The Shelf Life of a Candidate

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Top talent is getting harder to come by. In fact, a recent survey from Glassdoor and Harris Poll indicated that almost 50 percent of surveyed hiring managers reported that not enough qualified candidates apply for open jobs. This lack of high-caliber applicants is bothersome, since these are the employees who can help set your business… Read more »

Strategies to Ensure Retention of Top Performers

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Highly skilled, creative and motivated workers — the top talent in your industry — can set your business ahead of your competitors. This coveted group has a checklist of qualities they look for in an employer. And if you aren’t offering what they want, it’s likely someone else will. So to get your rising stars… Read more »

Selling an Opportunity to Top Candidates

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The most-wanted, most highly qualified candidates are the cream of the crop in their industry. And they’re highly sought after by your competitors. After all, these are the workers who can come up with the best and brightest new ideas to move your company forward, and they can mean the difference between treading water or… Read more »

Are You Losing Top Talent?

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One of the best ways to maintain your staff is to understand reasons why they may leave — so you can prevent this from happening. Employees have different reasons for moving on. It could simply be the result of an employee’s need for a new and different job experience. But it could also be something… Read more »

Understanding a Candidate’s Employment Gap

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A gap between jobs can appear on an applicant’s resume for many different reasons. Sometimes a gap may signal a red flag for hiring managers, but it may just need a bit of explanation on behalf of the candidate. With a little understanding of resume gaps and by asking the right questions, you can get… Read more »

Tips to Prepare Your Team for Temporary Employees

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When you bring on temporary workers, the key to a successful experience is preparation. This will help you manage the expectations of your full-timers, who may feel threatened by or unsure of temp staff. You’ll also be able to maximize the experience and productivity of your temporary workers so they won’t be met with suspicion… Read more »

Signs of Burnout

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Motivated employees are creative, hardworking and productive, and every business can benefit from having them on the payroll. Conversely, unmotivated, burned-out workers no longer work to their fullest capacity. And, unfortunately, they can bring their co-workers down with them. So, what can an employer do? If you can recognize the signs of an employee on… Read more »

Does Your Company Culture Attract Top Talent?

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Your company culture affects how well you are able to find, hire and retain top talent. After all, bright, creative workers don’t want to work in a drab, stifling environment. They’re on the fast track to many great things and will seek out companies that can provide a fun, supportive work environment that fosters growth… Read more »

The Difference Between Management and Leadership

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  Though the titles of manager and leader may appear at first to mean the same thing, they are actually quite different. It’s important to the success of your business to be both at the same time. Your reward will be motivated staff members and a productive work environment. The qualities of a manager A… Read more »

How Can You Evaluate If a Candidate Is Reliable?

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Every employer wants reliable candidates. You need a worker who will show up on time for shifts and work to the best of their ability. It’s just good business sense to hire people who will help your business achieve its goals. Reliable candidates are easier on you, but also easier on the rest of your… Read more »