Author: Jonni Bailey


10 Recruiting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Recruiting mistakes can become quite costly. Estimated costs for recruiting mistakes range from 30% of an employee’s salary up to $240,000. Hiring the wrong person has direct monetary costs: hiring expenses, overhead, salary, and benefits; indirect monetary costs resulting from wasted time with onboarding and training; and opportunity costs in what the right person could…

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5 Reasons Why Hiring Less Experienced Candidates Pays Off

Traditionally, companies seek candidates with “relevant experience.” By “relevant,” we mean companies seek candidates generally familiar with their occupation. However, many companies out there overlook the benefits of hiring less experienced candidates. While it is true that hiring experienced employees reduces the need for training, less-experienced candidates can bring a fresh perspective to your organization.…

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Switching Careers: A How-to Guide on Changing Your Career

  Changing your career is a significant life choice that requires careful consideration. When you’re ready to switch careers, it’s crucial to have a plan to help you avoid needless mistakes, allowing you to find a wonderful and fulfilling career opportunity. There is a difference between being unhappy with your current job and wanting to…

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6 Steps to Hiring Seasonal, Temporary or Temp-to-Hire Employees

Hiring seasonal, temporary or temp-to-hire employees demands organizations invest time and effort to find the right people for the right positions. However, this process can become a drain on valuable resources such as staff time and attention. Companies must be agile and efficient throughout their hiring process in a highly competitive, fast-paced business environment. Companies…

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Top Five Job Search Apps for 2022

Finding a job has never been easier. Some traditional job search sources such as newspapers and bulletin boards are all but extinct, while others such as word of mouth remain a great way to find a job. Additionally, digital options such as online job boards, social media posts, and recruitment websites have made looking for…

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9 Great Tips to Become a Good Employee

When most people think about being a good employee, they focus on fulfilling their job description. Being a good employee, though, involves much more than that. Meeting deadlines and showing up for meetings is not enough to be a good employee. Becoming a good employee requires a mix of competence and personal skills. When combined,…

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Deciding How Much to Pay Employees in a Competitive Business World

Businesses thrive when their employees thrive. This assumption underscores a fundamental practice: companies that pay their employees fairly motivate them to give their best. Nevertheless, the question remains, how much should companies pay employees? The answer to this question involves understanding labor market dynamics, sound business practices and, you guessed it, supply and demand. In…

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Employee Retention Strategies: How to Keep Your Team Onboard

Employee retention is often at the forefront of company executives’ minds. Keeping the best talent onboard can mean the difference between underwhelming company performance and an outstanding one. Keeping top-notch talent onboard, however, does not boil down to money. Retaining the best talent often hinges on implementing key strategies to ensure employee engagement and commitment.…

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Everything You Need to Know about Hiring Remote Employees

In today’s modern business landscape, working remotely has become an increasingly important part of the workplace. This shift is causing companies to adjust their staffing practices to accommodate remote workers. There are two angles to consider. The first consideration is part-time remote work. Specifically, workers that split time between on-site presence and remote work. These…

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