Employers

The 7.5 Deadly Secrets To Winning The War For Talent

Where are all the great candidates? (Hint: They’re everywhere)

Why is it that days, weeks, sometimes months go by and critical job openings remain unfilled. Where are all the great candidates?

I’ll let you in on a little secret.

They’re right under your nose. Great candidates are everywhere. They’re just waiting to hear from you and they are hoping for an interview, waiting for an offer and they would love to give you a start date. In fact, they’re dying to hear from you. It just may be your fault that the position has been open for so long.

The Secret To Employee Motivation

Hire the right person or recognize that you have the wrong person in the job and do something about it right now. This is one of the most critical elements to the bottom line of any organization. Human capital. You need to be very careful in the hiring and selection of every single employee. There must be a strong job match in terms of cognitive abilities, thinking style, behavioral traits, interests, work experience and cultural fit. Never fear to replace someone who is not meeting the needs of your organization. The cost of keeping someone that is not the right fit can do more damage to not only your organization fiscally but to the morale of your existing team.

Jobs in Healthcare

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, total employment in the U.S. is expected to increase from 145.6 million in 2004 to 164.5 million in 2014, or 13 percent.The 18.9 million jobs that will be added by 2014 will not be evenly distributed across major industrial and occupational groups.

Employers: The Top 5 Salary Negotiation Tips That You Need To Know Now!

1. Make your highest and best offer first. If you are really serious about hiring an outstanding employee, then nothing can be more insulting to an employee than a “low ball offer.” If your intent is to make a low offer and then raise it if the person declines, you have already created an adversarial tone. If you are serious, make a serious offer.