Five Reasons Why Team Building Works

When you invest in your employees’ abilities to work together as a cohesive team, you are preparing them to reach greater heights of success. Sounds like a good plan, right? There are many benefits related to team-building exercises; here is a list of five. Increased Morale Even though employees might be worried the experience might… Read more »

Choosing Between Two Great Job Candidates

Sometimes, it can be hard to find a great candidate to fill an open position at your company. Other times, you might be more fortunate and have two great candidates for one opening. This is a good problem to have, but it can be really hard to decide which candidate is best. When you have… Read more »

5 Behavioral Interview Questions You Should Be Asking

To find out the most information when interviewing candidates, it’s important to know about job history, learned skills, and how the candidate acts or works in different scenarios. The first two topics are relatively easy to find out – a candidate can just list those for you. On the other hand, how someone behaves in… Read more »

Closing Skills Gaps in Your Business

Skills gaps are unfortunately common, and many employers and hiring managers feel the drain of having to hire workers who aren’t as prepared for the job as they need to be. While it should be expected to have a thorough onboarding and training process when hiring new employees, having to teach required skills for every… Read more »

Should You Be Implementing a Company Wellness Program?

Company wellness programs can work for a company of any size, not just for a large corporation. Wellness programs invest in the health of your employees and healthy employees are happier and more productive. Healthy Employees Lead to Better Business Company wellness programs provide incentive and opportunity for employees to add healthy habits to their… Read more »

Is Group Interviewing a Good Idea for My Business?

Group interviews have become more popular over the years. It’s a good idea to understand the different types of group interviews and whether they’d be a good fit for your company.   Two Different Types There are two types of group interviews. One is with a panel of interviewers and one candidate. This is very… Read more »

Will a Candidate Fit My Company’s Culture?

You work hard to create a culture that is positive, enthusiastic and healthy while also being productive. Whenever it’s time to hire another employee, it can be stressful. Worrying about how to find the right employee who will not just fit in with the company, but enhance the culture you’ve cultivated can sometimes be difficult.… Read more »

Hiring Candidates Straight Out of College – What You Need to Know

A new batch of college graduates is about to hit the job market, eager for employment. Is your company a good place for these young professionals? They’re a unique graduating class. Here’s what you should know about them.   Who Are the 2017 Graduates? The new college graduates of 2017 are cutting edge and risk-takers.… Read more »

An Employee Just Resigned. What’s Next?

Even companies with the best company culture and positive energy experience employee resignations and turnover. It’s something you can’t always control. People resign for a variety of reasons: to further their education, move across the country or simply take advantage of a greater opportunity. Regardless of the employee’s reason to resign, there are some recommended… Read more »

Reference Checking – What You Need to Find Out

The classic “References Available Upon Request” may be the last note on a resume, but as an employer, it shouldn’t be an afterthought. When you are in the interviewing process and are narrowing in on your best candidates, it’s time to focus on reference checking so you can be sure you make the right decision… Read more »