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How To Create A Balanced Lifestyle

As we observe Mental Health Awareness Month, it’s a fitting time to reflect on the crucial intersection between our professional pursuits and personal well-being. We have some practical strategies and insights to help you strike  …

Want Great Talent? Foster Diversity in Your Hiring Process.

In today’s rapidly evolving global landscape, the importance of fostering diversity in the workplace cannot be overstated. A diverse workforce brings together unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas, ultimately driving innovation and success. Desmund Adams, contributor  …

Holiday Out-Of-Office Email Etiquette Guide

Out-of-office messages serve a pivotal role in upholding professionalism, ensuring consistency, and facilitating effective communication during your absence, particularly during the holiday season. Having a well-crafted out-of-office message not only maintains a polished image but  …

Spreading Workplace Cheer: Creative Employer Holiday Gift Ideas to Delight Your Team

As the holiday season approaches, it’s the perfect time for employers to express gratitude and spread cheer among their hardworking teams. Beyond the traditional office party, a thoughtful holiday gift can make employees feel valued and  …

How To Avoid a Hiring Nightmare

There’s nothing scarier in a tight labor market than losing a fantastic candidate. How do you avoid having your candidate disappear or be snatched away by the competition?

Recruiting, Retention, Recession: What’s On Employers’ Minds in Q4 2022?

In Quarter 4, employers have a lot to consider – finding top talent, raises, current salary ranges, and retaining their employees. We like to summarize this with three words: recruiting, retention, and recession. Discover the  …

How to Win Candidates and Influence Recruiters

In case you missed it, it’s still a candidate-driven hiring market. (Sorry, employers.) 33% of employees plan to ask for a raise by year end and top performers are asking for and receiving increases from  …

Personal Foul! Job Seekers’ Poor Sportsmanship!

Listen, we all want the candidates who try out for our team to be MVPs. Unfortunately, players with poor sportsmanship and questionable plays can sometimes sneak through. Luckily, a seasoned coach (or recruiter, like the  …

Your Business and the Recession – Is it time to pivot?

Will there or won’t there be a recession? That is the question economists, business owners, and the group of senior citizens that meet at the local donut shop every Monday are discussing. Some may argue  …