Retaining employees starts with new hire orientation

Retaining employees is of paramount importance.  Unemployment is at an all-time low and companies are adding jobs at a rate of over 200,000 per month.  When you hire a new employee the path to retaining them long term starts during the first few days of their tenure. The quality of a new hire orientation dictates […]

Retain your staff with quality exit interviews

Employee turn-over is expensive.  Now more than ever Employee retention is a business imperative.  Unemployment is at an all time low, so even if you are willing to accept the high cost of replacing an employee there may not readily be a person available.  One of the best tools to improve your company and keep […]

Job ad writing to get more applicants, webinar recording replay

One of the overlooked skills in recruiting is job ad writing.  How you title, and describe your job will control the number of job seekers that click through to view the full job, and ultimately apply.  Our webinar will give you the tools to craft ads that get found in search, and motivate job seekers […]

Why people do not win the job

Your resume looks good, and your qualifications get you in the door for an in-person interview.  Now all you need to do is stand out in person and the job offer is yours.  You meet with the company, and then a little later get an email letting you know that the position has been narrowed […]

Employee termination, handling your staff and the rumor mill

Terminations happen within every company.  No matter how well you compensate and treat employees some turn-over is inevitable.  There are obvious costs to separating from an employee like lost production due to being short staffed, and recruiting costs.  An overlooked potential cost is the effect on the other team members. Once an employee leaves the […]

Candidate satisfaction brings big ROI

The recruiting process can be pressure filled, with urgency to hire.  Most positions are advertised after a vacancy is created.  Leaving companies tunnel visioned towards finding their new employee, at the expense of considering the value of all the people that apply.  Even those that do not make the cut. Recruitment HQ recently completed a […]

The secret to the perfect new hire

Recruitment HQ, the company I help found and build over 3 years ago, has helped our employer clients screen over 100,000 candidates in the last year alone.  Our positioning and volume gives us a lot of insight into the needs and challenges facing employers and candidates.  Based on all our experience here are our rules […]

HR is losing its human side

When did Human Resources stop being about humans?  Over time the great idea of having a facilitator that breeds communication, company pride, and work efficiency became the clerk and enforcer.  Morlocks waiting in hidden offices to spring up and grab unsuspecting Eloi workers with written warnings. Businesses are being operated with fewer and fewer employees, […]

Technician Hiring Strategies – webinar replay with notes

Notes for the Technician Hiring Strategy webinar: If you are like many of our clients across the country, hiring automotive technicians is a high priority and constant struggle. The pool of trained technicians has not kept up with the growth of population and increase in vehicle sales, leaving a major shortfall. As of 2017 there […]

The 3 things you need to know to select the right new hire.

The scariest part of recruiting is making a final decision, after interviews are complete.  Picking the wrong person to join your organization can cost thousands of dollars in lost revenue or production.  The good news is that candidates can be scored reliably on very tangible areas, and there are only three you need to consider. […]