Are Your Candidates Ghosting You? September 3, 2019

Employers across the country are feeling the annoyance of being “ghosted” according to a recent study. More and more job seekers are skipping out on interviews they have previously committed to, not responding to inquiries from hiring managers or even going so far as to skip their first day of work after accepting a job… Read more »

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How to Sell Your Company Culture in the Interview August 26, 2019

A job interview is a two-way street. While you’re evaluating a potential new hire to find the best fit for an open position, those candidates are evaluating you and your organization. Job candidates look at everything from how you’re dressed to who’s present at the interview to the work environment to determine if your company… Read more »

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How to Update an Employee Handbook for 2020 August 19, 2019

As Labor Day approaches and summer comes to an end, now is the time to update your Employee Handbooks to ensure compliance with the ever-changing employment law landscape. As you begin the project of creating or updating your company’s employee handbook, here are some things to keep in mind. Create an Outline Before you begin… Read more »

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Five Ways to Ruin a Great Hire When Working With a Recruiter August 6, 2019

Recruiters provide a competitive advantage when it comes to securing the best talent available. Of course, I am somewhat biased because I founded a search firm in 2005. However, there is no question that having someone else represent your company and “selling” your opportunity on your behalf can produce better results. I know many companies… Read more »

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Weaving Diversity into the Fabric of Your Organization July 30, 2019

Many small and medium-sized businesses do not have a focus on diversity and inclusion within their organizations.  Most do not have any internal Human Resources position not to mention a role focused on diversity.  This type of effort for smaller businesses is usually led by a “leader” who determines why it is important for the… Read more »

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Great Leaders Create Great Cultures June 11, 2019

When was the last time that you walked out of a place where you do business and thought, “Now that is how a company should treat people”? When you encounter a genuine, caring culture, you don’t soon forget the experience. You find yourself replaying that great experience in your mind and you feel compelled to… Read more »

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We Are Bringing the Park to YOU! June 5, 2019

Have you ever ridden the Tower of Terror in Walt Disney World? If you have… you know the feeling. It’s 13 stories tall, and as you are in the elevator and it rises, it starts to shake, and it feels like it’s breaking. At the top of the tower, the windows open, and your seat… Read more »

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Keys to Succession Planning Success May 31, 2019

Succession planning is more critical now than ever, with the pace of business change and the experience gap in the workforce at large.  Effective succession planning and development may make the difference between winning and losing organizations.  But in large and small organizations alike, viable succession planning is a formidable challenge.  Here are some important… Read more »

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The Tight CANDIDATE MARKET: 5 Things To Do Today To Help You WIN May 8, 2019

Today’s labor market presents a completely different scenario when it comes to recruiting, and I don’t believe it will be changing soon. A simple Google search on hiring in this tight candidate market brings many articles from Forbes to the Business Journals, so it is Real. It comes up in every meeting we have with… Read more »

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