Should You Google Candidates Before Their Interviews?

Googling candidates before an interview is a tricky subject. On the one hand, applicants ought to be held responsible for the digital footprint they put down. If an applicant has been posting racist rants, for instance, you definitely want to know about it. Or, if a candidate has gone through the trouble of creating a… Read more »

Four Proven Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Employees are more motivated when they are engaged, and engaging employees is easier than it sounds. Motivated employees work harder and produce better work than unmotivated counterparts, which makes them essential to the growth of your bottom line. If you are looking to boost employee motivation read our tips below. 1. Maintain Core Values  A strong set of… Read more »

Find These Office Hazards Before It’s Too Late

When you think of a hazardous workplace, an office doesn’t come to mind. However, there are hazards in an office building and ignoring them means putting people at risk unnecessarily. Management must have various hazards identified, assessed and addressed. Consider the following common office hazards and how to fix them. Eye Strain The typical office… Read more »

You Must Put an Emphasis on Company Culture to Attract the Best Candidates

Run-of-the-mill candidates may don’t care about the values that drive your company or the various ways your people interact with each other, but then you don’t want to hire run-of-the-mill candidates, do you? The best candidates give a lot of attention to the culture of a company, especially in a job market that happens to… Read more »

Candidates Fall Into 3 Major Categories: Which Does Your Business Need?

Whether it’s for an upper executive position or a receptionist job, hirable applicants tend to fall into three different categories, each with their own pros and cons. Based on the knowledge of these three types of candidates, who is your business really looking for? The Seasoned Pro This person has all the experience you’re looking… Read more »

5 Ways to Keep Your Workforce Happy Without a Raise

Most of us can say with honesty that our employees deserve a raise. However, the competing demands of the business world mean that providing a salary bump isn’t always possible. Still, there are other ways to cut down on turnover among your workforce. Here are some of our tips for keeping workers happy and engaged… Read more »

3 Reasons to Start Giving Your Employees the Recognition They Deserve

Employee recognition is the formal acknowledgement of an employee’s or team’s effort that supports the organization’s goals and gone beyond normal expectations. We all need to feel appreciated, and employees respond to appreciation expressed through formal recognition because it confirms their work is valued. When employees feel that they are valued, their satisfaction and productivity… Read more »

5 Bright Red Flags to Watch Out For While You’re Interviewing Candidates This Year

A vital part of successfully running a business is assembling a top team and working with the best people possible. Often, the best people for your company aren’t those with the abilities that perfectly fit job descriptions. If an applicant is able, passionate and principled, she or he will always be more of an asset… Read more »

5 Ways to Say Thank You to Your Employees

Superior Resource Group

Employees will always appreciate a monetary reward for a job well done but handing out cash doesn’t always produce the best return on investment. Companies are finding that more thoughtful ways of thanking employees for their hard work actually boosts employee engagement and reduces turnover. Better yet, more thoughtful ways to show appreciation are inexpensive… Read more »

5 Things That Lead to Toxicity at Work

Superior Resource Group

For years, employees have been complaining about toxic workplaces, where stress and lack of respect rise to the point where they almost become unbearable. Those complaints had largely been dismissed for years, but now, company leaders are seeing that cutthroat competition and authoritarian rule are counterproductive. In fact, many company leaders are now trying to… Read more »