To no one’s surprise, workplace safety is incredibly important. But, why exactly? Well, because the implementation of an effective safety program in any workplace is one of the best decisions a company can make, both for its employees and for its bottom line. Here’s why:
Even with growing competition from job boards, social networking and internal recruitment teams, the industry for third-party hiring agencies continues to grow. These firms are the eyes and ears in the marketplace who focus all of their efforts on attracting great candidates from endless pools of competition. The benefits of letting a third-party agency handle your hiring decisions are endless.
When it comes to going on job interviews, your body language can have a significant impact on how you’re perceived. You have to be aware of it from the moment you step through the door to the moment you step out, as you’re being judged even before you say your first word. So, here a
As a new manager, you definitely have your work cut out for you. Not only do you have to learn the duties and responsibilities of your job, but you also have to earn the trust of the team that you will be managing. It's no small task - we get it - but you also don't want to overcomplicate the situation for yourself.
Here are some simple but very useful snippets that will help you get through the learning curve as you take on this exciting new chapter in your career!
When it comes to job interviews, candidates are no longer the only ones in the hotseat. Today, companies have to compete, too, and they all want the cream of the crop. If you know you're a top-notch candidate, then there's certainly no harm in letting potential employers compete for you. Of course, that's going to require a little work on your end, as well, because you'll need to research the companies in order to compare the pros and cons of each.
Here are some tips for researching a company before your first meeting:
In our last article, we talked about when to speak up for whatever is on your mind at work. Sometimes, however, it may just be best to keep it to yourself. Granted, it's not always the easiest thing to keep your mouth shut when something is eating you. Depending on the situation, though, you may want to let it slide. Here are a few examples of when you should just let it go:
The workplace is undoubtedly one of the most diverse areas you’re going to encounter. With so many opinions and views, not everyone is going to be on the same page the entire time. That's actually a good thing, but when something happens or when things go too far, when should you speak up and when should you just let it slide?
Businesses in all industries and of all sizes depend on seasonal workers to maximize revenues and meet customer expectations, especially during the holiday season.
Although seasonal hires are only temporary, it is still important to implement a formal onboarding process in order to ensure that all compliance obligations are met, standards are achieved and new hires are oriented.
With the closing of the year and the holiday season in full swing, we’re entering the busiest time of the year. And for many businesses, this means that it’s time to hire seasonal workers to help alleviate the intense workload.
After all, you want your business to thrive during the busy season and not just survive. So, the key here is hiring the right temporary workers.
Let’s take a look at a few tips that can help you hire the right staff:
Employers always seek out employees with specific skills for each position and organization, but even though these skills are important, there are other “soft skills” that are equally important to hiring managers.
In fact, many hiring managers believe that a person’s “soft skills” are just as much an indicator of on-the-job success as hard skills.
So, just what are soft skills?