Use These Tips to Find the “Hidden Gem” Candidates

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Searching for the best candidates to fill your open positions is not only time-consuming, but expensive. In fact research has shown that the average cost per hire comes to $4,700 per person – taking 36 to 42 days to fill a position on average. That’s a lot of time and money – especially if hiring managers will…

How Can You Help a Poor Performing Employee?

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Reviewing the employee’s work If you have an employee who is struggling to meet your expectations, it’s important to take a step back and review their work. This will help you determine whether or not they are truly underperforming, or if there are other factors at play. If you find that the employee is indeed…

How to Make Temp Employees Feel Welcome

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Starting a new job can be stressful and confusing. This can especially be true for newly hired temporary employees. While temps are a part of the team, they’re typically hired to work on a project or fill in for someone on leave. For them, it’s hard to feel part of the group when they know…

4 Ways Managers Can Help Their Employees Succeed

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As a manager or team lead, you’re responsible for quite a lot. And that includes helping to create the best on-site or remote work experience possible for your employees. Studies have found that employees with highly effective managers have a higher level of engagement and willingness to work hard for their company. What’s more, organizations…

Top Ways Employers Are Addressing Staffing Shortages

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Staffing shortages are getting more and more common in today’s economy. During the pandemic, many people found themselves working from home or out of work, and it gave them time to reflect on their lives—leading many to change careers or leaving the workforce all together. On top of this, fields such as skilled labor are…

Five Tips for Selecting the Right Candidate for a High-Level Position

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Looking for candidates for management and executive positions? This type of position can be especially difficult to fill because these sought-after candidates are often happily employed and not looking. And once you find candidates, you need to be sure they’re just right for your company. After all, these are the people who you’re relying on…

How To Find a Great Job in the Tri-State Area

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Good news if you’re looking around for a new job: many employers are currently hiring! The pandemic led to many people deciding to leave their jobs, and this has left openings and opportunities, depending on your industry. But what if you’re not sure where to begin looking? In the Illinois, Missouri and Iowa Tri-State region,…

If You Are a Leader, Learn How to Motivate Your Employees

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Motivated employees work hard for your company. They’ll help you do more, achieve more, attract and retain more clients, and the list goes on and on. As their employer, you are the key to keeping your workers motivated and productive on the job. They’ll respect you and they’ll thrive under your leadership. And the good…

Learn How Managers Can Build Trust with Their Employees

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Do your employees trust you? Trust is possibly the most important ingredient in loyalty and respect. To be a good leader, it’s important to inspire trust in your workers. And it can be pretty easy when you know what to do. Five ways to help your employees trust you As a good leader, it’s important…

Five Tips for Retaining Your Top Employees

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Many industries are facing a staffing shortage, with new workers difficult to find. Your business can’t function without the people needed to run it. Not to mention the high cost of employee turnover in the form of morale, reputation, and re-hiring expenses. So when you have good employees on your payroll, it’s critical to hold…