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 [...]

25 05, 2016

5 Reasons You’re Not Hiring the Best Candidates

By | 2016-05-25T13:00:47+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Hiring, Management, Professional Placement Services|0 Comments

“Wait a minute,” you might be thinking. “We DO hire the best candidates . . . well, we want to hire the best candidates, anyway.” Take a moment and conduct a quick mental assessment of your organization’s hiring success. Do you hire A-players? B-players? Tell us you’re not hiring C-players. (In fact, you should be [...]

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 [...]