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  • Job Interview Do’s and Don’ts

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Job seekers often wonder what is really acceptable and unacceptable when it comes to the interview process. There are so many ideas, suggestions and helps to read. The basic job interview Do’s and Don’ts can be quite simply summed up into 10 Do’s and 10 Don’ts. You’ll do great if you adhere to the following: 10 Do’s for Job Seekers: 1.  Do the basics of a firm handshake, making eye contact and be on time. 2.  Do show excitement and enthusiasm in regards to the company. 3.  Do pause and think before you...
  • Year-End Business Preparation: Setting Goals for the New Year

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? The New Year is upon us. We’re at the time-frame where companies begin to focus on year-end business prep and goal setting for the upcoming year. This time period is crucial to your business and will make a difference on your bottom line, efficiency and even your employee’s morale. As you prepare for the end of year, be sure to consider the following to ensure greater success in the months ahead. Take time to reflect Meet with others in your company and reflect on what worked and didn’t work over the past year....
  • 3 Reasons Your Employees Leave Bitter

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? When employment ties are cut, an employee may leave bitter or frustrated. Unhappy former employees can cause a lot of damage on the way out the door and after they are no longer employed. The latest Employee Branding Study by Career Arc explained the staggering results that 38% of employees that were fired or laid off posted bad reviews online about their former employers. The unpleasant and negative feedback that potential job seekers may see online will give them a negative taste for your company. Plus, these potential candidates tend to change their...
  • Why new staff orientation is so important

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Hiring on and training new staff is one of the biggest challenges that employers face. These individuals will make the difference between success and failure in your business. Here are the top reasons that staff orientation is so important. Employees Need to Understand Your Values In a new employee orientation, information about your business should be the place you start. Where else are your new staff members going to learn about your passions and visions for the company? This is an important part of any orientation, as it helps the employee understand the...
  • 6 Talent Assessment Tools

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Finding your next best employee is not an easy feat these days. Many employers use a variety of tools in order to screen their top candidates. In fact, there are six talent assessment tools that are widely used today. You’ll want to know a little about each before you choose which works best for your company. See below for a list of these tools ranked from most effective to least effective. 1. Work Samples & Simulations One of the most tried and true assessment tools to utilize during the hiring process is a...
  • HR Managers: Do your job, or get out

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Good HR managers are hard to come by. If HR managers miss the mark and don’t do their jobs well, then people get hurt which affects your business. HR managers need training and to be held accountable for their decisions. In the event that there is not an organized system in place, then candidate’s applications, personal information and ultimately their careers could be at risk. Be sure your company is trustworthy and skilled in HR management. Check out some tips to pull that off below. Make Firm Offers If you make an offer...
  • Challenges in Expanding Sales

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Maybe you started out your business with the hopes of growing at a certain rate each year. Now that you have been going about business for a few years, you realize your sales are not growing like you had hoped. In order to be successful in your goals, you need to focus on certain things. A Profit Plan is Vital to Company Growth In order to reach the sales goals that you make, you must have a good profit plan for the business. Ask these questions as a starting place: Do you monitor...
  • Social Media and Your Job Search

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Being in the midst of the digital age, social media has become a huge part of our daily lives and is now becoming an important tool in our professional lives. It’s common knowledge now that employers look at social media pages in order to get a better grasp of potential employees during the hiring process. However, employers aren’t the only ones utilizing social media in the job search. More and more potential employees are taking to social media to get a better grasp of their potential employers. By checking out a company’s Facebook...
  • 3 Takeaways for the Root Cause of Stress

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Stress is as evident in the workplace as the day is long. Employers need to recognize this issue within their company because it absolutely destroys productivity and employee morale. To define, stress is the mental or emotional strain that is the result of adverse or difficult circumstances. Not yet convinced that it’s expensive and detrimental to your daily, weekly and monthly goals? Statistics show that stress reportedly causes businesses $300 billion in lack of productivity and medical expenses. This info is staggering and employers need to come up with ways to help their...
  • Hiring Top Talent Is Not Enough! Concentrating on the Pressures on Our Professional Talent

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Part of running a successful company is addressing the real-life pressures on our professionals today. Hiring top talent is not enough. You need to nurture professionals to ensure maximum productivity and ongoing loyalty. Recognizing the needs of your valued professionals makes it easier to keep them engaged and working as a team. Long Hours Inevitable parts of professional life are long hours. While most professionals expect to work overtime, it gets grueling when it happens all the time. You as the leader must recognize the need to have time off. Encourage professionals to...

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