What is Strategic Staffing and Why Your Company Needs It

  You’ve more than likely heard the term “strategic staffing” bandied about. What is it, and why is it something your company should seriously consider implementing? Strategic staffing, according to the book Strategic Staffing: A Comprehensive System for Effective Workforce Planning, Second Edition by Thomas P. Bechet, is “the process that organizations use to identify… Read more »

Seven Ways to Improve Your Hiring Process: Part 1

Business News Daily By Sammi Caramela, Writer April 17, 2018 02:07 pm EST Hiring new talent is an inevitable, expensive, and critical part of being a business leader, and it’s more complicated than just reviewing resumes and conducting interviews. There are many employer mistakes that might deter candidates, from poorly-crafted job descriptions to lack of… Read more »

5 Signs You Should Look for a New Job

How do you know when to start looking for a new job?  What are the signs?  With unemployment rates at record lows, NOW is the time to dust off your resume.  Need more help deciding?  Here are 5 signs you should look for a new job: Sign 1:  Your job performance is starting to suffer.… Read more »

Manage Absenteeism With These Easy Tips

  Have you been concerned about the level of unscheduled absenteeism occurring in your business? According to the Department of Labor, in 2017, on any given day nearly 3 percent of an employer’s workforce was absent. There may be direct correlation between absenteeism and job satisfaction or workplace conditions. But in other cases, it may… Read more »

How to Keep Your Employees in the Loop

  One of the most common complaints from unhappy employees is a lack of communication. It’s important for leaders to keep their team up to date on what’s going on at all levels of the organization. There are a variety of ways to make communication a priority in the workplace. If you’re looking at new… Read more »

Are You Investing in Employee Happiness? If Not, You Should!

  Did you know that happiness on the job directly correlates to increased productivity and company loyalty? If you’re not investing in employee happiness, it should be a priority for 2019. In a job market that is squarely in favor of candidates, it’s important to focus on keeping your current talent happy on the job,… Read more »

Reasons You Should Reject a Job Candidate

  The hiring process often feels like it’s about ruling people out of consideration. As much as you would like to hire everyone, you may only have one job opening and multiple candidates to consider. But there are some red flags that should help you make the right decisions. Before you move forward with any… Read more »

What to Consider When Thinking of Hiring an Overqualified Candidate

  As a manager, you’ve surely had instances where you consider an applicant overqualified for your open position. But is hiring someone with more experience a bad thing in the long run? There are several things to consider when looking at hiring an overqualified candidate. Don’t dismiss them outright just because you have a picture… Read more »

Mistakes to Avoid When Interviewing Job Candidates

  Interviewing is an art as well as a science. When you’re interviewing candidates for a new job, there are some topics you should avoid and some you want to be sure to cover. So, how do you know what you’re missing or what you should leave out to ensure you’re hiring the best person… Read more »

How to Help Your Employees Improve Their Customer Service Skills

  No matter your industry, customer service is an essential part of conducting business. So how do you help your employees improve their customer service skills? A good company will always strive to improve things, so let’s take a look at the skills you’ll want to enhance for your customer service strategy. By using these… Read more »