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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Team Player for Hire: How to Find Collaborative Employees

Everyone wants to hire team players. Employees who demonstrate a high degree of emotional intelligence and demonstrate the ability to get along with well others are the glue that hold teams together, often helping to move them forward in challenging times as well. But assessing teamwork ability in potential employees can be tricky. Without the

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Company Culture and Environment

Offering Health Insurance to Your Employees: A Must or Not?

The Affordable Care Act requires companies who have more than 50 employees to offer health insurance. If you have fewer than 50, the choice is entirely up to you. Like most things in life, there are many factors to consider when deciding whether to offer health insurance to your employees. The decision can have some

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Employer Branding

How to Work With the Gig Economy When Hiring New Employees

Over the past few years, the media has been flooded with stories about the gig economy and how it’s changing the future of work. That’s a pretty bold statement and one that makes for a catchy headline, but how much of an impact is it really having? Once you understand how the gig economy shapes

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Employee Development

A State of the Union for Your Company Culture

The annual State of the Union address in Washington is an opportunity for the President to reflect on the past year and set the direction for the year to come. Now that the government shutdown is over and President Trump gave his address earlier this month, why not consider one for your business?  This is

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Hire An Insider or Bring in an Outsider: That is the Question!

When it comes to planning for the continuity of your business when you leave, it’s crucial that you not only have a succession plan in place to ensure that the transition is as seamless as possible, you also need to hire an ideal candidate to replace you. Indeed, hiring your successor, and laying out a

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podcast

Ep. 10: The True Cost of Hiring Employees (and How Not to Burn Money)

Hiring new employees costs businesses money, from the downtime of having a vacancy, to the people who are involved with spending their time trying to fill the position by screening and hiring a new candidate. Hiring employees who don’t work out can cost up to 10% of that employee’s annual salary, so it’s crucial that

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Candidate Experience

3 Ways to Avoid Candidate Ghosting in Your Hiring Process

Have you heard about ghosting? Ghosting is when one person in a two-way communication stops responding to the other. It’s increasingly common among relationships whose primary form of communication is through texting and online dating apps. Although the phenomenon started primarily with relationships and online dating, it has now spread to the workplace and happens

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Company Culture and Environment

3 Performance Management Goals Your Team Will Actually Want to Complete

It’s the start of a new calendar year, and halfway through the fiscal year for some organizations, which means it’s time to think about performance management goals. Performance management is a process by which employees and their supervisor set professional goals to be completed in a set period of time. Goals are usually a mix

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Advertising

3 Ways a Positive Employer Brand Helps You Fill Jobs

Employer branding is important when you want to establish some rapport with your candidates. The same as with customers and clients, a strong brand helps establish you as a key player in your niche or market. It compels people to want to do business with you, and similarly, compels candidates to want to work for

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