4 Tips For How You Can Retain Your Top Employees

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To retain your top employees, show them they’re valued, encourage them to be teachers, actively solicit feedback, and more. It takes more effort to find and train new employees than it does to work harder to keep the old ones. The job market has been very tight for years, with not enough good workers to… Read more »

Why You Should Use a Staffing Agency For Direct Hire

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Hiring managers understand the difficulties inherent in the candidate search process these days. But a staffing agency can help employers change the game when trying to attract hard-to-find or passive job candidates. While many employers reserve the option of working with a staffing agency for temp or part-time workers, there are some big benefits when… Read more »

When Is It Time to Start Hiring?

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Companies need to make sure they are fully staffed in order to meet or exceed customer expectations and in order to grow. But, as your company changes, your staffing needs will also change with it – and sometimes it is hard to know when it is time to add new team members. If you aren’t… Read more »

How to Attract Top Talent on Social Media

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Your company has many ways to connect with talented employees who may be interested in joining your team. One tool that should not be overlooked: social media. Social media has become an incredibly popular way to make connections, and your company should make sure to harness its power to help you to attract top talent…. Read more »

How to Spot Top Talent in an Interview

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When you’re interviewing candidates, the goal is to bring the most talented people on board. However, how can you tell who is likely to excel in your industry and make the most valuable contributions to your company? While it can be a challenge to weed through candidates in order to find top talent, here are… Read more »

What to Consider When Thinking of Hiring an Overqualified Candidate

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When a candidate applies for a job who is obviously overqualified, that’s not necessarily a good thing. While having their expertise in your office might be nice, the last thing you want to do is invest time and energy in training someone, only to have them turn around and leave quickly. This doesn’t mean you… Read more »

How to Determine if You Should Hire an Unemployed Candidate

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When you’re hiring someone for your organization, you will likely come across candidates currently working but pursuing other opportunities. Chances are good you’ll also encounter candidates who are unemployed. While some employers are reluctant to hire candidates who aren’t working – especially if they have been out of the workforce for a while – there… Read more »

Questions You Should Never Ask a Candidate in an Interview

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When you are interviewing a candidate for a job at your company, obviously you want to find out as much as possible about the candidate. However, doing so can be tricky because there are certain questions you don’t want to ask lest you create a negative impression with the candidate – or worse, put your… Read more »

How a Slow Hiring Process Can Damage Your Company

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It’s imperative your hiring process helps you find top talent and bring skilled candidates on board. Unfortunately, problems in this process could do long-term damage to your company that makes it impossible for you to continue to grow and thrive. Some of the key ways that a bad hiring process can hurt your business include:… Read more »

How to Get Employees to Take Ownership of Their Work

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As a manager, one of the most important things you can do to enhance productivity and improve morale is get employees to take ownership of their work. Employees who feel they have skin in the game are far more likely to excel at the tasks you assign and do more than just the minimum in… Read more »