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Why Do Employees Quit?

I have always thought the reasons why employees quit are obvious.  All of us are, or at one time, have been employees and we know our reasons for departure likely mirror others.  A desire for more pay and a better boss are the commonly accused culprits for employees jumping ship but they aren’t the only […]

5 Ways To Be Happier At Work

Studies show a clear correlation between happiness and productivity at work.  A recent study from the University of Warwick of randomly selected individuals revealed that happy workers demonstrate 12% greater productivity.  In his book, “The Happiness Advantage”, author Shawn Achor explains that positivity fuels productivity, creativity and motivation leading him to suggest that happiness fuels […]

Are Your Employees Doping?

Barry Bonds’ office was the baseball diamond, Lance Armstrong’s the mountains, and Marion Jones’ the track.  Each sports star exceled at their place of business but what distinguishes Barry, Lance, Marion and scores of other athletes is not just how well they performed at work but why they performed so well.  All, and many like […]

Video Interviewing: A Simple Guide to Everything You Need to Know

As a recruiter, hiring manager or job seeker, you need to have a strong grasp of video interviewing.  The hiring technology, perhaps once considered a fad or novelty a few years ago, has grown roots and is increasingly used by organizations to reduce their cost-per-hire and time-to-fill.  Below are six blog posts that will answer […]

5 Reasons You’ve Been Asked to Complete A Video Interview

Recently, after applying to a job, you may have been surprised to receive an email requesting that you complete a video interview.  A bit bewildered, you follow the instructions, log in, and discover that your webcam and not another person, will be interviewing you online!  As a video interviewing provider, we occasionally receive calls from […]

6 Reasons Why Your Job Candidates Are Not Completing Their Video Interviews

As a video interviewing provider, we see video interviewing completion rates at all levels among our customers.  For some customers we may see completion rates as low as fifty percent while others experience  exceptional completion rates that exceed ninety percent.   We often see varying rates of completion among different recruiters hiring for the same job […]

The Oh So Many Paths To Success

We all want success but for all those who have achieved it, monetary/career success continues to elude most of the populace who continue comparing themselves to the best and brightest.  Business Insider’s careers page provides loads of information on how best to position yourself for success. So many paths to success are presented that inevitably […]

The Beauty of Hiring for Skills Over Experience

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, discussed in a recent podcast the most valuable hiring lesson she learned.  In 2000, after serving as chief of staff to the US secretary of Treasury, Sandberg applied to eBay and interviewed with then CEO Meg Whitman, now CEO of HP.  Sandberg had no tech experience but Whitman explained she […]

Can We Not Discriminate Against Bad Habits?

A recent Gallup poll of Americans showed that 56% of smokers believe they are at least occasionally discriminated against in public or employment life with 13% of them claiming that they are discriminated against daily.  Smokers report the most common forms of discrimination come in the forms of bans at places such as beaches and […]

Opioids Are Ravaging the Workplace!

Opioids such as Fentanyl, Percocet and Hydrocodone, are prescription pain relievers presently prescribed at an alarming rate.  These drugs aren’t injected through a dirty syringe or snorted from a glass coffee table next to an overflowing ashtray, these are pills popped out of a common orange bottle filled at your local pharmacy and prescribed by […]