Did You Know That Group Activities Improve Company Culture?

August 21, 2020

Not surprisingly, strong company cultures usually list in-group relationships as one of their top priorities. And, done correctly, group activities can promote this camaraderie. If your goal is to build a better culture with a better team, experiment with one or more of these exercises.   1. Group Competitions  Company contests can boost cooperation, improve communication and encourage friendly competition. However, keep in mind, not everyone enjoys playing sports. Therefore, use different…

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Here’s Why That Recruiter Isn’t Calling You Back

August 14, 2020

You signed up to work with a recruiting firm, but it’s been weeks since you’ve heard from them. What’s going on? Here are five reasons why that recruiter isn’t calling you back and what you can do about it.  1. Your Recruiter Is Busy  Like everyone else in this world, on occasion, recruiters fall behind. They may be working through an unusually demanding project or dealing…

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4 Strategies For Securing The Best Manufacturing Talent

August 7, 2020

Top employees are a key element in creating a successful company. So, how can you recruit and hire an exceptional team? Follow these four strategies for securing the best manufacturing talent.  1. Use Multiple Recruiting Methods  When your company has an open position, what do you do? Most organizations immediately post a Help Wanted ad. And although often this generates decent results,…

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6 Questions You Might Be Asked In Your Next Interview

July 31, 2020

You’ve landed an interview. Excellent work! Wouldn’t it be nice if you knew what questions you might be asked?  Make a good guess by preparing for these six frequently asked interview questions.   1. What can you tell me about yourself? Interviews often open with this seemingly informal inquiry. Don’t be fooled. The interviewer is NOT interested in your personal history, your hobbies or…

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Employee Investment Is The Key To Lowering Turnover

July 24, 2020

Investing in your employees can help your organization lower turnover rates. After all, happy and engaged employees are less likely to leave. But, where should your company begin? Here are seven ways to effectively invest in your team.   Prioritize Onboarding Employee investment should begin on day one with a strong onboarding process. Not only will this give your recruits a great first impression, but also it allows them…

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Why You Should Answer The Phone When A Recruiter Calls

July 17, 2020

Your phone rings. And look, it’s a recruiter. But, you’re a little busy right now. Maybe you’ll just ignore it. Guess what? That’s not a smart idea. Here’s why answering the phone when a recruiter calls is in your best interest.  Top Reasons to Answer the Phone When a Recruiter Calls  Learn About New Opportunities  You may be relatively happy in your current position. So,…

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5 Ways To Increase Talent Retention

July 10, 2020

Your organization has worked hard to recruit and hire top employees. And, you’d like to keep your people. Here are five ways to increase your talent retention.  Provide Purpose According to the former SVP of People Operations at Google, Laszlo Bock, “We all want our work to matter. Nothing is a more powerful motivator than to know that you are making a difference in…

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You Should Be Using Online Reviews to Improve Your Job Search

June 26, 2020

When you’re searching for employment, you know it’s a smart idea to research organizations by visiting their websites and social media channels. But, what else? Here’s why you should be using online reviews to improve your job search.  Where to Find Reviews  Company reviews are merely a search away. Both Google and Facebook provide five-star rating systems. However, keep in mind, these reviews usually come from…

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Take These Steps To Fix Your Employer Brand

June 24, 2020

You know your company’s brand is important. So, what if your messaging isn’t working for your organization anymore? Don’t worry. You can fix this.  Follow these steps to get your employer brand back on track.  Conduct a Brand Audit  Start by giving your employees a quick survey. Ask them to, “Tell me about our company’s brand.” Their responses probably will fall into one of four categories. 1)…

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Here’s Why You Want A Recruiter That Tells You “No”

June 12, 2020

When you signed up to work with a recruiter, you might have been hoping they would answer “Yes” to any of your requests. However, sometimes a definite answer isn’t in your best interest. Here’s why you want to partner with a recruiter who’s willing to tell you “No.” You Want to Make a Great First Impression and Land That Job …

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