Dealing with Unproductive Employees

Your employees are your company’s best asset. You’ve heard that one before because it’s true. But an unproductive employee can become your company’s biggest expense. There are a lot of blogs, articles, books, etc. on boosting productivity, but what’s an… Read more »

The 10 Commandments of Constructive Criticism

It’s the scenario you dread the most. One of your employees needs to be confronted about an issue. They’re creating conflict among the staff, handling a project wrong or maybe even made a misstep with a valuable client. On the… Read more »

Turning your Interview into an Offer – Part II

In our last blog, we covered the keys to acing your phone interview and the follow-up tools to help you receive an invitation for an in-person interview. Today we will share how to continue the process to interview perfection that… Read more »

Turning your Interview into an Offer – Part I

From the initial phone interview to one or more face-to-face interviews, to the follow-up, if you want the position, you need interview perfection. The phone interview: A phone interview is often the first proving ground – your opportunity to earn… Read more »

Why Technology Needs a “Pause” Button

Technology is a wonderful thing. Being able to connect virtually with family, friends, and business 24/7 has many advantages. Family: It allows us the freedom to “be there” for our children’s events because we can complete our work later –… Read more »

The Case of the Bad Hire – Part II

Last week we discussed the cost of a bad hire and how to deal with it when it happens. Today, as we promised, we will offer helpful insight concerning ways to prevent future bad hires. Avoid the Typical Pitfalls That… Read more »

The Case of the Bad Hire – Part I

Ask any company management and most will agree: one the costliest mistakes a company can make is a bad hire. Repercussions include: • Time factors: not only is the time you spent in recruiting, onboarding, and training all for naught,… Read more »

Job Seeking 101 – Part II – Action Plan

Spring fever has arrived and with comes a surge in people looking for new jobs – maybe even new locations. Last week, we discussed the blunders people make when job searching – the little and big no no’s that crimp… Read more »

Job Seeking 101 – Part I – Blunders

While the economy is stabilizing and the term “candidate-driven market” is often heard, finding a job from entry-level to middle management is not the same as choosing what apple to pick from a heavily-laden tree. It still takes motivation, commitment,… Read more »

The Battle for Talent – Winning Hiring Strategies for 2016

It’s time to quit whining about talent shortages and focus on a plan of action. Learn how to tap into the pipeline. Evaluate where you are solid in your recruiting practices and where you need to yank out the overgrowth… Read more »