How to Craft a Comprehensive Employee Handbook

Your employee handbook is an important part of the communication between you and your staff.  A well-written handbook clearly lays out the expectations for employees in a wide range of areas.  When written carefully and comprehensively, your handbook can also…

Employee Recruiting and Retention: Making It Count in 2016

2015 is wrapping up and 2016 is fast approaching. With the holidays and sleepy winter days ahead, hiring may sluggish. Many hiring managers are waiting for a spring rebound to work on hiring strategies – when, in fact, just a…

Want a Great Recruiting Outcome? Follow These 5 Steps

Attracting and retaining high-quality talent is critical to your organization's success. As the market improves and competition for talent increases, how can you be certain that your recruiting strategy will provide you with a consistent stream of talented potential employees?…

Seattle Tops Small Business Job Ranking: How to Use This To Your Advantage

Seattle is the United States’ number-one metropolitan area for small business jobs, according to a recent Seattle PI article. And this top spot means top opportunities for companies seeking to recruit first-rate talent. The Paychex/IHS Small Business Jobs Index put…

Does Your Image Match Your Company Culture?

Top companies often draw top talent on the basis of their brand image alone. Although not every company holds the position of, say, Google, any company can attract top candidates based on its image – but only if the public…