Three Ways You Can Start Improving Employee Retention Right Now

While commesurate salary and benefit options were enough to attract and retain their parents and grandparents, younger jobseekers and employees are more focused on skill-building and experience-gathering to prepare their next opportunities. That means the good old days of earning an employee’s undying loyalty to a single employer, and assuming that an employee’s career will…Read More

On Not Throwing Away Your Shot

From the raps of Eminem to the lyrics of “Hamilton,” there’s something about the “one shot” we get to take advantage of an opportunity, to succeed, or to shine. And whether you’re Hamilton himself or in this case, a jobseeker navigating a job interview in today’s professional world, that really is all you get. One…Read More

2019 Hiring Trends: A Buyer’s Market

Job seekers are tired of the same old style of recruiting, and employers hoping to bring on new talent in 2019 should consider changing their ways or stay the course at their own risk. The outlook for recruiting quality employees in 2019 calls for employers to devote resources to and engage in behaviors that support…Read More

Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) – 5 Things Candidates Should Know

Most candidates have used or been introduced to the evolving and confusing world of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). These systems have been designed and developed to assist companies with tracking your profile and to help support matching candidates with appropriate opportunities. There are dozens of different types of systems ranging from homegrown, internal client developed…Read More

The Evolution of Evaluation

“It’s time for your annual review.” These words have struck fear in employees for generations. With visions of relentless criticism, finger-pointing, and soul-crushing demoralization – capped off with a paltry raise, if any – the specter of the annual review has caused more heartburn than a week’s worth of gas station hot dogs. Today’s forward-oriented…Read More