The Best Leaders Have Mastered These Traits

There are many effective ways to lead. Compare great leaders from various areas of expertise, however, and you’ll see a pattern emerge: No matter how disparate their leadership styles, the best leaders have all mastered a certain set of traits.…

Due Diligence When Hiring: 5 Tips to Help You Simplify the Process

One of the toughest parts of hiring is vetting and evaluating new candidates. A good evaluation process can help you find the best possible candidate among the many who have knocked on your door – but a rushed, perfunctory, or…

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Finding a Great Recruiting Partner

Experienced staffing firms have extensive networks and a deep knowledge of your local industry. They’re in touch with the best talent in the area – whether those candidates are actively combing the job market or already employed, just waiting for…

How to Find Great Candidates in Seattle (During a Talent Shortage)

Seattle's employment data continues to outpace national employment numbers - which is great for both businesses and job seekers, but it means stiff competition for the best talent. Contributing Factors: Formerly stagnant sectors are now seeing substantial growth, including construction,…

What Employees Want From Their Job

Satisfied employees are more productive, more highly motivated, and more likely to stay with an organization in the long term.  What keeps employees happy on the job? While most hiring managers' first instinct is to answer "salary and benefits," compensation…