Experience vs. Potential: Why Potential Wins Out

The hiring process starts with establishing the ideal candidate through your posting. So much of the focus of the standard job posting, whether it’s for logistics professionals, distribution experts, automotive workers or administrative professionals, is experience and qualifications. This is because a candidate would not be able to fulfill the necessary duties of the job Read more »

Reimagine Your Onboarding Process for Better Employees

How you onboard new employees sets the tone for their entire tenure with your organization. Spending too little time with a new Florence automotive technician can lead to a shaky start, while coddling a new Lexington warehouse worker can lead to consistent micromanagement. The key to an effective onboarding program is timing and the human Read more »

What to Do When There Is a Major Skills Gap in Your Team

Skills gaps are going to happen, yet you still don’t know how to avoid them. A position becomes available, but you don’t always have the flexibility to hold out for the best employees to fill every skills gap you have. Over time, this process can create a plethora of different skills gaps your budget can’t Read more »

7 Strategies for Choosing Between Two Qualified Candidates

Recruitment is hefty work not just for recruiters, but for the hiring manager, the team, and the candidate! By the time the process nears its end, everyone involved is ready for a decision to be made – including you! The trouble is, there are two candidates who are just too right for this particular role, Read more »

Strategic Staffing: Calculating the Costs of a Mediocre Hire

We have all been there. You invest time and energy into hand-selecting the best person for an opening with your company. You pour over resumes, hold hours of interviews, and you meet Jane Doe. Jane is perfect for the job – her background screams over-achiever, her portfolio is stacked, and her attitude is charming, yet Read more »

How to: Managing a Multigenerational Workforce

Baby boomers and millennials grew up in completely different worlds. This can lead to poor communication within a multigenerational workforce. It is your responsibility to create commonality between your multigeneration team and curb any differences that may be perpetuated in your company. Create a Baseline One of the best ways not to exaggerate differences among Read more »