Follow These Tips to Hire the Right Chemist

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  Companies in the scientific industry often have a hard time finding the talent they need. There’s a war for talent on these days. The best employees in the industry know their skills are highly sought-after. But in order to make a strong, long-term hire, it’s important to know what kind of chemist you’re looking… Read more »

How Successful Leaders Build a Strong Team

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  A leader needs to build a team that can perform consistently, execute flawlessly, and attain key business goals. But building a strong, effective team doesn’t always happen naturally. A great deal of thought and strategy goes into the creation of really strong teams. It comes down to an interesting balance of productivity, culture, and… Read more »

Determining ROI of a New Employee

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  Are you looking to hire a new employee, but need to justify the ROI first? To do this, you’ll need to choose a method to demonstrate return, so be sure you’ve counted all the costs and more. This is a very common challenge that managers and HR professionals face on a daily basis. Knowing… Read more »

Have You Thought About Mid-Year Reviews?

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  As the mid-year point is coming up, it is important to think about implementing mid-year reviews within your company. Mid-year reviews provide extra time to evaluate your employees’ objectives and make sure you’re on target to hit their yearly goals. Here are several things to keep in mind as you build out your plan… Read more »

Ways to Avoid Being a “Stepping Stone” in Your Engineer’s Careers

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  Are you finding your candidates are using your company as a stepping stone for their careers? That can be a costly investment on your part, particularly if the trend is greater than just an engineer or two. If you find yourself in this situation, it’s time to take a serious look at how to… Read more »

Implementing Wellness Programs at Your Company Benefits Everybody

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  It’s true that healthier employees are happier employees. It’s also true that a huge percentage of you and your employee’s lives are spent in the workplace. That’s why corporate wellness programs are so important. Contributing and implementing wellness programs can improve the lives of everyone, through greater happiness and productivity on the job. Here… Read more »

Get Your Company to Go “Green” – and Get Rewarded for It

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  Thinking about having your company go “green?” Not only is it sustainability important for the planet, but it could also help your bank account. Here are a few ways you can make your business more sustainable while also making sure you maximize your available tax benefits to do so. Tax Benefits of Green Business… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Employee Drug and Alcohol Testing

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  Drug testing can be a touchy subject; however, it is a key responsibility of employers is to make sure their employees are safe and productive on the job. That often means incorporating drug screening into their hiring and ongoing employment practices. As workplace cultures are changing, drug testing may or may not needed in… Read more »

How Your Company Can Benefit From Contract Workers

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  As a hiring manager, you are under pressure to make sure your team has the resources and skills they need to accomplish critical business objectives. Sometimes, hiring full time workers to do this simply isn’t reasonable. There is just too much work to bring employees on slowly. Contract workers offer a unique affordability and… Read more »

How to Hire the Right Tech Talent

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  You’re familiar with the cost of not hiring when there’s a need. Overworked employees, dips in morale, and even sunk project costs or frustrated clients. But the cost of a bad hire can be even more. It’s important to hire the right talent for the job, particularly in the tech industry. But doing so… Read more »