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5 Things to Know When Screening Potential New Hires - And 2 to Avoid Doing!

5 Things to Know When Screening Potential New Hires - And 2 to Avoid Doing!

When I managed a team in my traditional job, hiring was standardized from the Human Resources department. While I was grateful to not have to think about the entire hiring process in detail, I still was tasked with reviewing well over 100 resumes on average for an open position. Regardless if you are hiring W-2 employees or 1099 contractors, the screening process you use should be top-notch. You want to attract and hire the best candidate for the position, and whether onsite or virtual, that tea…

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Things A Business Owner Needs to Know About Creating a Successful Team

Things A Business Owner Needs to Know About Creating a Successful Team

As a business owner there comes a time when you need to expand your team. You’ve reached a point where the company’s continued growth, and possibly your sanity, will depend on it. It’s an exciting time as you see the goals you’ve set being realized, yet knowing you cannot do it alone. You need help. What does that look like for your growing business, and how do you achieve it? Here are a few things to consider as you grow a team.

Your First Step – Get Legal Advice

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Tips For Attracting Today’s Top Candidates

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The job seeker of 2021 has changed. How do you, as an employer, appeal to the millennials and new workers of today? You have to realize what appeals to them. To find ways to make their jobs more meaningful, make a great impression from your first encounter, and show ways to advance and grow within your company.

Attract Top Applicants with the Company’s “Why”

It really does take more than just a paycheck to impress candidates of today. They want to know that what they do matters, that there is …

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Onboarding: An Employer’s Chance to Make a Great First Impression

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You’ve heard the expression, “You only get one chance to make a first impression.” Well, onboarding is your company’s chance with a new employee. Onboarding sets your new hire up for success and creates an overall experience (i.e. impression) that can lead to a happy and dedicated employee for years to come. Let’s face it, when you’ve invested time and resources in the hiring process, you want to keep them around. By establishing a thorough onboarding process, you will be well on your way to dev…

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Mission, Vision, and Purpose Statements - What They Are and Why You Need One?

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Mission, Vision, and Purpose Statements - What They Are and Why You Need One?

Why do people want to work for your company? You may think that is a silly question, as most people need to work to earn an income. While that is true, the employees of today are looking for more than just a salary and benefits; they want a “why.” Why was your company formed? Who do they serve? What would their impact be if they worked for you? To stand out to potential candidates with the talent pool shrinking, make …

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Now is the Time to Develop Your Hiring Strategy for 2021 and Beyond

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The COVID-19 pandemic is, we hope, coming to a point where we can start moving towards “normal.” It is clear that “normal” is going to be different than it was pre-pandemic, but we can get back to business. With that in mind, it is time to look at your business and decide what your hiring strategy needs to look like. Will you have a full staff returning to your offices? Or will they continue to work remotely? Maybe it will be a hybrid version of the two? With that, staffing needs are likely to…

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How do I Find Amazing Employees for My Small Business?

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Are you a small business owner who needs to hire amazing employees who will fit into your business culture and help you drive success? Consider outsourcing this important part of your business to a dedicated talent management company!

Many mid-sized businesses and large corporations have dedicated human resources staff that take care of recruiting and talent management every day. Small business owners lack this luxury. As a growing business, here are four reasons why you should outsource th…

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