Category: Hiring Help

5 Social Media Snafus That Can Cost You the Job

As part of our business consultancy, we work with lots of small businesses who make up the lion’s share of employers in this country. But today I’m shifting my focus to the candidates. Every hiring manager can tell you horror stories that you wouldn’t believe! And the truth is, there are some easy fixes to a lot…
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3 Signs it is Time to Hire Your First Employee!

Small businesses and freelancing are growing more popular with time. With online and social media marketing, it’s easy to set up a business and be your own boss. This is why you see more people turning to entrepreneurship and be all the happier for it. However, there comes a time when a self-employed individual feels…
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top talent

How to Attract Top Talent to Your Small Business

~by Amber Brunning~ . Small businesses are often limited on resources, and they need to do the best with what they can get if they want to succeed. This doesn’t mean small businesses need to settle for less –- it just means they have to be a little craftier and slightly more resourceful than their…
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employee hardships

More Than Work: 4 Ways to Help Employees Through Hardships

~by Brooke Chaplan~ . Everyone experiences life hardships from time to time. These circumstances are just a natural part of life. Unfortunately, many employees feel they must choose between keeping their job and handling their business during times of hardship. As a business owner, it’s important that you show concern for the health and well-being…
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multi-generational workforce

Why You Should Hire a Multi-Generational Workforce

~by Cari Samalik~ . The possibility of having a multi-generational workforce isn’t new. The era of industrialization introduced many entrepreneurs and businesses to the same dilemma. However, since times have changed because of the advent of the internet, it seems that the gap between generations of workers has widened, and problems of communications and stereotypes…
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Sales Team Burnout

5 Effective Ways to Prevent Sales Team Burnout

~by Rachael Murphey~ . Salespeople, like all employees, feel the stresses of home and work life. Some burnouts occur suddenly, while others can be predicted from a mile away – either way, make sure you prevent your employees from losing productivity. Consider these 5 effective ways to prevent burnouts from the sales team. 1. Create…
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employee benefits

What All Entrepreneurs Should Know About Employee Benefits

~by Eileen O’Shanassy~ . As business begins to expand, entrepreneurs will often realize that their eighteen hour days are not going to be enough. They will need to find employees with potential who are willing to dedicate to themselves to the company with the same drive. These employee will define the future of a company…
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workplace injuries cost

4 Ways Workplace Injuries Cost Your Business More Than Cash

~by Brooke Chaplan~ . When a worker is injured on the job, employers may be held responsible for a wide variety of costs. There are direct costs associated with workplace injuries, such as the payment of worker’s compensation, legal fees and medical care for the employee. Businesses also incur indirect costs, such as finding a…
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save money by outsourcing

5 Ways Your Business Can Save Money by Outsourcing

~by Hannah Whittenly~ .   Making a profit as a business can be a tough thing to accomplish in a competitive market. Most don’t succeed. According to Forbes, a startling 80 percent of businesses don’t survive to their third year. To survive, you have to look for ways to save. One way to do so is…
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IT Employees

Technology Solutions: Top 5 Reasons for Hiring More IT Employees

~by Kara Masterson~ . IT staffs use technology to enable businesses to operate more efficiently and increase their productivity tremendously. Reliable communication, ideal electronic storage and record protection are some of the benefits of assigning information and management section of your business to professionals. The tech-savvy experts can ensure sensitive information about your business is…
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