Hiring is an Investment in Michigan

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Hiring is often treated as an impulse purchase with decisions being made on the spot. Many hiring managers subscribe to the line of thinking that they’ll “know it when they see it.” You may meet a candidate who fits all of the qualifications and gives all of the right answers and you feel like you… Read more »

Hire the Best Temps

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Temporary staffing is a leading indicator of the job market and right now the industry is pretty robust. So how do you go about making sure you’ve hired the best possible temporary employees for your short term needs? Besides partnering with a local staffing company that can understand your requirements, here are some additional things… Read more »

Are You Driving Employee Potential?

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It is so easy to fall into habits to coach employees only when there are errors or failures. What about making sure that your employees continue to grow within their current roles? What about seeing their promise and making sure they receive training in aspects of the business that doesn’t apply to their current role… Read more »

Write Job Descriptions that Land You Talent

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A job description and a job post are often mistaken for the same thing. When you’re advertising your positions on line it is easy to copy the corporate job description word for word and expect qualified people to send their resumes. However, it is very important to re-evaluate the way we craft job descriptions to… Read more »

Ways to Recruit Top Talent on Social Media

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Social media has become a must have tool for successful recruiters. It is important to understand how the job search landscape is changing and follow the job seekers to where they already are. There are no easy answers for how and when to use social media for recruiting, but there are 6 strategies that you… Read more »

Retrain Employees When Changing: a How To Guide

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New policies and the changing of processes can be a time of great anxiety for many employees. Implementation is only one piece of the puzzle. It is also important to make sure your employees are comfortable with the changes moving forward. Management should also be able to assist your team through the adjustment. Here are… Read more »

Employee Retention: Show them You Care

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Every employee wants to be recognized for their good work. It is important to show them that you care about them and you appreciate their dedication even while you’re trying to conserve money in your budget. Here are some great ideas for employee awards that don’t have to break the bank. Snacks. Stock your employee… Read more »

Social Conscious Companies Land Talent

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“Green” is a big buzzword when it comes to business these days. While some people scoff at the concept and go about business as usual socially conscious companies are leading the pack in hiring the best talent on the market. Job seekers are concerned about the environment and other social issues facing the nation. Companies… Read more »

Hiring Challenges for this Year in Michigan

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Now that we are emerging from the winter, which is historically a slower hiring time, it is a good opportunity to look at the challenges manager face in the hiring process for the remainder of 2013. South East Michigan is in a unique position to develop a new economy and take advantage of potential opportunities… Read more »

The Break Room and Your Organizational Culture

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There are many ways to make sure employees stay safe and happy on the job and all of these duties are part of a   manager’s job. A commonly overlooked perk of the job is the employee break room. A break room should be an office neutral zone allowing employees to step away from their work… Read more »