Are Your Employees Good Brand Ambassadors?

Nothing speaks louder about what it’s like to work at your company than the words of your very own employees. Whether you like it or not, your team talks about your company in their free time, so it’s important to make sure they’re serving as good brand ambassadors. In both online postings and in-person conversations, Read more »

Three Signs of a Bad Hire

Hiring a new employee is a very expensive, time-consuming process. Now that you’ve made your decision and brought the person onto your team, you thought the hard work was over. Unfortunately, things aren’t exactly going as planned. This person who you thought would be an asset to the team is actually becoming more of a Read more »

How Can Your Workforce Boost Productivity?

You need all hands on deck to make your company a success, but right now, that’s not what you’re getting. Time is money, so if your team isn’t working at full capacity, it’s costing you. Thankfully, this is something you can definitely change. Be patient, as this will require some time and effort, but achieving Read more »

Learning from Constructive Criticism

Even when packaged politely, having your shortcomings called out doesn’t feel great. You know you’re not perfect, but constructive criticism always stings a bit. However, this feedback is a fantastic learning tool, so you need to learn how to use it effectively. Many people don’t have this ability, so you’ll enjoy a competitive advantage if Read more »

Out of Sight, Out of Mind? Don’t Get Lost in the Shuffle!

Working with a recruiter is an excellent way to boost your career, but if you want to get ahead, you have to stay in touch. There’s certainly no need to contact your recruiter on a daily basis, but you also can’t go off the grid and expect jobs to magically come your way. There’s a Read more »

Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?

Prior to making a hiring decision, employers want to learn as much as possible about you, including why you left your last job. Or if you’re currently employed, they’ll want to know what prompted you to start looking for work. Your reply answers several questions for the employer, including if you left voluntarily and on Read more »

Will a New Employee Turn Over Quickly?

When you add up the expense of losing an employee (lost productivity, time and resources spent on hiring and training and time and resources for recruiting their replacement), it’s much more than just the wages of your HR department involved in the new hiring process. Some experts estimate the cost of hiring a new employee Read more »