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The Benefits of Cross-Training Your Staff

As our country begins to emerge from the policies put in place due to COVID-19, many businesses are finding themselves struggling with staffing shortages. The truth is, this can happen at any time for any reason. Staffing shortages can be caused by vacation time, maternity or paternity leave, or sudden and unfortunate absences. How can… Read more »

Leadership Podcasts for Managers

Podcasts have been around for a long time and have evolved. What started as simple online blogs through the Apple platform has now become a phenomenon that rivals traditional radio media. There are a ton of podcasts great for managers to brush up their skills, learn new things, and stay engaged even as we adjust… Read more »

What, When, Why, and Where: The 4 W’s of Social Recruiting

Are you working with social recruiting in your business? This is the use of social media platforms to source potential candidates. But social media has its own ecosystem and rules of engagement, so you need to know how to navigate it for this purpose. That’s why we recommend the 4 W’s of social recruiting. They… Read more »

Live Webinar – Workforce Continuity Planning –Tactics to Deal With Sudden Workforce Disruption

                    Business continuity planning involves defining any and all risks that can affect a company’s operations, making it an important part of the organization’s risk management strategy. These risks may include natural disasters—fire, flood, or weather-related events, pandemics and cyber-attacks. While many companies have a business… Read more »

What Does Your Body Language Say During Your Next Interview?

There are a lot of things to consider in your interviews. You have to plan what to say about yourself, prepare to answer the most common questions, think of questions to ask the interviewer and consider the ways you’ll follow up. But there may be one more aspect to your interview that you’re not considering.… Read more »

Risks When Hiring From Your Competition

Have you ever considered hiring talent from your competition? It’s a perfect pool, right? You know they have the skills to do what you need, and you may not have to give them much training. But is it ethical? And even if it is, is it legal? Here are some things you should know, even… Read more »

What Does Your Job Description Really Say?

When you write a job description for an open position, it’s like the resume for the job. And just like you want the resumes from candidates to stand out, your job needs to do the same thing. When you’re creating a job posting to attract top talent, including millennials, how can you make it interesting… Read more »

Help! I Can’t get Hired

Even as we start to emerge from the effects of COVID-19 and shelter in place orders, we know that the job market may take some time to recover. If you’re struggling to find a new job by stepping up to the plate but hitting nothing but strikes, we hope this blog can give you some… Read more »

Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable to be More Confident

We all like to stay in our comfort zone. Why? It’s comfortable there, to be sure, but it also gives us a sense of control. When we allow ourselves to get out of our comfort zone, things are scary, and it can feel overwhelming at best. But getting comfortable with being uncomfortable can lead to… Read more »

Embrace Text Recruiting With These Tips

Are you starting to get texts about new jobs? How do you handle the fast-paced world of text-based recruiting? It won’t be the same as picking up your phone and talking to someone on the other end, so there are a few tips that can help you communicate more clearly when you’re texting a potential… Read more »