Millennials often seek a higher purpose when it comes to their work. When trying to keep Millennials happy, remind them of your company’s mission statement, and how they contribute and are crucial to the greater cause. They like to know they are of worth. Forty-nine percent of junior Millennials (or Millennials in graduate or junior positions) reported in a Deloitte survey that their personal values or morals were very influential in their decision-making at work.
The good news is that I am expanding my health care recruitment business to ad two Executive Recruiters to my staff. Through the years I have rarely run an advertisement on any job but I was in the mood to experiment.
I doubt seriously if any employer ever feels good about having to fire an employee. Even the worst employee imaginable can cause a great deal of anxiety for the employer doing the firing. Why? Terminating an… Read More »The Top 5 Signs: When To Fire An Employee
What do these 5 words or topics have in common? Facebook, Google, Youtube, Yahoo and Animals are the top 5 most googled words on google. Why is that important to know? It’s not. However If you enoy lists… Read More »Facebook, Google, Youtube, Yahoo and Animals
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.
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.
If you are an employer take my advice immediately: obtain Employment Practices Liability Insurance, today!!!!!!!!! You already have Workers Compensation, Liability, Errors and Ommissions and many other types of insurance to reduce your risk; however… Read More »Firing an Employee: Do This First!!!!