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Automating a pre-employment assessment process will benefit organizations from the ground floor.

2019-07-11T09:23:38-04:00July 11th, 2019|Blog|

The U.S. unemployment rate continues to sit steady around 3.8% and as we move to a more automated or AI driven workforce, companies have become increasingly focused on candidates’ soft skills in order to determine whether to make a hire. The ability to evaluate a candidate’s soft skills can really make or break a hire [...]

Did we forget about ADA?

2019-07-10T09:25:00-04:00July 10th, 2019|Blog|

  Everyone is pushing diversity.  Companies look at the numbers around race, gender, and age broken down by each department, and level.  They host events for hiring minorities.  Many even hire diversity specialists to focus on and increase these metrics.  So why isn’t anyone looking at their disability hiring? According to the CDC, in America [...]

Ways to Improve Your Hiring Process

2019-07-02T09:59:52-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Blog|

Bringing in new employees is a very important part of the business cycle. When companies expand, it enables growth. It also affects a person’s life to have the chance to join a great company that they were striving towards. Right now, with the unemployment rate low, it is critical to pay attention to how your [...]

Mistakes, I’ve made a few…

2019-06-18T10:26:38-04:00June 18th, 2019|Blog|

We all have. Personally, socially and professionally. It’s what you learn from your mistakes that makes you a better person, a better friend, and a better employee. Work setbacks are simply a learning opportunity that can ultimately help you grow both personally and professionally. Failure makes you innovative, and missteps should force employees to [...]

Benefits of a Successful Work/Life Balance

2019-06-12T09:35:16-04:00June 12th, 2019|Blog|

Work/Life Balance is important for all members of the organization from your CEO to first-year interns. It can be as simple as encouraging a walk at lunch to disconnect OR encouraging full-time associates to leave their company laptop at the office! Some possible suggestions: 1. Encourage downtime to relax 2. Encourage exercise, yoga or [...]

Are you feeling stressed or overwhelmed at work?

2019-06-10T10:36:40-04:00June 10th, 2019|Blog|

  Are you feeling stressed or overwhelmed at work? Are you afraid that your busy workload is affecting the candidate experience? Well, don’t fear, a solution is here! Utilizing organization techniques in your daily work can help you eliminate stress, stay on top of things, and ensure that candidates receive the timely responses and feedback [...]

Company diversity starts in recruitment

2019-05-13T15:17:30-04:00May 13th, 2019|Blog|

With diversity becoming more and more of a company focus point, it’s important for companies to understand that to have true success the process begins in recruiting. Diversifying your recruitment strategy and process will allow you to effect large scale change within your company. There are many different reasons to diversify teams within your organization, [...]

Discussing Salary in Interviews

2019-05-10T13:31:38-04:00May 10th, 2019|Blog|

You found the perfect candidate that aligns with the job requirements you’re looking to apply for that open position, but what approach should you take when discussing salary in an interview? Start off by reviewing your compensation budget with HR. What can you cap at? Can you add bonus incentives? Is a counteroffer going to [...]

Stand Out

2019-05-09T15:25:12-04:00May 9th, 2019|Blog|

Are you struggling to get an interview?  Do you apply to job after job with no callbacks? Are you ready to throw in the towel? There are countless reasons your resume could be getting passed over.  Most of the reasons are nonsense but don’t worry, there are other options out there. So, what are the [...]

Be the person you want to work with

2019-05-07T16:21:10-04:00May 7th, 2019|Blog|

  Talent, education, and competency may be important factors, but they are simply not enough in today’s competitive market. If given the choice, most of us would rather work with someone we like over someone who is capable but don’t feel connected with.  The reason?  People who like each other feel connected and good things [...]