Category Archives: Team Building

4 Ways to Mitigate Bias When Recruiting and Hiring

4 Ways to Mitigate Bias When Recruiting and Hiring It’s a difficult time to be hiring. The future of many industries is uncertain, the market is flooded with candidates, and the pressure to find the right person to fill a vacant position is at an all time high. Many leaders are also reflecting on their…
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What Happened to Our New Hire?

What Happened to Our New Hire?   Has your company encountered a scenario in which a new hire seemed thrilled to be offered a position on Monday, only to reject the job before the week was over? These sudden changes of heart before the job truly begins are not just puzzling - they’re becoming increasingly…
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7 Tips for Attracting and Retaining Talent

How small business owners can build their team for the long term In the midst of a global pandemic, it may be more crucial than ever that businesses have reliable talent to navigate an uncertain future. But with foundational changes to the ways we run our businesses, a flooded candidate pool, and the challenge of…
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Real World Match: How We Search for Candidates

Real World Match: How We Search for Candidates When a company engages our firm to assist with a candidate search, we spring into action, working behind the scenes in ways that the client doesn’t see. We screen candidates by analyzing their resumes and work history. We check references via calls and emails. We dive deep…
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How Interns Lead Us

How Interns Lead Us Sure internships help build careers—but not just for the young professional learning the ropes. The goal of an internship is to foster professional development and positively influence career paths. But while we often champion the benefit internships have for these bright new stars, there are two other big advantages to consider.…
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The Talent You Need, When You Need It

The Talent You Need, When You Need It We can help you fill talent gaps in your department with contract or interim resources. In the lifecycle of any business, staffing needs expand and contract based on a variety of internal and external factors. An employee takes a leave of absence; your company is launching a…
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Half a truth is often a great lie

Half a truth is often a great lie “Half a truth is often a great lie” -Benjamin Franklin According to HireRight’s 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Report, 85 percent of employers caught applicants lying on their resumes or job applications. Candidates, even at the highest levels, are embellishing their resumes. What are candidates lying about and…
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Employee Motivation: Inclusion and Praise

Employee Motivation: Inclusion and Praise Employee motivation is easy to understand in theory, but it is much harder in practice. Many times bosses and managers become inundated in the day-to-day tasks and can lose sight of long-term, employee development, particularly employee motivation. This oversight, however, can cause severe structural dilemmas in the long-term. I have…
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