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 »

Looking to Hire? Start Planning Your Process!

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While many businesses begin looking to hire when a staffer leaves, there is also the larger recruitment picture. Companies should review and forecast their hiring needs regularly; at least every year, with quarterly follow-up on whether the yearly plan continues to meet needs.   It’s advisable to have a planning meeting to discuss future hiring…. 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 »

Make Sure Your Next New Hire Has That X-Factor!

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When an employer is recruiting for an open position, they look for people with the skills to perform the task. Whether the job candidate needs to be able to wrangle PowerPoint to create presentations or know how to crunch numbers under a time constraint, the skills are the bedrock for almost all jobs.   But… Read more »

Small Business Owners: Do You Need More Hands On Deck?

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If you are a small business owner, you are probably striving desperately each day to grow your firm, your sales, and your brand. This task – marketing, sales, and growth – is so huge, that you may find yourself short-handed because you are tied down having to complete daily operations tasks. So what’s a business… Read more »

The Price Tag of Hiring Someone Internally Is Much Higher Than You Think

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Hiring internally is a good thing for many reasons. People who already work in an organization already know the culture. They have proven themselves to be a fit. The hiring process for internal candidates generally takes less time. The candidates may require less training.   It’s also widely thought to be less expensive. Organizations save… Read more »