4 Signs You’ve Hired the Right Candidate

When it comes to your final hiring decision, it doesn’t always work out. In some cases, the candidate you ultimately chose didn’t fit with the culture, the role, or some other aspect of the opportunity. The good news is that in most instances, a new hire hits the ground running and can become a positive… Read More »

Question Time: Tell Me About a Time You Went Above & Beyond For a Job

In a previous post, we discussed 6 of the Most Common Interview Questions & How to Answer Them. While there are endless other ones to consider and potentially prepare for, another common one that can often get asked is to “tell me about a time you went above and beyond for a job.” Hiring managers… Read More »

Nervous Before a Job Interview? Here’s How to Fight Those Interview Jitters

Hitting the send button on your resume and cover letter is simple enough. Heading to the interview, however, can be panic-inducing. If you know you get stressed before meeting with hiring managers, you’re likely hurting your chances of getting the job. The good news is that you don’t have to let those jitters sabotage your… Read More »

Need Help Choosing Between Two Great Candidates?

The good news is that you’re nearing the end of the hiring process. The bad news? You have two great candidates and can’t decide between the two. Both come with their own unique set of strengths and meet the requirements for the job. So how can you make your pick and gain peace of mind… Read More »

6 Red Flags That Signal It’s Time to Quit Your Job

Has a bad day at work extended into a bad week or month? Are you thinking that it’s time to make a move and find something you feel good about? If you’re experiencing these six signs, then break out your resume and start polishing it for your job search ahead: You hate going to work… Read More »

What is the Cost of a Bad Hire?

They looked great on paper. They had all the right experience and skills. On top of that, they came with stellar references. But then you hired them and things changed. They’re simply not the right fit for your needs. Sound familiar? Hiring mistakes are a reality for every employer, large and small. But what are… Read More »

Playing Music During the Workday: Yes or No?

Music is great when you’re cooking in the kitchen at home or when you’re driving to work. But is it really appropriate in the workplace? After all, you want to limit distractions and keep productivity at its peak. Can music get in the way of that? The simple answer is that it depends. However, you… Read More »

Three Tips to Put Your Hiring Process on the Fast Track

When it comes to hiring, you want to make a measured decision. However, if the process is too slow, it’s going to impact the caliber of candidates you’re able to hire. If top talent has to wait too long for you to make a final choice, they’ll simply move onto other opportunities with your competitors.… Read More »

3 Tips to Prevent Repetitive Strain Injuries in the Workplace

When it comes to the workplace, small injures can cost you big time. It’s because these are common in many workplaces, as well as certain industries, like skilled trades, and can lead to expensive workers’ compensation claims. Typing or clicking on a mouse, for instance, might seem innocuous. And yet, performing this movement again and… Read More »

Five Tips to Identify Workplace Hazards

It’s unfortunate, but true: Many workplace accidents are preventable. That’s why it’s so important to conduct regular checks, looking for existing or emerging hazards and then working to correct them – before someone gets hurt. Some of the most common ones include: Physical: Those that involve trips, slips and falls, as well as dangerous noise… Read More »