Hiring Trends for the Light Industrial Industry in 2021: The Changes You Should be Making

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Now that the new year is officially in full swing you’re ready to start hiring. Your light industrial company has big plans for 2021 and that means expanding your team.   Of course, the COVID-19 crisis is still going strong so you know you need to take a different approach than you have in the past. Here’s a look at top hiring trends that… Read more »

Hiring Preferences — How to Identify & Eliminate Hidden Bias

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As a manager, having a diverse workplace is important to you but you know you have work to do. You want to assemble a team filled with talent of different genders, sexual orientations, and from a variety of ethnic and racial backgrounds. Creating a diverse team is the right thing to do and working for a company… Read more »

Improving Retention With a Referral Program

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When you post an open position at your company you receive plenty of applications from qualified candidates. While many seem amazing at first, you’re starting to realize your selection process isn’t working; retention rates are higher than you’d like.  Creating an employee referral program can assist with this problem because your team knows the company… Read more »

How to Write an Eye-Catching Job Description

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Finding the best person for the job is a multi-step process that starts with the job description. Many employers mistakenly believe this isn’t much more than a formality, either writing one in haste or recycling a description that’s been used for years.  Opting not to take the job description seriously is a huge mistake because… Read more »

When Is The Last Time You Evaluated Your Work Culture?

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Your company culture defines your business. Essentially the personality of your organization, culture guides your mission, values, goals, work environment, and so much more.   Considering its importance, evaluating your culture on a regular basis is a must. This is especially crucial when hiring for two key reasons — it will help you choose the best person… Read more »

How Are You Going To Find Your Candidate of Choice This Year?

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Your employees are your company’s most important asset. Therefore, when it’s time to add a new person to your team, it’s important to choose wisely.  Knowing where to look to find the best fit can be a challenge. Sometimes the right person for the job is actively seeking new opportunities, but that isn’t always the… Read more »

Could Your Job Listings Be Keeping You From Attracting Top Talent?

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A job description is the first impression your open position makes on candidates. If it doesn’t properly sell it, top talent won’t apply. Many companies make the mistake of posting the same old job description every time a position becomes available. This classic mistake is a huge deterrent for quality candidates because jobs change with… Read more »

How You Can Stay in Touch with Past Applicants

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Finding the right person for the job can be tough because sometimes, there’s more than one great contender. Having to choose between multiple promising candidates certainly isn’t the worst managerial problem you’ll face, but that doesn’t make it any easier. What you might not realize is candidates not selected for one particular opportunity might be… Read more »

How to Best Determine If Your Candidate’s Experience is Enough for the Job

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You know your company is a great place to work, and so does the rest of your community. This is fantastic, but it can make the hiring process a bit challenging. Every time you post an open position, you’re inundated with resumes, which makes it difficult to identify your ideal candidate. Thankfully, you don’t need… Read more »