Why Offering Paid Parental Leave Could Give You an Edge on Your Competition

The movement for paid parental leave is gathering momentum in the United States, with several states and localities passing paid leave policies in recent years. If you’re not in one of these locations, offering paid parental leave can give you…

OSHA Audit: Reduce the Risk of Workplace Accidents This Summer

From slippery snow and ice in winter to the risks of people and materials overheating in summer, every season presents its own challenges to workplace safety. But despite knowing this, many workplaces don’t reevaluate safety or assess new risks on…

How to Craft an Employee Referral Program That Will Bring in Great Candidates

When you’re looking to find great candidates, not just more candidates, referrals can be your most reliable source. Why? People know the type of work their friends, family and colleagues do, and also how well they do it and whether…

10X Thinking: Integrating Into Your Organization’s Strategy

In the first part of our series on 10X thinking, we introduced you to the method of focusing on the small things that provide the biggest results. In Part 2, we’ll explore how to apply 10X thinking to your business…

The Pros and Cons of Recruiting Talent Away from Your Competition

Companies and their staffing firms have a number of recruiting strategies at their disposal. One with the largest impact is to recruit talent away from your direct competition. While this strategy sounds aggressive, it’s also in line with many other…

"Sell, Sell, Sell!" – Strategies for Pitching Your Company in Job Interviews

When you interview candidates, you expect them to do their best to “sell” their skills, experience, and work ethic in job interviews.  But the best interviewers recognize that interviews are a conversation.  The two-way nature of an interview offers an…

Do You Have a "Vanilla" Company Culture? How to Turn it Around

A company’s culture plays a huge factor in attracting and retaining talent, which in turn has a massive impact on a company’s productivity and profitability.  A company with a “vanilla” culture will often find itself struggling to attract top talent…