What to Offer Employees When You Can’t Give Them Raises

With more than two-and-a-half years gone by since the COVID pandemic triggered “The Great Resignation,” employee retention is still a big problem. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the annual employee turnover rate is 20% higher than it was pre-pandemic. Unfortunately, many businesses don’t have the budgets to increase salaries to bolster retention numbers. […]

10 Words You Should Never Say in an Interview

We’ve posted before about things you should never do in an interview. This time around, we’re looking at things you shouldn’t say. These 10 words can hurt your chances of getting hired – if not kill them completely. 1. “Amazing!” This expression is tempting for those who really, really want to sound positive and enthusiastic, […]

Don’t Let These 4 Management Mistakes Slow Your Growth

We frequently post positive tips for improving your recruiting, onboarding, and retention. This time around, we’re focusing on mistakes you may be making that hamper your ability to hire and keep the talent you need. Read on to see if you recognize any of these four unforced errors in your organization. Dragging Out the Recruiting […]

10 Tips for First-Time Job Seekers

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If you’re new to the job market, you may feel a bit overwhelmed. Looking for work is stressful under the best of circumstances, but it’s even more daunting when you don’t have any experience. That’s why we’ve put together a list of suggestions to light your way as you start down your career path. 1. […]

How to Make Sure You’re Adequately Staffed for the Holidays

When it comes to your recruiting calendar, you probably have two sections circled in red ink: the summer and the holiday season. The former can be challenging because of staff shortages due to vacations; the latter is rough because, especially in distribution, business increases at a rate that makes it hard to keep up with […]

How to ‘Take Back’ Accepting a Job Offer

Last month, we posted about the odd time between receiving a job offer and actually having the job. This time around, we want to talk about a bit of awkwardness that can occur during that time. Let’s say you received a job offer and accepted it. But after looking over the terms of the offer, […]