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 [...]

6 02, 2019

The Danger in Treating All Candidates the Same

By | 2019-01-26T10:47:22+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Hiring, Management|0 Comments

We’ve discussed the difference between active job seekers and passive candidates before in this blog. And you might have read the title to this blog post and thought, “Why would you NOT treat all candidates the same? Isn’t it a good thing to treat people equally?” As a general rule, yes. However, when it comes [...]

21 11, 2018

Does Your Current Employer Support Your Career?

By | 2018-10-04T18:31:28+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Career, Management|0 Comments

Perhaps this is not a question that you’ve asked before. However, you should ask it. After all, you’re invested in your career. You want to enjoy success and satisfaction during it. Doesn’t it make sense that your employer would want the same? “No,” you might be thinking. “My employer wants to make money, and they [...]

7 11, 2018

The Cardinal Sin of Low-Balling the Offer

By | 2018-10-03T18:18:38+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Hiring, Management|0 Comments

The margin for error for employers in this current market is razor thin. If an organization wants to successfully hire the best candidates, then that organization can not make too many mistakes during the interviewing and hiring process. In fact, it would be in its best interests if it made NO mistakes. However, being perfect [...]

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 [...]

7 02, 2018

Tips and Best Practices for Checking References

By | 2018-02-07T13:48:43+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Management|0 Comments

We’ve written before on numerous occasions about the high cost of making a bad hire. A mistake at any point in the hiring process can result in such a calamity. That’s why employers must be extremely vigilant during the process, especially during the decision-making portion of that process. References should certainly be part of what [...]

8 03, 2017

The Dangers of Leaving a Position Open for Too Long

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:28+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Management|0 Comments

As you might have noticed, we used the plural form of a word in the title of this blog post. That plural word is “dangers.” That’s because leaving a position open for too long doesn’t just carry one danger with it. It carries multiple dangers. Organizations are often under the mistaken assumption that not filling [...]

22 06, 2016

5 Reasons Your Organization Should Use a Recruiting Firm

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:32+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|Hiring, Management, Professional Placement Services|0 Comments

Companies don’t want just any candidates when they’re attempting to fill their most important positions. They want the best candidates. However, hiring those candidates is not an easy proposition. If it was easy, then every company would be doing it. Obviously, every company is NOT doing it. This is especially the case in the always [...]