How to Deal With Employees Who Are Underperforming

An underperforming employee isn’t the end of the world, but encouraging them to live up to their potential will be an even better scenario for your company and for their long-term career. If you have a team member who puts in only as much as they need to get through the day, but no more… Read more »

5 Motivational Podcasts to Keep You on Track in 2019

Do you listen to podcasts? These streaming radio shows, sometimes professional and sometimes amateur, gain in popularity year after year. They can be on any topic from light-hearted comedy to gritty true crime. Some are fiction, some are not. No matter what you’re looking for, you can find a podcast to enjoy. But are you… Read more »

The Cover Letter That Gets You the Job You Want in Dallas in 2019

Did you know that a good cover letter is just as important as a resume? Before a hiring manager or recruiter even opens your resume, they’ll read the cover letter. In today’s digital world, most resumes are submitted online, so a cover letter is generally an email or attached to an application. Many job seekers… Read more »

Ghosting – Why Are Candidates No-Showing Interviews?

We all know what ghosting is by now, but how does it apply to the job search? We often think it’s something unique to dating apps and other social media, but more companies are experiencing ghosting regularly when they begin talking with candidates. The truth is, it’s a phenomenon that’s been happening for a long… Read more »

Three Words that Lose Respect for the Manager

Management is a tough position. You need to ensure that your focus is on the success of your company or department and to do so, you’ll have to manage your team in such a way to increase productivity and engagement. But many managers fall short when it comes to motivation. Why? Sometimes it comes down… 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 »

Working for a Dallas-Based Staffing Agency Provides Benefits You Don’t Know About

Have you thought about working with a Dallas-based staffing agency to help find your next superstar candidate? If you are considering the benefits, here’s a great place to start to understand the reasons why working with a staffing agency will be your best bet to find top talent anywhere in the greater Dallas area. Multiple… Read more »

Why Internal Leaders Succeed More than Hiring External Leaders

Do you have a leadership position open in your company? If you’re thinking about interviewing and hiring a new management employee to take a role leading others, you may want to consider other options. Have you thought about promoting from within your team? There are quite a few benefits to this strategy. Let’s take a… 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 »

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 »