Interview with Kim Burk

Interview with Kim Burk

  Interview with Kim Burk Tell me how you first got interested in working in HR. Growing up my parents were highly involved with our local soccer organization and swim team. When they weren’t coaching or organizing, they were recruiting and deploying a great overall...
Struggling with the Labor Shortage

Struggling with the Labor Shortage

Struggling with the Labor Shortage?   Get Employee Retention Strategies that Really Work for Small Business You have likely felt the ramifications of the record labor shortage currently happening in the United States. Since January 2018, the number of open jobs...
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...
New Employee Onboarding for Successful Retention

New Employee Onboarding for Successful Retention

You found a new hire. Great! What do you do with them? “Well, we really want to hit the ground running.” What does that even mean? The onboarding process sets your new hire’s expectations as well as determines how effective they’re going to be as an employee....
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...