13 02, 2019

How to Deal with an Unhappy or Disgruntled Employee

By | 2019-01-31T21:25:56+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Employee Relations, Management|0 Comments

If you’re an employer, there’s no getting around the fact that you’re going to encounter unhappy or disgruntled employees. It’s simply the nature of employment. (Or perhaps more accurately, it’s the nature of human nature.) There are two main categories of unhappy employees: Unhappy employees who are productive and provide value to the organization. Unhappy [...]

26 09, 2018

The Importance of Making Top Candidates Feel Wanted

By | 2018-07-24T13:41:42+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Employee Relations, Hiring|0 Comments

In our previous blog post for employers, we explored why employers have more to prove in this current candidates’ market. Part of what they have to prove is the fact that they want or need the candidates they’re attempting to hire. “Well, of course,” you might be thinking to yourself, “the employer absolutely wants and [...]

15 08, 2018

One Word That Holds the Key to Hiring (and Retention) Success

By | 2018-06-22T19:54:16+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Employee Relations, Hiring|0 Comments

On the one hand, hiring successfully appears to be complex. After all, there are human beings involved. Whenever humans are involved, things tend to become more complex. However, humans are also fairly predictable, which can take some of guesswork out of dealing with them. In today’s employment marketplace and accompanying hiring environment, time is of [...]

25 07, 2018

The Benefits of Investing in Your Company’s Employees

By | 2018-05-31T18:09:14+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Employee Relations, Management|0 Comments

In a previous blog post, we discussed why and how organizations in the Engineering and Information Technology industries must invest in their employees. As far as the why is concerned, it’s for the purpose of retaining those employees. Losing top talent in this current marketplace can be costly to employers, especially for specific and highly [...]

11 07, 2018

Why and How Your Company MUST Invest in Its Employees

By | 2018-05-31T18:01:19+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Employee Relations, Management|0 Comments

The Great Recession is long gone, a distant memory. The years immediately following the recession are also gone. Those years were typified by hordes of candidates applying for even a single open position. How times have changed. Now we’re in the throes of a candidates’ market that shows no signs of slowing down or turning [...]

4 04, 2018

Job Seekers, Keep Track of THIS During the Hiring Process

By | 2018-03-12T14:52:22+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Employee Relations, Interview|0 Comments

If you’re a job seeker, then there’s a lot that you should be keeping track of during the interviewing and hiring process. In fact, it can sometimes feel like it’s overwhelming. As a result, there are some things that you don’t readily notice. That’s unfortunate, since one of those things could ultimately represent an important [...]

17 01, 2018

What Millennials Really Want in the Workplace

By | 2018-01-04T20:41:35+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Employee Relations|0 Comments

There have been no lack of articles written about the Millennial Generation in the workplace during the past few years. In fact, we’ve written a few ourselves here at The Doepker Group . . . and here’s yet another one! With each passing year, more and more Millennials enter the workforce. Over time, a clearer [...]

27 04, 2016

6 Characteristics of the Employee You MUST Retain

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:32+00:00 April 27th, 2016|Employee Relations, Management|0 Comments

There’s no doubt that skills and experience are paramount when considering which candidates to hire and bring on board as employees. Most hiring managers would agree wholeheartedly with that statement. But what about retaining employees? Does your organization take the same approach with retention that it takes with hiring? Does it devote as much energy [...]