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 »

Personality Traits that Generate Success

Want to win that promotion or need to impress a potential employer and secure that dream job? It’s more than what you know – that skills and experience thing; it’s also about who you are. What personality and character traits… 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 »

How’s Your Feedback Delivery?

Very few people like to give what in reality is “negative” feedback in work situations, but feedback – both constructive and positive is the life of a productive workplace. According to Zenger Folkman, a source for evidence-based leadership helps, 57%… Read more »

Building Effective Teams – Part II

In our last blog, we discussed two pillars of effective team building – emotional intelligence and the energy, engagement, and exploration factors of communication. While these are crucial aspects, each member’s personality type as well as their knowledge, skills, and… Read more »

How To: Implement a successful workplace wellness program

BY DIANE ABRAMSON A well-designed workplace wellness program can significantly reduce employer health care costs while increasing employee retention, motivation and morale. Wellness programs have been shown to reduce absenteeism, employee stress, workers’ compensation and disability costs and staff turnover.… Read more »

Building Effective Teams – Part I

What constitutes the “perfect” team – or at least a highly effective one? That’s a difficult question to answer, but a crucial one when you’re putting together a team for your company’s next big project. While studies have shown that… Read more »

8 Reasons They Turned You Away

Sometimes finding that perfect position is difficult – you keep getting turned away, and you don’t understand why. Here’s some insight from Springborn Staffing. 1. You aren’t the right person for the job: Face it – you may be a… Read more »

Your Business and an Ethical Culture

With weekly – and sometimes daily – scandals in the corporate world, standing out as an ethical business is the backbone of success. It begins in the highest echelons of a company. When the owner, HR, and upper management make… Read more »

Top 6 Skillsets for Office Staff

Working in an office is no different than any other position – to succeed takes commitment and soft skills, as well as the right education, training, and experience.  Every office, from banking, finance, and insurance, to law firms, medical offices,… Read more »