Posts Categorized: Management Tips

Simple Marketing Tips to Make You Stand Out to Candidates

  With a national unemployment rate hovering slightly above 4% – and Kansas City’s just below – today’s top talent have their pick of job opportunities. Therefore, if you want to appeal to them, you need to stand out. But that can feel like a tall order to fill when you’re busy with so many… Read More »

How to Interview for Leadership Skills

  Whether it’s a mid-level manager or your organization’s next CFO, the leader you hire for your team can have a significant impact on company success. But leadership skills and abilities can be notoriously hard to screen for. After all, so many of them are intangible. Not only that, but high-level candidates are savvy at… Read More »

3 Ways to Build Skill Set Diversity in Your Team

  It’s been proven time and again that organizations that embrace skill set diversity also see their productivity numbers increase, as well. This is simply because this kind of diversity boosts innovation, problem solving and creativity, translating into higher profits and more revenue growth. That being said, incorporating more diversity into your team isn’t always… Read More »

5 Benefits of Hiring Veterans

  On Veterans Day, we take time to honor those who served in our armed forces. But many come home to find an unforgiving job market, searching for work only to find few opportunities available. Could your business use a hard-working, extremely motivated employee? Hire a veteran. There are multiple benefits to hiring a veteran… Read More »

4 Things You Should Do Every Day as a Manager

  Being a great manager certainly isn’t easy. You have a lot on your plate on any given day with many unexpected fires that come your way. But that doesn’t mean you can drop the ball when it comes to improving. In fact, there are four things every manager should do – every day –… Read More »

Does Your Company Culture Promote These Workplace Woes?

  Despite the latest technology, top-of-the-line amenities, and flex scheduling policies, today’s workplaces are riddled with issues like stress and burnout. In fact, according to a 2018 Gallup study of nearly 7,500 full-time employees, 23% reported feeling burned out at work “very often” or “always.” An additional 44% reported feeling burned out “sometimes.” That’s a… Read More »

4 Ways to Keep Your Team Motivated This Fall

  As a manager, one of your most important tasks is to keep your team motivated and achieving company goals. This can be tough to do when you’re juggling different projects, demanding deadlines and dissimilar personalities. The good news is that there are some general steps you can take today that will help you to… Read More »

Is Your Employment Brand Killing Your Recruiting Results?

  Your employment brand is more than just a marketing buzzword. It plays a significant part in how both active and passive candidates perceive your company. It can therefore help (or hinder) your recruiting and hiring efforts in a big way. Here’s how: Supports recruiting and retention efforts. When employees are passionate about your brand… Read More »

4 Stats to Help You Reevaluate Your Recruitment Strategy

  The hiring landscape has changed dramatically in recent years. Low unemployment and a lack of skilled workers has accelerated competition for talent. As you try to find high-performing professionals for your open positions, it may be time to reevaluate your recruitment strategy. Luckily, LinkedIn just released a report that offers compelling statistics that can… Read More »

Reduce Your Time-to-Hire to Save Money and Land Better Candidates

  Competition for talent is at an all-time high, and companies are struggling to find quality candidates to fill their positions. Consider this: For the first time in 20 years, the number of job openings exceeds the number of unemployed Americans. That means there are more available jobs than there are people to fill them!… Read More »