE Media, 2015 – https://www.eremedia.com/tlnt/what-was-leadership-thinking-the-shockingly-high-cost-of-employee-turnover/ ). That’s money that no business wants to lose. There is good news though. Being proactive… Read More »