Bosses, Are You Still Keeping Up with These 4 Things?

As a manager, you’re expected to wear a lot of hats and keep up with some major trends in the marketplace. Along with your own skills and management style, you’ll want to bring other information to the table in your current job or throughout your career. What are the most important things you should be… Read more »

The Interview: Why Being Yourself Is Best

Saying what you think an employer wants to hear in an interview can feel like a good idea at the time. But it may not be your best bet to landing the job of your dreams. It’s important that you feel empowered and comfortable being yourself or you may find yourself in a situation that… Read more »

Our Top Advice for Employers from 2018

Each year, we aim to provide the very best professional advice for employers throughout the Dallas area. We want to curate content that will benefit local businesses and help them hire and retain the top employees currently available. Before we kick off the new content for 2019, we wanted to take a look back at… Read more »

Onboarding Costs – Do You Know What They Really Are?

Onboarding is the act of bringing a new employee into your company. It typically involves orientation, training, personnel paperwork, and other sundry items. All of those things cost money, but do you know how much? Understanding the costs of onboarding will help you eliminate unnecessary spending, make good hiring choices from the start, and maximize… Read more »

Looking to Relocate to Texas? This Moving Guide Will Help Your Job Search

The state of Texas, especially around the Dallas area, has been experiencing significant job growth over the last few years. This means many professionals are looking to relocate to the area for better opportunities and quality of life. So, what should you know if you’re thinking about moving to Texas? Before you get started, here… Read more »

Employee Reviews – How Are Glassdoor and Other Sites Affecting Your Hiring and Retention?

In the summer of 2007, a website was started to allow employees to rate their current and former employers. That site, Glassdoor, launched a revolution that provides job seekers a chance to see what it’s like to work somewhere before they even submit a resume. With such an emphasis on employee and corporate fit, it’s… Read more »

How Can Business Analytics Help Reward the Difference Between Performance and Talent?

Data may now be the most important driving force of all industries. This is just as true for human resources as it is for the more obvious jobs, like information technology. But what does data provide for HR professionals? Did you know you can use business analytics to help reward the difference between performance and… Read more »

“The Ideal Candidate” – Why You Should Apply When You Don’t Have All of the Skills

Job application paralysis is a real thing. It’s so easy to fall down a rabbit hole when reading job description after job description and second guessing whether or not you’re qualified for the job. In fact, job postings often refer to the concept of the “ideal candidate” when describing what they’re looking for in terms… Read more »

Day 1 – How to Make It Easier for Your New Employees

Just like an employee needs to make a good first impression to their new company, a company needs to make a good first impression to their new employee. How can you make the first day on the job easier for brand new staff members? If you don’t, they may quickly become dissatisfied with your organization… Read more »

Is It a Bad Idea to Apply for More Than One Job at the Same Company?

There are so many subtle rules when it comes to applying for a job that it can be difficult to determine the best ways to handle your approach. What if you see more than one job listing for the same company? Is it okay to apply for both? The answer is, “Maybe?” So how do… Read more »