Tag Archives: hiring

If You are Asking the Salary Question — Beware.

by Nancy Owen, PHR “What were you paid at your last job?” This is a question frequently asked by recruiters and hiring managers. The response is supposed to give the employer a clue as to whether or not a candidate … Continue reading

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Get Ready for the New Form I-9.

by Laura Pokrzywa Federal law requires employers to verify the work authorization of all employees by reviewing the employee’s documentation and completing an Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9). As we reported last Spring, the current form expired in March of … Continue reading

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Are You Hiring? Consider Promoting within First!

by Derek Ross One of the most common reasons I hear candidates give when asked why they applied for the position is, “There is no room for advancement at my current employer.” Employees want to be challenged. If you don’t … Continue reading

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What are Your Customers’ First Impressions of Your Organization?

by Nancy Owen, PHR How important is a first impression to your organization? You know the famous saying, “you only get one chance to make a first impression”. What impressions are your employees giving your customers and clients? The first … Continue reading

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Why You Should be Running Criminal Background Checks

by Renee Mielnicki, Esq. We review and create a lot of employee handbooks so the subject of criminal backgrounds checks comes up regularly.  We are frequently asked if we think employers should run criminal background checks before hiring employees.  Since … Continue reading

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How to Create an Attractive Job Posting

by Derek Ross The old adage “You only have one chance to make a first impression” also applies to the hiring process. In this case, the company wants to make a good first impression with qualified candidates who are seeking … Continue reading

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Why would someone want to work for your company?

by Nancy Owen, PHR I often hear employers talking about today’s workforce and how the new entitled workers are hard to find and retain, let alone keep engaged. I see hundreds of articles on how to hire the right employees … Continue reading

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Interviewees who are not to be forgotten — or hired!

by Laura Pokrzywa Last week, our recruiting expert, Derek Ross, presented key steps for finding your best hire. This week we thought it would be fun to step away from the ideal picture and take a look at some outrageous, … Continue reading

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How to hire the right person for the job in 2016 and beyond!

by Derek Ross Hiring the right person for your company can be a daunting task. There are many differentiators to consider and many steps along the way, from a properly written job description and job posting to assessment testing and … Continue reading

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Employment Applications: What Every Employer Should Know

by Laura Pokrzywa The hiring process has been compared to dating. You usually have to talk to a lot of people before you find the right one. Unlike dating, however, when you are considering candidates for an open position, there … Continue reading

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