How to gear up for seasonal hiring

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By Joe Crowe  Getting ready for the holiday season can be a mixture of chaos, panic, and anxiety. However, meeting your seasonal hiring needs does not have to be as stressful as Black Friday at midnight. Here are some ways to prepare your company for your seasonal hiring needs Bring them in early Get an… Read more »

The Employee Experience: How To Improve It

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Improving employee experience makes for a better company: Here’s how By Darryl Johnson Providing employees with a good employee experience is more than a company picnic and premium benefits. Employee Experience, or EX, is about employees feeling like they are contributors to the success of the company. They are productive and efficient because the employer… Read more »

How to Attract Talent in Today’s Economy

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By Rick Geiger It’s not 2011 anymore. Shocking, right? It seems like just yesterday it was easy to attract talent with skilled, educated, and motivated job hiding around every corner. Hiring was fun. The fish were jumping into the boat! Now? Not so much. So, what happened? Well, you know what happened. The economy improved,… Read more »

How will automation affect future hiring needs?

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By Lee Hurley We all know that automation will affect our jobs in the future. What we don’t know is how it will affect our future hiring needs. We can  offer educated guesses and we can look at the past as a way to predict the future but technology today moves faster than a Japanese… Read more »

Can A Job Reference Be Too Good?

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By Joe Crowe When hiring, a factor in determining an applicant’s quality is his or her job references. When you contact them, ideally you hear good things about the applicant. But what happens if the reference provides only great comments, maybe too great? Is it possible for a job reference to be too good? The… Read more »

Passive Job Seekers Recruiting Tips

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4 Tips For Recruiting Passive Job Seekers By Lee Hurley The term passive job seekers may seem like an oxymoron. Yet with unemployment at a record low many qualified candidates for open positions already have a job. However, that doesn’t mean they won’t listen. To reach passive job seekers you just have to mix up… Read more »

5 Perks to Offering Coffee in the Break Room

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Coffee breaks are a fantastic way of splitting up the monotony of the average workday, but you can take it one step further by supplying the coffee yourself! While it will add to your overhead expenses, the direct benefits you receive will more than make up for the extra money spent on hot coffee in… Read more »

Can Incentivizing Employees to Quit Smoking Benefit Both of You?

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Five tips to help your staff quit smoking – for good There’s no denying it – smoking cigarettes is unhealthy but trying to quit smoking is one of the hardest challenges many people face. Not only does smoking affect one’s health, it can even harm those around you. If you run a business that has… Read more »

Reasons We Should Be Moving Away From the Famous Mantra – “It’s Not Personal, It’s Just Business.”

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The age-old mantra, “it’s not personal, it’s just business,” has been tossed around far too often and for too many years. Many managers have used this phrase in the past – whether it’s true or not – to absolve themselves in a myriad of different situations. Whether it’s used in discipline and termination or as… Read more »