Finding Top Talent in Tampa Bay in 2019!!!

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Recently there have been a number of media stories promoting the Tampa Bay area as a great place to find a new job in 2019!  This all sounds fabulous until you look at our current unemployment rate of 3.0%. If you are a hiring manager or business owner the fundamental question you are likely asking… Read more »

The True Cost of Having Unfilled Positions

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Employee vacancies can be really costly for any organization. There are both tangible and intangible costs—money, time, and morale. The most efficient and productive companies have plans in place to find new talent and can quickly fill a position with quality candidates. Here’s how you can find the true cost of having unfilled positions in… Read more »

Tips for Building a Successful Employee Referral Program

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If you can develop a good employee referral program, you’ll never find yourself searching for new employees. No one is better suited to recruit the right talent to fill your job openings like your own staff. They know who has what it takes to work at your company and who would make a good fit…. Read more »

How to Foster Teamwork to Get Better Results

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Teamwork in the office is the best way to maximize efficiency on a big project, but it’s oftentimes difficult for managers to inspire such cohesiveness. Sometimes it gets confusing to worry about the direction of the group while simultaneously managing distinctive personalities and holding individuals accountable. But teamwork yields trust, honest feedback, efficient divisions of… Read more »

How to Hire the Right Administrative Assistant

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A good administrative assistant is the backbone of a company. They keep things running smoothly and take care of unseen business, often without receiving any type of credit. Finding someone with basic IT skills, communication skills, interpersonal skills, organizational skills and an attention to detail isn’t easy. Here’s how you can hire the right administrative… Read more »

Why Company Events Are Important to Keep Morale High

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Sometimes the brain just needs a break! The business environment is fast-paced—employees are stressed trying to meet deadlines, Company outings are expensive, but think of them as an investment. A positive company culture will work hard to meet both their employees’ physical and mental needs—they’re imperative to your company’s well-being. Here’s why company events are… Read more »

How a Slow Hiring Process Can Damage Your Company

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Your company’s hiring speed is strongly linked to the results of your hiring. If you take a long time to fill a position, you won’t end up hiring a strong employee. Either the top talent will lose interest or they’ll accept a job with your competition, leaving you to choose from the remaining mediocre talent…. Read more »

The Talent Market Is Even Tighter!

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In 2010 American workers were hurting. There isn’t a way to sugarcoat the jobs situation in that time period.  According to the BLS, (https://US Dept. of Labor) the national unemployment rate was 9.5% and people were taking any professional role they could to keep their head above water.  The despair and fear many people felt… Read more »

How Your Company Can Boost Innovation

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To grow your company and guarantee its success, you have to be forward thinking, staying ahead of trends in your industry. But you can’t do it on your own! You have to develop a company culture that encourages and rewards innovation. You need to be constantly generating new ideas about products, services and business practices… Read more »

Remembering September 11th, 2001, From A Washington, DC Perspective

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“Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children.” —former President George… Read more »