Make Time Work for You

How to Make Time Work for You

Have you ever complained of not having enough time to do something important? I’ll bet you have! You can make time work for you if you have the right focus. After all, you only live once (YOLO). If you’re like most people, you’ve complained of not enough time for at least one or more of these:[…]

How to Overcome Haphazard Recruiting

How You Can Overcome Haphazard Recruiting

Running a successful business takes time and planning. You have a clear vision and plan and you stick to it, except when it comes to your recruiting efforts. One of the most common mistakes I see is the lack of a clear vision and a plan for hiring employees. This results in haphazard recruiting and[…]

Giving Thanks in Small Business Recruiting

Giving Thanks in Small Business Recruiting

When it comes to small business recruiting, gratitude is difficult to come by. November is traditionally a time of giving thanks and reflecting on the things for which you are most grateful. If you struggle to hire the right people to help you be more productive, efficient, and profitable, grateful may be something you rarely[…]

Crush Your Hiring Goals During the Dog Days of Summer

3 Ways to Crush Your Hiring Goals During the Dog Days of Summer

As we enter August, the effects of the dog days of summer start settling in. You need to crush your hiring goals for the year. Yet, the hot, sultry weather can make everything seem stale, stealing your energy and leaving even the most energetic among us feeling lethargic and unmotivated. Yet, that feeling is exactly what[…]

This Common Belief Could Block Your Recruiting Success

  “Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.”—Bill Moyers, Journalist A woman on a recent webinar I gave asked, “Where is the best place to recruit on social media?” She explained she’s always had trouble understanding social media and how to use it effectively. “I want there to be a perfect place to recruit[…]

Does Your Recruiting Need a Miracle Worker?

Do you need a Recruiting Miracle Worker?

Most of us are familiar with the story of Helen Keller, who was blind and deaf because of an early childhood illness. The most significant person in Helen Keller’s life was Anne Sullivan, her teacher and miracle worker who was also visually impaired. More importantly, Anne understood the power of language and assigning words with[…]

Do You Know if Your Candidates Bite?

Do You Know if Your Candidates Bite?

It’s spring break season and families everywhere are piling into the family car for road trips to destinations that are supposed to be fun and relaxing. Except that often is far from the reality. I remember a family road trip to the Catskills in New York with my parents and two brothers and sister. We[…]

5 Hiring Lessons From Dr. Seuss

Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, would be amazed to find that the lessons in his children’s books contain valuable hiring lessons for small businesses who struggle with recruiting the right people. Most of us have a favorite Dr. Seuss book and while we may not consciously be aware the lessons came from Dr.[…]

Recruit Using Core Values

Recruit Using Core Values

“You had me at hello.” This phrase from the movie Jerry Maguire came to me the other day while shopping. Imagine you are shopping with a girlfriend and stepping into a store to browse and perhaps try on a cute dress, blouse, or ooh and aah over some jewelry. I immediately found a dress that[…]

Five Daily Habits to Turbocharge Your Recruiting

I’ve written many times about effective recruiting processes and how to implement them in your business. I hear from clients and my insightful community that you understand the concepts; it’s putting them into practice where you run into difficulty. The key to implementation is to change your behavior. Unfortunately, many of us have developed habits[…]

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