6 Tips to Increase Your Application Rates

Are you struggling to find top talent for your opening position? Do you see fewer qualified applicants in your process? There are some simple tricks to increasing application rates in today’s economy. Here are six things you can do to encourage talent to apply to your organization. Avoid Gender-Identifying Words For a long time, there… Read more »

What is a Living Wage in DFW-Arlington TX?

With the rise of inflation, many Americans find their dollar doesn’t stretch as far today. Employers can make an impact by providing a living wage to their team. What is a living wage, and how is it calculated? Here is a formula for determining wages in the DFW-Arlington area for the various available positions and… Read more »

How Employers Can Attract and Hire Generation Z

The latest generation to hit the scene is Generation Z. This addition to the workforce is just beginning to graduate from college and look for jobs. Moving forward, companies will need to be prepared to add Gen Z in the workplace as they take the place of the aging millennial cohort, the oldest of which… Read more »

How to Evaluate a Candidate with Employment Gaps

There was a time when a resume gap was a red flag for employers. But this should have never been a barrier to employment. Coming out of the pandemic and uncertain job market for two years, many very qualified candidates might have a gap in their resumes. Here is how to fairly evaluate a candidate… Read more »

Uncommon Sources of Talent

It’s a challenging market for finding top talent. There are more open jobs today than job seekers, so where do you find your next employees? Are you exploring all avenues for talent, or are you returning to the same well repeatedly? Consider sources of talent that others may be missing. Let’s take a closer look.… Read more »

How Do You Uncover a Candidate’s Work Ethic?

Work ethic has always been a key factor in determining how someone will perform when on the job. But how do we measure something as ethereal as work ethic? First, we must define what work ethic is and what it means in our environment. Then we can narrow down ways to determine work ethic based… Read more »

5 Ways to Empower Your Employees

Delegation is an integral part of management. But simply doling out tasks isn’t always the best way to encourage engagement. You want your team to be independent and make good decisions, so you have to empower them to take ownership of their work. Here are some suggestions to get you started. Pair Tasks with Goals… Read more »

Create a Candidate Experience to Sell Your Company to Recent Graduates

It’s graduation time, which means new job seekers will enter the job market. Is your company ready to hire recent graduates? It’s a candidate’s market, so it’s essential that you know what you’re selling. Here is the right way to position the company to appeal to the influx of new grads looking at your entry-level… Read more »

How to Manage an Underperforming Employee

Managing underperforming employees can feel like fighting an uphill battle. If the employee isn’t taking direction well and you’re unable to commit to the time it takes to help them improve, you might think that it’s easier to start from scratch. But you hired them for a reason, and there is always an opportunity to… Read more »

How Can We Close the Gender Gap in The Workplace?

The pandemic put a lot of things into focus. As lives were upended and work and school transitioned into the home, women were again at the forefront of these massive changes. Many faced a need to completely reposition themselves, often leaving the workplace to become full-time caregivers. But the gender gap and gender inequality have… Read more »