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An Onboarding Checklist for a Compliant Hiring Process

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 9, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Hiring the Best People

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Onboarding Checklist For New Team Members - The Dos & Don’ts

When you first hire a new employee, it may take them some time to adjust to their new job, even if they are familiar with the tasks and responsibilities of that position. After all, they will need to get used to working with new coworkers and managers, working in a new environment, following different policies and processes, and more. As their employer, you can help your new employees acclimate quickly so that they can begin contributing to your business as soon as possible. If they have issues adjusting, it could cause them to become frustrated or stressed out, which can affect their performance and productivity. Implementing an effective onboarding process will help prevent this from happening.

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Types Of Communications Skills To Look For In Candidates

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 2, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Hiring the Best People

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Types Of Communication Skills To Look For In Interviews

Communication is one of the most excellent tools your company employees can have. Working with coworkers or dealing with customers efficiently requires the ability to communicate clearly. Communication skills need more than understanding a particular language. Excellent skills include not only verbal but non-verbal communication. The best time to address communication skills is during the hiring process. Let's take a more in-depth look into the subject.

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60 Best Interview Questions to Ask Candidates: Ultimate List

[fa icon="calendar'] May 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Hiring the Best People

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60 Best Interview Questions to Ask Candidates & Ensure Quality

The success of a company relies on the effectiveness of its employees. If your employees do a poor job, it will affect your business, both in the short-term and the long-term. Because of how vital your employees are, the interview process is an essential component of the hiring process. It’s during the interview that you can carefully screen a candidate and determine whether they are qualified for the position you’re trying to fill. Because of how important the interview process is, be sure that you prepare for it ahead of time. You should have a list of questions that will help you determine not just whether the candidate has the necessary skills and experience for the job, but whether they will be a good long-term fit for your company. Here are 60 questions to  consider asking job candidates during their interview:

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Job Fit vs. Organization Fit

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 28, 2020 11:21:00 PM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Hiring the Best People

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Person-Organization Fit vs. Job Fit: Hiring The Best People

Job fit vs. organization fit is the two ways in which a company chooses to hire people. While there may be somewhat of a mix, employers tend to favor one over the other. To figure out which method you lean toward, ask yourself a few questions:

  • Does the person you hire need to have all the skills to do the job?
  • Does a person’s personality need to fit well with the culture of your company?
  • Do you have the time to train someone who doesn’t have all the skills but you like who they are?
  • If you had to choose between someone’s skills or someone’s ability to work well and fit in with the team, which is more important?

If you found yourself answering those questions with answers such as: “Yes, they need the skills. No, I don’t have time to train them. I don’t care what their personality is. I just need the job done.”  Then you are probably more of a job fit hiring manager. However, if you answered the questions with: “The skills are needed, but I could train them. I really need them to work well with a team. I can teach technical skills but not the innate leadership ability they have.” Then you probably hire more with an organizational fit in mind.

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Why Do Companies Use Staffing Agencies? And Why Yours Should Too

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 24, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Managing Employees, Hiring the Best People, Management

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Why Do So Many Companies Use Staffing Agencies?

The use of staffing agencies is steadily increasing. You may be wondering why this trend is occurring and if it is something you should look into. Here are the top reasons we have been given by staffing agency users and situations where you should consider doing the same.

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How To Build An Effective Talent Acquisition Strategy

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 24, 2020 7:05:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Hiring the Best People, Company Culture, Management

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Building Talent Acquisition Strategies That Work

An effective talent acquisition strategy helps you stand out from everyone else clamoring for top talent. Companies that project their needs in advance and proactively scout the best talent are better positioned than companies that react to unanticipated needs and are unprepared for market challenges.

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Employee Motivation Value And Effect On The Bottom Line

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 13, 2020 6:30:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Hiring the Best People, Motivating Employees, Company Culture, Management

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California New Hire Forms - Your Ultimate Checklist

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 4, 2019 8:10:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Managing Employees, Hiring the Best People

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California New Hire Forms - Your Ultimate Checklist To Keep You On Track

If you're running a business in California and planning to hire new employees, be aware that the hiring process is not as simple as you might think. California has incredibly strict rules and regulations regarding hiring practices, which means there are certain procedures and paperwork you’ll need to navigate. The entire hiring process can be a little overwhelming, so we have created a guide to help you to comply with the state's strict hiring requirements and documents.

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How to Hire Employees and Attract the Best Candidates

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 21, 2019 6:59:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Hiring the Best People

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Wondering How to Hire Employees and Get the Best Candidate?

Hiring new employees can be a challenging process if you've never done it before, or if you're simply unaware of what the correct hiring process is. There are a lot of steps you'll need to take before you even make your first offer, including determining if it's the right time to hire, making sure all legal obligations are met, and knowing where to find qualified candidates in the first place. This guide will provide step-by-step instructions on how to hire employees for your business.

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How to Find Employees - Top 6 Employee Recruitment Methods

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 14, 2019 8:07:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Hiring the Best People, Management

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Top 6 Employee Recruitment Methods on How to Find Employees

You would think that finding employees for your business wouldn't be that challenging--there are plenty of people out there in need of a job, after all. However, it's a matter of finding the right employees; employees who have the skill sets, experience, and drive that you need for your team. The following are six effective tips to find employees that suit the specific needs of your company.

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