Hiring in a Tight Job Market

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We are in a tight job market. There are tons of opportunities for job seekers which means that it’s up to recruiters and hiring managers to make their company appeal to the top candidates. And settling for a mediocre candidate can be a mistake. A bad hire can cost your company money, time, and morale,… Read more »

3 Questions You Should Ask to Find the Most Qualified Applicant 

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Using a job interview so you can find the absolute best candidate isn’t easy. Some people are just charming and interview well even though they might not have all the necessary skills and qualifications. And while good employees are valuable, a bad hire can be costly to your company—in time, money, and morale. Fortunately, there… Read more »

5 Employee Retention Tips for Your Workplace

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Unemployment is low, and today’s employees are fickle. They’re easily pulled away from stable employment by the promise of a higher salary and perks like flex scheduling and remote work. And if one person leaves your company, everyone else starts to look around and wonder if they should too. If you’re not careful, you could… Read more »

Spotting—and Stopping—the Job Hopper

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No one wants to hire someone who’s simply going turn around in a few months and leave for another job. Recruiting, hiring, and training is costly enough as it is. Plus, a departing employee messes with your company’s morale and destroys any hope you had of developing a good sense of teamwork. Here are some… Read more »

3 Ways to Build Loyalty in Your Employees

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As a new generation of workers overtakes the workforce, companies need to keep up with changing needs and demands to attract new employees and maintain the loyalty of their old ones. When so many employees are quick to leave a job for a new opportunity, employee loyalty is more important than ever. Your best employees,… Read more »

Preparing for the Retirement of Baby Boomers

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The retirement of baby boomers has been looming for years. How will it affect the economy? How will it affect social security? More and more retirement communities are being built, along with smaller, more manageable homes and properties. But how will it affect your company? Depending on the demographics of your company, it could have… Read more »

Simple Employee Appreciation Ideas to Try Today

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At this point, we all know that employee turnover is costly. And we want to do whatever we can to reduce it. It means keeping employees satisfied, and fortunately, it doesn’t mean that we need to give everyone a raise as soon as you sense any angst. The real solution is much cheaper than that…. Read more »

What Can You Do About a Negative Online Review?

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No matter how great your company is, you’re bound to get a negative review here and there. It might be an angry or emotional employee who left an unfair review. And that’s a problem because almost 61% of job seekers say they check websites like Glassdoor before making a decision about a company. So it’s… Read more »