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5 Reasons Why Some Jobs Are Tough to Fill

If you are an employer who is struggling to fill open positions, you might have trouble believing so many people are still looking for jobs. With the growth in the economy and new jobs, especially in the healthcare and technology industries, the competition for talent also increases; a problem with which HR managers are already [...]

Employers and Telecommuting – Statistics and Benefits

Based on an analysis of the 2005-2015 American Community Survey (US Census Bureau) data conducted by GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, statistics regarding telecommuting are: 50% of the workforce work at least part-time from home 85% of the workforce desires to work from home at least part-time 50-60% of the time, the workforce is absent from their desks and [...]

The Art of Motivating Contingent Employees

Motivated employees are foundational to successful companies. Ensuring your temporary and contract workers are as motivated as long-term staff brings excitement, positivity, innovation, etc. to your company’s culture and stability to your bottom-line. While most company leaders understand that fact, many struggle with implementing it. A review of Maslow's Theory of Hierarchy sheds light on [...]

Tips to Increase Employee Productivity

In some cases, a company’s revenue can drop because productivity falls off. If it is justified to blame productivity, there are steps an employer can take to increase productivity. Consider putting these tips into practice and see the improvement. Connection Establish employee accountability. Clearly communicated expectations and defined accountability roles will help employees work together [...]

By | 2018-06-05T02:19:12+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer Job Season Is Heating Up: How Can You Find Student Workers?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports young people from age 16-24 flood the job market during late spring and summer each year. Why, then, can’t you find any young people who desire those summer jobs? The problem is, according to Time Magazine, it is getting more difficult to find students who are willing to work, [...]

Should You Hire for Attitude, then Train for Skill?

Suppose you have a job available and a candidate with the mindset you’re seeking. They would fit like a glove in your company culture, but… They lack the adequate skill set to perform the job with excellence. Knowing the investment in training you would be required to make, would you be willing to hire that [...]

2 Job-Hunting Tips to Help Land Your Dream Job

Searching for a job is a different process than a decade ago. Technology is partly to blame, with the rise of social media marketing. Plus, multiple generations competing for jobs and each has a different idea about what they want from life and what is essential. Do differing generations now look for jobs in the [...]

By | 2018-04-23T20:16:52+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Employee Engagement

Low unemployment rates indicate a stable economy and booming business, right? But it also brings a new level of stress for companies as they battle to attract, and then retain the talent they need That’s where employee engagement enters the stage. It’s not just a buzz word – it’s the #1 tool for building a [...]

By | 2018-04-23T15:26:17+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Resume Must-Do’s and Thou Shall Not’s

Your resume is the ticket that takes you to the front of the job search line. Taking time to do it right is one of the most critical steps in your career journey. In fact, if you want to stand out, your resume has to be perfect. We’ve put together a list of Must Do’s [...]

Seeking a Mentor? Watch for 3 Core Traits  

Mentoring – a concept is as old as tribal society itself - is becoming increasingly more popular in companies. Whether based on diversity, gender, or profession, having an advisor on your side who is interested in your future can be helpful. What makes a good mentor? Although believing in you is essential, it’s not enough. [...]