Happy Faces Blog

News and resources to help you hire better, increase your value to employers, and keep up with Georgia business developments.

Three Things Job Seekers Want Most—Aside From Money

Money isn’t the only benefit a job provides. True, receiving a paycheck is important, but most employees consider other factors when assessing their job satisfaction. To retain top talent, good employers put in the effort to provide their employees with more than just a salary. The following job perks—beyond salary—are important to employees: Opportunity for… Read More »

Updating Your Resume to Maximize Chances of Success

Are you currently looking for a new job? You never know when you’ll find that perfect opportunity. When you do, you’ll want your resume ready to send to your recruitment agency or potential employer. Even if you’re not currently in the market for a new position, it’s important to keep your resume up to date,… Read More »

Motivating Employees to Reach Their Maximum Potential

Everyone wants to feel good about their contributions at work. When employees are engaged and ready to do their best, their productivity and output increases. This creates a stronger end product for the company as a whole. An employee will feel more committed to a company that treats them as a valuable member of the… Read More »

Hiring the Right Candidate to Fit Your Company Culture

A good fit is important! When you’re interviewing potential employees, they must possess the essential knowledge and skill set to adequately complete their job. However, a good fit with your company culture is just as important in a new hire. If a candidate does not mesh with your work environment, the productivity, idea sharing and… Read More »

Maintaining a Positive Relationship with Your Recruiter

Productivity depends on teamwork. It’s a fact of life, especially in the business world. That’s why a positive business relationship—one that benefits both parties— is more likely to generate a successful outcome. When you’re working with a recruiter, it’s important to remember that he or she is not just a “job mill,” but a trusted… Read More »

Seven Steps to Implement a Successful, Lasting Company Policy

Occasionally your company may need a new business policy. Changes are important to help your processes run smoothly and efficiently, maintain employee morale and give your business a positive reputation in the marketplace. Still, change can be difficult for employees to accept. Use the following seven steps to implement a successful, lasting new company policy.… Read More »

Preparing for a Phone Interview with a Web Developer

Your website is your public face. It’s important to have a site that adequately reflects your brand and is attractive and easy for users to navigate. The web developer you hire is critical to the quality of your website. By taking a few steps to prepare for a phone interview, you’ll be equipped to hire… Read More »

Ways to Get a Resigning Clerical Employee to Stay

Your clerical employees perform many important day-to-day functions. From answering phones to maintaining records, your business wouldn’t run as efficiently without these valuable staff members.  If you’ve found a clerical employee whose high-caliber work performance keeps your business on its toes, of course you don’t want to let him go. However, what do you do… Read More »

How to Determine if an Available Position is Right For You

Which job is the right one for you? Choosing a position that matches your unique needs will help you achieve your career goals. The most important thing you can do is have a clear understanding of those goals. Then you must ask yourself a few important questions to help you evaluate your job prospects. Determining… Read More »

Staffing Up During Peak Periods to Meet Demands

Be prepared for your peak season! When your business processes are running smoothly, you will ensure timely delivery of your products or services, and will maintain the satisfaction of your customers. Relying on temporary staff can help you staff up during your busy season, but also prevent overstaffing once things slow back down. Staffing agencies… Read More »