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 »

Is There a Better Way to Interview Entry-Level Candidates?

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Interviewing people for entry-level positions can pose a challenge for any hiring manager. There are several reasons for this. First, candidates who present for entry-level positions often have limited-to-no previous career experience. This can make it difficult to obtain references and to have talking points during the interview. Secondly, entry-level candidates may not know what… Read more »

Are Your Top Prospects Rejecting Your Job Offers?

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Running a business is challenging enough. Finding good people to fill key roles is a separate matter. You do your best to offer a great corporate culture, offer above average wages and benefits, and bend over backwards for candidates. But, what if your best isn’t good enough and the top candidate prospects bail once you… Read more »

Getting Your Staff Back on Track After the Holidays – Management Tips!

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Have you ever heard of ‘holiday hangover’? Perhaps, you have experienced it yourself. We aren’t talking about the typical hangover induced by alcoholic drinks but a remnant of the holiday. Whether it is the Christmas & New Year holiday or a vacation, employees often suffer from a holiday hangover. They may not even be aware… Read more »

What Will Your HR Department Be Facing in Q1 of 2016?

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Now that 2015 is a thing of the past, many human resources professionals are looking forward to a positive and productive 2016. But, this year promises to be a doozy as HR folks continue to take on bigger roles within their organizations. No longer is HR viewed as just personnel. We have put on our… Read more »

How to Keep Employees Motivated During the Busy Holiday Season

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Thеrе іѕ generally nо happier time аt thе office thаn durіng thе holiday season. Mауbе it’s bесаuѕе vacation time іѕ coming ѕооn fоr mоѕt employees, there’s lеѕѕ stress аt thе office, оr mауbе it’s bесаuѕе оf thе holiday parties. Whаtеvеr thе reason, you’ll experience а kinder, gentler co-worker іn thе nеxt cubicle. There’s а quote… Read more »