Bringing in Seasonal Employees for Your Business? Here’s What You Need to Know

The holidays are a typical time for companies to bring in temporary employees, and then let them go once normal demand resumes. There can be some confusion around seasonal hiring, in order to streamline the process and ensure your company remains competitive and compliant. Many of the Same Laws Apply Many of the same labor… Read more »

Five Tips to Finding Higher-Quality Candidates for Your Business

What’s the secret to consistently finding top-quality candidates to fill your open jobs? The answer lies in the ABR acronym: Always Be Recruiting. By developing relationships with potential hires long before you need them, you build a robust pool of candidates – and can avoid having to be a firefighter when an unexpected, business-critical opening… Read more »

Can Temporary Employees Make Your Business More Profitable?

So, you have a good workforce. In fact, a great one! Awesome! Question: Why would you need to spend money to bring in temporary employees? Answer: So you can keep your workforce as great as it is. Whether you’re filling in for summer vacations and other absences or need extra talent for special projects, short-term… Read more »

Experiencing Ongoing Labor Shortages? Here’s How to Prevent Them

Finding the right talent and keeping your staffing levels on point is an ongoing challenge – and although it’s a top priority, it’s likely far from the only thing on your plate! Writing job postings and ads, reviewing resumes and applications, screening and interviewing, reference and background checking, negotiating salaries … the list goes on.… Read more »

Are You a Trustworthy Manager?

In any workplace, people need to be able to rely on one another. This reliance can’t happen without trust – especially between an employee and their manager. Team members will go above and beyond for people they trust, resulting in improved engagement, efficiency, job satisfaction, productivity and customer service. Tips for Building Trust Use these… Read more »

Is Your Management Style Pushing Employees Out the Door?

It’s true: People don’t quit their jobs; they quit their bosses. But with a little extra effort and a new perspective on the part of managers, this unfortunate scenario can be avoided. As a company leader, it’s up to you to hold your managers accountable for having motivated, engaged employees. Recent research studies support this… Read more »

These Three Interview Questions Can Help You Learn About a Candidate’s Leadership Skills

The most successful organizations are those that foster leadership at every level. To determine whether a candidate has leadership potential, you need to go beyond their surface qualities and discern traits such as personal confidence, problem-solving, communications and integrity. It all boils down to asking the right questions and actively listening to get the answers.… Read more »