5 Mistakes Hiring Managers Make During Interviews

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“When hiring, you’ve got to Focus, Be Present, and Tune-In during every part of the candidate interview process if you want to determine if the person sitting in front of you is a great fit for the job and a superior performer.” – Suzie Price, Priceless Professional Development Not everyone gets to choose who their colleagues will be. So,… Read more »

Tips for Creating a Successful Onboarding Process for New Hires

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Finding the right person for the job feels great, but your work isn’t done when they accept the position. Making sure they get off to a strong start with a thorough onboarding process is a must. Your new hire needs to feel welcome and supported, so they want to stick around. If things don’t start… Read more »

Finding Hidden Talent: How to Tap into Overlooked Candidate Pools

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You need to hire, and you’re not looking for just anyone. In the past, you’ve drawn talent from the same candidate pools, but you want to try something different. This time, you’re interested in finding candidates who might have previously slipped your radar. You know there are plenty of overlooked candidate pools out there, and… Read more »

Speed Up Your Hiring Process and Win Top Talent with The Wood Companies

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Speed Up Your Hiring Process and Win Top Talent with The Wood Companies

It takes a long time to fill an open position at your company. While standard hiring times vary according to several factors — i.e., your local area, industry, and overall labor market — you feel like your hiring process definitely extends longer than necessary. This is problematic for several reasons, including losing top talent to… Read more »

How to Find Light Industrial Candidates Quickly

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You need to hire a light industrial professional immediately. This has you feeling stressed because you know hiring always takes you weeks — if not months. However, you don’t have anywhere near that long to fill this position. Thankfully, there’s an easy solution. Whether you’re searching for a warehouse associate, quality control inspector, machine operator,… Read more »

5 Essentials for Building a Great Team

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Your company is only as strong as the employees powering it. Right now, you feel like your team is good but not necessarily great. As the boss, you take responsibility for this, and you’re committed to improving the situation. The new year has only just begun, so you still have plenty of time to turn… Read more »

Do You Know the Importance of Diversity in Your Workforce?

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When hiring, you take many different factors into account, but if diversity isn’t one of them, that’s a problem. If it doesn’t seem like a big deal to you, that’s likely because most of your team comes from a background similar to yours. Diversity highlights many types of differences, including racial and ethnic, socioeconomic, gender,… Read more »

Employer Branding Ideas for Turning Candidates into Employees

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You’re getting ready to hire, and you’re focused on securing top talent. This is important because you don’t feel like some of your most recent hiring experiences have been the best. Something has to change to allow you to attract top talent and entice them to join your team. Creating a stronger brand can be… Read more »

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 »