Interview Questions to Uncover a Candidate’s Integrity

Your main goal is to determine if the candidate is a good fit for the position in an interview. One specific personality trait that will be important in the long run is their integrity. This is especially true in accounting or finance positions where someone will be dealing with facts, figures, and money. What kinds… Read more »

What Defines a Great Candidate

Sometimes, hiring managers make the mistake of saying, “I’ll know it when I see it,” when they’re looking for a new candidate. They let their gut dictate the decision, leading to poor hiring choices and challenges once the individual starts work. There are other important details you should consider when making a hiring choice. What… Read more »

Top Strategies for Recruiting Seasonal Employees

While the holiday season still seems so far off, it’ll be here before we know it. And it may look different in 2020. But your company may still require seasonal employees during the holidays. What are the best strategies for recruiting seasonal employees and why is planning ahead so important this year? Here is how… 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 »

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 »

Not Too Late: Plan Now for a Successful 2020

It’s never too late to plan for a strong 2020. While you may think that April is too far in, it’s a great time to review where you were in Q4 of 2019 and Q1 of 2020. Where have you fallen short, and how you can refocus and direct your energies more positively for a… Read more »

The Importance of Cultural Fit

While the skills a candidate brings to the table are an essential part of the puzzle in terms of hiring, they aren’t the only aspects to consider. It’s also essential that you are able to assess if someone will be a good fit in your role and the team you’ve already assembled. This is generally… Read more »

Reveal key Soft Skills with These 12 Questions

When asked, managers all seem to agree that soft skills are essential for successful employees. But what are soft skills, and how do you know if your candidates have the right ones? Soft skills are those intangible personality traits that can be hard to put into words. They’re things like communication style, ability to organize,… Read more »

How to be The Temporary Associate They Want to Hire

Have you considered working short-term jobs? Maybe you’re between jobs and need some extra cash, or perhaps you would rather have the flexibility that temporary work has to offer. But how can you become the temporary associate that the company wants to hire? Here are some tips to help you improve your chance of getting… Read more »

How To Integrate Your Temp Workforce Into The Company Culture

Do your temp workers feel at home in your workplace? It can be hard for short-term employees to feel welcome, but it’s entirely up to you and your staff to create a program that can help integrate temps into your company culture. You can do this through onboarding practices designed to include contingent workers. Here… Read more »