Here’s How You Can Use Technology to Engage Candidates

With low unemployment, competition for the best candidates is fierce. That’s why you need access to the top tools and technology possible to source and engage candidates, especially ones that are passive. What are a few ways that are easy to put them to use? Here’s a look: Uncover any mutual connections. The beauty of… Read More »

Don’t Fire Employees, Retrain Them Instead

You have an underperforming employee – one that’s typically hard-working – and aren’t totally sure about what to do. You don’t want to fire them, but they’re just not cutting it in the department they’re in. If this sounds familiar, consider retraining them instead. Here’s why: They have the right soft skills. Soft skills are… 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 »

Assessing If a Candidate Is a Fit for Your Team

  The candidate looks great on paper. Their references are all positive. But how can you tell if they’re going to mesh with your team so that everyone can thrive? Ask yourself these questions: Has their past experience prepared them to be a part of our team? As the saying goes, “Past performance is the… Read More »

Attract Millennials to Your Company with Social Media

  Millennials – those born between 1981 and 1996 – have come of age in a world where social media is a regular part of daily life. That’s likely why, according to statistics, they use it as much as a 100% more than Baby Boomers. In addition, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center:… Read More »

Make More Money with These 4 Hot Skills

  Whether you’re looking for your first job or your fifth, there are certain skills that today’s employers want to see in candidates. These skills tend to be transferable, extending beyond industries and impacting job seekers regardless of field, abilities, and experience. When you have them, they can offer you a competitive advantage, meaning more… Read More »

5 Sure-Fire Ways to Motivate Your Team

During the summer months and into fall, it can be challenging to keep your employees motivated and on track toward achieving company goals. If your team’s performance has been lackluster, what can you do to get their heads back in the game – and get them inspired? Here are 5 sure-fire ways to motivate: #1: Praise… Read More »