Month: December 2014

Mobile Recruiting Is Hot: Here’s What You Need to Know   These days, we can do just about anything on our mobile devices, from ordering dinner to watching a movie to managing our money. So it only makes sense that more and more people are managing their careers on their smartphones and tablets. And we […]

Why Your Company Needs a Progressive Discipline Policy It can happen to even the best leaders: An employee (or employees) fails to follow company policies. Perhaps they are chronically late, take too many breaks during the day, or spend too much time updating their Facebook statuses and not checking on client status. Whatever the offense, […]

Beat the First Day Blues: How to Make a New Employee’s First Day the Best It Can Be The first day of any new job is often nerve-wracking and overwhelming, no matter what your position in the company may be. Not only is it time to show off all of the skills that got you […]

Watch Out for These 6 Red Flags When Interviewing Candidates On paper, a candidate looks perfect. He or she has the right education, plenty of experience, and the skills you are looking for to fill a position. During the interview, though, something doesn’t feel quite right. You can’t put your finger on it, but something […]

5 (Almost) Free and Unusual Ways to Boost Employee Morale You know when office morale is low. There’s a feeling of discontent in the air, which usually fuels poor performance, office gossip, and high turnover. Some managers try to boost morale via peppy slogans or incentive programs. The problem is that posters don’t usually work, […]

How Far Is Too Far When Reviewing Social Media? By now, you know the statistics: the Society of Human Resources Managers reports that at least 77 percent of all employers use social media to recruit and/or evaluate potential job candidates, almost double the number of companies that did so even just two years ago. Chances […]