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Key Ways to Improve Employee Retention

Employee retention during the Great Resignation is a big issue for most employers. With around 11 million open jobs and more than four million people quitting each month, you have a vested interest in doing what you can to retain your workforce for as long as possible. Here are some key ways to improve employee retention over the coming year. Best Ways to Retain Your Current Staff Start with Hiring Employee retention starts by hiring the right people. You’re looking not only for new employees that fit the job requirements but also that fit the culture you’re bringing them into. Consider screening [...]

November 9th, 2022|HR, Management|

4 Ways Managers Can Become Better Leaders

Gallup says only one in 10 people have the skills to become a manager. It’s a huge problem for employers because the data shows 63% of the workforce are planning to leave their jobs, citing a bad manager. The truth is that the employee/manager relationship matters to the longevity of your workforce. So, employers should spend more time helping their managers become better leaders. Here are four tips for how to do that.  How Can a Manager Become a Better Leader? 1. Develop Your People It might seem strange that our first suggestion is for your managers to spend more time in the [...]

October 5th, 2022|Management|

Burning Out? Here is How to Stay Energized

Burnout is real, it’s here, and it’s increasing. According to the latest data, burnout has increased in the American workforce by 9% since before COVID. Today, 52% of U.S. workers say they are burned out. It’s happening to all ages and in all business types. Geographic boundaries are no barrier for burnout, either. What is burnout? Are you feeling it? This blog will explore the issue and help you with some coping strategies to circumvent the effects of job-related burnout. How Can You Stay Energized and Reduce Burnout? What is Burnout? The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified burnout as an occupational [...]

September 21st, 2022|HR, Management|

Should You Trust Your Gut When Hiring Candidates?

Most recruiters will tell you there is an art and science to finding candidates. The science comes from the activity numbers, such as time to hire, number of interviews, job candidate submissions, and so much more. The art, however, is a sense that many recruiters develop that helps them determine things like whether a candidate is lying or if they are a good fit for the culture of the job they’re applying to. Ask recruiters if they should trust their gut when hiring a candidate, though, and their answer may surprise you. Let’s explore the issue to find out the [...]

September 7th, 2022|HR, Management, Recruiters|

What Are the Benefits of Using Exelare’s Job Portal?

Outdated applicant tracking systems just don’t have the functionality of today’s modern systems. If you have a legacy ATS you know exactly what we’re talking about. You may have plenty of workarounds to make your old system do what it needs to do. These platforms may get the job done but the extra steps necessary to post and track jobs and candidates make them frustrating and unwieldy. There is a better way to do your work. Why Should Your Business Use Exelare's Job Portal? What’s Wrong with Your Legacy ATS? We’re going to share a bold fact: Your legacy ATS [...]

July 27th, 2022|Management|

Are You Wearing Several Hats Due to Employee Turnover?

Employee turnover is at an unprecedented high. Global consulting firm Gartner predicts employee turnover will increase by almost 20% above the national average this year. That’s 37.4 million Americans predicted to quit this year alone. What happens to the business owners and managers left behind when employees exercise their rights to move on? The answer is that they put on more hats, work longer hours, and potentially, burn out. What can you do to buck this trend? How to Reduce Wearing Multiple Hats When an Employee Leaves How to Protect Yourself When Employees Leave The first thing to consider when facing lots [...]

July 20th, 2022|Management|

Why Use Exelare’s Recruiting KPI Dashboard & Reporting Systems

A reporting dashboard puts you in the driver’s seat. These smart software tools give managers and owners a level of transparency and scrutiny that can improve the performance of your entire team. This blog will look at the idea of IT reporting dashboards and the specific features offered by Exelare that are so effective in improving your bottom line. What Are The Benefits of Using Exelare's Recruiting KPI Dashboard & Reporting Systems What is a Reporting Dashboard? When you need to know, a reporting dashboard gives unprecedented access into the activities that can make or break your business. Companies often [...]

July 13th, 2022|Management, Recruiters|

How to Keep Your Employees Motivated

The Great Resignation is alive and well. For the past six months, four million people each month have quit their jobs. Keeping your teams motivated is key to keeping them happy and productive. How can you do it—and help employee retention in the process? The answer is based on science. Here’s what the latest studies say will motivate your workforce. How Can You Keep Your Employees Motivated During the Work Week? What Your Employees Say About Motivation There’s a lot of data out there that says your employees are anything but motivated. Gallup, the national polling company, tracks employee engagement annually and [...]

July 6th, 2022|Management|

Why Use Exelare’s Sales and CRM Platform

We won’t name names, but there are several wildly popular sales and CRM platforms out there that are anything but user-friendly. Can you think of a few? These platforms may have been great five or 10-years ago, but the truth is that software has modernized and become so easy to use that the latest iterations of CRMs are so much better than the old platforms. Let’s explore the old vs. new CRM debate to learn why Exelare’s Sales and CRM software is light years ahead of the traditional “Cadillac” customer relationship management platforms. What are The Benefits of Using Exelare's [...]

June 15th, 2022|Management|

Would You Hire an Underqualified Applicant?

When there’s a huge shortage of talent, like there is now, employers have to make hard decisions. For example: If you had a choice between a qualified applicant and an underqualified applicant, who would you choose?But what if the underqualified applicant was much stronger in their soft skills (such as collaboration, emotional maturity, creativity, positive attitude) than the more qualified candidate?What if there are no “perfectly” qualified applicants and you’re only left with someone who doesn’t meet all your requirements? It’s time for employers to relax their job requirements a bit and consider candidates who are hungry for the job. [...]

May 18th, 2022|HR, Management|