Do You Know What Candidates are Looking For? Set Your Business Apart!

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Since the global pandemic, job seekers have changed the way they perceive work, and life in general. But one thing that hasn’t changed is: employers need to understand and meet candidates’ expectations in order to have a shot at hiring desired talent. In today’s post-Covid world, competition for the best candidates is tougher than ever… Read more »

The Best Social Media Platforms for Your Recruitment Strategy

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Should social media be in your recruitment marketing wheelhouse? Absolutely. But you already know that, right? People spend an average of two hours and 24 minutes a day on eight different social networks, so yeah, when you want candidates to see your job postings, you’re setting yourself up for failure if you’re not using various… Read more »

The Benefits of Workplace Relationships and How You Can Foster Them at Your Business

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Your people are your company’s greatest asset. After all, where would you be without them? Note that it’s your people – plural – that make your business work and help it grow. This means a team, a family, a cohesive group. Not everyone has to be BFFs, but they do need to get along and… Read more »

The Dog Days of Summer: 5 Ways to Keep Your Employees Motivated

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Keeping employee motivation high during the summer months can be challenging, especially if your location is one where winters are long and that long-awaited time between June and September is sacred. But even in year-round warm weather climes, one’s mood just naturally shifts starting right around Memorial Day …employees begin to mentally check out and… Read more »

Candidate Red Flags: How to Identify Them and What You Should Do

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Does the perfect resume mean someone is the perfect hire?  Maybe. Or maybe not.  If a candidate is even worth considering for a job, it means they’ve done their homework and preparation, which also means they’ve practiced telling you just what you want to hear when you question them. So, how can you single out… Read more »

5 Ways to Develop an Inclusive Workplace

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When you hear the words “inclusive workplace,” you naturally think “diversity.” And that’s good. However, D & I are not the same thing.   Diversity is the characteristics, experiences and other distinctions that make one person different from another. A diverse workplace is one that hires and promotes people from a variety of backgrounds, with each… Read more »

The Cost of Making a Bad Hire is Rising: Here’s Why

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Even in the best of times, hiring an employee who doesn’t work out is painfully costly. The financial hit to an employer varies from position to position and industry to industry, but the U.S. Department of Labor reports that this cost is, at a minimum, about 30 percent of an individual’s first-year earnings.  Since the… Read more »

In House Recruiting vs. Outsourced Recruiting: Which Option is Right for Your Business?

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Time flies! it’s well into the second quarter of 2022 already. How’s your company doing at this point in terms of recruiting top talent?   The world may be emerging at long last from the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic, but the collateral damage on businesses will take a while to subside. And among the leading… Read more »

Is Compensation No Longer King? What to Consider While Recruiting Future Talent

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Today’s job candidates aren’t just looking to work for pay. They’re also looking to work for a purpose.  This is not to say money isn’t essential, but in today’s market, job seekers are calling the shots – and among their top priorities is aligning themselves with an organization that shares their values. The global pandemic… Read more »

How to Create Highly Effective Job Descriptions to Find Top Talent

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It’s time to write or update a job description for your company or client. Ho hum, you may think. Just another task to check off today’s to-do list …  Hold it right there.   JDs need to be much more than just a standard list of job-related tasks, duties, responsibilities, and educational and work experience. You… Read more »