Why You Should Consider Hiring an Overqualified Candidate

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When reviewing resumes for an open position at your company, there’s a good chance you’ll find submissions from candidates who are clearly overqualified for the job. It’s natural to question this, as most people want to move up the ladder, instead of climbing back down. However, this type of job seeker can be the best… Read more »

Good Job Candidates You Won’t Consider and Why

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Hiring decisions have a huge and lasting impact on your team, so they need to be taken seriously. Careful checks and balances must be put in place to do everything in your power to avoid a bad hire. With that said, some common red flags shouldn’t be taken at face value. Perfectly talented, lovely candidates… Read more »

How to Handle a Constantly Late Employee

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Chances are, everyone at your company has been late to work at least a few times — even you. Things like unexpected traffic jams, forgetting to set an alarm and waking up to a sick kid are part of life. As an understanding employer, you know even the most punctual people have off days now… Read more »

Five Steps to Take When One of Your Employees is Injured on the Job

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When your employees report to work each day, you want them to end their shift in the same healthy condition they started in. Unfortunately accidents sometimes happen, so you have to know what to do if someone gets hurt. Do everything in your power to make the process as painless as possible for the person,… Read more »

Three Things to Identify in the Best Clerical Candidates

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Clerical professionals keep your company running smoothly, so you need to be very selective when hiring. Of course, competition for top talent is more intense than it’s been in years, thanks to the strong job market. The unemployment rate was 4.1 percent as of February 2018, which is fantastic for the economy, but makes hiring… Read more »

Best Interview Questions for Warehouse Worker Positions

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Anything but a formality, a job interview is your chance to weed top warehouse talent out from the rest. Of course, it’s hard to accomplish this unless you ask the right interview questions. It’s always best to ask questions that require an open-ended response, because those answered with a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’ don’t provide… Read more »

Interview Questions You Should Be Asking Administrative Assistant Candidates

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Your administrative assistant plays a crucial role in the company, so you need to take the hiring process seriously. The right person can make your organization stronger than ever, just as a poor fit can be catastrophic. When interviewing candidates, making sure they have the right mix of hard and soft skills is crucial. You… Read more »

5 Ways to Reduce Turnover Among Millennials

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Millennials have been the largest generation in the U.S. workforce since 2015, according to the Pew Research Center, so you probably have several of these young professionals on your staff. By now, you’ve certainly noticed that managing them is very different from their baby boomer and Gen-X counterparts. They’ve gotten a bit of a bad… Read more »

Tips for Writing Amazing Job Descriptions

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When filling an open position on your team, you want to attract top talent, but you won’t do that without a well-written job description. If the position doesn’t sound interesting, the best candidates won’t apply, so you have to engage them. Joining your team is a great opportunity for job seekers, but they won’t recognize… Read more »

How to Build a Healthy Work Environment

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No one wins in a toxic work environment. If your company doesn’t have the best internal vibe, it’s time to make some serious changes for the better. Top talent has no interest in working for a company that brings them down as soon as they walk through the front door, it’s depressing and discouraging. Consequently,… Read more »