It can be frustrating at times hiring people, especially when it takes weeks and even months to find the right person for each job. This is not something to take lightly because each person hired can impact the organization. It’s a candidate-driven market in Chicago and other regions with unemployment numbers down fewer available candidates […]
Posts Categorized: Succession Planning
Here’s How to Become a Better Leader by Delegating
Do you often feel as if your to-do list might implode at any moment? Are you constantly dragged into every meeting for every project in your company, only to realize you are wasting precious time? Sounds like you may be stretched too thin to do any real good as a leader. It could be the […]
What’s the Best Decision – Paying Overtime or Hiring Temporary Workers?
It should be the goal of every business to be smart when it comes to staffing costs. At times, it’s necessary for regular employees to work overtime to complete time-sensitive projects. These types of situations are basically unavoidable. With some careful planning, companies can save money and time by hiring temporary employees to augment current […]
Bring the Next Generation of Manufacturing Workers to Your Organization
Not every company is planning on where new manufacturing workers will come from in the next five or ten years. This topic should be on the minds of all hiring departments within the manufacturing industry. Your company must have an idea of where these workers will come from, what it is they will look for in […]
3 Ways to Develop Your Own Employees and Watch Them Prosper
If you want your business to prosper, then you must take the time to invest in your employees. Why? Good people are hard to find, and loyal employees are even rarer, so the more you invest in the learning and developing of your teams, the more they will give back to your business. While you […]
A Passive Candidate Might Be the Best Job Candidate
Looking for new employees? If you are like many hiring managers then your first step is researching resume databases to try to find someone suitable. This is a long and often frustrating process filled with disappointments. Candidate pools are filled to the brim with candidates who don’t have the skills or the experience needed to […]
Temporary Or Direct Hire: Which Should You Choose To Fill Your Position?
Deciding who to hire for an open position at your company can be very difficult. No matter how many people you interview, or how in-depth you research a person, there is no guarantee that the hire will pan out and be with you long-term. Because of this, an argument has come about that asks how […]
How To Turn Temporary Hires Into Permanent Ones
Even though your company brings in Temp to Perm Hires every so often, it does not mean they must absolutely be let go once their contract comes to an end. You have a couple of options; renew their temporary contract for another set period or hire the employee to the full-time staff. It is very […]
Should You Hire On Experience Or Potential?
Working as a hiring manager is challenging and rewarding all at the same time. Each time you make an excellent hire, you get to watch first-hand how well the employee performs on the job. A hot topic within the industry right now is if you should hire on experience or potential when bringing in new […]
Why You Could Be Losing Temp Workers: Importance of Feedback
Hiring temporary workers is a common practice for thousands of businesses across the country. There are benefits of temporary work on both sides – from the business side and the employee side. Businesses use temporary workers to receive quality work from skilled laborers in a flexible contract that cuts down on recruitment costs. Temp employees […]