Category: Human Resources

Attracting and hiring the right talent is mission critical.  With unemployment under 3 percent in some areas of the country, it’s not uncommon for us to hear of job openings sitting unfilled for months, or even more than a year!  This is not good for any business as it looks to achieve its goals –…

A Rusty Process Will Not Get the Candidates You Want…what you can do to improve your Millennial sales recruiting results Both the Harvard Business School and the Wall Street Journal have reported on the difficulty employers have in attracting and convincing Millennials to work in sales. Companies emphasize that they can strengthen revenue if they…

Would you run your business without insurance? Ridiculous question, right?  No one in their right mind would run their business without all the insurance necessary to protect your company.  One misstep and your entire company vanishes. So why are so many companies eliminating or drastically reducing the “Human Resources” workforce?  We get it, the cost…

Let me set the stage. An interviewee asks an interviewer a seemingly innocuous question during the interview process: “Can you describe the company culture at XYZ Corporation?” It seems like a reasonable question. It is a question I have asked countless employers during my tenure in HR. But when I hear the response, “Well, it’s…

Picture this…it’s late Friday afternoon, and you are just about to head out on a much-anticipated weekend.  The phone rings, and it’s a frantic manager ranting in your ear, “Annie Sue just resigned.  I NEED someone in that role.  It is a TOP priority.   Can you find someone in the next two weeks?”  We can…