Don’t Hire Blind: The Importance of Vetting IT Job Candidates

When you’re in charge of hiring talent for your IT department, do you enter the situation blind? With dozens of resumes and interviews, how do you choose the right person for the job beyond a gut feeling about them? The truth is, the proper vetting will be an important component to hiring top IT talent… Read more »

Are You Effectively Leveraging Your Company Policies?

Do you review your organizational policies from time to time? Policies certainly play an important part in the success of a company, but there may also be instances where old, out of date policies aren’t eliminated or policies are complicating a process rather than enhancing it. There are a variety of things to consider when… Read more »

Don’t Overlook Your Company’s Most Valuable Resource!

While turnover can be an unfortunate side-effect of doing business, when a pattern starts to emerge that more people are leaving than starting, you may have a problem on your hands. If you ignore your employees or don’t work hard to retain them, you may find yourself in a position to consistently replace even your… Read more »

6 Smart Ways to Fuel Employee Productivity

Employee productivity is the cornerstone of your company’s success. When your team is distracted, unengaged, or dissatisfied, their performance can impact not only your products and services but infect the rest of your team. As a manager, it is important that you keep your staff happy and engaged throughout the year. Here are six ways… Read more »

Boring Candidates? Boring Job Descriptions Might Be Why

Do you find it hard to stifle a yawn when looking at new resumes or interviewing candidates for your open positions? It may not be a lack of energy in the local talent pool causing this to happen. Boring candidates can be a result of boring job descriptions attracting the wrong personality types to your… Read more »

What Else Does a Staffing Agency Provide?

We imagine you’ve arrived here at this blog post because you’re wondering what exactly a staffing agency can do for you and your company. Sure, you know that you can contact an agency when you need temporary or temp to hire employees to staff open positions or help with projects in your business. But is… Read more »

What Can You Do to Eliminate Unconscious Hiring Bias in IT?

To say unconscious bias does not impact the Information Technology industry would be disingenuous. Everyone understands that a lack of diversity impacts larger social issues, but few people take a step back to understand the underlying cause of these hiring issues. The concept is referred to as unconscious hiring bias and it impacts more personality… Read more »

Bad Employee Engagement? Why It Could Be Your Fault as the Manager

If you’re noticing that your team seems dissatisfied and unmotivated on the job, maybe you’re looking for the cause of this in the wrong places. Is it possible that bad employee engagement can be your fault as the manager? Take a look at how you interact with your team and motivate them to perform. There… Read more »

4 Ways to Keep Your Accounting Staff from Burning Out

Your accounting staff is the backbone of your business. It’s important to keep them engaged, happy, and productive. As a business owner or manager, can you provide the right support and incentives to prevent them from burning out too soon in their career? If you can start this process, you will be able to retain… Read more »

What Helps Customer Service? It Starts with How You Treat Employees

We all know that good customer service is the heart of any business. Without a good relationship with returning customers or the ability to retain new customers, your company will be unable to function in the marketplace. If success ends with good customer service, where does it begin? How you treat your employees, both those… Read more »