Building a Well-Oiled Team is Hard...5 Steps You Can Take to Foster Teamwork
As business owners and leaders, you want to have a well-oiled team. One that collaborates, works well together, has the company’s and each other’s best interest at heart. When you give the team an overview of a project, you expect that the project will be done well, on time, and on budget, with little oversight from you. That’s not too much to ask, is it? Teams like that take time to develop. Your team can get there, too, but it will require you to foster the relationships that create this atmos…
Tips For Attracting Today’s Top Candidates
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 …
Cross-boarding: Why It Matters in Your Small Business
After having read thousands of job descriptions in my recruiting career, I must say I always enjoy seeing that bullet point, “Other duties as assigned,” at the end. Does that statement exist as a way of the HR Manager or Hiring Manager covering their you-know-what? Yes, it is. That simple statement makes it acceptable to ask existing employees to do additional work that was not discussed in the interview process. It gives the manager something to point to when they request someone to add more du…
Expanding Your Talent Pool with Internships and Apprenticeships
As we continue to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, let's focus on how two non-traditional staffing options - internships and apprenticeships – may benefit your business. By investing your time and resources in these in these programs as part of your talent strategy, you are expanding your talent pool and solve your staffing needs. Let’s look at these opportunities.
Internships Are More Than Just Summer Jobs
Internships allow you to get to know a potential candidate and how they wo…
Going Beyond the Basic Job Boards Will Help You Find High-Quality Candidates
In this current job market, business owners find themselves with an ever-shrinking pool of potential candidates to choose from. The high-quality people you would like to bring onto your team are harder to find and have more options. What can you, a business owner do to find, and win, those quality applicants? A great first step is to think beyond the typical online job boards.
The Basics. They are Still Important.
For many employers, the “go-to” place to search for potential new hires ha…