3 Tips for Reducing Turnover at Your Company

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Does your company have a problem with people quitting? Or are there certain positions that are impossible to keep filled with great people? Employee turnover is not only frustrating, it’s costly to the business. Experts estimate that it costs as much as a half a year’s salary to replace just one lost employee. How can… Read more »

How to Appeal to Millennials as a Company

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This is the first year when Millennials have become the largest group of job seekers in the market. This group of young up-and-coming employees are creative, hard-working, new college graduates and technologically savvy, meaning they have a lot to offer your company. But how can you make sure you are offering a work culture that will… Read more »

Money Isn’t Everything…Consider These Non-Cash Incentives

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Every company needs the best people on board to thrive. However, some positions are harder to fill than others, and new hires may not be able to handle the pressure so they quit. This is a costly aspect of being in business. Recruitment costs can soar in the never-ending battle for employees who will stay in… Read more »

How to “Reel-In” Your Top Candidate

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After months of searching for the perfect candidate, you couldn’t believe your eyes when the ideal person finally came through the door. The only problem is, you’re not the only company vying to get them on your team. Now that the pressure is on, you need to bring your best game to get this incredibly… Read more »

The Cost of a Bad Hire Versus the Cost of No Hire

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You’ve got a HR situation: You have a job opening to fill soon and no suitable candidate in sight. In fact, you only have a couple of prospects that sort-of meet the requirements of this job. It can be tempting to hire someone because he or she seems okay, but every instinct is sending up… Read more »

How to Tell a Candidate They Didn’t Get the Job

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Getting Out of a Job Search Rut

Your company reputation depends on effective communication with clients, suppliers, and job applicants. A positive outcome from any interaction is ideal; however, all job interviewees are not going to be selected or receive good news. How, then, can an employer reject a candidate without sullying its reputation in the eyes of the candidate. Liz Ryan,… Read more »

How to Put Together a Dream Team of Employees

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Creating a dream team is a tall order. It demands that all members be high performers in their specific areas of strength. How can you put together employees whose synergies will outperform those of competitors? Katherine Duncan of Entrepreneur interviewed Naeem Safar, a professor of entrepreneurship and CEO of the start-up Bitzer. Safar emphasized the… Read more »

Is it the Right Time to Grow Your Workforce?

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Now that the economy is improving, you may be considering hiring additional staff members. According to Careerbuilder’s 2015 US Job Forecast, over one-third of companies will hire permanent full-time employees in 2015. This represents the best outlook from the survey since the year 2006. Additionally, many employers are also considering raising wages and salaries. Hiring… Read more »

How to Begin Hiring (to Replace an Employee) Discreetly

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Companies may be tempted to discretely find a replacement for an existing employee. Concerns that the position will remain empty and work will not get done are valid. However, the way that a company recruits is a reflection of organizational culture, its integrity, and the quality of its staff. Only best practices should be followed… Read more »

Do You Know Why Your Top Employees are Leaving?

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Are you noticing higher turnover levels in your organization? Do you conduct exit interviews to find out why your top employees may be leaving? A global study by the Hay Group and the Centre for Economics and Business Research predicts rising turnover in US firms through 2018 because of economic improvements. Globally, almost 50 million… Read more »