Job Ads for a Candidate-Driven Market

Attracting, engaging, and securing top-level talent in a candidate-driven market is a challenging task – especially when there are time constraints. Don’t, however, let the pressure result in poorly written, ineffective job descriptions. Instead, streamline the description-writing process by creating… Read more »

8 Keys to Successful Onboarding

Don’t place onboarding at the bottom of your list. It’s easy to consider other tasks a priority, but failure to onboard well increases turnover, which means additional spent in hiring and training new employees. In the end, you will lose… Read more »

Business Continuity Planning

Unforeseen business disruptions, whether caused by acts of nature, equipment malfunctions, human error, or malicious intent, can be very costly for an organization. Some examples include:   Weather-related, such as blizzards, earthquakes, and hurricane  Power Outages: Blackouts, power shortages or… Read more »

5 Keys for Temp Worker Safety

Employers are responsible for the safety of all workers, regardless of their employment status. Your permanent employees already know the drill and follow safety protocols, but what about your temps? Do you have the necessary processes in place for this segment of… Read more »

Straightforward Talk about #MeToo   

Fact: The #MeToo Movement has been around for years. It was started in 2006 by activist Tarana Burke as a framework for both ending sexual violence and helping those who have been victimized, by: Focusing on healing and survivorship Providing… Read more »

Burnout among Leaders

Pressure – overwhelming pressure – happens to most people at different times in their life. It might be on the job or off the job, but it’s an unfortunate reality. Whether at work, in a public office, or in a… Read more »

Machine Learning and Your Business – Part II

In part one of this series, we touched on machine learning technology. This article provides suggestions on how you can implement this technology in your business today. Machine learning (ML) technology has produced many functional tools for the business sector.… Read more »

Your Business and Machine Learning – Part I

Do you recall the era when mobile phones became popular? Soon after, we envisioned technology that would allow us to see the person with whom we were speaking. We are now light years past achieving that vision, and advances in… Read more »

Hiring The Best IT Professional: 5 Crucial Characteristics

Due to the increased number of data hacks and cyber-attacks, many businesses are seeking to hire IT Professionals. When you decide to hire, don’t neglect these essential prerequisites. (Note: We are not referring to computer equipment repair, for which a field technician… Read more »

Education, Skills, or Behavior?

Every HR manager knows – the war for talent is real. It’s not surprising that in the urgency of hiring talent – before said talent signs the dotted line with another company – it’s easy to define a position by… Read more »