Kick These Bad Communication Habits to the Curb!

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We communicate almost every second of every day, but are we getting too comfortable in what we do? It’s time to re-evaluate these communications to improve your management skills. Here are some common bad communication habits and how to correct them. Always Using Technology Over Direct Interaction Technology, like email, texting and instant messaging is… Read more »

Best Ways to Improve Your Relationship With Your Staffing Agency!

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Partnering with a staffing agency is a smart move for many businesses. This gives you access to a vast network of skilled employees and can dramatically improve your recruiting as well as other areas of operations. But in order to succeed, it’s crucial to build a strong relationship with your staffing agency. Here are some… Read more »

Shutdown Workplace Sexual Harassment Before it Becomes an Issue

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Sexual harassment is a serious problem affecting today’s workplace. A 2016 study by the EEOC found that approximately one in four women reported having experienced sexual harassment in the workplace at some point. Besides the mental and physical toll it takes, it costs companies millions with the EEOC recovering $164.5 million in 2015 alone for… Read more »

Staffing Essentials: 4 Tips to Ensure a Smooth Hiring Process

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Effective hiring is essential to the success and longevity of your business. Unfortunately, many companies struggle in this area and have inefficient processes that cost them both time and money. A 2016 study by SHRM (potential virus warning when tried to open this link) even found the average time to fill a position is 42… Read more »

Getting Ahead: How to Prepare Your Workplace for an Active Shooter Situation

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Active shooter incidents have unfortunately become somewhat of a norm in recent years. The FBI offers some startling statistics citing that 220 incidents occurred between 2000 and 2016 that resulted in a total of 1,486 casualties, including individuals killed and wounded. Even worse, nearly half (43.2 percent) occurred inside businesses. Here’s how to prepare your… Read more »

Great Bosses Keep Employees Longer – 4 Tips to Build an Awesome Relationship

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According to a recent report by Gallup, “One in two US adults has left their job to get away from their manager to improve their overall life at some point in their career.” This makes poor relationships with bosses one of the main reasons for employees leaving. Being a great boss and building solid relationships… Read more »

Exciting Candidates Come From Exciting Job Descriptions

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Writing a great job description is somewhat of an art. If you expect to land exciting candidates with the knowledge and skills you’re looking for, you need to write an exciting job description that covers all the angles. Here are some tips to help you with this process. Make Your Company Sound Exciting You really… Read more »

Does Texting Job Candidates Lead to a Better Candidate Experience?

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The recruiting strategies your company uses heavily impact the caliber of talent you ultimately hire. And with fierce competition in many industries, it’s important to stay ahead of the pack. One of the newer trends is texting job candidates. But is this something that’s viable for your company? Consider Different Generational Preferences As you might… Read more »

Retention- Keeping your Best People

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Employee retention can have impactful consequences on a workplace, and affects everything from morale and culture to productivity and profitability. It’s easy to see why maintaining high employee retention is such a big deal for employers. In fact, a recent study by Future Workplace and Kronos found, “87 percent of employers cite improving retention as… Read more »

Will Facebook Jobs Become a Legitimate Recruitment Tool?

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Facebook is the world’s most widely used social media platform by a considerable margin. As of Q3 2017, it had 2.07 billion active users and still continues to see steady growth. On top of this, there’s a massive level of engagement. In fact, the average global user spends 20+ minutes on Facebook each day, and… Read more »