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How to Be More Effective with Your Candidate Engagement

Your reputation as an employer starts long before you hire someone into your company. The entire application and interview process will inform the opinions of potential candidates, who will share those thoughts with others. The way candidates are treated during the interview process will also determine how they view your company in the future, whether… Read more »

Interview Prep: Have Your Own Questions Ready

Interviews can be intimidating, but they don’t have to be. An interview should feel like a conversation, not an interrogation, so it’s helpful to prepare ahead of time. Don’t forget to come with your own questions for the employer to help you get a good feeling about the company and your interest in their work.… Read more »

5 Tips to Effectively Onboard Virtual Employees

2020 saw the rise of a virtual workforce. Roles that could work from home shifted, and many will continue in that way for the foreseeable future. When bringing new employees into a virtual workplace, they must have a good onboarding experience. Here are five things you can do to make your virtual employees’ experience even… Read more »

Looking For a Job in Mortgage and Finance in the Tempe and Phoenix Area? CornerStone Can Help!

The mortgage and finance markets can sometimes be a roller coaster, but employers in Arizona are always on the lookout to hire experienced and talented mortgage and finance professionals in Tempe and Phoenix. Even when your expertise is in high demand, however, evaluating mortgage and finance jobs in Arizona can be a challenge when you… Read more »

Customer Service Skills EVERY Employee Should Have

You may not think you need to hone your customer service skills if you’re not in a customer service position, but that’s not true. Every employee will interact with individuals at different levels of the organization, coworkers, and even the public. If you want to give yourself a leg up, here are some tips for… Read more »

Looking For Finance Talent? How Can Cornerstone Help?

Exceptional financial talent is necessary to ensure compliance and profitability. But finding the right person for your open roles can be a challenge. Often, Arizona employers find that people with the right skills and experience aren’t a great cultural fit. Or, if they are a cultural fit, they may lack critical requirements for the job.… Read more »

Should Real-World Experience Be Considered Over Education?

There has long been a debate among hiring professionals over which is better: a college degree or real-world experience. And the answer is, usually, “it depends.” There are lots of occasions where a degree is necessary, but there are just as many where someone with real-world experience is just as beneficial. If you want to… Read more »

The Death of Soft Skills: Why We Need to Stop Using That Phrase Now

Everyone on the job market today knows the phrase “soft skills.” It’s become as ubiquitous in hiring as “people person” and “detailed oriented.” But like these other phrases, “soft skills” has kind of lost its meaning over the years. That’s why we want to declare soft skills dead and replace them with something more effective.… Read more »

Hiring in the Tempe Area is Still Difficult – What Are Some Ways To Attract More Applicants?

Attracting high-quality candidates in a tight market is a challenge for employers of every size and in every industry in the Tempe Area.  If you are looking for great people, here are some tips you can use to attract more applicants. Be An Employer in Tempe People Want To Work For Check reviews of your… Read more »

Why Weekly Check-Ins are So Important for Your Remote Team

According to Global Workplace Analytics, it’s currently expected that about 25 to 30% of workers will remain remote at least part of the time by the end of 2021. This shift to work-from-home happened quickly due to the pandemic, but both companies and employees are seeing the many benefits. But that does mean employers need… Read more »