New Year, New Hire: When Is It Time to Add More Members to Your Staff?

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Whether you’ve just started a business or are a hiring manager at a large company, figuring out exactly when to hire new team members can be a challenge. Typically, keeping your staffing costs low is smart business; however, you also want to have all the talented professionals you need to keep operations functioning at an… Read more »

Top 5 Financial Industry Associations in Atlanta That Can Help Grow Your Network

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Industry and trade organizations can be valuable tools for professionals interested in growing their networks or furthering their careers in the industry. By participating in organizational activities, you can meet others working in the field and gain valuable knowledge about the industry’s operations in the city. Further, you may even gain access to new job… Read more »

How to Keep Employees Focused on Work During the Holiday Season

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Now that the holiday season is in full swing, it’s easy to become distracted. Many employees are juggling increased demands in their personal lives with their work obligations, and the momentum of seasonal revelry can certainly be carried into the office, potentially harming productivity. While you certainly want your workers to have a joyous holiday… Read more »

What “Job Perks” Does Your Company Offer and How Can They Get You Better Candidates?

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With unemployment remaining low, many businesses are offering additional job perks as a way of attracting and retaining top talent. But not every perk is created equal in the eyes of professionals, and selecting the wrong ones could lead to less-than-desirable results. While tech companies made options like foosball tables trendy, they aren’t necessarily effective… Read more »

Don’t Be Afraid of Overqualified Candidates

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In most cases, whenever a company posts a job opening, at least a few of the applications will come from individuals who are clearly overqualified. Often, human resources professionals and hiring managers are automatically hesitant to pursue these applicants, fearing they will want too much money, don’t fully understand what the job entails, that they… Read more »

This Might Shock You…But Your Role is Transforming

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Human resources is traditionally viewed as an administrative function, creating systems and policies that guide employee behavior while managing extraordinary amounts of paperwork. While standardization of many HR processes is still very much a requirement in business, professionals working in these roles are being asked to become more integral when promoting the company’s bottom line… Read more »

How to See if a Candidate is a Team Player in the Interview

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T.E.A.M. = Together Everybody Achieves More But sometimes, finding team players can be an unexpected challenge. In many ways, teamwork skills are the most critical abilities an ideal candidate should possess. But, they are also some of the most challenging to recognize during an interview. What Makes a Candidate a Great Team Player? A great… Read more »

Hiring Candidates that Fit Your Company Culture

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While you need to hire candidates that are skilled and knowledgeable in their area of expertise, it’s also important to pay attention to their interpersonal skills. Candidates that are hardworking and experienced may not necessarily work well with other team members and may have a hard time fitting in with your company culture. You should… Read more »

Your Company’s Social Media Presence is Not Optional

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Have you been struggling for months trying to figure out why your company’s social media isn’t getting the right results? Maybe you have been trying to get more candidates to learn about career opportunities to improve recruitment efforts. Or maybe you just want to make sure the corporate culture is accurately being shared on your… Read more »

Tips to Highlight Your Company Culture in Job Descriptions

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Company Culture

In the quest to attract quality candidates, hiring professionals must put their organization in as much positive light as possible. Oftentimes, this includes sharing the company brand and culture in a more detailed way through various efforts. A company culture can help potential candidates understand more about the business, what values are present, and if… Read more »