4 Tips for a Long-Distance Job Search that Get Results

Several areas of the country have faced worse economic conditions than others. Some areas have been so depressed there is little prospect for opportunities for job seekers. As a result, many people have decided to conduct a long-distance job search to try and find employment in other communities. Trying to conduct a long distance job… Read More »

Why It’s Important To Conduct Background Checks and How To Do It Legally

The hiring of new employees can be sort of like walking a tightrope. It is important to find the right candidate with the qualifications and integrity to do the job, but in today’s hiring climate it’s impossible to accept clients at face value. To be effective in hiring practices involves delving into the background of… Read More »

3 Reasons Why You Should be Sending Rejection Letters to Applicants

For the busy human resources professional, taking the time to write rejection letters is probably the last thing on your to-do list. However, sending rejection letters can actually be a helpful way to improve your hiring practices and give your company a great impression at the same time. Here are three reasons why you should… Read More »

5 Steps to Ensure Retention of Top Performers

It should come as no surprise that roughly half of all top performing employees are actively seeking new career opportunities. These A-list employees are typically those that have very high goals for their careers, and they will not be loyal to your company if something more attractive comes along. Companies that want to outperform their… Read More »

The evolving role of HR Professionals

According to an article, “The Changing Role of Human Resources” on the website for Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, pressures like increasing globalization, rapid technological change, tougher competition, and organizational changes make HR’s role in navigating these transitions vital, but different from their limited responsibilities of yesterday. In shifting for “personnel” to “human resources,”… Read More »