It is tempting to dismiss the mass of statistical evidence supporting the importance of engagement. After all, we are just a small business in relation to these massive global studies. You may be surprised to learn what one mining company found. You have by now no doubt have read numerous articles here and elsewhere about employee engagement and the payoff … Read More
Those Pesky Millennials and their Whiny Demands
(NOTE: This post was originally posted on HiringSmart.com by Sue Edwards) This generation of Millennials has a laundry list of expectations about their new hire experience. They are looking to be “onboarded” thoroughly. They want to feel connected to their work. They are looking for meaning. They need constant coddling and feedback. Are you and your managers up for it? … Read More
Top 10 Benefits of Using Candidate Screening Software in Hiring Employees
Business owners and managers in companies of all sizes don’t have time to waste when it comes to filling positions. You want the best talent for the job whether it’s a regional VP of sales or building custodian and there’s no better way to accomplish this than by using top-notch candidate screening software. Here’s the top 10 benefits of using … Read More
Moneyball for Hiring? The same lessons play out every day, on the field and at work.
I’m not a big fan of baseball, but in a fit of boredom and curiosity to see what my business partner keeps going on (and on) about, I finally relented and streamed Moneyball last week. What surprised me is that I’ve seen the very same heated, emotional discussions about player performance and potential that took place in the Oakland A’s back office, … Read More