How to Attract Top Talent? Avoid These Hiring Pitfalls

How to Attract Top Talent? Avoid These Hiring Pitfalls

BY LIN GRENSING-POPHAL Craft a candidate experience that keeps potential employees engaged from start to finish Even in a tough economy, finding skilled workers can be difficult. In any economic environment, though, human resources professionals, hiring managers and the companies they work for need to ensure that the application, interview and hiring process is appealing, […]

How to improve your interviews

How to improve your interviews

When hiring, you expect a candidate to come in prepared. But being prepared goes both ways. In a March 12 article on FastCompany.com, former Google recruiter Kevin Grice shared his tips for companies to improve their interview process. 1. Research the person you’re interviewing. In addition to doing the basics, such as checking out social […]

Mega Group USA Responds to Growth with More Staff, New Headquarters

Buying group Mega Group USA has added staff members and moved to a larger headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee. The previous headquarters was in suburban Germantown. Staff members in new roles are Amanda Evans, director of marketing; Darin Lehr, vice president of sales; John Schmelzer, regional manager serving Arizona and Southern California; and Karen Young, meetings […]

7 Tactics For Hiring a Quality Workforce

7 Tactics For Hiring a Quality Workforce

America’s got talent–do you? Follow these seven tactics for hiring and keeping quality workers BY JOHN F. DINI If you haven’t heard the term “talent wars” yet, you have now. They are heating up, and most small businesses aren’t very well equipped to compete in them. Talent wars refer to a growing shortage in the […]

Your staff is your best publicity asset

Your staff is your best publicity asset

BY RUSSELL TRAHAN Throughout the business landscape, countless days and hours are spent on the hiring process—rifling through resumes, conducting phone and in-person interviews and vetting potential hires—and for good reason. Company payroll budgets contain only so much flexibility for new employees, and selecting the correct individual to fill an open position involves much more […]