4 Ways to Improve Employee Retention

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The fact is well known – almost 77% of full-time employed workers are open to or actively looking for new job opportunities. Turnover is a huge cost for many companies – one that can decimate profitability.  It is true that there are hard dollar costs – job postings, headhunters, etc. – but there are other… Read more »

Using LinkedIn to Screen Top Talent

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Can a candidate’s profile on LinkedIn be effectively utilized to screen top talent?  That question is being asked by hiring managers all over the country, and the answer is definitely “yes”. Facebook and Twitter have always played a minor role in the search and screening process; most recruiters do check a candidate’s Facebook profile and… Read more »

2013 Colorado Job Growth Forecast

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As a Colorado based company, we are happy to see continued growth in our state. Colorado continues to add a variety of jobs in 2013 across all business sectors, following an extremely positive years in 2011 and 2012.  In December, a forecast conducted by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business called for… Read more »

Engage Your Colorado Workforce and Improve Productivity

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According to a study by Towers Watson, it is likely that only about 35% of your employees are highly engaged in their work roles.  Twenty two percent feel unsupported by management, and 43% were either disengaged or fully detached from their company and/or job. However, employee engagement is of paramount importance a company’s success. Towers… Read more »

Specifics to Look for in a Job Candidate’s Social Profile

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Social media profiles can tell you a lot about a job candidate. Approximately 91% of recruiters use social networking sites to research and screen prospective employees.   Almost 7 out of 10 recruiters have reported finding something positive on a social media profile that caused them to hire the candidate, but over 2/3 of employers rejected… Read more »