Your Job Descriptions Might Be Missing These 3 Important Things

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Developing a job description is not an easy task. You have to make sure it includes the capabilities and skills required and appeals to the right candidates. Job descriptions often pass through several revisions and multiple people.   As a result, you might end up inadvertently missing some of the most important features of a… Read more »

The 4 Best Ways You Can Retain the AWESOME Staff You Have!

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At last! You have an awesome staff. They’re great performers. You can rely on them to get the job done. They’re team players. They appreciate you and each other.   Now it’s time to give some serious thought to your retention strategies. Why? Because awesome people can be snapped up all too easily by someone… Read more »

Interview Questions to Help Find Temp Employees With the Potential to Grow

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Some employers want to hire temporary workers who are good, but are expected to fill the bill just until the need passes.   Others, however, want to find temps with the potential to grow with the position or with the company as a whole. They will eagerly embrace work and be proactive in seeking work… Read more »

How You Can Spot Weak Points in Your Hiring Initiatives

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Hiring initiatives can take a long time to come to fruition. It can take up to several months to fill a new position. In the meantime, productivity could be hurting.   Here are three potential questions to ask for a smooth hiring initiative.   1. Where are you looking for talent? If you’re looking for… Read more »

3 Reasons NOT to Rush Through a New Hire’s Training

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It can be tempting to train new hires as quickly as possible. Until they are fully trained, your productivity can lag, even impacting overall department goals.   But there are many reasons not to rush through a new hire’s training. The training period is important as it sets the professional tone and template for what… Read more »

What Can You Expect From the New TEMPS Who Are Joining Your Team

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Temporary workers can be a great solution for multiple business needs. They can swing in to do the work when a valued employee leaves. They can augment your staffing during busy periods.   Not only that, but temps can provide a great way to see how people work and relate to existing staff. If they… Read more »

Why Let Employees Take Time Off?

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Americans are increasingly not taking time off from work. Fifty-five percent of them don’t take any vacation they’ve earned, citing large workloads and anxiety that someone else’s performance in their position when they’re away could cause them to lose their jobs. Sixty-one percent take some vacation time, but not all they’ve accrued.   Employers are… Read more »

The Best Candidates for Your Business EVER!

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If you’ve ever had the experience of hiring new workers and then not getting enough highly qualified candidates, you know how frustrating it can be.   Let’s face it. In an ideal world, you would discover the best candidates EVER every time a position needed to be filled. Not enough response or not a stellar… Read more »

Want to Figure Out What Sets You Apart From Other Businesses? Here’s How!

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Businesses use key differentiators as methods of appealing to their client base. But you can use them to attract job candidates to your business, as well.   Key differentiators are features of your organization that separate it from competitors and provide an advantage in the marketplace. They can range from the quality of the goods… Read more »

Are You Taking the Necessary Steps to Properly Perform Reference Checks?

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References checks are one of the most important parts of the hiring process. Through them, you can find out the strengths candidates have exhibited in the past. You can also be alerted to any problem areas in the past that might negatively impact their job performance in the future.   It can be tempting to… Read more »