Small Business Hiring 101: Using Big Data

Did you know that the ideal customer care or service employee is someone who lives close to their place of employment, has a reliable means of transportation, uses social media and is creative? According to XeroxVoice in Forbes, a candidate with these qualities and characteristics is more likely to stay at your small business.

Modern Day Benefits that Attract New Hires

If you want to attract top-notch talent, you have to provide top-notch perks — such is the talent acquisition market these days. Now that the economic recession is in recovery, more job seekers have their pick of the job market; and with that, they’re making some very specific demands. A Wall Street Journal article looks […]

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How Small Businesses Can Recruit Big Talent

If you want to compete with the big dogs, you have to play like the big dogs. There is no case in which this is more true than in big business versus small business. So when it comes to recruiting talent in your small business hiring efforts, it’s important to strategize in a way that […]

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How to Spot A Problem Employee

Unfortunately, even the most qualified and talented hiring managers can end up recruiting a less-than-ideal employee to join the team. While there are a number of reasons that a new hire can start off strong and end up missing deadlines or creating issues in the workplace, there are a few key traits that a person […]

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Do You Want a Turn-Key Employee?

When it comes to talent acquisition, experience is great. Experienced candidates become productive more quickly, they often have insight from past employers, and in general they require a lot less “break-in” time. Like a move-in-ready house, “turn-key” employees have the experience to begin work in their new role almost immediately. But, should experience be the […]

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