If you even if you are debating whether or not to terminate an employee, then it may be time to cut that person loose. It’s never easy and there is never a great time to do the deed, but business is business. What are some of the reasons that it’s time to fire an employee? […]
Take the time to hire wisely.
While the urge may be to bring on candidates very quickly if you are in need to fill open positions, it is prudent to take the appropriate time to interview, assess and properly vet candidates to better ensure that you hire the right employees with the right skills.
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.
Just as marketing emails incorporate catchy or memorable subject lines, you may want to use similar tactics. You could use your name in the subject line, but the prospective employer doesn’t know you yet. Instead, try something like, “This Week” and then the message may contain information about you applying for the position and how you’d love to talk about it “this week.” There’s an urgency to this subject line that makes it clickable.
Did you know that September 1 is National Letter Writing Day? Richard Simpkin, an Australian photographer, started the holiday to celebrate the feeling of receiving a handwritten letter in the mail. And he’s right. There’s something truly special about receiving a handwritten letter, and the sensation can be applied to the job interview process. After […]