Counteroffers – What You Need To Know

2019-08-23T09:50:38-04:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , |

Why do companies make counteroffers? Employers often make counteroffers in a moment of panic. ("We can't have Joe leave right now! We have that new, big project coming in next month.") They extend counteroffers because they know it will take time to find a replacement and have them trained. It’s not necessarily about wanting to keep [...]

Workers Looking To Jump Ship For Better Career Opportunities

2020-04-21T07:46:37-04:00September 21st, 2016|Categories: Blogs|

The global labor market is warming up and active job seeking is on the rise, according to CEB, a best practice insight and technology company. In their latest report, global talent monitor data is drawn from CEB’s ‘Global Labor Market Survey,’ which is made up of more than 20,000 employees in 40 countries. Employees have long believed that the job [...]

Recruiting Strategies For A Tight Talent Market

2019-06-21T13:15:33-04:00April 7th, 2016|Categories: Blogs|

“Feeling pinned down?” read the message targeted at Pinterest employees. “This place driving you mad?” asked the clever riff aimed at Uber workers. If any story demonstrates how far employers will go in today’s fierce war for talent, the tale of Snapchat’s geofilter recruiting campaign is it. Last fall, Forbes reported that Snapchat had begun using geofilters (overlays [...]

4 Ways To Hire Employees Who Mesh With Your Company Culture

2019-06-21T13:18:24-04:00March 30th, 2016|Categories: Blogs|

Creating the perfect culture within your company and then hiring for that culture is nothing if not tough. People mess it up as much as they get it right. That said, you should try these easy fixes if you want to hire more people who will thrive at your organization: 1. Watch Your Tone in Your Job Ads Your job [...]

Spelling Still Important In Texts and Social Media

2020-04-21T07:47:31-04:00September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Blogs|

LOL, IDK and BRB mean more than just “laugh out loud,” “I don’t know,” and “be right back.” They are symbolic of the shortcut to communication many millennials are using in their text messages and emails. But as it turns out, these trendy communicators have little tolerance for spelling and grammar errors. In an online Harris [...]

How good is your ability to build trust?

2019-06-21T13:32:38-04:00August 3rd, 2015|Categories: Blogs|

One of the most important prerequisites for building great professional relationships with team members and stakeholders is trust. Without trust it’s impossible for a project to function effectively as people are unlikely to open up, collaborate and follow someone who they feel they can’t rely on. Trust is essential for working together. Many team members and stakeholders [...]

6 Ways Managing Your Career is Like Riding a Bicycle

2019-06-24T14:08:26-04:00July 26th, 2015|Categories: Blogs|

Let's face it - surviving and thriving in the professional world can be challenging at times.  To be successful over the course of your career, there are many factors which must be considered and there will certainly be adversity along the way. While on a long mountain bike ride recently, I thought about the similarities of [...]

Social Recruiting 2015 and 2016

2019-06-22T10:10:17-04:00July 16th, 2015|Categories: Blogs|

Social Recruiting in 2015 is something that happened without anyone meaning it to. The current trends in the recruitment industry are pointing more and more towards the use of social media in recruitment for candidates to find jobs as well as recruiters looking for candidates. A recent survey by the Jobvite recruitment company shows that 73% of hiring managers are [...]

Recruiting, Staffing and Employment News – June 2015

2019-06-22T10:12:00-04:00June 8th, 2015|Categories: Blogs|

RECRUITING, STAFFING & EMPLOYMENT NEWS – JUNE 2015 The job market hired more than predicted, but the unemployment rate stayed at 5.5% as more people rejoined the workforce. Tech Unemployment keeps going down and hit 1.9% last month, the lowest since June 2008. That’s nearly three times lower unemployment than in the tech sectors. With the [...]

2 Ways The Candidate Closes During An Interview

2019-06-22T10:13:58-04:00May 20th, 2015|Categories: Blogs|

John Lewis was a recruiter, trainer, and manager. He excelled at everything he tried in the recruitment business—a business that is very oriented toward people with sales experience and/or sales aptitude. John had those sales instincts, and he also had a very dry wit and was really, really funny. One of the great advantages of being [...]

How To Be An Accountable Teammate

2019-06-22T10:15:20-04:00April 9th, 2015|Categories: Blogs|

Few things are more frustrating than a teammate pointing fingers when something doesn’t get done. Accountability is the key to putting an end to the blame game and becoming more productive. Teams that build accountability into everything they do get more done. Partly, it’s a result of genuine care: when you are personally accountable for results, [...]

Recruitment and Staffing Often Overlap With HR

2019-06-22T10:17:14-04:00December 15th, 2014|Categories: Blogs|

The process of recruitment and staffing constitutes the means by which businesses find employees. Recruitment occurs at various times in a company’s life, although most intensively when a new business starts or when an existing business undertakes expansion or new directions. The process begins with extensive planning that goes on behind closed doors and continues through [...]