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‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the land, All the people were searching, for a job that is grand; The recruiters were calling all the clients with care, In hopes that their candidate would soon be employed there; The hiring managers were gone, already on vacation, While HR was still working through the… Read more »

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We received some interesting hiring statistics from CareerBuilder about our local market that we wanted to pass along to our network.  Everyone knows that it is difficult to find good, qualified candidates in today’s employment market.  One of the main reasons is simple supply and demand.  Current unemployment is below 2.5% for degreed professionals.  Additionally, the… Read more »

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Some of the problems hiring managers and decision-makers face are timeless. Here are a few interesting statistics you may be experiencing in 2016:   –47% of businesses cannot find qualified applicants for open positions.
(nfib.com) –52% of hiring decision makers say passive candidate sourcing has been less effective for their company. (Harris Poll for Glassdoor, 2015) –47%… Read more »

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As managers, we intuitively know that giving and getting honest feedback is essential to grow and develop, and to build successful organizations. So why is it that many of us put off giving feedback to our employees? Maybe it’s because there are so many ways to mess it up. Here are some common feedback mistakes:… Read more »

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Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »