How to Detect a Toxic Employee

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As a hiring manager, it’s your job to hire the very best candidates for your company. The person sitting across from you may seem perfect, even down to their credentials and interpersonal skills. But what if the candidate you are interviewing is a disaster waiting to happen? You could be dealing with a toxic employee… Read more »

How to Avoid Summer Burnout in a Light Industrial Workplace

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Summer burnout is all-too-common in a light industrial workplace, and all other workplaces around the world. Who really wants to be stuck in an office or on a job site when the sun is shining and the breeze is strong? No one! During beautiful days at work, many people find themselves dreaming of vacation, sitting… Read more »

Traveling This Summer? How to Stay Connected With Your Workforce

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Staying connected with your workforce does not have to be difficult when you plan to travel during the summer months. In fact, it can be downright easy if you have the right programs installed on your devices. Here are some of the best ways to stay connected with your workforce while traveling this summer. Use… Read more »

5 Ways to Attract Passive Call Center Candidates

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It’s not surprising that call center associates who are great at their jobs are very hard to come by in the job market. This is becoming even more difficult because unemployment rates are the lowest they’ve been since the recession and there are substantially more companies hiring call center employees to work from home. Turnover is… Read more »

Do You Have an Internal Referral Program? Is It Working?

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In terms of your recruitment strategy, are you using employee referrals on a regular basis? There are some very compelling statistics around the use of internal employee referral programs, such as the reduction of hiring costs and increase in retention rates they can afford. But if your organization doesn’t have a system for managing internal… Read more »

5 Tips for Hiring Better Light Industrial Candidates

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The summer months can be an ideal time to start hiring light industrial workers for your company. This is often the peak season for managing new projects and conducting inventory counts. Light industrial workers come from all walks of life and many are looking for entry-level positions leading to long-term employment. When you’re looking to… Read more »

Is Your Workplace Missing an Employee Wellness Program?

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The best employers understand that when employees are leading healthy lifestyles they are also highly productive members of the team. Yet, there are too many companies hesitant to start an employee wellness program because of the cost and time investment. According to the Harvard Business Review, the benefits of providing a corporate wellness program far… Read more »

How to Address, or Move Past, a Candidate’s Career Gap

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As human resource practitioners and managers, it’s become much more common to receive candidates who have gaps of unemployment on their resumes. This is as a result of the poor economy that most of the nation experienced for several years, and some areas that are still catching up. However, one must not ignore these gaps…. Read more »

How to Put Together Your Dream Team of Employees

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It is the goal of every business leader to build a dream team of highly effective employees who have the right skills, attitudes, and abilities to propel their business forward. But, this effort often falls short for a number of reasons. Either the right people are too difficult to find, or the wrong people are… Read more »

Major Hiring Mistakes You’re Probably Making

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Companies require good people in order to thrive in a changing market. In order to hire the best people, a company must have sound recruitment practices that include plenty of interviewing, screening, reference checking, and assessing skill sets as they apply to each job type. Unfortunately, there are companies out there that have poor methods… Read more »