Oct 2017

10 Onboarding Best Practices

Welcoming a new team member into your organization is critical. Follow these 10 best practices to improve the onboarding process to make your new hire’s onboarding experience smooth, welcoming and productive. Put Yourself In Their Shoes: Pretend you are new and think about what you would expect or like to happen on your first day… Read More


Sep 2017

Successfully Building a Recruiting Pipeline

In my last blog, I wrote about the importance of building a recruiting pipeline. In today’s world, recruiters are being asked to do more with fewer resources. This is where talent pipelining comes into account. If you want to be a leading employer in today’s market, you need to develop a pipeline of qualified and… Read More


Jun 2017

Following Up On New Hires

My last blog was about the most underutilized recruitment tool – asking for referrals. Now, I’m going to talk about another underutilized recruitment tool…following up on new hires. Many recruiters don’t follow up with their candidates once the person gets hired. I’m here to tell you that’s the wrong approach. Recruitment never stops! A good… Read More


Jun 2017

The Most Underutilized Recruitment Tool

People would rather do business with people they know, rather than with strangers. Think about that for a second. I’m sure you agree with that statement and if not, you’re probably in the wrong business or career. You see, when someone is introduced as a referral, there is a much higher comfort level as opposed… Read More


May 2017

Questions To Ask On a New-Hire Survey

My last blog focused on three reasons to implement a new-hire survey. Here are some potential questions that will allow you to get the most valuable feedback from those new-hires. Background: Name Hire Date Job Title Job Description: Describe in your own words the three most important things you do in your job. Do you feel… Read More


Mar 2017

What You Can Do To Reduce Stress At Work

In my last couple of blogs, I’ve discussed stress in the workplace. We’ve identified what is causing your stress and how your employer can help reduce stress in the office. Now, let’s talk about what you can do to reduce stress at work. www.HelpGuide.org is a great website to visit for guides to mental, emotional… Read More


Feb 2017

What Employers Can Do To Reduce Stress In The Workplace

In my last blog, I listed several conditions identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which may cause stress at the workplace. Low morale, health and job complaints and employee turnover often provide the first signs of job stress. But sometimes there are no clues, especially if employees are fearful of losing… Read More


Jan 2017

Stress in the Workplace

Stress in the workplace. It shows up in various forms, but we all encounter it at some point. Maybe it is long hours, tight deadlines, increasing demands or coworkers who don’t know how to use their “indoor voice.” Regardless of what causes your stress in the workplace, it’s pretty much unavoidable. The first step in… Read More