How Can You Make the Best Hire for Your Company?

It isn’t easy to find the best candidate to join your team. Usually, you only have a limited amount of time to determine whether the job seeker is a great fit. Plus, you only have certain screening tools or methods at your disposal, some of which can be a bit limited. However, even if that’s… Read More »

Are You Offering Paid Sick Leave? (Here’s Why You Should!)

The issue of paid sick leave is a hotly debated one. Companies choose to approach it differently, and some decide not to offer it at all. While it may seem cost-effective to not provide your employees with paid sick leave, that isn’t always the case. There can be ramifications for not making it available. It… Read More »

The Interview Question You Can’t Ask This Year

Many employers are aware that there are specific questions you can’t ask during an interview. Inquiring about a candidate’s citizenship, marital status, gender, national origin, race, and similar protected conditions isn’t just bad form; it’s illegal. However, there is a new trend that raises the number of topics hiring managers can’t broach. An increasing number… Read More »

Two Ways to Recruit and Retain Better in 2020

The talent war has been taxing companies for several years. Many employers are having trouble locating and retaining the skilled professionals they need to excel. The hiring landscape is competitive, and it easily classifies as a job seekers’ market. As a result, businesses have to use different recruitment and retention approaches. Otherwise, they will continue… Read More »

What Is Your 3-Year Employer Plan?

As an employer, you know you can’t leave your success to chance. Effective strategic planning is essential, both for the short- and long-term, if you want to excel. By creating a three-year plan, you are covering today as well as the near-future, giving your company a roadmap that aligns with your goals. It can serve… Read More »

It’s Time to Look into the Future…

When it comes to finding top talent, companies are struggling. Unemployment remains incredibly low, and those who are actively seeking out opportunities might not have the skills needed to fill the vacant positions. Plus, since it is a candidate-driven market, the recruitment techniques of yesteryear might not be as effective. Highly skilled professionals have options… Read More »

2020’s Best Employees Will Have This Trait

The labor market has been tight for some time. Companies are having to rethink how they hire, as focusing on hard skills, experience, and formal education either isn’t always an option or doesn’t generate the desired outcome. Today, employers have to look beyond traditional qualifications if they want to find a candidate with real potential,… Read More »

A Book All Employers Need to Reread

Managers often seek out books that can help them improve their leadership skills. However, there is one book that, if you haven’t read it recently, it’s time to sit down for a careful review. Rereading the employee handbook at least once a year is critical. Not only do employment laws change regularly, but so does… Read More »

This Matters When You’re Looking to Hire…

Today, it’s a job seeker‘s market. A tight labor market means that companies have to compete to attract top talent, and those that fail to impress are going to struggle to find the skilled professionals they need to thrive.  Often, when unemployment is low, companies take specific tried-and-true steps in an attempt to stand out. While increasing salary ranges and… Read More »

When Does Your Company Need to Partner with a Recruiter?

  Today, companies are contending with a candidate-driven job market. Competition for top talent is fierce, making it harder to locate high-quality professionals quickly. As a result, many businesses turn to recruiters to help them find the right people for their vacant positions. However, figuring out whether partnering with a recruitment agency is the best… Read More »