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Have You Evaluated Your Onboarding Process Recently?

Generally, businesses view the recruitment and selection process as some of the most difficult parts of securing top talent, leading them to believe that after a candidate accepts an offer of employment and the new hire’s first day is set to begin, the hard part is over. While that is true to a certain degree,… Read More »

4 Tips for Establishing a Better Relationship With Your Recruiter

Many job seekers turn to recruiters to help them land their next position, relying on the recruiter’s experience and connection to help them gain access to coveted jobs. But, to be effective, this crucial relationship shouldn’t be left to fate, and being passive about fostering a connection isn’t an ideal approach. Instead, you should put… Read More »

Santa…Where Have All My Employees Gone?

“SANTA……….. WHERE HAVE ALL MY EMPLOYEES GONE?” By Lisa Powers If one reviews Santa’s hiring practices and employee retention, he seems to really know what he is doing. He has not lost a single reindeer to fly his sleigh in hundreds of years and his elves seem to come back year after year!  This is… Read More »

Critical Steps in Disaster Planning and Recovery

As you get ready to wrap up your 2017 year, we would like to thank Marco Technologies for participating in Career Options “Make it Happen in 2017-2018” resource guide for area companies! Please see below for their response to one of the questions we addressed:   Can you offer additional general security concerns/observations?   1. Security – Many… Read More »

5 Steps in Working with Your Insurance Company After a Fire

  Thank you to Ademino & Associates for participating in Career Options “Make it Happen in 2017-2018” resource guide for area companies! Please see below for their response to one of the questions we addressed: After a business fire, what are 5 steps in working with your insurance company? Establish documentation and accounting records both prior… Read More »

Is it Time to Find a New CPA?

  Thank you to KerberRose for participating in Career Options “Make it Happen in 2017-2018” resource guide for area companies! Please see below for their response to one of the questions we addressed: What are six questions to ask when interviewing a CPA/CPA firm? What is your background? Education, work experience and credentials? What type of clients/industries… Read More »

Essentials of Employee Handbooks – What You Need to Know

Thank you to Epiphany Law for participating in Career Options “Make it Happen in 2017-2018” resource guide for area companies! Please see below for their information on key points regarding Employee Handbooks: Employee Handbooks Employee Handbooks or sometimes known as employee manuals are given by an employer to employees to clearly communicate all company policies… Read More »

Shortage of Talent

It is no surprise of the shortage of talent most companies are facing.  Here is a good article from American Staffing Association. Most Difficult-to-Fill Occupations in Each Sector American Staffing Association Skills Gap Index has identified the hardest-to-fill occupations in the U.S. for the second quarter of 2017. The two hardest-to-fill jobs in each staffing… Read More »

6 Tips to Help a Company During a Transition with Key Management

Thank you to Strategic Solutions Consulting LLC for participating in Career Options “Make it Happen in 2017-2018” resource guide for area companies!   Please see below for their response to one of the questions we addressed:   What are 4-6 tips to help a company during a transition in key management? Document key information from… Read More »

Tips to Be a Successful Entreprenuer

Career Options connects with business owners each and every day.  It is great to share ideas with one another that help us all to grow. Here is a good article that I read today on what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur:  https://smallbiztrends.com/2017/07/10-ways-increase-chances-entrepreneurial-success.html   Annie Pilon discusses these successful habits: Get Inspired with These… Read More »