Hire for These Six Qualities

A candidate might look great on paper, but without the right personality traits, they won’t succeed as part of your team. Ask behavioral questions during the interview process to get a glimpse of the person’s true colors. This will help you determine if they’re the right fit for your company. Certain qualities are more important Read more »

Interview Smarter: 8 Key Assessments for Soft Skills

Hard skills are the quantifiable, certifiable and genuinely measurable skills you expect your employees to have. Your hard labor employees should be able to operate certain machinery, lift a certain amount of weight and stay safe in each physical situation. Your office employees should be skilled in using certain software programs. Any employee might require Read more »

6 Ways to Show (Not Tell) Your Employees They Are Appreciated

In the workplace, a little appreciation can go a long way. However, a simple thank you may seem disingenuous when an employee continues to go above and beyond, and their role and rate of pay stays the same. Get more hands-on and personal with your employee appreciation efforts. Let your employees know you not only Read more »

Strategic Staffing: Should Candidates Give Two-Weeks’ Notice?

Accepting an offer from a company is always an exciting time. Odds are you have been in talks with this new company for quite some time and have been looking forward to this opportunity. However, quitting your job without notice can be a major detriment to your career. Burning Bridges When you quit without notice, Read more »