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Promoting Your Company Through Employee Advocacy With Mark Fisher and Julie Fisher

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Many people may not have heard the term employee advocacybefore. In simple terms, it means when your current team members promote your company to others. This is typically done nowadays through social media. While employee advocacy may sound a simple concept, it is not always so simple to encourage your employees to promote you or to administer an employee advocacy program. On today’s show, Andrea Hoffer invites Mark Fisher and Julie Fisher to talk about how to build your credibility as an employer and improve the quality of candidates that you attract through employee advocacy. Both Mark and Julie are experts in establishing and administering employee advocacy programs. 

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Not hiring? Building a Candidate Pipeline is Still Important

During the current climate, you may have felt the urge to build a stockpile. It could be toilet paper or hand sanitizer or chocolate chip cookie dough. But have you thought about stockpiling job candidates?  It may seem strange to think about looking for your next great hire especially in these tumultuous times. However, now is an excellent time to shift your approach from a reactive hiring mindset to a proactive one.

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Is What You Know About Working with a Recruiter Wrong?

Hiring a teamDo you cringe when you hear the word “recruiter?” Both employers and job seekers are eager to share their horror stories about working with a recruiter. But is everything that you know about working with a recruiter wrong?

There ARE recruiters out there that don’t do their due diligence and send clients tons of resumes that are clearly not a match or never follow-up with candidates. It’s SO frustrating and we completely understand why employers and candidates are hesitant to work with a recruiter. 

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Utilizing Employee Testimonials in the Hiring Process

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. Employee Testimonials

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Why Your Business Needs a Career Website (and What to Include)

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. Career Site For Your Business

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. 

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The Keys to Hiring, Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent

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. The Keys to Hiring, Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent

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. 
  • On-boarding new hires well is critical in the retention of top talent. In this blog we sought out to find the best technology tools to help you build an effective on-boarding process.
  • 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. 
  • Give your recruiting strategies a lift with our top 5 tips. Follow these guidelines, and you will position your business as an employer of choice. Being known as a great place to work will surely have candidates clamoring to work with you! 
  • In a tight job market, it is critical to use promotional tools to leverage your competitive advantage. With online video accounting for 80% of internet traffic, using video for hiring is one of these tools. Check out our tips on how to use video in your recruiting and hiring efforts
  • 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.
  • When you want the best talent to work for you, it requires a balanced approach to both employer branding and marketing. In this blog we break down what each is and how to get the most out of each.   
  • 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!

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How to Hire a lot of Employees Quickly: Seasonal or Otherwise

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. 

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Measuring Recruitment Strategies with 5 Key Metrics

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.

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Improve On-boarding with Technology

It’s in every arena of modern life. It’s transforming the way we shop, communicate, entertain and live life – it’s technology. But can critical human resources functions be digitized? What can technology provide when it comes to recruiting for small- and medium-sized businesses? And what techy tools can update the age-old process of on-boarding new hires? As it turns out… a lot.