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Micromanaging Your Recruiters? Say Goodbye to High Retention

Forbes did a research survey of more than 14,000 people and found only 11% of employees want their bosses to tell them what to do. Honestly, that’s about 10% more than we would have guessed. Micromanaging your employees is something that most leaders would probably recognize as a bad idea. But if the employee is a recruiter, micromanagement is something that simply will not fly. Here’s why. The Negative Impact of Micromanaging Your Recruiting Team Micromanagement makes an employee feel like they can’t make a move without their boss hovering over them. It’s highly demotivating for any employee, but for a [...]

January 28th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Finding Passive Candidates in their Natural Habitat

The reality of today’s candidate-driven market is that the new employee you’re trying to find is already employed. The job market today won’t allow you to post an ad and wait for suitable candidates. Your job needs to be finding passive candidates wherever they may be. But where are they? How can you find and engage passive candidates? We have some suggestions. Passive Candidate Search Passive candidates are 120% more likely to make a strong impact at your company. That means these candidates are highly desirable and beneficial to your business. Traditional candidate sourcing, where you simply place an ad, won’t [...]

November 12th, 2021|Recruiters, Uncategorized|

The Secret Sauce for Small Business Success

Every entrepreneurial journey is different. But there is one characteristic that every entrepreneur has in common. This trait is the secret sauce that separates those who are brave enough to launch their venture from those that simply dream about it. Confidence is the secret sauce, and it can benefit your business in myriad ways.  How Can Confidence Help Your Business?  Overcoming imposter syndrome is a critical step to launching and sustaining a business. Your vision for business success must overcome any nagging feeling that you aren’t capable of pulling this off. Confidence is a mental health booster that sweeps away [...]

January 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Are You Onboarding Your Employees With Proper Phone Etiquette?

Preparing your new employees to be successful always starts with a positive onboarding experience. That’s where new employees learn the best techniques to do their job, what is expected, and how to fit in with your team.  One of the skills you might forget to teach, however, is proper phone etiquette. Some positions require extensive phone work, so training on how to provide the best customer service is a necessity. But for other roles, the phones may be used so seldomly you simply forget to teach best practices. For millennials, who typically prefer texting or online communication to talking, basic phone etiquette is important. [...]

September 6th, 2019|Management, Uncategorized|

4 Tough Jobs to Fill in 2017

Finding the right candidate can be enormously difficult. Sometimes the task of locating a handful of hopefuls for your client can be achieved before lunch, but there are occasions where candidates stay frustratingly out of reach. It’s also true that certain types of occupations seem to be especially prone to experiencing a chronic scarcity of candidates. With these jobs, there simply aren’t enough qualified candidates available—which, naturally, can leave recruiters in a tough spot. Recently, CareerCast compiled a list of the hardest positions for which to find candidates. Without further ado, let’s have a look at the four toughest jobs [...]

July 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Recruiting Team Best Practices

Whether you are a staffing agency or you're a recruiting team, it is important to be aware of the best practices being used by successful recruiting teams. You can tailor these strategies to fit your own business needs and, in turn, bring in more qualified talent. Tools like resume tracking software and localized ads can go a long way toward reducing your costs through the hiring process. Use Recruiting Software to Help Test Before You Interview There are quite a few ways you can weed out applicants before you even look at their resumes. When you're using recruiting software, use [...]

October 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|