Confessions of a Serial Headhunter


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 »

HR Issue #4: Our Productivity Is Down. How Do I Bump It Back Up?

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Month-end is quickly approaching and you’re frantically working to meet deadlines, but unfortunately your team is not following your example. As a manager, it can be exasperating to oversee a group of people who appear indifferent to their jobs. It’s your responsibility to find a way to inspire them to get back on their feet… Read more »

HR Issue #3: How Do I Manage Employee Conflicts?

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As a manager, there are a few things more frustrating than dealing with employees who do not like each other. This unprofessional behavior can reduce the quality of their work and disrupt those around them, inadvertently causing issues for the entire team. It’s important to take charge of the situation immediately, to put the problem… Read more »

HR Issue #2: Why Are Our Employees Not Happy?

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The happiness of your employees is essential to the success of your company. When your team members have a high level of job satisfaction, they come into the office ready to do their best work each day ─ and they wouldn’t dream of quitting. Conversely, disengaged employees feel ambivalent about their jobs and are just… Read more »

HR Issue #1: Why Can’t I Find Any Great Job Candidates?

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It’s beyond frustrating when you have an open position to fill, but can’t seem to find the right person for the job. If you’ve been spending your days interviewing candidates who aren’t knocking your socks off, it’s time to make a change. Your company deserves top-quality talent, so you shouldn’t have to settle for anything… Read more »