Keep Your Sales Rockstars

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Business is competitive. Every smart manager wants to find the best and brightest talent to fill their sales positions. Without sales, you don’t have customers. And, without customers, you don’t have a business. Once you build the ideal sales team, the challenge is how to keep them. If you want to keep your sales rockstars… Read more »

Dealing with a Manufacturing Skills Gap?

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Even the best of teams can suffer from a skills gap. Maybe one of your key employees recently accepted a new position or promotion or decided to retire. New equipment being brought in, or redesigned processes, can also leave workers without the skill level required to perform all of the duties associated with their job…. Read more »

Are Your Job Opportunities More Trick Than Treat

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There you are, sending out resumes like Halloween candy, but it seems like no one is interested in taking a bite. Before you become frustrated with your job search, maybe there is a way you can entice more employers to give you a chance. To prove you are the workplace equivalent of a Snickers and… Read more »

Why Candidates Don’t Care About Money (…As Much)

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While salary will always be a factor in a job offer, many candidates have begun prioritizing other areas when choosing companies to which they will eventually dedicate a portion of their life.  As millennials have worked their way into higher-level positions across a variety of industries, some of their desires have become more prevalent in… Read more »

Are You Performing “Social Media Background Checks” on Top Candidates?

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While most employers conduct criminal background checks as part of the standard hiring process, not everyone takes the time to run social media background checks.  Not only can this help create a clearer picture of the candidate overall, it may also uncover certain red flags that may suggest they are not the best candidate for… Read more »

5 Signs You’re Accidentally Sabotaging Your Job Search

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Do your job search efforts need a shot in the arm? Perhaps whatever you’ve been doing so far just isn’t working, despite all your best efforts. It’s nothing personal. You just need to step back and take a look at your overall strategy and approach – and make sure that you’re not shooting yourself in… Read more »

Are You Hiring These Superstar Employees?

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It’s every HR manager’s dream to place someone in a job and then confirm that, just as they had anticipated, their new hire turns out to be a superstar addition to the team. It goes without saying that you want to build your company with the best possible talent. What steps can you take to… Read more »

Don’t Be Fooled By a Bad Candidate Who Gives a Good Interview

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It’s known as “hiring blindness.” Even the most highly skilled HR pros can fall victim to it if they are taken in by a good series of interviews with a candidate in whom they placed high hopes and who passed a rigorous pre-screening process. How can you avoid being fooled, even when your next possible hire… Read more »

OSHA is Increasing Workplace Safety Violation Penalties. Will It Affect Your Workplace?

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Safety violation penalties in the workplace will skyrocket by 80 percent, and OSHA is taking a real stance against unsafe practices on the job. Temporary workers sometimes pose a liability problem to companies, and with fines ranging from $12,600-$126,000 companies are pressured to correctly classify their temp employees. In order to prevent an OSHA audit,… Read more »

When It Comes to Hiring, Wasted Time Is Wasted Money

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Companies with the competitive edge are those who thoroughly assess every job candidate, yet move efficiently through their hiring process. Hiring delays are extremely costly, as business-critical positions go unfilled and you leave top talent wondering where they stand. In 2015, the average time to complete a new hire in the U.S. was 27 days,… Read more »

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