Many people consider building rapport as something that is only necessary for those in the selling profession. In fact all of us could use a few lessons in how to build rapport. (more…)
Check out this recent article in USA Today. It looks like the lack of personal, face to face interaction has left our latest generation, The Millennials, holding the bag. They seem to think texting during a job interview, bringing their pet to an interview, or having their parent negotiate compensation is perfectly acceptable. It’s puzzling that what seems common sense has not made it to the temporal lobe of our new workforce.
Job growth showed signs of improvement over March numbers. Fears were diminished in light of the recent release of April job growth numbers. (more…)
Has anyone noticed the EXTREMELY poor interviewing etiquette displayed by many Millennials? We recently had a college grad excuse himself to take a phone during a job interview. The call wasn’t an emergency but rather a personal call from a friend. Needless to say we were shocked and needless to say the interview was over. The candidate was shocked as well when we terminated the interview. Are they that clueless? Could it be they were left in the proverbial womb too long by parents allowing them to do what “feels right”, or is this generation simply late to the maturity party?
We started doing some digging and found this to be more than an isolated incident. Watch our blog for more posts on this subject.
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Using a robust recruiting model can make you company more profitable. The ability to attract top talent is in direct proportion to the status of your company. If you do manage to hire a superstar will you be able to retain them? (more…)
How to approach a recruiter Washington Times Communities.
So you want or need to change jobs. Do you know the best way to approach a recruiter to help you take that next step? Here a couple of things that will help you get the most out of working with a recruiter: (more…)
DIRECTV has implemented an assessment for its Call Center and Technician Employees. The online tool is meant to determine who is interested in these jobs and what the job would be like if they were hired. In 2010 the HR team added this tool to their process to try to get the best people and reduce their turnover. (more…)
Hello everyone we are going to put on another workshop. This time we will be at the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce April 23rd, 2013. You must register directly with the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce for this event. Click the flyer below for a complete program outline and the details. Or, download the PDF flyer here.