Four Benefits of Outsourcing Your Talent Acquisition

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Think about the last time you had to hire someone. It probably involved putting together a job description, having HR and other high-level people take the time to go through applications, narrow the hundreds down to the few, set up interviews, have interviews, make notes and discuss the interviews. All of this, while seemingly necessary,… Read more »

How Do You Discuss Negative Work Experience in an Interview?

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Discussing work history during an interview can sometimes seem like a rather complicated dance – or a walk through a field of landmines. You want to be careful to avoid saying anything negative about your previous employers. Find a way to truthfully talk about past experiences without bad-mouthing anyone involved – speaking negatively actually reflects… Read more »

Temp or Temp-to-Hire? Staffing Choices Demystified

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When it’s time to make a hiring decision, does the prospect excite or worry you? If it’s the latter, why the concern? Some companies aren’t quite sure what type of employee to hire but perhaps have made some unfortunate permanent hiring decisions, so they’d prefer to go the temporary or temp-to-perm route. So let’s look… Read more »

The Difference Between Average Workers and Top Performers

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While good managers and HR personnel can recognize what makes an employee stand out in the most positive and negative of ways, what distinguishes an average worker from that top performer? Again, in some ways, easy to spot, but it’s worth considering the differences in terms of ROI: (monetary, efficiency, time). When you stop to… Read more »