Posts Tagged: architecture staffing

Traits for the Future

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Today, human resource departments are in a constant struggle to find the best talent. Competition from other companies for skilled workers is fierce. But, even more unsettling is hiring for the future. With the pace of change in technology and business, today’s skills might be obsolete tomorrow. The question is, how can businesses stay ahead Read more »

Courtesy – or the Lack of It – in the Workplace

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Technology has increased business effectiveness and efficiency, but in the area of human interaction, its influence has not been all good. Because technology has led to a decline in face-to-face interaction, there also has been a concurrent decline in polite behavior as well as civility and courtesy in dealing with others. Because this decline can Read more »

Closing the Sale, er, Job Candidate

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You have a job candidate who looks promising, a high performer who would be a great addition to your company. He looks greats on paper, and when you talk with him on the phone, he appears eager and excited about the opportunity to join the company. So, you set up an interview with the hiring Read more »

Mergers and Employee Morale

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Your company has just gone through a merger. This, naturally, is a big change for employees and presents a lot of anxiety and uncertainty in the workforce. What can you do to help lessen the uncertainty and improve morale? To help employees cope, it is important to explain to them why the merger occurred, what Read more »

Signs an Employee Is About to Leave

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As a manager, you naturally are concerned about employee turnover, too much of which can be a drag on any business. And, when the competition for good talent is so keen, keeping top performers is especially important. This being the case, it would certainly be helpful to have some idea when an employee is not Read more »

Late to Work

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If you have employees who are chronically late to work, what can human resources do to handle a problem like this before it reaches the point where termination enters the picture? The first thing to do, says human resource specialist Ellen Raim, is find out more about the situation of the employee with the tardiness Read more »

Yes, Qualified Job Candidates DO Exist

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Despite the high unemployment, a common complaint of companies is that they still cannot find qualified workers. But research by human resource specialists is showing the problem may not be with the quality of the job candidates but with the unrealistic expectations of employers. According to Peter Cappelli, director of the Center for Human Resources Read more »

Now Offering a Lifetime Replacement Guarantee

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Memories last a life time… So does our replacement guarantee! Our guarantee eliminates the risks associated with a new hire and provides a lifetime of protection from the cost of replacing an employee. If at any moment your next RealStreet direct hire doesn’t last a lifetime, we will replace them at no charge to you. We want your Read more »

Employees Leaving Retirement Accounts Behind

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When employees leave a job, there is one important thing that they usually forget to take with them – their retirement account money, according to Workforce Management. It’s something human resource departments need to keep in mind for departing workers, reminding them to take their retirement cash. This will save the company the time and Read more »

Helping Potential Employees Apply for Your Online Job Postings

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A recent survey shows that about one quarter of workers in the United States use social media exclusively to look for a job, rather than more traditional methods such as newspapers and recruiting firms. Worldwide, the number is even higher, with almost one-third of workers saying they rely on social media to look for employment. Read more »

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