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Tips for Improving Your Hiring Process

Improving Your Hiring Process | Hiring in Atlanta Georgia

Do you find yourself groaning when it’s time to hire new employees? No one would blame you! Hiring can be a cumbersome process. It takes time, it takes patience and it doesn’t always yield the right people. And let’s be clear: hiring the right people is key! There’s no better way to move your company… Read More »

Four Social Recruiting Tips to Attract Top Talent

Social Recruiting Tips | Hiring in Atlanta Georgia

Highly qualified, motivated and hard-working employees are every employer’s dream. But they can be really hard to find. Why? First, they may not be looking for a new job. It’s totally possible they’re happily employed already. With a job they love, working away, not noticing your job posts. OR they were looking for a job,… Read More »

Here’s a Quick Way to Screen for Toxic Employees

Screening for Toxic Employees | Hiring in Atlanta

Looking for a fool-proof way to keep harmful employees out of your workforce? You’re not alone—so is every other employer. What is a toxic employee? It’s just like it sounds. They have a bad attitude. They aren’t willing to work hard. And worst of all, they’re pretty good at bringing other employees along on their… Read More »

The importance of identifying core KPIs for every employee

Setting Key Performance Indicators for Workforce

Key Performance Indicators, or KPIs, are measurable goals (usually numbers) that employees must achieve. You can set KPIs during an annual review, and then judge successful performance based on whether an employee has achieved them. They’re a way of adding structure to performance reviews because they are a clear target to hit or exceed.   Why are KPIs… Read More »

Job Search Advice for the Class of 2020

Job Search Advice for Class of 2020

2020 has become an interesting year to have graduated in! The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we interact with each other and with the businesses around us, and it has hit the economy pretty hard. As the graduating class of 2020, you may be fired up and ready to enter the working world—but unsure… Read More »

How should you react when a day just isn’t going your way

Reacting to a Negative Workday

Sometimes, you may feel that your life isn’t turning out the way you planned. Maybe you don’t have the job you want, or your relationship ended, or you aren’t doing what you love. From time to time, we all get to feeling that we’ve come to a hurdle and the path we were following has… Read More »

The key to managing your happiness when surrounded by a coworker in a negative mood

Managing Happiness at Work

A positive attitude helps you frame your overall outlook. At work, trying to stay in a good mood can make your job much more enjoyable, and can make your days go by quickly. But that’s not all. Positivity can help you think more clearly, maintain focus, and even help you to be more creative. Your ideas… Read More »

Finding a career mentor to help you find the next step in your career

Finding a Career Coach in Atlanta

Do you ever feel stuck in your career and unsure where to go next? It can help to gain some insight from someone who has been there before. This invaluable guidance can help you set career goals that make sense for you. And a career mentor may be just the person you’re looking for!    No matter where you… Read More »

With a surge of available candidates, how can you be sure you’re making the right hire for YOUR team?

Hiring in Atlanta Georgia

Getting the right candidate in place is critical. It enables your company to get the job done, maintain consistent output, and satisfy the needs of your customers. It keeps your current employees happy, as they have been most likely picking up additional tasks during the time it took to hire the new person. Plus, if… Read More »

Laid off because of COVID-19? Consider these ways to re-enter the Atlanta workforce

Finding a Job in Atlanta Georgia

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many workers considered “non-essential” have found themselves out of work. Small businesses and service industries, among others affected by the global health crisis, were forced to shut their doors and lay off their staff. If you were one of the millions of Americans who lost your source of income due to COVID-19,… Read More »