Sometimes Less Truly Is More (In Hiring and Life)

By: Elise Lotz, October 18, 2017

New York has always been called the city that never sleeps, but it’s the world in general these days that never seems to turn off. If you’re up at 2am and want to schedule and pay for your groceries? Just open up your laptop. Need a pair of boots by the weekend? Amazon can have that to you tomorrow. The device next to you lighting up every five minutes? It’s letting you know what’s going on with anyone, anywhere at any time. These are amazing feats of technology and most are quite convenient, but is it all necessary or is it just noise? more…

How Are You Measuring Your Employees’ Inclusiveness?

By: Chris Leech, October 2, 2017

There’s increasing evidence and research to show the importance of developing a diverse and inclusive workforce, and one of the simplest arguments is found in the changing US demographics. It’s common sense that having a sales or services organization that’s in closer alignment to your customer base will prove beneficial with customer relations. more…

The Real Costs of Turnover

By: Joe Koczwara, September 18, 2017

There’s no quick fix to high turnover rates, but you probably already knew that.  We’re past the halfway mark for the year and there is no better time to sit down and evaluate your organization. How many employees have exited this year? Were they all men? All women? All from the same department? Asking these questions may be uncomfortable, but necessary if you want to create a high performing culture. Now, let’s get down to three reasons why evaluating staff turnover is imperative. more…

Uncover the Truth with a Multi-Dimensional Employment Process

By: Lynée Miller, August 1, 2017

Often, job applicants are modestly presented or exaggerated. And the search for the truth is up to each organization’s human resources department or hiring manager.

A strong, comprehensive and multi-layered evaluation process will help you find that truth while providing countless benefits to your company. The most important of these is decreasing the risk of a bad hire.  more…

Don’t trust your judgment… completely

By: Andrew Day, July 18, 2017

Have you ever watched a magician and thought to yourself, “How did they do that?” Magicians have long exploited peoples’ flaws in perception to do things that seem impossible. The human brain is exceptional; even the most powerful computers have yet to match its capabilities. In fact, there are many filters and shortcuts we subconsciously use to manage all the information going into and out of our brains. These filters and shortcuts are generally effective, but in certain situations, accuracy can suffer. more…