Hiring Process Response Time is Vital

Hiring Response Time

By Alexis Stiebe We know that communication between the hiring manager of a company and the potential candidates they’ve interviewed has an impact on the success or failure of making that great hire. But how large of an impact? We wanted to find out! To accomplish this goal, we conducted a survey on the length… Read more »

Improving the Hiring Process in 2020

Hiring Process

By Alexis Stiebe What was your experience like the last time you went to an interview or waited to hear back after applying to a position? Was the wait time long? Did you experience good communication with the employer? How our candidates experience the hiring process is something recruiters consider often and want to learn… Read more »

Good Reads from 2019: Tips for Employers

As 2019 comes to a close, we reflect back on the year. The goals we set, the goals we met and the goals that still need some work. Hopefully your goals were achieved in 2019 and you are eagerly setting new goals to meet, and exceed, in 2020! To help you reach those new goals,… Read more »

Give the Greatest Gift; Happiness

Gift of Happiness

By Kevin O’Connor, Training and Development Manager Aristotle was quoted, “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” When our first child was born, there was a quick transition from the thought “wow, it costs a lot to raise a child” to “I will do anything… Read more »

How Partering with a Recruiter/Career Coach Can Help You Reach Your Career Goals

Recruiter

Over the past year we’ve talked about identifying your prime motivators and developing your value proposition to help you achieve your future ambitions. Those tools are an integral part of selling your story to a potential employer, but they are not the only tools in the box. Your resume, communication style and interview skills all play a big… Read more »

Who Guides You? The Coach or the Cheerleader?

Coach and Team

By Buck Medley We all need support and advice in our careers. We are, in general, part of teams for a bigger cause. These teams can do great things within organizations. The question is, are you being guided by the cheerleader or the football coach? Which of these teammates is helping you develop and expand… Read more »

Remote Solutions and Achieving Your Pie

remote worker eating pie

Working remotely has many advantages for employees and their employers including lower cost for both, added flexibility, reduced stress, and often improved satisfaction and quality of life. However, a few extra challenges come with managing your desk remotely including: Internet bandwidth and consistency Family interruptions due to easy access Greater dependency on self-motivation Speaking from… Read more »

Texting and Technology – Bridging the Generational Gap

Texting

The search process is often frustrating and time consuming. Factoring in a generational gap between experienced management and new, young talent introduces further challenges. We’ve heard from many employers that the increase in potential job candidates texting the hiring manager, instead of emailing or actually calling on the phone, is particularly frustrating. Approaching the Generation… Read more »

Who is on the bus and does it have a seating chart?

the right people on the bus

Picking up on our October article by Kevin O’Connor, The Real Cost of Employee Turnover, Kevin alludes to making sure the right people are on the bus and fostering the desired culture, but some organizations aren’t even sure if they have a bus, an RV or a taxi, much less if the right people are… Read more »

Experts Agree, Your Resume Should Have These 5 Things

resume writing

Writing a resume can be a challenge. What should be included? What is the best way to present your accomplishments? Even years into your career, you could be struggling to update your resume with the new skills and experiences you’ve gained. If it’s been awhile since the last time you wrote a resume, or if… Read more »