For the small business owner perhaps the biggest decision after making the choice to actually go for it, is whether or not you’re ready to hire. Your business is your baby. You’ve built it up with your blood, sweat, and tears. Someone else may come in and mess everything up. And let’s be real for a moment.
In business as in life, time is money. Training programs involve immense amounts of time to plan and execute, not to mention capital that could otherwise be spent elsewhere. For these reasons, designing a more efficient and effective training program for your employees should be your priority as a responsible business leader.
Adding a new employee to your business can be a daunting task. Integrating them into their role and your existing group presents many possibilities for things to go awry. Since hiring can be such a big investment, you certainly want to set them up for success. Although each employee is different, here are some common things that everyone needs in order to succeed in a new job.
There is a buzz phrase that’s been going around the business world lately that you may have heard. Hire slow and fire fast. The truth about hiring slow and firing fast is that it should actually be hire strategically and fire fast.
A well thought and planned hiring process is key to the success of your recruitment efforts.
You understand the role that customer reviews play in your brand but have you given much consideration to how to really utilize employee reviews? And no, we don’t mean performance reviews. We mean employee testimonials where employees pull the curtain back on what it’s really like to work for you.
We all know that business owners need a professional website. But now, it’s time to move beyond the most basic website advice and capitalize on the power of your site for a new audience… job candidates.
To run a growing business, you need a great team. Having a career website provides advantages. So, we wanted to share a few important benefits your career website can provide and what you should include on the site to get the best results.
The end of the year is a time for reflection. The month of December naturally lends itself to taking a look back on our performance for the year. We might ponder key accomplishments with our team or revisit lessons learned. In our monthly blog, we always aim to provide valuable tips to help you recruit, hire, retain and develop your team. Ultimately, we hope this information contributes to the success of your business. So, here is a quick guide of key takeaways to help ensure success in recruiting, hiring and developing top talent for your business.
Key Takeaways from 2019
We all have a busy season; it just depends where you’re located and what business you are in. Hiring for season requires some planning to be efficient with time and resources. Here, we provide tips on how to hire a lot of people fast without compromising quality.
Data is one of our most valuable resources today. The challenge is choosing which data points to measure when it comes to talent acquisition. That’s why we gathered our recommendations for the top 5 metrics to measure for effective hiring.
Are your best candidates bailing? This is an all too common phenomenon with HR mangers and business owners. That’s why we provide tips on how to stop losing your best candidates during the hiring process. In this article we offer suggestions on how to stand out as an employer by making your candidate experience mirror your customer experience.
Are you using LinkedIn effectively for recruiting and hiring? We took a fun, yet informative look at how attracting qualified candidates is a lot like dating! Recruiting is all about getting the right people to join your organization. Here, we illustrate the top four practices of recruiting on LinkedIn.
Conducting effective phone interviews is a valuable tool that saves you money. But are you asking the right questions? We provide guidance to crafting effective phone interviews, before, during and after the call.
What business owner doesn’t want to save money and increase growth? A new year offers a time to set goals and plan to reduce costly expenses such as turnover. Tips in this blog will help you hire the right people to save the bottom line.
As business owners and leaders, you wear many hats. Our goal is to help you reduce stress, so you can focus on growing your profits. We provide the support you need when it comes to the recruiting, hiring and retention of your team. As you reflect on lessons learned and experiences gained this year, we’re here to support you in reaching your business goals. Not sure how we can help? Schedule a free consultation today and let’s find out!
There are times in business when you need to hire a lot of people fast. This could occur when you’re opening a brand-new business, your busiest season is fast approaching, or you’ve experienced rapid growth. Whatever the case may be, here are a few tips to help you successfully build your team at a rapid rate.
As we discussed in a previous article, using recruitment marketing techniques will help you find and hire the right candidate for the job. In a competitive hiring market, it is critical to know which of those strategies to invest in and which to drop.