Your employer brand is just as important (if not more important) than the product and the services you provide as an organization. Companies that attract top talent are the ones that have a proactive approach to strengthening their employer brand. There are three specific tools you can use to strengthen… Read more
How Do Telecommuters Affect a Workforce?
How do telecommuters affect a workforce? Telecommuters who work from home are healthier, happier, more loyal, and have a much better work-life balance. The regular, work-at-home, non-self-employed population has grown 103% in the last 10 years. While there is no real census bureau or government data, global workplace analytics research shows… Read more
How Can You Compete in the Top 1% in Your Industry?
What’s the number one thing you can do to compete in the top 1% in terms of career progression? It’s really simple, but it takes commitment. There’s a simple saying I’d like to share in that regard: There is no such thing as luck—it’s only preparation meeting opportunity. What do… Read more
Formatting an Effective Resume
How can you format a resume to make it the most effective? The first piece is the most basic but often overlooked, which is making sure all of your contact information is up to date. Make sure you don’t have an outdated email address or cell phone number on your… Read more
How to Find Great DON Candidates
When I started here eight years ago, we were able to find a qualified director of nursing candidates within 72 hours, generally, but times have changed. In January of 2017 alone, there were 7,500 postings for director of nursing candidates and only 1,200 active candidates, which shows the scarcity of… Read more
The Best Way to Figure Out Who You Want to Hire
How do you define the profile of a person you are looking to hire? Defining the type of person you want to hire may seem difficult to do. However, whenever we ask someone who they don’t want to hire, the answer comes very easily to them. So, if you are… Read more
The Best Ways to Prepare for an Interview
How do you effectively interview? How can you prepare for an interview? Whether you are a two-year or 15-year veteran, most people are not good at interviewing for two reasons. First of all, socially, we are not really allowed to talk highly about ourselves or brag about ourselves, so we’re… Read more
What Benefits Are Wooing Candidates?
Today we are here to answer a question from Jennie, an HR manager in the Twin Cities who asked, “What are candidates honing in on right now when choosing an employer?” The first big thing we are hearing from candidates is that they want to join a company that is… Read more
Never Put These 5 Things on Your Resume
Request a Consultation – Hire Us to Fill Your Job Openings As you already know, there are a ton of resources available out there that show how to write a great resume. In turn, we’re often asked what not to put on a resume. So today, we wanted to provide… Read more
How to Effectively Negotiate Your Salary
The question of how to be effective at salary negotiation is a common one for us, so we wanted to cover it for all of you who have been asking the same question. As we discuss salary negotiations, there are three main topics I want to cover. Although they might… Read more