Employer Blog

Ask the Experts: Inappropriate Dress in an Interview

Apr 20, 2018 3:00:00 AM
by ThinkHR
 Ask the Experts" guest blog content provided to Q4iNetwork Consultants by Think HR

Question: We had a job candidate who we think would be a good fit for one of our open positions, but she was dressed inappropriately for our office during her interview. Can we say anything to her about her attire during the offer process?

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Your Customers Don’t Care How Long You’ve Been in Business

This may be hard to imagine, but people are not choosing your company, product, or service because you’ve been in business for a hundred years.

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3 Hiring Myths That Are Sabotaging Your Talent Search

Apr 13, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Way too often, potential job candidates make assumptions about what an employer is looking for. Then they decide to take themselves out of the running based on those assumptions, whether they’re valid or not. Many talented applicants have sold themselves short by giving up on a position before even applying.

Sadly, job seekers aren’t the only ones thinking inside their little boxes and missing out on potential opportunities. Plenty of employers also make assumptions and generalizations that keep them from hiring amazing talent.

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Online is the New First Impression

Apr 10, 2018 3:00:00 AM

We all know how important a first impression is. It can be a friend maker, a breath taker, or a deal breaker.

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10 Ways to Get and Keep Top Talent

Apr 6, 2018 3:00:00 AM

As business becomes more and more competitive, simply filling open positions isn’t enough. You need serious talent. And you want serious talent that will stick around.

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Ask the Experts: Can a well qualified older candidate fit on a much younger team?

Apr 3, 2018 3:00:00 AM
by ThinkHR
 Ask the Experts" guest blog content provided to Q4iNetwork Consultants by Think HR

Question: We recently interviewed an older candidate for a position. She’s well qualified, but the team she would be working with is made up of people who are much younger, and we are worried about how she will fit in. Can the criteria to hire for cultural fit outweigh potential age discrimination concerns?

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3 Reasons Telehealth Should Never Be a Voluntary Benefit

Mar 30, 2018 3:00:00 AM
Guest blog content provided to Q4iNetwork Consultants by freshbenies

 


 

Employers want to continue offering innovative benefits to attract and retain great employees. However, with more and more of the budget being used up by the medical plan, many are turning to voluntary offerings to make up the difference.

A voluntary strategy allows the employee to purchase services they feel suit them best, and this is usually a good approach. But it’s important to make telehealth part of the conversation.

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Could Employee Benefits Be the Key to Employee Retention?

Mar 27, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Providing employee benefits is expensive. So is employee turnover.

If you’re thinking of both of these things as two giant, financial burdens that are sucking the life out of your business, maybe it’s time to shift your perspective.

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When Being the Best is Actually the Worst

Mar 23, 2018 3:00:00 AM

How would you like to be the best in the world at something? Sounds amazing, doesn't it? Images of the world's best chef, runner, actor, golfer, or even the best CEO may come to mind. But what if being best in the world at also put you at the world's greatest disadvantage?

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LinkedIn Habits You Need to Break

Mar 20, 2018 3:00:00 AM

LinkedIn is your professional presence. It’s your online business card. It’s a virtual networking event that never shuts down. Yes! You’re invited. And yes! You should participate.

But that doesn’t mean there aren’t any LinkedIn no-nos.

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