Professional Social Media Do's and Don'ts
There’s no denying: social media has taken over the working world. There are more and more desk and field jobs today that not only allow social media, but also either condone it or would include doing a bit of social media as part of the job descriptio…Continue Reading
Allow Social Media at Work? 5 Reasons to Embrace the Idea
There are still companies today that are very strict when it comes to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media sites. Often, they ban access to those websites, most notably during core work hours. Usually, the reasoning behind these strict p…Continue Reading
Leaders Love to Learn: 5 Important Habits for Lifelong Learning
There’s always that misinterpretation of leaders as dictators, where in reality a good leader is just as dedicated to a craft as the rest of their group. Leaders commit themselves to lifelong learning – an ongoing and self-motivated pursuit for knowled…Continue Reading
10 Tips On How To Run A Great Meeting At Work
Have you ever sat through a boring meeting at work? Mundane meetings are about as effective as walking on a treadmill while eating a slice of pizza, pointless. If the information given is not direct, interesting, valuable, and delivered in an organized manner, you may as well not have the meeting. People tend to “zone out” and get distracted if you don’t find a way to draw them in. We have developed 10 tips to help you run a great meeting at work.Continue Reading
Fear of Public Speaking? Here Are 10 Steps That Will Help You Deliver a Great Speech
Does anyone know the most common fear in adults between the ages of 18 & 50? I will give you a couple clues; it makes your voice shake, your palms sweaty, your heart race, and sometimes even causes shortness of breath. It’s public speaking! Approximately 75% of adults in America have a fear of giving speeches. Now you know that you are far from alone, you can work on getting past this built up fear. The easy part about this is that the more you practice public speaking, the better you get. We have done some research to create a guide that will help you beat your panic attacks and deliver the speech of the year!Continue Reading
Is Your Company Competing for Top Job Candidates?
No matter how competitive the job market is today, employers will always have some level of competition for acquiring top candidates. A company must understand how to attract the best candidates for its position from among a smaller pool of applicants, as well as how to ensure that the hiring process and candidate strategy results in a successful hire. Here are some strategies from our executive recruiters for effectively competing for job candidates:Continue Reading
5 Employee Orientation Mistakes Made By Employers
New employee orientation is your company’s best opportunity to set up a strong foundation for your new hire, building a solid relationship with their new position within the business. When an orientation goes well, the new employee feels a connection with the company and strives to accomplish their goals in order to ensure a strong, long term future there. Many employers set out with the best of intentions, but end up with a poor orientation by committing these 5 mistakes.Continue Reading
Temp Employment Is Taking Over
Since the recession in 2008, the industry that has added the most jobs in the U.S. is temporary help services. Out of the 5.7 million new jobs added, 15% of all job growth nationally is due to the hiring of temp workers. In larger cities, a much higher percentage of job growth can be credited to the temp sector.Continue Reading
How Much Can A Bad Hire Cost You?
How much can a bad hire cost you? A survey from EMSI and CareerBuilder has found that it can be as much as $50,000. Have we got your attention yet? Without a thorough recruitment process to screen out the “bad apples,” a bad hire can cost your business more than you know.Continue Reading
Make sure your employees know their rights through COVID-19
Download this free poster to hand in the workplace, provided by the United States department of Labor! It covers all the new laws regarding paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under the families first coronavirus response act.
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