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How We Hire: Focus On Personality

Recruiting

  The first thing to look for when searching for a great employee is somebody with a personality that fits with your company culture. Most skills can be learned, but it is difficult to train people on their personality. If you can find people who are fun, approachable, caring and love helping others, you are […]

Hiring? Make the Process Personal

Recruiting

According to the American Staffing Association: “When recruiting talent, ‘high touch’ still wins the day,” said Richard Wahlquist, ASA president and chief executive officer. “Businesses that rely too heavily on a ‘high tech’ but largely ‘faceless’ process are sending the wrong messages to job seekers looking for connections with companies that value their employees.” To learn […]

Clouds + Dirt by Gary Vee

Recruiting

Directly from his website, Gary Vaynerchuck is a serial entrepreneur and the CEO and co-founder of VaynerMedia, a full-service digital agency servicing Fortune 500 clients across the company’s 4 locations. We pulled a few key insights from his keynote speech at the Dublin Tech Summit where he frames the conversation between two ideas: clouds and […]

What incentives do employees want most?

Recruiting

During this post economic slump it’s more important than ever to motivate employees who are frustrated due to many factors, including constant downsizing, lack of promotions and frozen salaries. Incentives help engage employees, and are an indirect route to bottom line results. Rewarding employees for their exceptional work is critical for keeping them motivated to […]

The Disengaged 65%

Workforce Development

Employee Engagement Starts At The Top Belief in the future of your organization and belief in senior leadership are the strongest drivers of employee engagement. This goes beyond just having a stated vision and mission statement, but involves leaders that take a sincere interest in their employee’s long-term success. This is not to say that […]