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How Professional Development Improves your Business

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Professional Development – Process of improving and increasing capabilities of staff through access to education and training opportunities in the workplace, through outside organization, or through watching others perform the job. Professional development helps build and maintain morale of staff members, and is thought to attract higher quality staff to an organization. Professional development, career…

How to Pick Between Two Qualified Candidates

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The hiring process is unpredictable. Most of the time, you invest months into trying to find a decent candidate for your open position and still come away empty-handed. However, once in a blue moon, the unheard of happens. What happens when you meet not one, but two perfect candidates for your opening? Although this situation…

Why You Should Let Your Employees Work From Home

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Flexibility and work life balance are key words that will attract any applicant looking for a new position. Allowing your employees to work from home is a great benefit to offer that promotes both of these things. This perk is becoming more than just a millennial trend that many companies are adapting, although we understand…

The Perfect Candidate Declined Your Job Offer…Now What?

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Finally! You’ve met the perfect candidate for your open position after exhausting months of back to back interviews. They have the proper amount of experience, exceptional characteristics, and they fit right in with the rest of the team. It’s a no brainer that you are going to extend a job offer. But to your surprise,…

Reducing Employee Turnover

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Employee Turnover: When employees leave a company and have to be replaced. Does your business have the reputation of having high employee turnover? Before applying to an opening, the first thing that smart job seekers will do is check the ratings to see what previous employees had to say about working for your organization. Seeing…

Tips on Conducting Exit Interviews

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“In today’s knowledge economy, skilled employees are the asset that drives organizational success. Thus companies must learn from them—why they stay, why they leave, and how the organization needs to change. A thoughtful exit-interview process can create a constant flow of feedback on all three fronts.” – Harvard Business Review Exit interviews can be extremely…

Why Summer Fridays are Beneficial

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Friday is here, the sun is shining, and your employees’ eyes are glued to the window and clock itching for the weekend.  To avoid these unproductive habits, many employers have adapted to allowing Summer Friday hours as an additional, inexpensive employee perk.  As a manager, you may be wondering why this would be beneficial for…

Active Social Media: How does it benefit your business?

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86% of working people who are in their first decade of employment will use social media to look for jobs and research employers. With that being said, it’s clear that having social media accounts is not a recommendation anymore, it’s a must in today’s marketplace.  Simply having a Facebook page and Twitter handle with your…

Amp Up Your Onboarding Program

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First impressions are everything. The candidate did what they could to “wow” you and your hiring staff, so now it’s your turn to impress your new hire. 90% of employees decide whether to stay with a company within the first six months of starting a new job. So the question is, what needs to be…

5 Tips to Make Legal Staffing Easier

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Law firms have unique staffing needs. Not only are you looking for associates and partners, but you may also be hiring for accounting/billing staff, IT wizards, and your support staff positions. With colleges turning out Paralegal candidates with their certificate and 2 year programs, it can be hard for law firms to find qualified candidates…