6 Steps to Increase Employee Retention

Posted by Madison Norman on Jan 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM

With the booming job market, employees have been increasingly hopping from job to job, searching for organizations that truly appreciate them. In fact, 3.6% of workers leave their job each month.  It is imperative that employers value their employees as an important asset, in order to avoid high turnover rates. To ensure your organization doesn’t lose millions of dollars each year, keep reading to learn six steps on how to increase employee retention and maintain your top talent.


Positives of Working in the Gig Economy

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Nov 27, 2018 11:21:21 AM

Yet another new buzzword, “gig economy”, has been trending in today’s evolving digital world. The term refers to a labor market where people are hired for short-term assignments and temporary or individual contract work. The gig economy is comprised of freelancers, side hustlers, temporary agency workers, and contractors. People working in the gig economy typically are those who have recently been laid off, in the process of searching for a full-time job, in school, or looking to make extra money on the side in addition to their full-time job. In short, the gig economy translates to, individuals working a part-time job.


Providing Valuable Information as a Professional Reference

Posted by Madison Norman on Oct 23, 2018 10:57:53 AM

A common part of the job search and hiring process often involves the use of references. References can provide valuable outside information that gives employers a deeper look into the prospective employee’s past experiences, personality, and also verification of other important information.


It’s a Candidate Market, How Do You Attract the Best Talent to Your Organization? (Free Download)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Mar 22, 2018 9:33:07 AM

As the job market continues to grow and candidates have more opportunities available, what does this mean for employers? Employers now need to be ready to compete for attention in a candidate-driven market and determine why candidates would choose your organization over another.


The 6 Things Recruiters Look for in Your LinkedIn Profile

Posted by Kathleen McEnaney on Feb 27, 2018 9:34:19 AM

Your LinkedIn profile may be a more powerful tool in your job search than you think! As a recruiter, I am personally looking at hundreds of LinkedIn profiles a week and searching for qualified candidates for a number of different roles. A truly complete and effective LinkedIn profile will catch my eye and are the ones that I immediately reach out to.


How to Use a Video Interview to Your Advantage

Posted by Alyssa Bourne-Peters on Jan 3, 2018 10:16:53 AM

Technology has started to become a necessity in our everyday lives. The way you would get things done even a decade ago has most likely changed in some way due to technology. This even includes applying for jobs and then interviewing for them as well.


5 TEDTalks to Inspire Recruiters to Achieve Their Goals

Posted by Christopher Wallingford on Jun 22, 2017 10:25:24 AM

Whether you are a veteran recruiter or are new to the profession, it is always beneficial to get new ideas and inspiration that will motivate you to reach your goals. While there are numerous books to read and events you can attend on the subject, there are also simpler ways to find ideas that will increase your productivity, passion, and sales.


Why You Need Customer Service in Your Recruitment Process

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Jun 6, 2017 9:59:09 AM

When thinking of the recruitment process as a business, your candidates and applicants are customers. In all good businesses, you want to provide your customers with exemplary customer service. So why is it that oftentimes customer service is overlooked during the recruitment process? Customer service is crucial to successful recruiting, so it’s imperative to provide this for all candidates. Keep reading to see why customer service needs to be a critical aspect of your recruitment process, as well as the steps you can take to improve it at your organization.


The 6 Best Ways to Keep in Touch with a Recruiter

Posted by Alexandra Papas on Feb 7, 2017 10:04:10 AM

Whether or not you are currently looking for a new job, developing a relationship with a trusted recruiter is beneficial. You never know when you will need their services in the future and it is much more productive to go into a search ahead of the game with them by your side. To ensure that you are doing all of the right things to keep in touch with your recruiter, follow these six steps below.


Why Feedback Is an Integral Part of the Hiring Process

Posted by Elizabeth DeSilva on Nov 29, 2016 10:20:14 AM

In today’s world, we all want to stand out in our industry, especially when it comes to applying for a new job. Whether you are a job seeker, recruiter, or hiring manager, feedback plays a key part in the overall hiring process. In each of these roles, it’s important to learn where feedback comes from, how each position can work together on providing it, and finally what to do with feedback once we receive it.


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