Posts in "Employers"

Social workers dedicate their career to helping others. These individuals work with clients to address and overcome major challenges in their life, so it’s important to take extra care when filling an open position. On paper, many candidates will look like a great fit, but simply having the right hard skills — i.e., those that […]

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Every action your employees take directly reflects on your company. It only takes one bad apple to sully your brand, so the importance of hiring people with a strong moral compass cannot be emphasized enough. Of course, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a candidate who outright admits to unethical behavior during a job interview, so […]

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Finding the right person for the job is hard work, but sometimes it feels downright impossible. If you’ve been searching for someone to fill an open position on your team for a while now, you might be starting to think your criteria is a bit too stringent. This could be the case, but hiring decisions […]

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Is Your Onboarding Process Effective?

Hiring new employees is a very expensive, time-consuming process. To be specific, it takes an average of 42 days to fill a position, at an average cost-per-hire of $4,129, according to data from the Society for Human Resource Management. Considering the amount of resources companies devoted to hiring, the new employee success rate isn’t amazing. […]

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It’s always exciting to interview a candidate who seems flawless. As a savvy manager, you know you still have to check their references, but you can’t imagine you’ll receive any negative feedback on the person. Therefore, you’re shocked if the process doesn’t go as planned. When a former boss, colleague or other associate speaks poorly […]

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Building Your Employees’ Loyalty

You can’t put a price tag on loyal employees. Behind every long-successful company is a team of long-term workers who truly enjoy their jobs. These people trust their employer and feel fortunate to work for an organization where they feel valued. If turnover levels at your company are high and productivity is low, it’s time […]

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What is Your Company Culture Like?

Company culture is the glue that holds your team together. If you have a great one, you likely have low turnover and high levels of productivity. However, if your culture leaves something — or many aspects — to be desired, your team probably isn’t in the best place. The importance of a positive company culture […]

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The happiest time of the year has officially arrived. You’re no Grinch, but you’re already concerned about productivity levels, as your team traditionally has trouble focusing on work during the holidays. This time of year is filled with fun and excitement, but work still needs to be done. Here are five tips to help keep […]

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The Risks of Hiring a Job Hopper

Long-term employees are essential to a thriving business. More than just skilled professionals, they develop an in-depth knowledge of your business that can’t be replicated. Therefore, when hiring a new employee, you need to choose someone likely to be part of your team for a very long time. It’s almost inevitable that you’ll have several […]

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Uncover a Candidate’s Motivation

Finding the right candidate to fill a job opening in the mental health sector is a multifaceted process. The person you hire will impact patients’ lives, so you have to dig deep. Someone might look great on paper, but if they’re not motivated by factors consistent with your company culture, they’re not right for your […]

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