5 Tips For Effectively Giving Feedback To Your Employees

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Just like doctors are judged and discussed for their bedside manner, managers need to be cautious when giving feedback. This, of course, makes for a stressful situation for everyone involved.   Some employees dread reviews as much as managers dread having them. But there are effective ways to provide feedback — and you don’t have to wait a long time… Read more »

How to Know It’s Time to Work With a Staffing Agency

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Every company goes through stretches where it’s difficult to find the right kind of person to fill a vacancy, or when the applicants submitting resumes just aren’t quite right.   The best option in these times is to consider working with a staffing agency — they have stacks of resumes and long lists of job seekers eager to… Read more »

5 Tips For Finding the Right Staffing Agency

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When the time comes to start looking for a staffing agency, it might feel a little overwhelming. After all, there are roughly 20,000 different agencies currently operating in the United States alone! Finding the right staffing agency to work with your company and meet your specific needs can be a daunting task. You know your… Read more »

4 Tips For Properly Hiring During COVID-19

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You spent months learning how to manage employees from home after the world abruptly shifted back in March. Now things are starting to reopen, and maybe you have some positions that need to be filled. What’s the best way to hire new staff during a worldwide pandemic? How is it even possible? Here are a… Read more »

How You Can Spot a Top Performer in a Job Interview

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Hiring is a challenging, costly and time-consuming function, especially for small and mid-sized companies hoping to avoid the repercussions of hiring the wrong person. Hiring the best applicant often depends upon the quality of interview questions that are asked. The right questions can determine how passionate a candidate is about their career, what their work… Read more »

Simple and Affordable Ways to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them

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It’s essential to acknowledge a job well done by any or all of your staff members. Recognition makes staff members feel valued: You’re showing them the work they do matters. A bit of employee appreciation goes a considerable way toward boosting both team and individual morale. To show your employees you appreciate them, call out… Read more »

Learn About Different Types of Resumes

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For most job seekers, the typical ‘reverse chronological order’ resume is sufficient to get a call back from a potential employer, move on to the interview and even land a job. However, the typical resume format isn’t always the best one to use. Other formats include functional, combination and nontraditional. Regardless of the resume type… Read more »

Attracting Great Candidates Starts With a Great Job Description

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With the labor market currently favoring the job seeker, people looking for work have more options than ever. The onus is now on employers to be as appealing as possible to job seekers. A simple, but highly effective way to attract top talent is to craft a great job description. If your company has open… Read more »

What to Consider Before Hiring Overqualified Candidates

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Having to consider an overqualified applicant may not seem like much of a problem for employers; however, when you hire someone who is overqualified, you risk hiring someone who doesn’t feel challenged and becomes disengaged, possibly leaving as soon as a better offer comes along. Therefore, considering overqualified applicants is a tricky thing to do…. Read more »

Why You Should Conduct Post Interview Reviews With Your Team

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The typical interview allows hiring managers to gain a lot of information on applicants and holding a review session after all the interviews are completed is an effective way to process all of that information. Ideally, multiple people from your company should be included in an interview. These people should come from different backgrounds and… Read more »