Posts Tagged: Cleveland Ohio Hiring Tips and Best Practices

A Fresh Idea for Staffing Your Hard-to-Fill Skilled Trade Jobs

The job market is tight and you have several unfilled openings for hard-to-find candidates, causing your company to lose production unless you pay overtime to your current staff. You’re not alone. According to a Boston Consulting Group report, by 2020 there will be a shortage of 875,000 machinists, welders, maintenance technicians and industrial engineers. The steady… Read More »

Five Forrest Gump Traits Every Manager Should Have

Recently, I was channel surfing and I stumbled upon the movie, Forrest Gump. Forrest Gump is one of those films that if it is on television, I’m compelled to watch it. And each time I see it, I am awed by the way this seemingly benign and unintelligent character, expertly played by Tom Hanks, had… Read More »

Is Your Best Friend a Good Hire?

We’ve said it over and over again that being referred to a company by a current employee is the quickest way to get your foot in the door.  The percentage of new hires that come through their current employees’ network is increasing at an unprecedented rate.  At Ernst & Young, 45 percent of non-entry placements… Read More »

Your Workforce’s Secret Weapon — Hint: They’re Already Working for You!

Millennial workers have developed a reputation for feeling entitled to undeserving promotions and raises, being addicted to social media, and job-hopping every time they get bored.  They have been accused of lacking a strong work ethic, having no grit, and showing no respect for corporate culture.  As a recent Forbes article stated, “It has become… Read More »