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 »

How to Recover From a Mistake at Work

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So you made a mistake at work. It seems devastating. But it’s not, we’ve all been there. And sure, some mistakes are more noticeable and costly than others, but they’re all the same in that they’re all learning opportunities. Michael Jordan, arguably the greatest basketball player of all time, had a few wise quotes about… 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 »

Coworkers Getting You Down? Here’s How to Deal with Them

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There’s nothing more depressing than a gloomy coworker. Yes, we get it, work is hard and it’s Monday, but we don’t need constant reminders about it. Everyone has a bad day now and then and an occasional gripe session is perfectly acceptable, but those chronically unhappy coworkers can really start to weigh on you—you see… 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 »

Searching for a New Job? Follow These 5 Social Media Rules

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In a competitive job market, hiring managers are looking for any reason to weed through all the applications and toss out the less appealing ones. They’re looking for typos, grammar mistakes, resume inaccuracies, and more than ever, they’re checking social media. All it takes is a quick search on social media and even with the… Read more »

Do You Have a Retention Problem?

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High employee turnover can have a devastating impact on your company’s bottom line, not to mention on your team’s morale. It’s estimated that the average cost of a departed employee is 38% of their annual salary. When someone leaves, you’re looking at lost knowledge, training costs, interviewing expenses, and recruitment costs that all add up… Read more »

Cut Your Hiring Costs by Working With a Recruiting Firm

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Recruiting and hiring are huge expenses for most companies every year. Even with the use of social media, advertising a job opening in the right places can be costly. Then there are the expenses of training and onboarding new hires—they can’t be expected to do what you want if you haven’t trained them. Even the… Read more »