How Much Does a New Employee Really Cost?

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How much does it really cost to hire a new employee? The answer isn’t as straightforward as you may think. You have to consider additional and ongoing expenses, including advertising, training, benefits, necessary equipment and helping your new employee integrate into the organization. Advertising and Recruiting Costs You may only advertise when you have an… Read more »

Workplace Tardiness Is Costlier Than You Think

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Most employees behave within workplace norms. They arrive on time, stay for their whole shift, and don’t call in sick unless necessary. However, every company has those handful of employees who are habitually late or have some excuse why they have to leave early. You may try to ignore this behavior, but it is something… Read more »

How to Handle Your Most Annoying Employees

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Not all of your co-workers or managers are going to be a delight to work with. Some people you’ll be able to work with, even though their idiosyncrasies may irritate you. Other people, however, are so annoying that they create tension in the workplace and make it difficult for you to do your job. Here… Read more »

Why You Should Support a Workplace Wellness Initiative

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Promoting a healthy business includes the health and well-being of your employees. More companies are supporting work place wellness initiatives as a way to take care of their workers, their brand, and their bottom line. Here are some reasons why your company should support a workplace wellness initiative. Better Productivity Healthy people who exercise, eat… Read more »

Are You Targeting Millennial Talent?

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As the baby boomers retire, millennials are taking their place. Millennials currently comprise 27 percent of the adult population and two-thirds of the workforce. Millennials have revolutionized workplace culture and require different recruitment strategies. Are you using hiring practices specifically aimed at attracting top millennial talent? Calling for a Revolution Back in the 70s, baby… Read more »

How To Make Recruitment Marketing Work For You

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What your market thinks about your company is important to your business. Did you realize that branding is also important when it comes to finding the right candidates? When you approach recruiting in the same manner you approach finding new customers, you can make recruitment marketing work for you. Understanding Current Perspective When it comes… Read more »

Professional Mistakes Happen: Learn How to Fix Them

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Everyone makes mistakes, even managers. It is often what you do after you discover the mistake that will make an impact on supervisors, employees and customers. When you take the right steps, you will be able to mitigate the damage, prevent future issues and perhaps even impress stakeholders with your crisis management skills. Don’t Give… Read more »

What to Listen for When You Ask “Why Should We Hire You?”

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As a hiring manager, one of the most important questions to ask is “Why should we hire you?” It allows you to find out what a candidate thinks they bring to the table and if the job seeker will fit into your organization. Here are some things to listen for as candidates answer this question…. Read more »

Want Better Candidates in 2016? Learn How to Write More Accurate Job Descriptions

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If you are looking to fill open positions in 2016, you need to start with the job description. Inaccurate or out-of-date job descriptions will frustrate candidates, drag out the hiring process, and will hamper employee success. Is the Current Description Accurate? On your quest to write an accurate job description for open positions, you need… Read more »

Denver CO Hiring Trends 2016

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Denver has seen continued economic improvement in 2015 that has led to an increase in new businesses and job growth. As this trend continues in 2016, companies will see more millennials in the job market and hiring trends in construction, healthcare, business and hospitality. Metro Denver Employment Increase Denver has seen higher-than-average job growth in… Read more »