2 Ways to Establish Your Company’s Culture

2 Ways to Establish Your Company's Culture

As a leader, it’s up to you to set the tone in your office, ensuring that employees feel positive and productive when they walk into work every day. Many managers underestimate the importance of company culture, but in today’s business world a strong company culture can truly make or break the success of that business. Not only does a positive company culture encourage productivity, but it can also become a useful recruiting tool. If you’re looking to establish a strong culture within your organization, consider these tips: Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email Continue reading

Globalization: Initializing Your Recruitment Process Overseas

Globalization Initializing Your Recruitment Process Overseas

When it comes to globalizing your brand, the inevitability that you will have to hire employees from around the world to help your business meet its goals is strong. The challenge, however, is recruiting a staff capable of moving past the issues that distance present. Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.

6 Company Culture Hiring Tips for Staffing Firms [Whitepaper]

Company Culture Hiring Tips for Staffing Firms

Recent studies have found that 46% of new hires fail within 18 months and, in 89% of these cases, the reason was due to the employee’s poor company culture fit. It isn’t surprising, then, that companies are increasingly prioritizing cultural fit when considering candidates to hire. Spark Hire’s recently launched whitepaper aims to help staffing professionals better assess candidates for cultural fit within their client’s company. The whitepaper discusses the importance of staffing professionals first identifying and understanding their client’s company culture in order to find them the best candidates. The most common types of company cultures are: Top-Down, Customer-Facing, Continue reading

Did You Hire the Right Manager?

Did You Hire the Right Manager?

You just hired a new manager who has great experience and an excellent track record.  When you made the offer you thought you made the right decision.  Now, afterwards, you begin to question your decision.  Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.

3 Ways You Can Inspire and Motivate Your Employees (Even During Tough Times)

3 Ways You Can Inspire and Motivate Your Employees (Even During Tough Times)

As a manager, a major part of your job involves inspiring your employees and creating a positive work environment. This can feel fairly easy when business is thriving and nearly impossible during challenging times. But the best managers are able to keep employees inspired and focused regardless of the kind of situation the company is currently in. Use these tips to keep your staff members motivated year-round, even during challenging periods: Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.

Motivating Employees: What’s the Big Deal?

Motivating Employees: What's the Big Deal?

Every manager wants a top performing team.  The most important factor in having a top performing team is having motivated employees.  Yes, it’s true that motivating employees is not easy.  However, it is key to a successful business and it is indeed a big deal. Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.

How to Excel as A Mentor

How to Excel as A Mentor

When someone taps you to be their mentor, it’s both an honor and a responsibility. Your guidance and feedback can truly shape this individual’s career and help them to grow both personally and professionally. If you want to become a valuable mentor, consider using these strategies: Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.

When You Can’t Find That “Perfect” Candidate

When You Can't Find That “Perfect” Candidate

You’ve had a job open for almost a year now, searching for that “perfect” candidate.  Your HR team has been on the hunt, you’ve been messaging your network for referrals, and you have multiple recruiting firms on the hunt. Sure, you’ve interviewed plenty of solid candidates, but none of them has been that “perfect” fit.  Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.

How to Provide A Warm Welcome for A New Employee

How to Provide A Warm Welcome for A New Employee

Adding a new staff member to a team requires careful supervision on the part of management. While hiring a new employee may not seem like a significant occurrence in the grand scheme of your business, any time a new person comes on board it changes the overall group dynamic. In order to set the tone properly and ensure that all employees feel comfortable with the expansion of the office, keep these tips in mind: Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.

3 Ways to Welcome Your New Employee

3 Ways to Welcome Your New Employee

Making sure that a new employee feels welcomed is key to starting off on the right foot.  There are many things you can do to help a new hire feel welcome, but there are 3 key things that must not be forgotten or overlooked during the on-boarding process.  Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.