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Recruiting Methods to Harness the Power of Social Media

Our modern, digital world demands that businesses stay up-to-date with online trends, and these digital advances are especially important for recruiting. Candidates turn to the internet when they are searching for job opportunities, making online platforms a prime location to connect with the people who are a good fit for your company. There’s no doubt […]

Is it a Good Idea to Offer Employee Referral Bonuses?

A good hiring manager knows that referred employees have higher employee engagement and better retention because it is easier for them to integrate into the company culture. But, it can be a difficult task to create the right type of employee referral program, in order to ensure that employees are referring friends who are the […]

What is the Best Day of the Week to Post Your Job Ad?

When it is time to post a new job ad, it is important that you are strategic with the posting in order to effectively connect with you target candidates. It can be disappointing to go through the effort of putting up a new ad, only to have a sub-par response. There are two specific factors […]

How to Put Together an Effective Performance Appraisal Process

Performance appraisals are often a dreaded topic within a business, but there are things that you can do to change the system and transform the company culture. If you want to develop a successful team of employees, then you need to ensure that you are offering quality feedback to each individual. The only way to […]

Employee vs. Contractor: Critical Differences You Need to Know

Technology has changed the way we do business, and many companies are choosing to hire remote employees or contractors. There are many advantages to the flexibility that can be offered with these types of remote positions, but it is important to understand the difference between an employee and a contractor. Contractors vs. Employees A few […]

3 Simple Ways to Boost Employee Satisfaction

Boosting employee satisfaction can have a direct impact on the success of a company, and many business owners see the value in encouraging their employees to work harder and smarter. You can’t just passively wait for an employee’s production to improve, because it is important that you take a proactive approach to develop your employees […]

Ban the Box: End Discrimination in the Hiring Process

A seemingly harmless checkmark on a job application might not look like much, but one checkmark could be the basis for discrimination in the hiring process. “Ban the Box” is a national civil rights movement, put together in an attempt to break the stereotypes of people who have conviction histories. What is “The Box”? The […]

5 Things You Need to Know About eVerify

Even though e-Verify might seem like another tedious task to add to your long list of things to do when hiring an employee, the truth is that this tool is designed to make the process easier for you. E-Verify allows you to simplify the verification process to avoid hiring unauthorized workers, which in turn helps […]

5 Tips to Better Organize Your Time at Work

We’ve all been there: stressed out at work with deadlines looming, too much to do and too little time to do it. At times, work feels like an epic cage match with you gasping for breath, yet sometimes you’re not even breaking a sweat. Never fear though, here are five tips to help you kick […]

6 Ways to Reward Your Employees

Awards and recognition can go one of two ways: either motivate your employee to keep improving and to do their best, or make them think you are ridiculous and don’t really care about them. We recently posted about awards you should never give your employees, but here are some awards and forms of recognition that […]