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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 »

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If you’re looking for a job, you expect to be asked questions during the interview, of course. But don’t forget YOU can also ask questions! In fact, most interviewers will ask if you have any questions. (And if they don’t, you can always bring up a question.) This is your opportunity to get valuable information… Read more »

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Sending in a resume for an open position is only part of the battle in getting an interview. Resumes often receive just a few seconds of attention. Resumes at the bottom of the pile may be passed over by busy human resources departments.   In fact, many organizations use automated systems that scan resumes for… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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In every job search, it’s inevitable that some candidates are not going to be hired.   You know what you tell the candidate you’re hiring. But what do you tell the candidates you’re not hiring?   Many organizations simply don’t tell them anything. Seventy percent of companies don’t provide feedback to candidates who aren’t chosen…. Read more »

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Looking for a job can take a while. You send out resumes, get called for interviews, interview and still no luck. It may be important to ask yourself one question:   Why aren’t you landing the job you want?   While you may not know exactly why they didn’t pick you, there are some general… Read more »

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Are you using the social media platforms effectively to attract different candidates?   The two most widely used social media platforms for hiring are LinkedIn and Facebook. LinkedIn is increasingly the go-to site for job postings and recruiting. If you don’t look for people on LinkedIn, it’s likely you’re not looking effectively, because it’s by… Read more »

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In 2018, you want to build a stronger team. You have plans, incentives and goals.   But perhaps many of these plans, incentives and goals require more power and people to take stress off your permanent employees.   You can build a stronger team this year by using a staffing service. Here’s how.   1…. Read more »

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Are you implementing a wellness initiative in 2018? It’s a great idea. Wellness programs have many benefits for your employees, their work performance and your company’s bottom line.   Your employees will be healthier. They will be more productive and engaged. The company will likely gain more productivity through reduced absenteeism and reduced healthcare costs…. Read more »