Finding the right fit is extremely hard work

Hiring the right people is extremely hard work

Hot summer days are here already—can you believe it? For many of us, that means dreams of long weekends or vacations at the beach. For some of us, it means a dreaded trip to the store for a new bathing suit or hiring the right people for our summer job openings. I recently discovered that[…]

No Brainer Recruiting Tactics That Need to Be Brainier

No Brainer Recruiting Tactics That Need to Be Brainier

Today is National No Brainer Day, created by Adrienne Sioux Koopersmith. I know you are saying, who is that? That was my response, too. So, it was a no brainer to pop over to favorite search engine to find out. I learned that Adrienne is an ordinary person who was broke and needed to pay[…]

What’s Your Word?

Happy New Year! Many people view the beginning of a new year as a time for resolutions about things they want to start, stop or change. Because we tend to think in terms of 12-month time periods, the start of a new year seems to be the perfect time for resolutions like these. However, it’s[…]

How to Make the Most of an Ugly Christmas Sweater

  December is a few days away and with it comes a season of holiday gift giving. Most of us can probably think of one gift that stands out in our minds as being perfect. It’s a gift that keeps giving long after it was received and possibly even after it exists. That gift might[…]

Recruit Like Prince Charming

Cinderella is a well-known story, with one of the most popular versions told by the Brothers Grimm in the folk tale collection, Grimms’ Fairy Tales. In the story, Cinderella loses her shoe at a ball when she runs away from the Prince. The next day, the Prince searches the kingdom to find the maiden who[…]

Need Answers? Ask the Right Question.

Do you know we are hiring a president tomorrow? In our digital and social world, it’s hard to miss because the presidential election is everywhere. In case you’re wondering, this is not a political post. However, if you’ve been following the election, you are most likely suffering from unanswered question fatigue — the fatigue you[…]

Take a Hike and Discover the Secrets to Hiring the Right People

Let’s talk about hiking. I grew up in the mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania where we did a lot of walking, hiking, and wandering in the great outdoors. I think that’s why my heart still goes to the mountains, even though I live near the beach. It’s also why I like to hike and explore when[…]

Reflections on 9/11: Fifteen Years Later

  Today is the 15th Anniversary of 9/11. It’s a pivotal moment in our nation’s history; one that continues to have a significant impact on our lives. Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing on that day when they heard the planes flew into the World Trade Center in New York City.[…]

Fast-Track your Recruiting in Three Easy Steps

  Every day I hear business owners lament the fact that they can’t find good employees. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we had hundreds of qualified applicants to choose from? That sure sounds awesome, but when it comes to recruiting, you can have too much of a good thing and that creates a daunting and[…]

Have Fun at Work in Unexpected Ways

Work doesn’t have to be so serious. I love adding fun in unexpected places like this little rhyme to remind managers complete their employee performance reviews. It gets the point across, don’t you think? Where is that review you said was done? Here’s a little poem for you To remind you that a review is[…]

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