Thinking of Promoting from Within?

Thinking of Promoting from Within? on ahabusinessconsulting.comThe hiring process can be an intimidating time for an organization. It requires a lot of time and direction from the top and, if done incorrectly, runs the risk of drastically affecting your bottom line. There are several factors to consider when beginning the hiring process; but the first step is the most important – the decision to promote an employee or hire externally.

Is a Business Plan Right for Me?

Is a Business Plan Right for Me? on ahabusinessconsulting.comWhat’s a business plan?

In today’s technological landscape, with start-ups launching every minute and venture capital seemingly being pumped into any and every idea, the importance of a business plan has become somewhat disrespected. Yes, the main purpose for creating a business plan is to secure funding – but that is not its only purpose.

Surprise – Job Candidates Are Checking You Out Too

what job candidates look for in a companyYou require a resume – which you’ll fact-check – from a job candidate, but what will you give them in exchange?

It’s standard operating procedure for employers to use social media to screen candidates before a job offer. Current estimates put the number of organizations doing this at 70 percent or more. Nearly half are looking for insight on a candidate’s public persona (are they professional?), and almost 40 percent want to find out what peers are posting about a candidate.

How to Get Your Employees to Recommend Their Great Connections

How to grow your employee referrals on ahabusinessconsulting.comIf done correctly, employee referrals can drastically change your business.

The secret to finding valuable, high performance employees is to seek out your current valuable, high performance employees and attempt to pull from their network. Chances are the talent within your organization is connected to other great talent – whether from a mutual professional organization, personal friendship, or even a university alumnus. Of course, getting these employees to recommend their like-minded friends is easier said than done.