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LinkedIn Post 1: Is it Worth My Time?

LinkedIn Post 1: Is it Worth My Time? The new wave of web and technology advancements has amazed and overwhelmed society. With mobile devices and an infinity of social media sites clamoring for your attention, the distinction between a powerful technology platform and a time-waster can be a thin grey line. Yet, when it comes to LinkedIn-the…
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Building a Productive Work Team

Building a Productive Work Team Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Texting. Skyping. Words with Friends. Draw Something. All of these are daily distracters that become addictive and time-wasting. While it’s efficient to connect with people on these different platforms, it may hinder your team’s ability to focus on everything from daily routine tasks to the project proposal…
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Positive Work Environment

Positive Work Environment Your employees are like family. Chances are, you see them just as much, if not more, than your loved ones.  And, as with your home, you want to give your employees a positive environment that not only cultivates success, but also harmony. There are several things you can do to create a positive…
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5 Tips for Motivating Employees

5 Tips for Motivating Employees A large part of creating a successful business is having employees who are motivated.  Sometimes even the top performers and best self-starters can experience a lull in motivation. Whether your business just needs a little pick-me-up, or a motivational overhaul, these 5 tips for motivating employees will enhance your workplace! Tip#1:…
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Top 10 Hiring Tips

Top 10 Hiring Tips All highly successful companies have one thing in common; skilled, ambitious, responsible employees. Finding quality people to work at your company does not happen over night; in fact it can (or should) take months to fill one position with a trained and trusted candidate. Here are 10 hiring tips to help…
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Hire right the first time and save money!

Hire right the first time and save money! A prospective client once called me. He told me that he hired his last employee on his own. He said he was desperate for a new assistant so he quickly posted the job on Craigslist. He had a few responses within a few minutes of his posting. One of the applicants…
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Interview Questions: “What I really want to ask is…?

Interview Questions: "What I really want to ask is...? Sitting in an interview there are questions I really want answers to...but I know I can't ask them.  In this BLOG I have captured some questions that I really want to ask and come up with a better way of asking them so that I don't…
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Save money-hire a recruiter

Save money-hire a recruiter Does it really cost to hire?  Can you really save money by hiring a recruiter considering that many recruiters charge anywhere between 15-35% of an employee's annual salary?  As a recruiter I can make the case that  a company can easily save money by hiring a full service recruiter.  Some studies…
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How to use credit reports in the recruiting process without getting sued

How to use credit reports in the recruiting process without getting sued In my last Blog I wrote about the E.E.O.C. ruling that Kaplan Higher Education Corporation discriminated against black job applicants through the way it used credit histories in its hiring process.  I explained that a credit check is only one of many parts of…
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