3 Tips for Employee Onboarding

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The onboarding process at your company has the ability to make or break a new employee’s experience. The numbers are astounding. The first 90 days on a new job are critical and up to 22% of new employees will determine that the job is not right for them during this probationary period. As the manager… Read more »

3 Ways to Improve Your Workplace

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In today’s highly competitive market companies need to step up their games when it comes to hiring the best talent and retaining super stars. Keeping your team motivated and happy on the job is incredibly important. The cost of replacing an employee is far higher than retention. He are three simple ways you can improve… Read more »

How to Screen Candidates with Social Media

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Caution needs to be applied when researching candidates through their online social media. It is still in many ways a legal gray area to use this personal information in regards to a hiring decision. However, some argue that because the profiles are public they are acceptable ways to review candidates prior to hiring. Here are… Read more »

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 »

Engage Your Workforce this Summer

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Though it seemed like winter might never end in Michigan this year, it is really and truly finally summertime. Especially with such a long, cold winter you may be seeing your employees start to feel cabin fever and the hot, lazy days of summer are driving them to stop concentrating and get outside. It is… 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 »