Great Offline Recruiting

Great Offline Recruiting

Great Offline Recruiting “Just walk up to the manager, give him a firm handshake, and hand him your resume.” Hiring has changed. The old ways to find employment are pretty much dead. However, the old ways of hiring can still work, if you’re willing to update your...
Job Ads: Where Should You List Your Openings?

Job Ads: Where Should You List Your Openings?

Job Ads: Where Should You List Your Openings? It’s easy to get applicants, but it’s hard to get employees. The hiring process is complicated and can become expensive, especially when vital rolls aren’t getting filled.  Before you hire a headhunter, consider why you...
4 Signs You Have a Bad Manager On Staff

4 Signs You Have a Bad Manager On Staff

There a lot of political ways to say this, but let’s just say it: some people are not fit to be managers. Everyone can think of a good example of a bad supervisor. This doesn’t mean they’re a bad person, although that could be a factor, it just means that their...
8 Essential Tips for Smart Hiring

8 Essential Tips for Smart Hiring

Why Smart Hiring is Important One or two negative personalities or ineffective workers can drag down an entire operation and send your top people fleeing for the exits. But many managers keep problem employees on the payroll for years, often because they simply do not...
How To Create Effective Job Descriptions

How To Create Effective Job Descriptions

What are the reasons and rationales underlying the need to create well-written and effective job descriptions?    Job descriptions are written statements that describe the duties, responsibilities, important contributions, and required qualifications of a...
How to Check Candidate References and Conduct Background Checks

How to Check Candidate References and Conduct Background Checks

Although most companies have high standards, they also are challenged by limited resources.  In addition, they frequently need to move quickly when the time comes to make a hire.  Yet each applicant and employee adds business and security risk.  Performing...