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 »

Be an Irresistible Company

Winning the war for talent is doable when companies recognize the most powerful tool at their fingertips. It’s not so much about offering the perfect package of compensation, vacation, and benefits as it is about engaging; making your company absolutely… Read more »

True Productivity Always Wins

Being productive gets a lot of attention – sometimes too much. We can often feel pressure to get more done each day than we did the day before – and still achieve life balance, of course. But true productivity isn’t… Read more »

Strategical Thinking

Strategic Thinking is an effective valuable tool for assessing the past and the present, and then creating a viable plan for the future. It is the art of applying both innovation and intentional thought processes to make connections between initial… Read more »

Networking Essentials

“Networking is fundamental to how I run my business and how I create relationships. I love Networking because it has given me so many amazing opportunities and experiences in my life and I have met some incredibly inspiring and nurturing… Read more »

Intentional Onboarding

You’ve and your staffing company have invested time and money recruiting the perfect candidate for your open position. In fact, actual cost of replacing an employee can equal 150-200% of the salary tied to the position. In spite of that,… Read more »

The Benefits of Temporary Jobs

More and more companies are using contingent workers and, according to the 2014 Global Analysis of the Contingent Workforce Index (CWI), estimates expect the growth to continue, predicting as many as 64.9 million in the contingent workforce in the United… Read more »