Posts Categorized: Hiring Tips

Is Micromanagement Hurting Your Workforce?

The mark of an effective manager is to know when to be hands-on and when to take a step back and delegate. Micromanagement occurs when management feels they must have control of every process or detail, and don’t allow for autonomy within their staff. Check out these signs that your workplace may have a micromanagement… Read More »

Interview Questions to Help You Learn About Teamwork Skills

Teamwork is among the most valuable skills to look for in a candidate. Even for positions with a lot of autonomy, there is an evitable need to communicate and work successfully with other people at some point. Technical expertise is likely to be overshadowed by a lack of teamwork skills because the knowledge won’t be… Read More »

Looking for Top Construction Employees?

In the construction industry, it’s essential to have reliable, talented, and above all, safe employees on staff. When you’re a busy construction manager, it can be challenging to fit the time in your schedule to implement a hiring strategy while balancing it with your other immediate priorities. A specialized staffing firm may be the solution… Read More »

Is Your Slow Hiring Process Costing You Top Talent?

Rushed hiring processes can lead to bad hires, but an overly slow process can be equally as detrimental by causing you to miss out on high-quality candidates who simply won’t wait around. With 42 percent of hiring managers reporting job listings that have remained unfilled after over 12 weeks, according to a CareerBuilder survey, that’s… Read More »

6 Red Flags to Watch for During an Interview

The interview is such an integral part of the hiring process because it provides the opportunity to see a more comprehensive picture of the candidates behind the resume and cover letter – and unfortunately, that picture isn’t always pretty. Anyone who has experienced a bad hire will generally look back and realize that all the… Read More »

Making Safety a Workplace Priority

The major benefit of hiring temporary workers is their ability to be brought in quickly to provide extra support during times of high demand. But just because temps aren’t staying for a long-term duration doesn’t mean that their safety training should be treated any differently than if they were a permanent hire. Learn more about… Read More »

Evaluating Passion During an Interview

Many factors get candidates in the door of your company, but passion is often what makes them stay and be successful. Candidates who have passion, even if they are lacking some technical proficiencies, are more likely to be engaged and productive, and less prone to burnout. Their personal drive is what keeps them motivated, rather… Read More »

Workplace Communication

Miscommunication in the workplace wastes time, money, and causes unnecessary conflict. A work environment that focuses on establishing clear expectations and providing honest (but helpful) feedback will be rewarded with a variety of benefits. Learn why putting forth the effort to create professional openness can benefit your workplace.   It Facilitates Trust Distrust in the… Read More »

Improve Workplace Happiness

Job satisfaction is an essential key for a productive organization. While managers juggle various high-priority responsibilities, measures to boost morale can be seen as minor and not as pressing. Workers who aren’t happy don’t tend to perform as well because they lack engagement that fuels the drive to succeed. Improve workplace happiness in your team… Read More »

Making Temporary Employees Part of the Team

Temporary employees play an important role in seasonal or other short-term business needs, but they can often feel separated from and less important than other permanent employees. Although temporary employees aren’t there to stay, taking the time to make them feel welcomed in the manner as you onboard other employees (such as trying to get… Read More »