Posted

Candidates often answer interview questions about personality traits based on their idealized self instead of their true self. For instance, if you asked a candidate if they view themselves as entrepreneurial, they will likely say yes, since that is a trait most people admire. Yet, not every role requires an entrepreneur. It’s important to accurately… Read more »

Posted

Employee reviews are a great time to provide feedback to your team members as well as encourage development and improve performance. It is a chance to reflect on the milestones achieved and set new goals. Regular reviews allow managers to praise positive behaviors, award well-earned promotions, and continue to bring out the best talent in… Read more »

Posted

We all know the power of positivity. We recognize we should always look on the bright side, turn a frown upside down, and keep our chins up. But we all have bad days that just seem like it would have been a better idea to never leave the house; and we all have frustrating moments… Read more »

Posted

Within many industries, the success of a business relies more on the people you pay than the people who pay you. In other words, your people are your most important asset. In some industries, people are your only asset. Creating clear and quantifiable career paths, providing consistent reviews and feedback, and crafting an environment of ongoing learning… Read more »

Posted

The war for talent is back in full swing and the level of competition is high. The challenge now for hiring managers is to make a conscious effort to evaluate and improve their recruiting platform and attraction strategy. Here are some tips to improve your hiring process. Track Effectiveness of Current Methods Of the hires… Read more »

Posted

The concept of having a best friend may seem more appropriate for schoolyard conversations than workplace ones. Although there is no need for friendship bracelets to be exchanged across cubicle walls, there is most certainly a need for significant connections within the workplace in service of employee contribution and employee retention. The best employers recognize… Read more »