Posts Categorized: Hiring Advice

Wrap up 2013 & Look to the Future!

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Congratulations! You made it through another year!  As you take a look back on 2013, review your annual goals.  Did you achieve all your business objectives?  If not, use these key steps to refocus your efforts and ensure that 2014 is a success. Celebrate Past Successes. Look back at 2013, and acknowledge your accomplishments. Congratulate Read more »

Common Mistakes when Hiring in a Hurry

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When you’re in a time crunch to staff up for new business or fill a position vacancy, it can be tempting to hire the first person that applies.  However, few decisions are more crucial to the success of your business than choosing the right employees to bring on board.  Making a bad hire can end Read more »

Is Your Phone Interview Giving You a Chance?

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Because they’re generally brief, phone interviews save companies time and serve as a realistic screening alternative for out-of-town candidates.  Today, many companies have an initial phone screening before deciding which applicants to bring in for an in-person meeting. The first time talking with a hiring manager can lead to increased nerves and anxiety.  This may Read more »

Hiring a Passionate Employee

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As a manager, you need employees that are committed to your organization’s mission and willing to work hard.  Everyone can work, but hiring an employee that enjoys coming to work, exhibits go the extra mile energy, and strong dedication is essential for overall productivity.  It’s important that you look for passionate employees during the interview Read more »

When Is the Right Time to Hire Temp Help?

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When you run a business, payroll is a large part of your monthly budget and can be very costly if you are over or under staffed.  In order to keep unnecessary costs to a minimum, it is important to have an understanding of how to properly manage your staffing.   Doing so will ensure that you’re Read more »

Using Temporary Help to its Full Potential

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Depending on which statistics you look at, anywhere from 15 million to 42 million workers in America are non-permanent employees.  Known under the titles of temps, contractors, freelancers, contingent workers, etc., businesses today are utilizing temporary staff to get work done.  Whether you need a CEO or an electrical engineer, there’s a temp for that. Read more »

Choosing the Right Candidate

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Finding the right candidate for job is never an easy task.  If you hire the wrong person it can be expensive, damaging to your work environment, and very time consuming.  Hiring the correct person on the other hand will enhance your work culture and pay you back in high employee morale. You’ve pulled together a Read more »

Recruiting Misconceptions

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We all have our opinions and beliefs about how things work, based on our experience and education. But often, these beliefs are not quite accurate. They are based on limited evidence, intuition, or colored by emotional bias. The same is true in business, where managers sometimes have mistaken beliefs about their company. It happens to Read more »

Bad Job Ads — A Real Turnoff

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Companies post job advertisements with the aim of attracting qualified candidates, but all too often, they have just the opposite effect – turning them off. One job ad, for example, listed 22 detailed essential job qualifications. What talented, sought after job candidate is going to bother wading through that thicket? What is even more problematic Read more »

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