Avoid Candidate Ghosting

In case you haven’t heard, ‘ghosting’ is a term used to describe when someone you know doesn’t respond to phone calls, voice mails or text messages.  The term has its origins in the dating world, but it is increasingly being used to describe similar situations in the job search and recruitment processes. For instance, employers who bring in a candidate for an interview then hire someone else… Read more »

Does Your Company Culture Attract Top Talent?

In today’s very competitive labor market, the capacity to attract and retain top talent is something all businesses want.   A rising number of companies are starting to see that an attractive business culture is the key to achieving this goal. In addition to being a strong marketing tool for the labor market, an attractive culture also feeds… Read more »

The Importance of Using Signage to Prevent Slips & Falls

Slips and falls are two of the most common types of workplace accidents, and a very effective way to mitigate them is proper safety communication.  It is the employer’s responsibility to communicate on-the-job risks and how each one ought to be handled. Because of this, safety signage in a workplace is crucial, as it is one of… Read more »

How Do You Show Your Team Appreciation?

Business leaders with the most talented teams tend to have the greatest success, and building a great team takes more than hiring the best talent. Leaders with the best teams know how to hold on to valuable employees.   Showing appreciation is critical to any employee retention effort. If you treat your team with respect and admiration, they will be extremely loyal to you.… Read more »

Does Your Company Have A Great Referral Program?

An employee referral program leverages our innate desire to share something we like.  When your employees enjoy working for your company, they are more likely to share their experience with people they know and refer them to job openings at your organization. Research shows that employee referrals tend to produce hires that stick with the company longer… Read more »

Address the Safety Concerns of Your Team

When it comes to addressing workplace safety, a lot of focus can be on compliance – making sure the organization doesn’t run afoul of government regulators.  It’s also important to ensure the safety concerns of employees are being addressed. Employees are usually on the front lines when it comes to workplace hazards and have more… Read more »

6 Reasons Why Growing Talent Is Important

The importance of training and employee development should be obvious for any business, but what may not be so obvious is how these programs can grow people in a business so that they can prosper in more prominent leadership jobs.  Even if you don’t end up promoting a lot of leaders from within your organization,… Read more »

Here’s How to Manage Disputes Among Your Workers

Unfortunately, workers regularly get into disputes large and small. It’s a manager’s job to ensure that disputes are addressed quickly, before they can put a dent in productivity or employee morale.   When disputes are handled poorly or not at all, the workplace can quickly become miserable, and even toxic, as dominant personalities have their way with everyone else. Of course, it’s… Read more »

Can Using Social Media Help You Find Better Candidates?  

In 2020, hiring top talent usually requires much more than posting a job online and waiting for the applicants to roll in.   In order to bring in the most qualified people, you must go to where they are, and these days that’s on social media. For recruitment, you ought to be using social media to… Read more »

What Type of Work Environment Is the Best for Your Employees’ Productivity?  

With a major influence on productivity, the work environment that you create for your employees is extremely important.    In the business world, everything is optimized, and that ought to include your employees’ working environment. That said, there are different types of work environments, and some teams are best suited to certain types.   Types of Work… Read more »