The Importance of Following Up With Candidates After Job Interviews

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Hiring is a busy time for most employers. You’re scanning resumes, scheduling interviews, holding interviews, and conducting background checks. But no matter how busy you are, you should still take a few minutes to follow up with candidates after you meet with them. It’s a sign of courtesy and respect, it keeps the candidates you’re… Read more »

6 Tips for Improving Your HR Strategy

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As an HR manager, you want your company to be a great place to work. You want a strong corporate culture where your employees feel comfortable and supported and motivated to perform well to help power your company to sustainable growth. Here are six tips for improving your HR strategy. Develop a corporate culture Every… Read more »

4 Benefits of Using Temporary Employees

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There are more advantages to hiring temporary employees than most companies realize. It’s often a lot cheaper and easier than hiring permanent part-time and full-time employees and with less of a commitment. If you hire someone temporarily who’s not performing as well as you’d like, you should be able to replace the employee. On the… Read more »

If a Candidate Appears Perfect, They Actually May Not Be

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Some job candidates just seem perfect. They’re charismatic, they tell you exactly what you want to hear, their references are glowing, and their resumes are stellar. But that doesn’t mean they’re a good candidate for your company. Fortunately, there are red flags you can look for during the interview to help you figure out whether… Read more »

Avoid Being a Micromanager With These Tips

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It’s not easy to be a boss. You have to find that perfect balance of guiding, teaching and giving your employees the right amount of freedom to make their own mistakes. You want your employees to be prepared for any and all scenarios, but you also want them to be able to make their own… Read more »

How to Hire Quality Candidates Quickly

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There’s nothing worse for your company than having a position open for too long. Certain tasks won’t get done, other employees will have to pick up the slack, and eventually your team’s morale will suffer. In this day and age, it’s not uncommon to have employees who up and leave at a moment’s notice, lured… Read more »

Tips for Attracting Passive Job Seekers

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Hiring is a tricky process. It takes time and focus, and the wrong hire can cost you time and money, not to mention a drop in morale. So, as you’re weeding through resumes and not falling in love with any applicants, remember there are really great candidates out there who haven’t even applied for your… Read more »

Simple and Affordable Ways to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them

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As a manager, it’s crucial to make sure your employees feel appreciated. When they start to feel you don’t value or respect them, they’ll disengage from their responsibilities, their performance will decline, and eventually, they’ll start to look elsewhere. Which is something you can’t afford—finding, hiring, and training new employees costs both time and money…. Read more »

Learn About the 7 C’s for Finding and Hiring Top Talent

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There’s a lot to consider when you’re hiring for the future of your company. You need a competent team of go-getters who are proactive, willing to learn and eager to work hard for your company’s goals. And you can’t afford to lose time, money and results by hiring the wrong people. The right employees are… Read more »

How To Find Top Talent In St. Petersburg With Unemployment at 3.3%

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In the last few years, few cities have been hotter and more growth-oriented than St. Petersburg in the Tampa Bay region.  What that community has been able to achieve in the last decade has been incredible. The growth they have generated has turned St. Petersburg into the economic engine for Pinellas County, in my opinion…. Read more »