• Can Diversity Be the Solution to the Skills Gap?

    Employers, especially those in the construction and manufacturing industries, are having trouble finding candidates to fill their positions. While the reasons behind the skills gap are being debated, what’s clear is that employers need to find new ways to find candidates.
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    Performance Management Improves Employee Engagement

    Employee engagement is a hot topic in HR and has been for a while, but it’s a hard concept to pin down. Do we chase engagement just so our employees are engaged? No. Smart businesses target high engagement because it contributes to better business performance. Without measurable outcomes, engagement would be more of a wishy-washy feeling, like ...
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  • How to Create a Fluid Employee Onboarding Process

    Onboarding is sometimes considered a "softer" side of HR, but it's come a long way in recent years. For tuned-in organizations, it's an opportunity to solidify the important relationship between the new hire and the company. Countless hours (on both ends) went into the decision to bring tihs person on board, and re-hiring would be a drain on your ...
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  • Creating the Best Possible Interview for Candidates

    Hiring and maintaining top talent starts with smart recruiting, this includes the all too well-known, and often over-complicated, interview. Though it may seem that your interview processes should be extensive and ultra-thorough, what make a difference is the quality of a perspective’s answers rather than the lengthiness of the discussion itself. ...
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  • Improve Your Compliance Process and Go Paperless

    Compliance is essential to helping advance your business’ culture and work environment, but if you’d like to prevent going against OFCCP regulations due to file manipulation, loss or accuracy, consider moving toward an easier, more secure way of filing and recalling compliance documentation. We’ve helped hundreds of federal contracting companies ...
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  • Three Reasons to Practice Mobile Recruiting

    With the amount of time we spend on our smartphones and tablets, it’s crucial to stay accessible to potential hires on these types of mobile devices. Without mobile access to applications, what could have been great, tech-savvy candidates might end up not being a contender at all. Here are just three reasons why your company should prioritize ...
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  • Why Onboarding is So Important in Construction

    On-the-job safety is important in every work environment, but construction is a whole other ball game. Workers operate equipment designed to lift tons of supplies. Construction workplaces are noisy and oftentimes exposed to the outdoors. 
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  • Why You Should Have Formal Onboarding and Orientation

    Too often companies fall into the habit of talking about onboarding and overlook the importance of orientation and the effect it can have on retention. There's a distinct difference between the two. Onboarding builds an employee for their long-term career at your company and orientation provides them with the confidence to start.
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