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In today’s fast-paced world, people have short attention spans, and recruiters and hiring managers are no exceptions to the rule. For better or worse, our brains are programmed to make quick judgments about the people we meet. When it comes to impressing someone who has a strong say in whether you will be offered a… Read more »

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With four unique generations now sharing the workplace, 2013 is a very interesting and exciting period in American workforce history. The most recent addition to the workforce is the Millennials. More than 12-million strong, the Millennials, also commonly referred to as Generation Y, are the largest demographic to enter the workforce since the baby boomers…. Read more »

From time to time, accidents will happen in the workplace. Implementing an active safety program throughout your company can help prevent such unfortunate incidents, in turn, saving your business money on workers’ compensation claims and improving your bottom line. Although they are not difficult to put in place, effective safety programs require careful planning, comprehensive… Read more »

A common misconception among many job seekers today is that all interviewers are exactly the same. While many interviewers do follow similar formats, personality and interview styles vary and both can greatly impact the outcome of an interview. Stakes are high during an interview; if you misread the personality of the hiring manager, it could… Read more »

Bigger is not always better when it comes to recruiting top candidates. In fact, small companies can actually be at a great advantage for attracting new hires. The reason why so many employees today enjoy working for smaller companies is simple: the culture. If you’re looking to add some great new talent to your team,… Read more »

Finding and hiring top candidates is only the first hurdle to conquer on your journey to business success. Retaining your best and brightest talent after employing them is incredibly important but is oftentimes overlooked. Keeping your best employees is simply a smart business move. Turnover is costly in time, money, and company morale, so it… Read more »

A proven hiring process is one that works. While this statement is true, it is important to keep in mind that your company’s hiring process should be an ongoing work in progress. Just because your current process is successful does not mean you should rely on that process solely. What may seem “perfect” now will… Read more »

Mistakes are inevitable. After all, we are only human. Generally, mistakes can be easily corrected, and eventually, you can forget about them and move on; making a mistake at work, however, can be much more serious. On-the-clock mistakes can impact your employer and depending on your mistake, even your company’s bottom line can suffer. While… Read more »

Although our economy is in a process of recovery, economic growth in certain industries is projected to remain weak throughout the near future. Slow economic growth reflects slower business growth in regards to a company as well as its employees.  Where growth in new jobs is slow, hiring freezes are to be expected. While this… Read more »