Posts Tagged: Staffing in Winston-Salem NC

Importance of Setting Expectations When New Employees Start

Onboarding Process When a new employee starts, you may have an onboarding process, a lunch with colleagues and training. While it is important to introduce the company, team members and the tasks the employee will perform, it is also very important to set expectations for the job.   Setting expectations helps employees know from the beginning what they are… Read more »

The Importance of Exit Interviews to Improve Your Company

Even if you have great employee retention and morale, improvement on both those scores is a good idea, because both spur maximum productivity and teamwork. And if your retention and morale are average, or even subpar, all the more reason to pursue ways to improve. Enter the exit interview! Exit interviews are discussions with departing… Read more »

Practice Makes Perfect: Rehearsing for a Job Interview

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Going for a job interview makes many people anxious. After all, you’re going to be meeting new people, be in an unfamiliar environment, and need to impress your interviewers in order to get the job. Rehearsing for a job interview is a way to lower any anxiety. Preparation eases your mind about what to expect… Read more »

Three Crucial Reasons Why You Need to Offer a Competitive Salary to Workers

If you’re in a hiring mode or even need to replace one person, you need to offer a competitive salary. Why? Well, let’s face it, most of us work for money! Salary is a big consideration when people consider taking a job — and when they consider leaving it. Here are the 3 crucial reasons… Read more »

Company Morale Is Imperative in Retaining Talent

To retain your best employees, it’s important to maintain company morale at a high level. What’s morale? Well, it’s the overall feeling about the company and the workplace, a mix of pride, enthusiasm, and positive outlook for both employee’s and the organization. If there’s a distinct lack of enthusiasm for the company, you’ll have low… Read more »

Signs an Employee May Be Ready for a Career Advancement

Managers need to think about the career advancement of their top employees. Why? First, because it ensures a steady supply of qualified people to the upper levels of the organization. Second, promotional paths for employees are great ways to retain your best performers. Without any way to move up, your best people may look elsewhere…. Read more »

When Should You Be Staffing Up or Down for Seasonal Help?

If your company has a lot of seasonal work, when is the best time to staff up? When to Staff Up Never, ever wait until the last minute. Start at least 3 months ahead, and more if possible. Why? Well, first, you face competition. 70% percent of companies that need seasonal summer workers, for example,… Read more »

Your Online Reputation May Be Hindering Job Applicants

Have you ever posted a job opening…and a very small number of people applied? It’s a bit like throwing a party and having few people respond to your invitation, right? While there are many reasons you may not be receiving many job applications (it’s a very tight job market, for one), you really need to… Read more »

Want to Grow Your Company? How to Hire the Talent You Need

At times of company growth, it’s not uncommon to need more people. Maybe a lot more people. Hiring new people can be challenging. It takes time away from the work of the business, for one thing. Developing job postings, reviewing resumes, and choosing the right candidates to hire can be time-consuming. You also run the… Read more »

How to Address Resume Gaps in an Interview

If you’ve had a gap in your resume, from a few weeks to years, you may be feeling anxious about how to address it in an interview. Don’t be. There are ways to talk about a resume gap that will leave prospective employers feeling confident about your ability to do the job you’re applying for…. Read more »

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