Unlocking Employee Well-Being: The Rise of the Chief Happiness Officer (CHO)

Chief Happiness Officer

Chief Happiness Officer (CHO), the latest buzz phrase making its way into mainstream business, is a relatively new and evolving position in some companies.  The primary responsibility of a CHO is to focus on employee well-being and happiness. In today’s competitive job market, companies recognize that happy employees are more likely to be engaged, productive, […]

Unlocking Top Talent: The Power of Passive Candidate Recruitment Strategies

Attracting Candidates

The labor shortage today is no secret. Companies are continually announcing that they are hiring, sometimes begging for workers while also lamenting about the inability to find them. Government data shows that job openings outnumber the unemployed. Although workers are coming back, they are not returning as economists would have predicted given the strong availability […]

Navigating Uncertain Economies: Effective Strategies for Attracting Top Talent

Navigating the job market

Recruiting in an uncertain economy can indeed present challenges, but it is not impossible to find and attract talented candidates.  Begin by defining your hiring needs.  Clearly outline the specific skills, qualifications, and experience you require for the positions you’re looking to fill. This will help you streamline the recruitment process and focus on finding […]

Revamp Your Hiring Strategy for 2023: Streamline the Application Process for Better Results

Job Application Process

This past year we’ve seen the effects of the pandemic in labor shortages, the Great Resignation, and signs of another recession.  Now may be the time to rethink recruitment and hiring strategies for 2023.   Simplifying and optimizing your application process will enhance the overall candidate experience. Applicants appreciate a straightforward and efficient process, which […]

Ace the Interview, Make the Best Hire

Ace your job interview

A successful interview, like a good relationship, is a two-way street: Both parties contribute and benefit from the experience.   With a strong recruiting partner, you can count on qualified candidates in your pipeline, but that alone isn’t enough to ensure the best hire. A good interview provides valuable insights into an applicant’s personality and […]

Benefits and Pitfalls of Pay Transparency

Pay transparency

In our last post, we discussed laws that prohibit asking applicants about prior pay and new legislation that requires employers reveal salary ranges in postings or at specific stages in the hiring process. Salary history and pay transparency laws aim to reduce gender and racial pay discrimination. Although the laws vary by state, employers should […]

What You Should Know About Pay Transparency Laws

Pay transparency

In the old days, Hiring Managers could ask how much your previous job paid, employees who shared salary information could be fired, and job postings rarely included the salary range unless it was a government or union job. But those days are gone, and the growing employment trend is toward laws that require more salary […]

Achieve Health Resolutions at Work

Office Exercise

It’s January, let the resolutions begin! Whether it’s losing weight, eating better, or getting off the couch—now is the time to commit to self-improvement. Unfortunately for most people, heartfelt New Year’s resolutions are often forgotten by February.  Employers, however, can be major drivers to help staff achieve their health goals, and when that happens, it’s […]

What You Should Know About Quiet Firing

Quite Firing

Last time we posted on the fallout from Quiet Quitting. Today, we examine the consequences of Quiet Firing—purposely creating unfavorable work conditions to get an employee to quit. Whether Quiet Quitting or Quiet Firing, today’s silent workforce war may be a result of overstressed employees and managers, or a symptom of limited interpersonal skills, but […]

Three Tips to Silence Quiet Quitting

Quiet quitting

Whether you consider quiet quitting an alarming uptick in lazy employees or a justified attempt at work/life balance, this attitude toward work negatively impacts workers and employers alike. It may be a new term, but it refers to an attitude that has been around forever. We all know people who only do the minimum required, […]

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