What Is an Onboarding Process? April 4, 2022

A thorough onboarding process can improve employee retention by 82%. Is your current onboarding program capable of increasing retention? Understanding the Onboarding Process Onboarding is the process of integrating new hires into your company. It includes the steps necessary for new employee assimilation, such as: Discussion of company structure, vision, goals, mission, values, and culture… Read more »

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Benefits of Integrated HR System
Benefits of Integrated HR Systems February 4, 2022

Integrated HR Systems Explained Integrated HR systems merge your HR functions into simplified human resource management platforms. Having all HR functions on centralized platforms simplifies your HR process and increases workforce management. Some of the functions you can integrate are: Payroll and benefits Employee data Compliance forms Paperwork portals Applicant tracking Five Benefits of Integrated… Read more »

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Alternative Hiring Solutions in the Age of a Talent Shortage
Alternative Hiring Solutions in the Age of a Talent Shortage August 19, 2021

“Where are all of the qualified candidates? Why does it take so long to fill my open roles?” If you’re responsible for hiring, you’re no stranger to these challenges. As employers grow more desperate for workers, staffing has become more frustrating than ever. A rebounding economy is great for organizational growth, but how will employers… Read more »

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Top 10 Background Screening Myths Debunked November 12, 2019

The ins and outs of background checks are often a source of confusion for employers. Can companies perform them in-house? What’s “the box” and why is it banned? To ensure you’re practicing fair hiring and avoiding critical mistakes, we sat down for an interview with Matt Wideman, Product Manager, Talent Technologies & Background Verification. Myth… Read more »

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How to Document Effective Interview Feedback October 16, 2019

Great hires start with great interview feedback. When interviewing candidates, your hiring decisions rely on good communication between interviewers. And this involves documenting specific interview feedback and sharing it with your team in a consistent way. Why consistent interview feedback is important Taking the time to think through and document a structured process for interview… Read more »

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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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