8 Important Questions to Ask a Potential Recruiting Firm in DFW

So you’re thinking about partnering with a staffing agency. What should you know before you select a recruiter to help you fill your next job opportunity? Not all recruiters have the same skills, level of experience, or expertise here in the DFW area, so it’s important that you’re asking the right questions to drill down… Read more »

What Do You Say to the Job Candidates Who Don’t Get the Job?

When you’re interviewing for your open position, you will meet multiple people but only be able to hire one. This means there can be several well-qualified individuals who will not get the job. How you respond to them is just as important as how you make the offer to your selection. Burning bridges goes both… Read more »

Your Company’s Social Presence Has an Impact on Recruiting

Social media has completely altered the way we communicate with candidates applying for open positions. Job candidates are constantly reviewing company websites and social media accounts to inquire about jobs available, or just connect in general. Your company brand, and what your employees say about your company, are integral to landing, or pushing away, top… Read more »

Gain Trust and Build Leadership by Sharing More

The inner workings of most businesses are full of complicated processes. There are a variety of aspects that go into running a successful organization, including finances and human resources. Your employees want to know what these processes are. They want to be in the loop and better understand how their position affects the company as… Read more »

“Because I Said So” Isn’t Very Effective

Good leaders can inspire their team and encourage them to aim for the company goals. Sometimes decisions can sound difficult or challenging to your employees no matter how loyal they are to you as a manager. Approaching your team like a group of toddlers by saying “because I said so,” is the least effective ways… Read more »

What Job Seekers are Looking for: Are You Offering It?

Are you able to provide the things job seekers are looking for when they apply for a job with your business? If you aren’t able to give applicants what they need they will likely not accept your job and move on to another company. Here are the five things job seekers want most and suggestions… Read more »

Are You Using Google+?

If you’re a regular visitor to the CornerStone Staffing blog, you know that social media should be an integral component of your recruiting plan. And the latest entry into the social media fray is known as Google+ (or Google Plus). A social media tool that is part of your Google account (which you may use… Read more »

It’s Not Always About the Money

Do you know what motivates your employees to come to work each day? Many employers would probably cite money as the primary reason employees show up for work every day. But there are, in fact, many other reasons employees choose to work for your company (yup, your employees choose to work with you!). You can… Read more »

The Truth About Holiday Bonuses

When it comes to holiday bonuses, some employees tend to count on them as part of their salaries (as evidenced quite clearly by Clark Griswold in the holiday classic, “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”). But, in a difficult economy, are they really necessary? What is the standard on holiday bonuses? There is no federal or state… Read more »

Keep Your Team Motivated in 2012

Do you use teambuilders to keep your team motivated? Particularly at this time of year, with holiday stress and responsibilities, employees may become distracted and lose their focus. You can help your team refresh, prepare for 2012, and keep productivity humming by scheduling regular teambuilders for your organization. Fun, light-hearted teambuilders can be the most… Read more »