Five Traits to Look for in Your Next Hire

Hiring the right candidate is a process, and it means more than finding a person with the most technical skills and aptitudes. What do employers look for when differentiating the average candidates from the topnotch? While every business has its own culture, there are some top employee characteristics that are universal. Understanding these desirable employee…

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Hire for Interpersonal Abilities, Train for Technical Skills

Most business books and management classes recommend that managers hire applicants based on their interpersonal skills – and train for technical skills. Why is this concept so important in today’s job market? Because spending time with employees who interact poorly can result in long work days – and vastly unhappy teams. Every company has hired…

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Should Social Media Be Part of Your Screening Process?

Social media is being used by more employers than ever to screen job candidates, according to a 2017 Career Builder survey. The survey, which explored the use of social media as a screening tool during the recruitment process, found that 70% of employers in the U.S. use social media as part of their screening process.…

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