According to three major business surveys, the pace of hiring will increase significantly in 2015.
CareerBuilder’s Annual Job Survey, released last week, indicated that 36 percent of employers expect to add permanent, full-time staff this year, which is… Continue reading
Mark Murphy, author of “Hiring for Attitude” tracked 20,000 new hires for 18 months and determined that 46% of them resigned or were terminated during that period. Perhaps even more surprising than the failure rate, was that 89% of the… Continue reading
There’s no question that a bad hire is bad for business. The price of a bad hire adds up in a variety of direct and indirect ways.
Here are some startling figures to consider:
In a recent CareerBuilder survey, 25%… Continue reading
Consider the following statistics:
- According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, one of the top ten New Year’s Resolutions is
“Find a New Job”.
- Per the same research, 1 in 5 full-time employees (or 21 percent) are currently looking
for new… Continue reading
We all want everyone on our team to be effective listeners. The following are some simple listening hints that you may want to share:
(1) Talk less than you listen. Don’t jump into the conversation at every pause.… Continue reading
As we watch the 2014 World Series, we are reminded that winning in baseball and business requires not only talented team members, but also great leadership. The following are some leadership strategies to consider:
1. Hire right. Prepare… Continue reading
Jim sits in front of his workstation with a grin on his face as he prints off his training certificate. It’s proof that he completed a compulsory four-hour online course on workplace safety; in reality, it only took Jim 18… Continue reading
There’s no doubt that competition for new jobs has been on the rise. As a result, employers are constantly challenged to revise their recruiting strategies to identify and hire top talent and Candidates must try to differentiate themselves from their… Continue reading
When discussing employee engagement, one of the first issues to consider is the lack of a consistent definition. To some Leaders, employee engagement is a measure of employee happiness. To others, employee engagement means job satisfaction. However, employees can be… Continue reading
Information Technology (IT) salaries will increase significantly in 2014. While many of the labor sectors of our economy endured layoffs and downward trends in recent years, salaries for IT professionals in the U.S. grew over 5% from 2011, according… Continue reading