Why HR Pros HATE Headhunters

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First of all, not all do.  And it’s more of a disliking than hate……..like an annoying little step-brother who is always getting in your way. The best headhunters are usually viewed as trusted partners by Human Resources professionals.  However, what many HR folks do not know is that nearly all headhunters are paid entirely on commission based off… Read more »

Can a Recruiter Be Taught or Is It a Natural Talent?

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At its foundation, recruiting is very similar to the sales world, as staffing specialists are tasked with selling their services to both employers and job seekers. The most successful professionals in each field share many common skills, such as being a good listener, patient, an excellent communicator, extremely detail-oriented and an effective motivator. Many people… Read more »

Why Do Headhunters Cost So Much?

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It’s a well-known fact that employees are a company’s greatest asset. However, many organizations balk at the price of top headhunters. Instead, they’ll opt for a lesser-known staffing firm willing to work for a fraction of the price. It’s safe to say this mistake isn’t often made twice, because you get what you pay for…. Read more »

HR Issue #10: How Do I Deal With a Shortage of Employees?

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In order for your company to function at capacity, you need a fully staffed team to keep production moving along. Employee shortages can be an ongoing problem — especially as your business continues to grow and become more successful. If you’re having trouble securing the help you need to stay ahead, it’s time to make… Read more »

HR Issue #9: Discrimination At Work. How Can I Prevent It?

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Unfortunately, many people are discriminated against in the workplace due to a variety of factors such as gender, ethnicity and age. As an employer, it’s your responsibility to ensure this type of behavior is not tolerated at your company. Each and every one of your employees must be treated equally and given a fair chance… Read more »

HR Issue #8: Our Employees Hate Our Training. How Can We Make It More Effective?

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Every successful company understands the value of providing employee training. When training is done right, it can help new employees get a great start at the company and can refresh long-time workers on important organizational policies and procedures. However, many companies fall short on creating a training program that’s interesting enough to hold the attention… Read more »

HR Issue #7: How Can We Better Retain Our Team?

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Employee retention can have a major impact on the success of your company. If you have high rates of turnover, you’ll get stuck in a pricy cycle of paying more for lost productivity, recruiter fees, new employee onboarding and more. Additionally, low retention rates means employees don’t have the chance to form strong working relationships… Read more »

HR Issue #6: Who Are Our Best Leaders?

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Your company needs great leaders to guide your organization to success. However, it can be challenging to know which employees have the potential to succeed in a leadership role. Not everyone has what it takes to be a leader ─ and that’s okay. Instead of promoting people to leadership roles based on their tenure or… Read more »