Can You WOW on a Phone Interview?

Conducting on-site job interviews requires a lot of time and money, so many employers use a phone screening for the first round. This is a quick way to narrow a long list of candidates down into a smaller group of those most qualified for the position. Due to the seemingly relaxed nature of the interview, Read more »

How Can I Hire the Best Candidate?

As a company leader, hiring decisions are the single most important moves you make for your business. However, getting it right isn’t easy and getting it wrong can be incredibly costly. Trying to make these choices on your own is rough, but you don’t have to go it alone. When you team up with a Read more »

Overcoming a Skill Mismatch on Your Team

Your current team is great, but they don’t have all the skills needed to take your company to the top. Knowledge gaps have begun to hinder productivity, so it’s time to tighten things up. Conduct a skills assessment — if you haven’t already done so — to determine exactly what your team is lacking to Read more »

These Four Leadership Mindsets Will Help Grow Your Business

Throughout history, the greatest leaders have rarely been the strongest, fastest or even smartest people. Rather, the key to being a great leader is to have the right attitude, mental strength and willpower to command success in any situation. Believing in yourself will take you further than any degree, certification or experience. This is what Read more »

What You Should Listen for in a Candidate’s Elevator Pitch

A successful elevator pitch can be the single most influential element to an entire interview process. This one response can tell you everything you need to know in order to hire or disqualify a candidate. However, if you don’t know what to listen for in a candidate’s elevator pitch, you will miss out on this Read more »

Must-Read Tips for Managing People (The Right Way)

In a great company, managers are the leaders of your company who motivate employees, solve problems and create strategies to improve workflow. However, for some companies this is unfortunately not the case. Managers are the number one reason employees leave, and this is often a result of managing these employees the wrong way. The right Read more »

Turning Your New Employee Into a Star

While all employees have their limits, a company has the ability to bring out the best in a new hire and turn them into a star. Don’t allow your recruiting process to determine the limits of a new hire. Instead, treat each new hire as though they have the ability to climb to the top Read more »

The Power of Transparency in the Workplace

A demand for transparency is sweeping across the nation and its impacting everyone from food and beverage brands to corporate employers. As social media continues to revolutionize the way information is shared, Americans are beginning to require transparency in all facets of their lives. This is especially the case when it comes to their profession. Read more »

Must-Ask Questions for Light Industrial Interviews

As you work to recruit the best light industrial candidates, it’s important to be prepared for a rigorous round of screenings and interviews before making the right choice. You’re preparing to interview a few candidates who look great on paper – lots of experience, the right attitudes about the industry and a career path that Read more »

Strategic Staffing: Your Candidate’s Elevator Pitch Says it All

Nearly every interview starts with it and it’s the one command under which candidates seem to falter – the dreaded “Tell me about yourself.” Why is it so difficult to summarize ourselves? Why do we feel so put on the spot by such a common and anticipated query? As you recruit for top talent, you Read more »