You use your connections, recruiting software, and interview skills to land the perfect candidate. Then, a year or two later, he or she leaves, following another great opportunity. It’s a recurring nightmare (and occasional reality) for recruiting and staffing professionals everywhere.
What can be done about it? The short answer: pay attention to all top performers. The long answer involves five ways of encouraging that helps to keep great…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on May 20, 2011 at 10:58am — No Comments
A rapidly growing trend for both small and large companies is the use of Software as a Service (SaaS).
SaaS provides software to customers as an on-demand service rather than the traditional method of delivery software as an on-site installation with upfront costs. Unlike traditional software licensing, where you buy a license and subsequent upgrades, SaaS typically involves yearly or monthly fees to allow access to the software. Once the end user…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on May 19, 2011 at 11:31am — No Comments
Credit extension and collection is a vital part of running a successful business. By extending credit, a company is inviting customers to do business with them. The risk of extending credit is that the customer will not pay the amount due. Regardless of whether internal or external collection efforts are used to enforce payment, adhering to these 10 best practices will increase your chances of collecting on an unpaid debt.
1. Have a Defined Credit Collection…Continue
We all have moments when we have trouble articulating what we want to say, or putting down the exact words that we want to write. This can be a big problem if it persists and keeps you from moving forward. Many people have their own techniques, habits, and solutions for when the elusive block comes – whether this is a writing block, a thinking block, or a general block of creativity doesn’t matter – because in the end, it all keeps things from getting done. Here are a few suggestions for…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on May 18, 2011 at 11:12am — No Comments
We’ve discussed multiple different ways the world of arts and the world of business coincide. Today is another addition to those that I have already shared with you. This day is a day we take some advice from Shakespeare about love and war, as well as business. Today’s topic: Macbeth.
If you are unfamiliar with the plot of the play, here is a very brief summary: On his return from war, Macbeth comes across three witches along with his another general named Banquo, whom is…Continue
I last wrote on unemployment in a March post, so when the latest numbers came out last Friday, I realized that it was time to address the topic again (and to once again forego writing about staffing software!).
The numbers, which reflect the U.S. job market in April, are rather confusing…Continue
Which made me wonder if pre-employment personality tests actually do any good.
I’ve never been a big fan of such tests. Tests that measure actual…Continue
Let’s tip our hats to the 10 fastest-growing staffing agencies in the U.S. They know how to recruit, use staffing software, and employ social media to fill their client’s staffing needs quickly and reliably. Annual growth figures reflect average growth between 2005 and 2009. This list will wet your appetite while we wait for…Continue