Employee Resigned? 6 Things to Do

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If your cozy little team is rocked by a resignation announcement, you might feel a bit blindsided. Panicking a bit initially is only natural, but take a deep breath and relax — it will be okay. People change jobs all the time, so you will get through this. In fact, adding fresh talent to your… Read more »

How Can My Company Retain Our Best Holiday Workers?

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During the holiday season, business surges at your company. To keep up with the increase in demand, you hire additional staffers to help out for the season. While you only intended to keep these people on the payroll for a short time, some have exceeded your expectations. If you’re looking to fill a few regular… Read more »

How to Attract Military Vets to Your Company

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After retiring from the military or receiving an honorable discharge, veterans are left to transition into the civilian workforce. Hardworking and disciplined, former military personnel make excellent hires — and employers can also get certain tax breaks for hiring them. If you’d like to add a few veterans to your team, use these tips to… Read more »

Strategies for Handling Summer Time-off Requests

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The summer season is greatly anticipated by your staff as they wait for warm weather and the opportunity to take time off and enjoy their summer. For companies, this means your employees will probably want to take as many vacation days as possible during the upcoming summer months.  As a generous employer, you want to… Read more »

Benefits of Using Seasonal Temporary Staffers

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The holiday season is upon us, which is the busiest time of the year for many companies. Even those who maintain normal volumes of business during these months are often understaffed, as many employees save their vacation days for the end of the year. If you’re already dreading how you’re going to handle the staffing… Read more »

Identifying the 5 Traits of Top Performance Candidates

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It goes without saying that all candidates don’t have equal offerings to bring to the table. However, it can be difficult to distinguish between applicants who are technically qualified for the job and those who will take your company to the next level if hired. When you add a new member to your team, you… Read more »

Recruiting this Year? Here Are the Trends in Job Searching You Need to Know

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As a hiring manager, you’re well aware that the recruiting landscape is constantly changing. If you want to find the best and brightest candidates, you need to keep up with the latest trends, to ensure your company doesn’t fall behind. Top talent has their choice of employers, so if your recruiting process isn’t seamless, they’ll… Read more »

How to Spot a Job Hopper (Before You Hire Them!)

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In the past, people commonly stayed with one employer for the entire duration of their career. However, things have drastically changed. As of January 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics notes the average worker had been with their company for a total of 4.6 years. When you hire a new employee, you probably don’t… Read more »

Five Qualities of Great Managers

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It’s hard to find managers. It’s even harder to find great managers. However, it’s important to keep searching until you’ve found the right person for the job. Managers have a profound impact on your company. Great ones make people enjoy coming to work each day and empower their team to achieve success. Conversely, lousy managers… Read more »

6 Job Interview Questions You Aren’t Asking – But Should!

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Interviewing candidates to fill a position at your company is a huge responsibility. Many people may appear great on paper, but lack the personality and values needed to succeed at your organization. Standard skill-based interview questions don’t always touch on company culture, so you may inadvertently be choosing the wrong candidates because you’re not asking… Read more »