Tired of Unqualified Applicants? Here Are 3 Ways to Prescreen Your Candidates

Prescreening candidates lets you learn more about them. Gaining insight into their character, work ethic, history, skills, and personality helps you determine which candidate is most qualified to fill a role. Since you have limited time to select which candidates to meet with, you have to reduce the number down to a select few. Here… Read More »

How to Avoid Rejection from Your Top Candidate

After you provide a job offer to a top candidate, expect them to receive a counteroffer from their employer. Because it costs less to retain an employee than hire a new one, managers are likely to give a counteroffer when employees decide to leave. This is especially true if the employee’s knowledge, skills, and experience… Read More »

3 Red Flags That Your Talent Might Quit Soon

As a manager, employee turnover is one of your top concerns. Because of the cost of hiring, onboarding, training, lost productivity, and business errors are high, you need to be prepared for when staff members decide to leave. Here are three red flags that indicate your talent might soon quit. Your Talent Often Is Absent… Read More »

Don’t Just Get Lucky, Create a Recruiting Strategy

When your company needs to acquire talent, you have three options: buy, build, or borrow. When you buy talent, you hire an employee. When you build talent, you cross-train an employee to assume different responsibilities. When you borrow talent, you bring a consultant aboard to complete work. Having a blend of these three types of… Read More »

How to Handle No-Call, No-Show Employees

A no-call, no-show employee is one who doesn’t call to say they can’t come in and doesn’t show up for their scheduled shift. When this happens, it disrupts your flow of business. Employees need to notify you when they’re unable to make it to work on time. Otherwise, you have the stressful process of finding… Read More »

Recruiting Trends to Watch in 2020

Recruiting is the lifeblood of your company. You need talented employees to keep business operations smoothly running. Because the efficiency and effectiveness of your recruiting process continues to evolve, you need to stay on top of what’s happening in your industry to continue finding and keeping the most qualified talent. Here are four recruiting trends… Read More »

Are You Prepared for the Retirement of Baby Boomers?

Each day from 2011 to 2029, approximately 10,000 Baby Boomers will reach the traditional retirement age of 65. Born between 1946 and 1964, Boomers are the first generation to face preparing for retirement on their own. Since many aren’t ready to leave the workforce when they reach age 65, your company may be affected. Here… Read More »

4 Ways to Make Your Warehouse Safer During the Winter

Since warehouses have simple designs, they aren’t made to protect against cold. As a result, working in the winter months can cause damage. With doors opening and closing throughout the day, snow, ice, and cold winds enter. Letting snow inside your warehouse can create a slippery environment, potentially injuring employees or damaging equipment. Fortunately, you… Read More »

5 Unique Recruiting Tactics to Discover Skilled Employees

Finding skilled employees can be challenging. No matter how much time and money you invest, you don’t always know which sourcing methods are best or which hires will remain the longest. For these reasons, you need to get creative with your recruiting methods to find the talent you need. Here are five unique recruiting tactics… Read More »

How Demonstrating Employee Appreciation Can Lead to More Applicants

Making your job candidates feel appreciated is the right thing to do. They view your company in a more positive light. Even if candidates don’t get the job they wanted, their experience will make them more likely to apply for another job down the road. Candidates may write positive company reviews or encourage their peers… Read More »