How to Avoid Hiring a Bad Candidate With a Great Resume

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  It can be a real challenge for hiring managers to judge an employee by their behavior as a candidate. In fact many times, a candidate seems perfect on paper, but may not actually turn out to be a great hire. But the question is, how do you know? How can you reduce risk and… Read more »

The Top 4 Hiring Trends for 2018

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  The hiring landscape is changing fast. From robot recruiters, to shifting candidate expectations, these changes are having a huge impact on the job market and the business world as well. The first step to keeping up with these changes is to know what’s new and what’s actually valuable. Only then will you be able… Read more »

Keep Employees Engaged and Committed With These Tips

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  Hоw dо уоu trеаt your еmрlоуееѕ? It mаttеrѕ more thаn you might think. Managers and ѕmаll buѕinеѕѕ оwnеrѕ оftеn lоѕе ѕight оf thе vаluе of good humаn rеlаtiоnѕ. To make sure your employees are giving your company their best, you need to treat them like your best customers. Business оwnеrѕ who aren’t tаking саrе… Read more »

How to Encourage Healthy Competition in the Workplace

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  Some healthy competition in the workplace can give your team productivity a boost. But beware, there’s a right way to incorporate competition and a wrong way to make it a part of your corporate culture. When it’s a positive influence, competition in the workplace can make your staff more productive, engaged and energized. However,… Read more »

3 Tips for Managing Your New Millennial Employees

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  Millennials can seem like a different breed. They are changing the workforce in big ways, but managers can’t manage millennials in the same way they have previous generations. Rather than throwing out the management rule book, there are several things you can do to help your team achieve their full potential. Don’t get too… Read more »

5 Tips for Improving Employee Performance Reviews

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  Performance reviews should be positive and motivational for both you and your employees, but sometimes they can seem like a real chore. With a little effort, you can make sure they are meaningful and productive for everyone involved. Here are five tips to help you improve the performance review process. Start with Goal Setting… Read more »

3 Important Interview Questions to Ask Engineers

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  Interviewing engineers can be a challenge. You want to make sure you are recruiting quality talent, but at the same time you don’t want to overlook the soft skills that will make them effective within your organization. Keep a balanced approach in mind as you take on this challenge, and remember that examples and… Read more »

Phone Interview Questions You Should Be Asking

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  Phone interviews are an important way to improve the quality of your hires, identify the best candidates, and save time in your recruiting efforts. But if you are not asking the right questions of your applicants, you are missing a real opportunity. Questions like “What is your current and expected salary?” and “Why are… Read more »

Why Regular Communication With Temp Employees Matters

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  Oftentimes it can be difficult for temporary employees to see how their work impacts an organization. And with a lack of dedicated management and corporate leadership available to support their growth, it really is up to them to see how they are driving the success of the company they work for. However, as an… Read more »

How to Choose Between Two Great Candidates

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  Having what appears to be two great candidates and only one job to fill is a pretty good problem to have. It can be more of a challenge than you might think. Now’s the time to ask yourself some difficult questions that will give you more insight into each candidate’s skill set and ability… Read more »