Tag: Professional Development

Don’t Scare That Candidate Away! Tips for a Smooth First Contact

So you found the perfect candidate—on paper. Time to reach out, but that’s not as straightforward as it seems. Making the wrong move might cost you more than a filled position—it might even hurt your reputation. Let’s take a look at what you can do to make sure you can seal the deal when you […]

Getting Workers Abroad Happy and in One Piece

As an American company, you may sometimes need to send talent overseas. Whether you are hiring new employees for the role, or you have a current employee in mind, it’s important to know these three things—The major challenges, the solutions to those challenges, and selling the job to someone despite those challenges.

Anticipate Great Success at Work in 2016

The opening line of Carly Simon’s 1971 song Anticipation is “We can never know about the days to come, but we think about them anyway.” As I write this, it’s the first day back at work in the new year, and anticipation sums up the way I feel today. Webster’s defines anticipation as “a feeling […]

Are Workers from an Agency Your Employees?

What about workers from a staffing agency? The staffing company, the client employer, or both may be the legal employer, says attorney Deanna Brinkerhoff. It depends on the workers’ duties, their work conditions, and the contractual basis on who controls what on the worksite. Brinkerhoff, an associate in the Las Vegas office of law firm […]

Flexibility Makes Part-Time Employment Attractive

A recent survey by RecruitiFi shows two important results: The majority of workers value flexibility over compensation, and the majority of workers would voluntarily work fewer hours or leave their full-time job for part-time work. This information should inform any recruiting strategy. The survey, given to 1,012 employed participants, sought to answer the question, “How […]

7 Must-Have Features for Your Millennial Recruiting Video

In yesterday’s Advisor we explored what Ryan Jenkins, known speaker and author, had to say about making a recruiting video really pop for Millennials. Today we’ll hear more from Jenkins. by Ryan Jenkins Check out yesterday’s Advisor to read the first 10 tips he has to offer when it comes to making a recruiting video […]