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 #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 »

Myth 12: Recruiters Hide the Negatives When Presenting Candidates

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Some recruiters definitely try to make a candidate appear more appealing by embellishing the truth. They’ll try to convince you to hire a less-than-ideal candidate just to get the job filled. While it’s unfortunate that these people do exist in our industry, you should know that you’ll never get less than the whole truth from… Read more »

Myth 11: Recruiters Won’t Understand My Industry

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If you work with a generalist this one is actually true. One staffing firm cannot truly serve as an expert in every industry. Sure, the agency may have placed candidates in a wide-variety of areas, but that alone certainly does not certify them as a hiring authority in the field. Steer clear of firms claiming… Read more »

Myth 10: Recruiters Will Come Off As Annoying To Candidates, Which Leads To Them Not Applying

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Simply stated, some recruiters are downright maddening. They think they’re being helpful, but in reality, the only thing they’re doing is causing headaches. It’s important to choose a seasoned staffing partner who knows how to interact with candidates without crossing the line. 4 Ways Inexperienced Recruiters Annoy Candidates Working with a recruiter can be a… Read more »

Myth 9: My Company Looks Desperate When Using a Recruiter

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Many companies believe using a recruiter makes them look desperate. They’re under the false assumption that outsourcing their staffing needs is careless, as they should be doing it themselves. However, this theory couldn’t be more off-base. Partnering with a recruiting firm actually makes a company come off well, because the candidate marketplace perceives this as… Read more »