17 10, 2018

How and Why an Employer Must Also Provide Value

By | 2018-08-28T18:08:27+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Hiring|0 Comments

We’ve discussed in this blog on more than one occasion that top candidates have leverage in this current employment marketplace. That, in fact, is why it’s referred to as a “candidates’ market.” We’ve also discussed how value is central to the hiring process. Specifically, when an employer hires, that employer is looking to hire the [...]

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 [...]

5 09, 2018

Why Employers Have More to Prove in This Market

By | 2018-07-24T13:13:00+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Hiring|0 Comments

It takes a certain mindset to successfully hire the best candidates in this current market. That’s because this is a candidates’ market. The mindset and mentality that employers and hiring managers had during The Great Recession (and the years immediately following it) are no longer effective. In fact, they could even be termed as harmful [...]

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 [...]

13 06, 2018

The Most Dangerous Assumption an Employer Can Make in an Interview

By | 2018-05-02T19:49:57+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Hiring|0 Comments

Most everybody knows the old saying about making assumptions. Since we don’t want to be vulgar in this blog, we won’t repeat it here. Needless to say, making assumptions rarely works out well for the person or people making the assumption. Making assumptions in the world of employment is equally fraught with peril. This is [...]

23 05, 2018

The Doepker Group’s Three Main Services for Employers

By | 2018-04-20T18:13:48+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Hiring, Professional Placement Services|0 Comments

In a previous blog post, we discussed the “three Cs” that The Doepker Group advocates in the pursuit of hiring excellence for its clients. Those “three Cs” are as follows: Caring Commitment Communication However, how specifically do we provide these “three Cs”? Though which services do they become evident in our dealings with companies and [...]

11 04, 2018

Employer Branding, the Hiring Process, and Your Company’s Reputation

By | 2018-03-13T14:50:35+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Hiring|0 Comments

During the past several years (ever since The Great Recession ended), employer branding has become increasingly important for organizations in the employment marketplace. However, despite this increasing importance, not all organizations have been paying the same amount of attention to it. Employer branding involves how your organization is viewed within the marketplace by job seekers [...]

21 03, 2018

The Importance of Admitting THIS Fact about the Marketplace

By | 2018-02-12T21:36:56+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Hiring|0 Comments

The spring season is officially here, and you know the old phrase: “Hope springs eternal.” However, as an organization, you’re going to need more than hope to hire top candidates in the current employment marketplace. The fact of the matter is that this is a candidates’ market. That’s not an opinion. That’s a statement of [...]

28 02, 2018

How to View and Handle the “Job Hopping” Marketplace

By | 2018-02-07T15:31:32+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Hiring|0 Comments

Let’s face it: professionals are changing jobs more frequently these days. Once upon a time, somebody who changed jobs every five years was considered a “job hopper.” That is no longer the case. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers spend an average of 4.6 years with their current employer. That means the average [...]