20 11, 2018

10 Ideas That Will Help You Reinvent Your Hiring Process — and Make Better Hires

To be 20% better, all you have to do is be more efficient doing what you’re now doing. To be 100% better, you have to start over. You've probably heard that there were 6.7 million job openings in July 2018, which exceeded the number of people looking for work, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Yet [...]

14 11, 2018

Attract Top Talent with Unconventional Benefits

According to a recent survey, 80% of employees would choose additional benefits over a pay raise.¹ Yep, that means that big paychecks are no longer motivating today’s workforce. Our flexible, technology-driven environment impacts what people expect out of their jobs, regardless of generation.  Instead of [...]

12 11, 2018

7 Recruiting and HR Leaders Give Career Advice to Their 23-Year-Old Selves

Twenty-three is an awkward age for most. You’re definitely not a kid anymore, but not quite considered an adult either. You’ve got your whole life and career ahead of you—and that can be as daunting as it is exciting. Navigating a career in the fast-paced world of recruiting and human resources is tough and [...]

25 10, 2018

The Wizard Behind the Curtain: Demystifying Compensation Management

Guest Article by Marc Mullis of PayformancePartners.com   Fall is such a great time of year. The weather is getting cool. The leaves are becoming vibrant yellows and reds. As a kid I always looked forward to seeing the Wizard of Oz in the fall. What a great story. A group of friends trying to help each other [...]

18 10, 2018

5 Mistakes Bosses Make When Onboarding New Hires

Baptism by fire. Sink or swim. To the wolves! Call it what you want, but—generally speaking—this isn’t the most effective method to train a new employee. Really. For one thing, it does little to build trust between you and this new person, much less inspire confidence in your company’s overall leadership [...]

17 10, 2018

Why AI Is No Match for HI (Human Intelligence) in Today’s Hiring Process

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making rapid strides in improving the ability to identify the best Inbound candidates. By Inbound, I mean people in your resume database, those who applied to your job posting, or responded to your email. But this same AI is less effective when it comes to identifying [...]

29 09, 2018

12 Signs Your Company Has An Enviable Workplace Culture

This article is an adapted excerpt from Fairness is Overrated: And 51 Other Leadership Principles to Revolutionize Your Workplace (Thomas Nelson, January 6, 2015). Many years ago I worked for a small organization that was effecting change on a national level. It was known for excellence, vision, and [...]

19 09, 2018

The New Construction Workforce: Smart, Ambitious and Ready to Learn

Are you a construction company worried about losing some of your best workers to retirement - younger candidates don’t seem to be lining up to apply for those open jobs?  The highly skilled workers of the baby boomer generation are retiring, yet millennials stepping into the work force are often viewed by [...]

16 09, 2018

Free HR Support for NC and SC Small Businesses

Always do the right thing. It’s the number one core value of our company. And right now, doing the right thing for us means helping small businesses in North Carolina and South Carolina that were impacted by Hurricane Florence. We are offering FREE HR support through October 15th for small businesses in NC [...]

15 09, 2018

Hurricane Prep for the Workplace

With recent hurricanes such as Harvey, Irma, and Florence affecting the southeastern U.S., it is important for employers to be prepared and make sure that employees know what to expect when it comes to inclement weather situations before, during and after the storm.  Employers can do this by having an [...]