10 Steps to a Successful Hiring Process: A Hiring Process Checklist For Small Businesses

Is your business struggling to hire top employees? Follow this hiring process checklist to implement a proven hiring process that will help you find, hire, and retain better employees.Read more

The Trouble with Recruiting: Why Can’t I Hire New Employees?

Having a hard time recruiting? In today’s job market, attracting new talent to your business can be tough. Here's why you may be having difficulty.Read more

What is Onboarding (Definition)?

Many small businesses can’t answer the question “what is onboarding?” and aren’t familiar with how it can help improve employee productivity and retention. In this article we’ll break it down the definition of onboarding and provide links to resources that can help you improve your company’s onboarding process. Uncovering an Onboarding Definition (With the Help...Read more

The Best Interview Questions to Not Ask Potential Employees

There are many types of interview questions to ask potential employees to learn more about your potential hire. But if you’re trying to find the best strategic interview questions to ask candidates, there are some types that are better left out. Before every interview, it’s important to remember the purpose of the conversation: identify who’s...Read more

What is Employee Retention?

The definition of employee retention is the ability of a company to maintain its employees. Employee retention also refers to the strategies that a business uses to try and retain top-performing employees. Learn how to do it and why it's important.Read more

What is ATS?

ATS stands for Applicant Tracking System, software that allows businesses to manage the hiring process to let you quickly find and hire the best employees. Learn what what an ATS can do and how it can help your business.Read more

How to Hire Better Employees and Reduce Turnover with Performance Profiles

A case of misaligned expectations is a recipe for trouble whether it’s with your customers, employees, or during a family vacation. I’m writing this while working remotely on Cape Cod at a cottage we’ve rented for nearly twenty years. It has a private beach, housekeeping, and an amazing view from the kitchen table. Here’s what...Read more

On boarding or Onboarding?

Question: Is the process of integrating newly hired employees into your organization “on boarding” or “onboarding”? What about “on-boarding?” Answer: The practice of ramping up your new hires should be referred to as onboarding (without a space).  Onboarding is the process through which a new employee is integrated into an organization and its culture –...Read more