What are STAR Behavioral Interview Questions and Why Do You Need to Ask Them? 

Hiring great people should involve carefully assessing their expertise and work habits during the interview through behavioral interview questions.  These questions are meant to have candidates give examples of past work. Behavioral questions aren’t hypothetical. Candidates are asked “What did you do?” as opposed to “What would you do?”  Asking candidates to discuss earlier work ought to test… Read more »

You Can’t Hire Everyone but Here’s What You Can Do Instead 

Near the end of many hiring processes, managers are left with the difficult task of hiring one candidate from a group of several very strong candidates. Unfortunately, the strong candidates who are not hired may get hired elsewhere, possibly by the competition.  While you can’t hire every strong candidate who walks through the doors of your company, that doesn’t mean you should give up on… Read more »

Big Hiring and Employment Changes in 2020

While technology is constantly disrupting hiring and employment operations, forces in the labor market and economy are poised to have an even greater effect in 2020. Consider the following ways hiring and employment will change throughout the year and beyond. Recruitment Chatbots Hiring personnel already use artificial intelligence (AI) to locate prospective applicants who have… Read more »

4 Office Trends to look out for in 2020

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Over the last few years, the workplace has been defined by change and that is expected to continue in 2020. In light of this constant change, it is essential for employers to appreciate the discrepancies and shared qualities of their cross-generational teams. With their unique abilities and weaknesses, a diverse range of employees is vital… Read more »

How Can I Help My Employees Set and Reach Their 2020 Goals?

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Helping employees set goals is an essential responsibility for any manager. By helping to set definitive and attainable goals, a manager doesn’t just support the improvement of employees, but also actively helps bolster the company’s reputation as a great place to work. Moreover, helping staff members set goals supports the performance review process and deeper… Read more »

Are Unconscious Biases Influencing Your Management Decisions?

Whether we are aware of it or not, unconscious bias informs everything we do. For instance, you probably already made several assumptions about this blog post before even reading it. Unconscious bias is part of human nature and company leaders should constantly be working to ensure it stays out of the decision-making process. From the… Read more »

How Much Does a Bad Hire Cost Your Business?

When a company makes a great hiring decision, it can boost productivity, morale, innovation and even the bottom line. But what about the effects of a bad hire? If this is something that hiring personnel ignore, they may take a complacent attitude toward the candidate selection and interview processes. Some might look at the issue… Read more »

How to Create Professional Goals That Last

When you’re employed and trying to establish some professional goals, you need to consider the context of your current job situation. Businesses normally indicate their priorities through their investments, and whatever your employer is committing to, you ought to have a strategy informed by those investments. Your professional goals should complement those priorities and have… Read more »

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 »