Compensating Outside the Box to Attract Top Candidates

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Believe it or not, you don’t have to spend a lot of money, as a business, in order to offer perks that will net you a great deal of good will with current and prospective employees. In fact, some people will give up higher pay in a job in order to receive a select set… Read more »

How the iPad Is Changing Learning and IT

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The iPad has become one of the most desirable of all technologies available today. This handheld computer tablet can go anywhere and do virtually anything your desktop or laptop can do (and sometimes do it better.) If your business is not using them yet, it could be lacking in some of the best technology out… Read more »

Reasons New Employees Don’t Survive – How You Can Set Them Up for Success

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As an employer, you have spent time and money finding the perfect candidate for a job opening at your company. However, while you have found a candidate that fits your specifications, including his work experience, educational background, and unique skill set, this doesn’t necessarily mean that he will be a good fit for your company…. Read more »

Factors to Consider When Looking to Fill an Executive Position

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You are ready to attract that top executive; the candidate who is going to help take your business to the next level. As you enter the world of hiring an executive, you will need to get serious. It is possible to lure in applicants that are seasoned and proven, if you provide those individuals with… Read more »

De-motivational Management Habits You Need to Break Now

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Companies are running thinner today with employees than ever before. Those employees are increasingly asked to do and accomplish more with fewer assets, minds, and materials. They’re expected to work longer hours, give up time off, and produce bigger and better results. At the same time many are asked to do this while having benefits,… Read more »

10 Pros and Cons of Using Temps

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The use of temporary workers or “temps” as they are commonly called, has grown over the last several years. As the economy has tanked in many areas, the increase in augmenting permanent staff with a contingent workforce has gone up. A research study Contingent Labor Management  conducted by Aberdeen Group early in 2011, indicated that… Read more »

Controlling IT Personnel Costs with Temporary Employees

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Any IT project has the potential for going over budget, even the best managed one. Things can quickly change, necessitating the need for more resources to get the job done on time to meet client demands. The cost of recruiting, screening and bringing on specialized IT staff can be astronomical, especially with the availability of… Read more »

8 Quick Tips for Successful Annual Employee Evaluations

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The annual employee evaluations you do play a significant role in your investment in your biggest asset: your employees. Evaluations are incredibly important because they provide direction to employees. Are they doing a good job? What do they need to improve on? Where do you need them to be in three months, six months or… Read more »

Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn Recruiting

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LinkedIn is “the world’s largest professional network”. That fact along with the resources the popular social media site offers really can enhance the abilities of any HR professional to find the talent their business needs. For those in the business of hiring others, there is no doubt that using this outstanding feature can change virtually… Read more »

Weeding Out the Root Cause of Low Employee Morale

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Maintaining positive employee morale has long been known to help with productivity and output of employees. Morale also assists with sustaining good attendance which helps the bottom line. A company that engages in proactive policies that help workers does this by giving incentives to employees to work harder and support to the employer. If you… Read more »